Nesta seeks nominations for New Radicals 05/04/2018


Nominate a museum professional for Nesta's 'New Radicals' - recognition for those changing the status quo and working for communities. »more

Horizon scan of experimental cultural work published as part of ACE’s plans to 2030 05/04/2018


Social mobility, arts teaching hours, changing work patterns and the digital expectations of a new generation all likely to shape the cultural sector in the next decade. »more

Enduring objects, contested meanings: Civilisations launches on BBC2 14/03/2018


The museum festival connected with the major television series launches at the National Gallery. »more

Taskforce report calls for a ‘brave approach to collections management’ 14/03/2018


The Museums Taskforce recommends a more radical approach to disposals. »more

‘Why collect?’ makes the case for more funds for new acquisitions 14/03/2018


The report includes a 'long view' of the museum sector stretching back to the 1830s and eleven recent case studies of acquisitions that have been transformative for museums and audiences. »more

ACE and HLF consult on long term plans 06/02/2018


The bodies are seeking views before creating five and ten year strategies. »more

Hepworth Wakefield revives 1940s scheme to create artists prints for primary schools 06/02/2018


Jeremy Deller, Martin Creed, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten, Haroon Mirza and Rose Wylie have created pictures for the new scheme. »more

Law Commission’s programme for law reform includes museum collections 11/01/2018


Reform will make it easier to deal with collection items with no acquisition records. »more

Things are better than you think – Manchester Museum pilots a values-based approach 11/01/2018


Practical effects of a 'values' based approach on everything from visitor-volunteer relations, to donations and the museum shop. »more

Eleven bids to the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund 07/12/2017


Bids include museum proposals in Blackpool, Cumbria and Liverpool. »more

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