Exhibition and event highlights 2016 02/02/2016


A selection of highlights from our members' programmes, from major exhibitions to more unusual events. »more

Science Museum Director wins Pushkin Medal 07/01/2016


Director Ian Blatchford reveals some of the diplomacy behind making Cosmonauts a reality. »more

Derby City Council considers removing nearly all funding from museums by 2018 07/01/2016


Derby Museums Trust has two years to work out a solution with council and other funders. »more

Museums fighting cuts 03/12/2015


Jim Richardson of Sumo blogs his experience of running our I Love Museums campaign. »more

Central government arts and museum funding stable to 2020 03/12/2015


A summary of the Comprehensive Spending Review and comment from the cultural sector. »more

NMDC response to Comprehensive Spending Review 25/11/2015


NMDC is delighted that the Chancellor has recognised museums’ “rich contribution to society and our economy” by committing to maintain their funding until 2020. »more

Raising Megan: Welsh Government consultation on indicators for wellbeing 08/11/2015


The Welsh Government is consulting on factors to build a happy, healthy society, including participation in museums and the arts. »more

I Love Museums takes to the road 08/11/2015


We travel from Exeter to Scotland to promote the I Love Museums campaign. »more

RSA tracks which areas are making the most of Heritage Assets 16/10/2015


The RSA has used Big Data to track how well different areas of the country are using heritage assets to create wellbeing and generate tourist footfall. »more

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

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