NMDC and MA gather for a day of advocacy at Westminster 07/06/2018


MPs and museum professionals gather to discuss the importance and value of museums. »more

DCMS publishes its first statement of ‘Areas of Research Interest’ 07/06/2018


It has also appointed a Chief Scientific Officer to work more closely with UKRI. »more

Art Fund aims to substantially increase its giving by 2020 07/06/2018


It hopes to offer £10m each year in support of collections. »more

Arts Minister announces plans for 'more strategic' sharing of museum objects 11/05/2018


DCMS is in talks with NMDC and ACE to create a strategic framework for loans and skills sharing by national museums. »more

‘Expanding the idea of what a museum can be’: Museum of the Year finalists 11/05/2018


Ferens Art Gallery, Tate St Ives, Glasgow Women's Library, Brooklands Museum and The Postal Museum on the shortlist for £100k prize. »more

Dealing with contested history 11/05/2018


Ulster Museum addresses the Troubles in a new object rich exhibition. »more

Closing the gender pay gap at ACE and museums 05/04/2018


ACE and many museums have reported on gender pay gaps. »more

Nesta seeks nominations for New Radicals 05/04/2018


Nominate a museum professional for Nesta's 'New Radicals' - recognition for those changing the status quo and working for communities. »more

Horizon scan of experimental cultural work published as part of ACE’s plans to 2030 05/04/2018


Social mobility, arts teaching hours, changing work patterns and the digital expectations of a new generation all likely to shape the cultural sector in the next decade. »more

Enduring objects, contested meanings: Civilisations launches on BBC2 14/03/2018


The museum festival connected with the major television series launches at the National Gallery. »more

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