Pears Foundation funds renewal of IWM’s Holocaust galleries 16/10/2015


A £15m gift will help extend and renew the galleries which receives one million visitors each year. »more

Bob and Roberta Smith Loves Museums 08/10/2015


In a blog for the Art Fund the artist Bob and Roberta Smith writes about how museums can forge connections between generations, and pledges his support for the I Love Museums campaign. »more

Museums Matter 08/10/2015


NMDC has published a new document, Museums Matter, setting out the case for investment in museums ahead of the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review. »more

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

NMDC article in Adjacent Government shows why museums matter 28/08/2015


NMDC has contributed an article to a Culture and Heritage special report in August 2015's Adjacent Government magazine. The article illustrates why museums matter and why it is important to get people to say why they love museums. »more

NMDC produces guidance on EU PSI Directive 04/08/2015


NMDC has produced guidance for museums about the EU Public Sector Information Directive, which "public museums" now have to be compliant with. NMDC has also produced a Decision Tree to help museums decided whether or not the Directive applies to them. »more

NMDC statement on the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict 22/07/2015


NMDC has released a statement about the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict. We welcome the UK Government's commitment to ratify the Hague Convention, and hope this can be achieved swiftly. »more

Resources and new workshops for Working Internationally project 13/07/2015


Upcoming Bristol workshop, plus themes for the next year including 'Working with China', 'Working with India', 'Working with South East Europe & the Balkans' and 'Working with the Middle East'. »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

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