NMS receives £390k to explore the imperial past of 130 military collections 09/03/2017


A major grant to National Museums Scotland is supporting the project 'Baggage and Belonging: Military Collections and the British Empire (1750–1900)’ »more

A year’s worth of visitors in six weeks for Ferens Art Gallery 09/03/2017


Ferens Art Gallery and other venues are having huge success in drawing crowds during Hull City of Culture. »more

Hearts for the Arts Awards reward local authority leaders who champion culture 10/02/2017


Shortlist of projects and individuals which have supported culture at local government level. »more

Select Committee hearings open on the cultural industries and Brexit 10/02/2017


Sir Peter Bazalgette among those addressing the Select Committee on his last day in post. »more

National Army Museum reopens in March 10/02/2017


After three years and £23.75m investment, the museum opens with several new galleries and a space for the under 7s. »more

Countries of culture report published 06/01/2017


The House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport has reported on its inquiry into funding and support for the arts outside London. »more

All hands on deck: transforming volunteering in museums 06/01/2017


An app which increased volunteers from 40 to over 1000 at Wardown Park Museum is getting a wider rollout. »more

Birmingham Museums Trust faces 24% cut 06/01/2017


The Trust points to the consequences for visitors, education and local businesses as it faces a larger than expected cut. »more

Arts Council announces funding plans to 2022 06/10/2016


4% more funds for National Portfolio Organisations outside London, and a £37m increase in NPO funds among the announcements. »more

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