Statement from the DCMS on Brexit 07/07/2016


First comment from John Whittingdale and Ed Vaizey »more

Launch of the Cultural Protection Fund 06/06/2016


The British Council announces details of a new £30m fund. »more

EU referendum 06/06/2016


A round up of cultural opinion and letters to the press ahead of the 23rd June vote. »more

Why local museums matter 06/06/2016


Diane Lees writes for the magazine 'First' about how local government can support museums. »more

A Wealth of Treasures 02/06/2016


The British Council commissioned NMDC to produce a brochure to showcase the breadth of collections held by UK museums to potential international museum partnerships. "A Wealth of Treasures" was launched at the British Embassy in Washington on 27th May. »more

Peter Bazalgette on the ‘single biggest challenge for our sector’ 05/05/2016


ACE Chair describes the challenges facing local councils in funding culture, and the ingenuity of some new approaches. »more

New directors interviewed 05/05/2016


Frances Morris and Gabriele Finaldi tell the press about their visions for their institutions. »more

Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry submission 05/05/2016


Read a synopsis of our submission. »more

White Paper announces museums review 06/04/2016


There will be a museums review during the 2016 - 17 financial year. »more

Select Committee Inquiry into funding culture in the regions 06/04/2016


The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has launched a new ‘Countries of Culture’ inquiry. »more

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