DCMS funded museums show best visitor footfall since March 2020 07/09/2022


However, figures remain well below pre-pandemic levels. »more

Museums are earmarked as community warm spaces – but may not afford their own heating bills 07/09/2022


Museums face difficult choices and a steep rise in costs. »more

NHM and Science Museum host event with Alok Sharma and 50 experts on climate change 07/09/2022


The event took stock of progress made since COP26 - and the huge challenges that lie ahead. »more

NPG aiming to buy £50m ‘internationally significant’ Portrait of Omai 07/09/2022


NPG seeks support to buy Joshua Reynolds' painting of one of the earliest visitors to Europe, 'the first ever grand portrait of a non-white subject'. »more

Horniman, Oxford and Cambridge University museums plan for return of almost 300 Benin bronzes 08/08/2022


Major returns follow requests from Nigeria's National Commission for Museums and Monuments. »more

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums wins landmark business rate case 08/08/2022


Latest win against the Valuation Office Agency is likely to have implications for many other museums. »more

Creative UK and music APPG issue proposals to support touring for UK creative industries post-Brexit 08/08/2022


Two reports call for addressing confusing regulations and red tape, and have recommendations to streamline UK creative touring to Europe. »more

Department for Education commits to Cultural Education Plan in 2023 06/06/2022


Discussions underway on a more structured approach to supporting cultural education,. »more

Third Art Fund directors’ survey on pandemic impacts track ‘plans beyond mere survival’ 06/06/2022


Results of Art Fund survey show growing confidence - but some lost visitor demographics and the importance of addressing staff wellbeing. »more

RAMM About Town: Exeter Museum partners on consultation on the future of the high street 06/06/2022


Its innovative approach, based in a former GAP shop, includes using Lego, Minecraft and museum collections to help people think creatively. »more