NMDC statement on the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict 22/07/2015


NMDC has released a statement about the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict. We welcome the UK Government's commitment to ratify the Hague Convention, and hope this can be achieved swiftly. »more

Resources and new workshops for Working Internationally project 13/07/2015


Upcoming Bristol workshop, plus themes for the next year including 'Working with China', 'Working with India', 'Working with South East Europe & the Balkans' and 'Working with the Middle East'. »more

New home for ten million objects at National Museum Collections Centre in Edinburgh 13/07/2015


The new National Museums Collection Centre has been opened in Edinburgh by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop. »more

I Love Museums 10/06/2015


Today is the launch of I Love Museums, a new campaign led by the NMDC to demonstrate the depth of support for UK museums by empowering the public to share why museums are important to them. »more

Museum and gallery visits up 20% in Scotland 03/06/2015


New research shows the importance of museums to tourism in the country. »more

Hull plans £630k investment to improve Ferens Art Gallery 03/06/2015


The Ferens Art Gallery will host the Turner Prize as part of the 2017 City of Culture. »more

New round of Working Internationally workshops open soon 06/05/2015


Stage 2 of the Working Internationally Regional Project to build on the success of the pilot year. »more

NMDC welcomes five new members 06/05/2015


Museum consortiums covering areas around Derby, Nottingham, Hull and North Lincolnshire, Sheffield, Cornwall and Coventry have joined NMDC. »more

NMDC joins sector bodies in statement against unethical sale of collections 27/03/2015


NMDC has joined a UK-wide group of museum funding, membership and development bodies in releasing a joint statement today saying that they will not seek to work with museums whose governing bodies choose to sell objects from their collections in a manner that contravenes the long-established Accreditation Standard and Museum Association Code of Ethics. »more

Prime Time at the museum 04/03/2015


BBC4 has announced a new museum-based quiz show fronted by Griff Rhys Jones. Each episode will be based at a different museum, with confirmed locations including the Ashmolean, Foundling, World Museum, Wallace Collection, Fitzwilliam, Museum of London, National Museum Cardiff and National Maritime Museum. »more