Take part in the BBC’s Art That Made Us Festival 10/01/2022


Museums are encouraged to sign up by 28th January and gain access to BBC archives and technology. »more

Unique Honresfield Library acquired for £15m by consortium including British Library and NLS 10/01/2022


Original manuscripts by the Brontë sisters, Jane Austen, Robert Burns and others to be shared between museums and libraries across the UK. »more

Charity giving declines 20% among richest - with a handful giving very generously 10/01/2022


Insights from tne new report 'Mind the Giving Gap' - with suggestions to address regional inequality. »more

NLHF gives £1m support to 17 projects to support digital volunteering 03/12/2021


Volunteers will work with a Multilingual Digital Platform at Manchester Museum, and will learn skills including audio editing at Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, »more

ACE Private Investment in Culture survey 03/12/2021


Survey will look back over three years to bring pre- and post-pandemic insights to the sector. »more

New Curriculum for Wales offers opportunities for museums and heritage sites 03/12/2021


The new curriculum is focused on skills development and sophistication of understanding, creativity and a sense of belonging. »more

A snapshot of fluctuating visitor figures in the UK and globally 03/12/2021


2021 footfall in museums estimated to be around 40 - 50% of pre-pandemic numbers, as visitor figures slowly improve. »more

NMS and NMM lead £250k community-led research project to tell diaspora stories 03/12/2021


The work will enable organisations around the UK to create new research projects with South Asian, African and African-Caribbean diaspora community groups. »more

NHM’s tracker reveals that the UK's low biodiversity 05/11/2021


Museum's International Biodiversity Trends Explorer will be used to shape discussion at COP15 Convention on Biological Diveristy. »more

£150k award for Civic Arts Organisations opens for a second year 05/11/2021


Significant prize for cultural organisations working with communities seeks applications. »more