Museums Partnership Reports track collection sharing by 22 national museums 03/08/2021


In 2019-20 national museums made 2,290 loans of 71,205 objects, which were seen by at least 35.7 million people. »more

Whitworth produces William Blake NFT to support socially beneficial projects 03/08/2021


The plan is part of a research project and eventual exhibition, ‘Economics, the Blockbuster’. »more

International Slavery Museum among recipients of NLHF £50m Heritage Horizon Awards 03/08/2021


The museum’s £9.93m grant will support its transformation from a collection of galleries into a prominent museum. »more

NMDC publishes new guide ‘Principles for Lending and Borrowing’ 06/07/2021


As museums emerge from lockdown with reduced resources, NMDC believes it is even more important that lending is encouraged. »more

NMS will use £1m grant for research into the ‘significant shadow’ of the Cold War 06/07/2021


Three year project will culminate in a major exhibition on Scotland and the Cold War. »more

Welsh Government five year programme includes new museums 06/07/2021


Football Museum and Museum of North Wales included in the plan for 2021 - 26. »more

Unlocking our Sound Heritage: resources and events to prevent obsolescence 06/07/2021


Support from the UK-wide project for non-specialists with a small number of sound holdings in collections. »more

Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND) launched 02/06/2021


ACE has opened its fund for non-national Accredited museums in England. »more

Townscapes report argues museums and libraries are a vital part of reviving ‘left behind’ places 02/06/2021


Museums and libraries have a place among larger infrastructure projects in helping towns to flourish. »more

Cultural institutions oppose cuts to university arts education 02/06/2021


Open letter calls for 'strategic mis-step' to be reversed. »more

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