NMDC publishes briefing about museum partnerships 12/08/2014


Our briefing looks at how loans and sharing good practice increase resilience in the sector and drive tourism. »more

Museum world calls for UK to ratify Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Propert 11/08/2014


Senior cultural figures say there is now parliamentary time to pass important legislation to protect historical artefacts during war. »more

Early career museum professionals give a Manifesto for the Future of Museums 10/08/2014


Young professionals think ahead to the next decades of the sector, and the future they would like to see. »more

Working Internationally Regional Project launched in June 03/07/2014


ICOM-UK with ACE and NMDC are collaborating on a project to help local and regional museums work internationally. »more

Pay and display: new campaign to pay artists for exhibitions 04/06/2014

Paying Artists campaign attracts widespread sector support. »more

National Museum Wales embraces government’s anti-child-poverty agenda 04/06/2014


They publish an anti poverty resource pack with examples from across the cultural sector. »more

50p for culture campaign launched 10/04/2014


Local authorities urged to spend 50p per person per week on culture. »more

Why we give - UK giving culture dissected 01/04/2014


The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has produced a new report, Why We Give, which explores responses to the question of what inspires 700 larger donors to give – people who give thousands each year to good causes. »more

Cultural announcements in the Budget 25/03/2014


Cultural Gifts Scheme, cathedrals, theatres and Magna Carta celebrations benefit from the 2014 Budget. »more

European #MuseumWeek launches on Twitter 22/03/2014

Tate Modern turbine hall

Museums across the UK are participating in a Europe wide social media promotion of museums and their work 24th - 30th March 2014 »more

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