NLHF launches £100m Heritage Horizon Awards 04/07/2019


First awards for projects over £5m available since 2017. »more

‘Culture Is Digital’ progress 04/07/2019


Work towards a more digitally enhanced cultural sector includes a new National Gallery Innovation Lab considering robotics and neurobiology. »more

Making the most of your museums: a handbook for councillors 04/07/2019


ACE and LGA have produced a handbook of advice and case studies for councillors on supporting local authority museums. »more

St Fagans becomes the first Welsh winner of Museum of the Year 04/07/2019


Art Fund praises a 'monument to modern museum democracy' »more

BCLM begins its 1940s – 60s town 05/06/2019


The site will take BCLM's story to 1968 and explore themes including the rise of the teenager and the birth of the NHS. »more

Bournemouth University survey of the UK museum workforce 05/06/2019


Study aims to build on Character Matters report and develop an organisational culture supportive of the museum workforce. »more

APPG report recommends making wellbeing the goal of Government policy 05/06/2019


Report suggests spending an extra £10bn within five years on areas including mental health, teaching and social care. »more

DCMS Committee advocates scaling up work in report on the social impact of culture 05/06/2019


The report considers breaking the cycle of crime, opportunities through education, improving health, social prescribing, regenerating communities and maximising social impact. »more

The Art of Innovation: BBC and Science Museum join forces 08/05/2019


An exhibition and Radio 4 series will explore 250 years of arts and science using museum objects and stories. »more

UK local authorities spend less on culture than ‘almost any country in Europe’ 08/05/2019


New data from the Budapest Observatory compares countries across Europe and finds former communist countries are investing the most. »more

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