Record museum visitors and fundraising for DCMS museums 04/03/2015


DCMS has announced that 49 million visits were made to the 16 museums and galleries directly sponsored by the department last year. This is a 4% increase on the 47 million visitors during 2012/13 and the highest figure since records began in 2002. »more

VisitBritain reports record tourist numbers 05/02/2015


Record tourist spend as visitors head for the regions in 2014 »more

Money from bankers fines to fund IWM Duxford 09/01/2015


LIBOR fines used to rescue education programme at IWM Duxford. »more

Arts Council places greater emphasis on diversity 09/01/2015


Major partner museums will be monitored on diversity measures from this year. »more

NMDC members' highlights for 2015 07/01/2015


Read about a selection of upcoming major exhibitions by NMDC members for 2015. »more

NMDC supports change to "2039 rule" 15/12/2014


NMDC has responded to the Government consultation on their proposals to change the so-called "2039 rule" by altering the term of copyright in unpublished works, of which there are thousands in museum collections. »more

Politicians, economists and creatives praise arts in ACE's 'Create' 03/12/2014


Arts Council England has published Create, ‘a journal of perspectives on the value of art and culture’. »more

Creative Industries Federation launches to speak up for a thriving sector 03/12/2014


A new body, the Creative Industries Federation, has just launched. »more

Cultural support in the Autumn Statement 03/12/2014


The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 3rd December included announcements of funding for various culture and heritage projects, »more

British Council India launch research and information about UK-India museum partnerships 05/11/2014


British Council India has launched Museums and Galleries: UK - India Opportunities and Partnerships - a comprehensive review of the museum sectors in UK and India, as well as case studies about partnerships between UK and Indian museums. NMDC was commissioned by British Council India to produce the UK element of the document. »more