Art UK replaces Your Paintings 06/03/2016


More than 3,000 collections are represented, making it the most comprehensive single site for UK art. »more

Last chance for expressions of interest in running Lancashire Museums 06/03/2016


Lancashire County Council will go ahead with the closure of five museum sites in April unless it receives expressions of interest by 27th March. »more

Museum of London launches competition to create new home 06/03/2016


The Museum of London is launching a £200k competition, funded by the Mayor of London, to find an architect to create its new home on the site of Smithfield market. »more

'Striking the Balance' between public access and commercial reuse of digital content 05/02/2016


A new report commissioned by the NMDC from the Collections Trust examines how museums are balancing the twin aims of maximising public access to their digital content and promoting their own financial sustainability. »more

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