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

Cultural institutions oppose cuts to university arts education 02/06/2021


Open letter calls for 'strategic mis-step' to be reversed. »more

Reboot Cornwall: museums reopen with AR programme, recreating 19th century port and prison 02/06/2021


New models test how digital approaches can expand what museums offer across Cornwall. »more

Search for Museum of the Year is launched 07/05/2021


A simplified application process, and increased prize money for runners up, in recognition of a tough year for museums. »more

Report reveals the impact of trusts and foundations in supporting the cultural sector 07/05/2021


Covering the 19 largest trusts and foundations, it gives the big picture of their role in the funding ecosystem for the first time. »more

Florence Nightingale Museum to reopen for one day each month 07/05/2021


It will also welcome groups and school visits by appointment, following additional support from the Cultural Recovery Fund. »more

National Gallery aims to become a ‘hybrid digital institution’ in its five year plan 07/05/2021


It plans to reach an audience of 'hundreds of millions' online in the run up to its 200th anniversary. »more

Maria Balshaw appointed as new NMDC Chair 08/04/2021


Reyahn King, Chief Executive of York Museums Trust and Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A are also newly appointed to NMDC's Executive Committee. »more

Updated NMDC Good Practice Guidelines for Reopening Museums 08/04/2021


Check the new guidance, including new track and trace rules. »more