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

Renaissance Review and National Action Plan 23/07/2009


On 22nd July the MLA published the findings of the independent review of the Renaissance in the Regions programme, together with the the National Action Plan for Museums. »more

National-Regional Museum Partnerships 06/07/2009


New NMDC project aims to ensure museum partnership working is strategic and effective. »more

Free admission boosts sense of public ownership of national museums 05/07/2009


Visits to national museums and galleries are at a record high for the third year running, with more than 40.3 million such visits recorded last year. »more

Learning to Live: Museums, Young People and Education 13/05/2009


This major new book on the educational role of museums brings together a collection of essays addressing key questions about the role of museums in young people's wellbeing and learning. »more