British Council explores the growth of ‘soft power superpowers’ 07/12/2018


As Western countries invest less in international cultural institutions, Asia and South America are racing to open new centres. »more

Analysing the museum audience: from ‘Facebook families’ to ‘Commuterland culturebuffs’ 07/12/2018


A new Audience Agency report segments museum visitors in revealing ways. »more

NMS plans further work to support collections across Scottish museums 07/12/2018


Supporting curators and evolving knowledge so that collections can be better used by the public - and for international research networks. »more

Terracotta Warriors generate £78m for Liverpool 06/11/2018


600,000 visitors saw the exhibition from February to October, with three quarters saying they visited Liverpool specifically to see it. »more

ACE seeks new partners to show works from the Arts Council Collection 06/11/2018


New touring exhibitions drawn from ACE's 8000 strong collection will run over three years, »more

Improving digital skills in museums 06/11/2018


New Fellowships at several museums and digital courses to upskill the sector. »more

Report advocates ‘flatter, facilitative and more diverse leadership’ 10/10/2018


King's College London publishes 'Transforming Leadership in arts, museums and libraries' to feed into the thinking for ACE's next ten-year plan. »more

V&A Dundee opens in mid-September after eight-year development 11/09/2018


Architect hopes the new building will be a 'living room for the city'. »more

National Museum of Brazil destroyed by fire along with most of its collections 11/09/2018


Includes contact details for any institution wishing to offer specific support. »more

IWM pilot institute seeks to deepen public understanding of conflict 11/09/2018


A collaboration between the museum and academics seeks to give a more nuanced view of complex wars. »more

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