£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

More opportunities for museums in revised National Lottery Project Grants 05/11/2021


A wider group of museums can now apply, including non-accredited museums, plus more early career opportunities. »more

What are museums for? 05/11/2021


Fitzwilliam Museum looks at 21st century museums in a new podcast series. »more

Major £950k Curating for Change project offers work placements for d/Deaf and disabled people 05/11/2021


Fellowships and shorter Traineeships are available in 20 museums across England. »more

On the Front Line: Arctic Museums and Climate Change 07/10/2021


Coinciding with COP26, museums located in, or representing the Arctic will address climate change and its imminent threat to indigenous communities in the region. »more

BBC’s Art That Made Us Festival announced in collaboration with museums and galleries 07/10/2021


Coinciding with a new major series on BBC Two of the same name, the festival will spotlight examples of the creativity included in UK collections. »more

‘Excellence in Essex’: Firstsite Colchester wins Museum of the Year 2021 05/10/2021


Contemporary art gallery which displays historic and modern forms is close to its community - and offers free school meals in its café every school holiday. »more

Creative Majority report calls for sector-wide action on equality of access to the cultural sector 05/10/2021


The report by the APPG for Creative Diversity is one of three this month discussing what action needs to be taken. »more

Launch of major £14.5m projects in the Towards a National Collection research programme 05/10/2021


Projects will explore how thousands of disparate collections could be better connected in the future, harnessing new technology, »more

NLS leads partnership to preserve fragile record of Covid-19 health information and misinformation 05/10/2021


Project will capture the tweets, blogs and new stories that tell the story of the pandemic. »more