NEMO publish museum copyright survey report 28/09/2015


NEMO - the Network of European Museum Organisations - has published the results of a survey of museum professionals across Europe about the management of copyright within their museums. The report concludes that the European legislative framework is confusing and unhelpful for museums, and the ways in which museums manage copyright vary. »more

International tourism toolkit 01/09/2015


The British Council has published a handy toolkit with plenty of tips for making a museum more attractive to international tourists. »more

New home for ten million objects at National Museum Collections Centre in Edinburgh 13/07/2015


The new National Museums Collection Centre has been opened in Edinburgh by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop. »more

Museum and gallery visits up 20% in Scotland 03/06/2015


New research shows the importance of museums to tourism in the country. »more

Hull plans £630k investment to improve Ferens Art Gallery 03/06/2015


The Ferens Art Gallery will host the Turner Prize as part of the 2017 City of Culture. »more

Prime Time at the museum 04/03/2015


BBC4 has announced a new museum-based quiz show fronted by Griff Rhys Jones. Each episode will be based at a different museum, with confirmed locations including the Ashmolean, Foundling, World Museum, Wallace Collection, Fitzwilliam, Museum of London, National Museum Cardiff and National Maritime Museum. »more

VisitBritain reports record tourist numbers 05/02/2015


Record tourist spend as visitors head for the regions in 2014 »more

Money from bankers fines to fund IWM Duxford 09/01/2015


LIBOR fines used to rescue education programme at IWM Duxford. »more

Arts Council places greater emphasis on diversity 09/01/2015


Major partner museums will be monitored on diversity measures from this year. »more

Politicians, economists and creatives praise arts in ACE's 'Create' 03/12/2014


Arts Council England has published Create, ‘a journal of perspectives on the value of art and culture’. »more

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