Investing in culture will build Britain’s social and economic recovery 25/03/2010


Today Britain's leading cultural and heritage organisations have joined together for the first time to launch their vision for the future in the document,Cultural Capital: A Manifesto for the Future. »more

NMDC calls for Government support for museum partnership working across the UK 01/02/2010


NMDC has published new research on museum partnerships. »more

NMDC highlights the unique role of museums 06/01/2010


NMDC's new publication,Museums Deliver,demonstrates the wide-ranging social and economic importance of museums in the UK. The report describes the activities of our museums and their unique role in society from the global stage to the local high-street. »more

Major museum projects transform visitor experience 03/11/2009


Major museum projects transform visitor experience »more

Learning by Doing: How Can Museums Inspire Young People? 03/11/2009


The UK’s national museums, in association with ippr north, led a conference to explore young people’s ideas for a Museum of the Future. »more

Taking Part Child Survey 02/11/2009


Latest data shows two-thirds of 5-10 year old children visited a museum out of school time last year »more

Enhancing National-Regional Museum Partnerships 11/10/2009


New research reveals scale of partnership working between national and regional museums. »more

Cultural Capital: Maintaining Investment in Culture through the Good Times and the Bad 11/10/2009


Leading figures from the arts, business and public sector came together at the V&A last month to call for investment to support culture through the recession. »more

Culturelable online museum boutique launched 01/09/2009


Online boutique Culturelabel has been launched bringing together the retail outlets of 60 British cultural institutions. »more

NMDC adopts guidelines to reduce museums’ carbon footprint 04/08/2009


NMDC members have adopted new guidelines for environmental conditions in a major move towards a less energy-intensive approach to collections care. »more

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