‘Boundless Creativity’ report looks at pandemic digital innovation 03/08/2021


Cultural sector innovation during the lockdown and how to apply the lessons to help the sector in future. »more

Museums Partnership Reports track collection sharing by 22 national museums 03/08/2021


In 2019-20 national museums made 2,290 loans of 71,205 objects, which were seen by at least 35.7 million people. »more

Whitworth produces William Blake NFT to support socially beneficial projects 03/08/2021


The plan is part of a research project and eventual exhibition, ‘Economics, the Blockbuster’. »more

International Slavery Museum among recipients of NLHF £50m Heritage Horizon Awards 03/08/2021


The museum’s £9.93m grant will support its transformation from a collection of galleries into a prominent museum. »more

NMDC publishes new guide ‘Principles for Lending and Borrowing’ 06/07/2021


As museums emerge from lockdown with reduced resources, NMDC believes it is even more important that lending is encouraged. »more

NMS will use £1m grant for research into the ‘significant shadow’ of the Cold War 06/07/2021


Three year project will culminate in a major exhibition on Scotland and the Cold War. »more

Welsh Government five year programme includes new museums 06/07/2021


Football Museum and Museum of North Wales included in the plan for 2021 - 26. »more

Unlocking our Sound Heritage: resources and events to prevent obsolescence 06/07/2021


Support from the UK-wide project for non-specialists with a small number of sound holdings in collections. »more

Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND) launched 02/06/2021


ACE has opened its fund for non-national Accredited museums in England. »more

Townscapes report argues museums and libraries are a vital part of reviving ‘left behind’ places 02/06/2021


Museums and libraries have a place among larger infrastructure projects in helping towns to flourish. »more

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