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White Paper announces museums review 06/04/2016

 

There will be a museums review during the 2016 - 17 financial year. »more

Art UK replaces Your Paintings 06/03/2016

 

More than 3,000 collections are represented, making it the most comprehensive single site for UK art. »more

Last chance for expressions of interest in running Lancashire Museums 06/03/2016

 

Lancashire County Council will go ahead with the closure of five museum sites in April unless it receives expressions of interest by 27th March. »more

Museum of London launches competition to create new home 06/03/2016

 

The Museum of London is launching a £200k competition, funded by the Mayor of London, to find an architect to create its new home on the site of Smithfield market. »more

Science Museum Director wins Pushkin Medal 07/01/2016

 

Director Ian Blatchford reveals some of the diplomacy behind making Cosmonauts a reality. »more

Derby City Council considers removing nearly all funding from museums by 2018 07/01/2016

 

Derby Museums Trust has two years to work out a solution with council and other funders. »more

Central government arts and museum funding stable to 2020 03/12/2015

 

A summary of the Comprehensive Spending Review and comment from the cultural sector. »more

Raising Megan: Welsh Government consultation on indicators for wellbeing 08/11/2015

 

The Welsh Government is consulting on factors to build a happy, healthy society, including participation in museums and the arts. »more

RSA tracks which areas are making the most of Heritage Assets 16/10/2015

 

The RSA has used Big Data to track how well different areas of the country are using heritage assets to create wellbeing and generate tourist footfall. »more

Pears Foundation funds renewal of IWM’s Holocaust galleries 16/10/2015

 

A £15m gift will help extend and renew the galleries which receives one million visitors each year. »more

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