DCMS Committee recommends UK Garden Cities programme 09/08/2019


Report argues for a strong cultural component and highlights the link between garden design and the arts. »more

Lancashire commits £1m to mill museums ahead of possible National Trust takeover 09/08/2019


County Council offers support for up to two years. »more

Turner's 'Walton Bridges' is accessioned by Norwich Castle Museum 09/08/2019


First JMW Turner painting to enter a collection in the East of England. »more

NLHF launches £100m Heritage Horizon Awards 04/07/2019


First awards for projects over £5m available since 2017. »more

‘Culture Is Digital’ progress 04/07/2019


Work towards a more digitally enhanced cultural sector includes a new National Gallery Innovation Lab considering robotics and neurobiology. »more

Making the most of your museums: a handbook for councillors 04/07/2019


ACE and LGA have produced a handbook of advice and case studies for councillors on supporting local authority museums. »more

St Fagans becomes the first Welsh winner of Museum of the Year 04/07/2019


Art Fund praises a 'monument to modern museum democracy' »more

BCLM begins its 1940s – 60s town 05/06/2019


The site will take BCLM's story to 1968 and explore themes including the rise of the teenager and the birth of the NHS. »more

Bournemouth University survey of the UK museum workforce 05/06/2019


Study aims to build on Character Matters report and develop an organisational culture supportive of the museum workforce. »more

APPG report recommends making wellbeing the goal of Government policy 05/06/2019


Report suggests spending an extra £10bn within five years on areas including mental health, teaching and social care. »more

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