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Royal Albert Memorial Museum wins Art Fund Prize 20/06/2012

 

Judges of the £100,000 Art Fund Prize for Museums and Galleries praised the ambition and imagination of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum's £24m transformation. »more

Proposed cap on tax relief on charitable donations dropped 31/05/2012

 

NMDC is delighted by the news that Government will drop plans to introduce a cap on tax relief on donations to charity. »more

World Collections 30/05/2012

 

NMDC has published a new report,World Collections, illustrating the breadth of museums' international work and exploring its wider impact. »more

NMDC welcomes copyright proposals 05/04/2012

 

NMDC has responded to the Intellectual Property Office’s consultation on copyright welcoming proposals to enable museums and galleries to more easily use certain works in their collections. »more

NMDC responds to European Commission’s proposals for Creative Europe Programme 02/04/2012

 

NMDC has welcomed proposals to simplify the European Commission’s Culture and Media programmes, aid capacity building and audience development within the creative sector and maintain the EU’s existing responsibilities for cultural heritage. »more

Review of Cultural Education in England 07/03/2012

 

Henley Review of Cultural Education recognises the valuable contribution museums play in the lives of children and young people and Government announces £3.6m funding for museum education. »more

NMDC argues that measures of well-being must include cultural engagement 10/02/2012

 

NMDC argues that cultural engagement is a crucial element of individual, community and national well-being and should be included in the Government's indicators for measuring national wellbeing. »more

Leading regional museums to be invited to join NMDC 05/01/2012

 

NMDC members have agreed to expand the membership criteria of the NMDC and invite all major grant funded museums in the Renaissance in the Regions programme to join. »more

10 years of free entry to national museums 01/12/2011

 

National museums today celebrate a decade of free entry. Over 50 million people visited the UK’s national museums last year, more than double the number before the re-introduction of universal free admission in December 2001. Join the debate on Twitter#freemuseums10 »more

NMDC responds to consultation on gifts of objects to the nation 07/10/2011

 

NMDC has submitted a response to the Government consultation on a new scheme to encourage the giving of pre-eminent objects and works of art to the Nation. »more

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