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Global report published to probe the future of arts and culture sector

This article was first published by MuseumNext. Future of Arts and Culture: Trajectories for the Next Decade is a qualitative probe into the future of arts and culture globally. The study is based on the responses of 250 participants, leaders in museums, galleries, performing arts, music, funding organisations, curators and producers, from North ...
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Welcome to Wanting Zhang who is on placement with ICOM UK from Manchester University

Wanting Zhang joins us on placement from the University of Manchester to support ICOM UK with the development and roll-out of the new ICOM UK website. My name is Wanting Zhang.  During my placement, I hope to get some exposure to curatorial work and I want to learn some hands-on experience ...
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DCMS EU-UK Trade Agreement Newsletter 10 Jan 22

Below is a link to download the latest newsletter on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. This issue contains information on the following: The introduction of full customs controls on 1 January 2022 Full custom controls are now in place. EU based businesses have new rules to follow when moving goods to Great ...
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DCMS Museums & Galleries Sector Coronavirus Bulletin 10 Jan 22

Below is a link to download the latest PDF coronavirus bulletin from DCMS for the museums and galleries sector, containing links to government information and advice, including: Rule changes around travel to England and the tests that need to be taken Details of the grants available to businesses most impacted by the Omicron ...
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National Heritage Memorial Fund’s COVID-19 Response Fund

The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) was founded in 1980 as the fund of last resort for outstanding nationally important heritage that is at risk. Over the past four decades over 1,300 heritage treasures have been saved for the nation. In response to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, earlier this ...
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Welcome to Chia-Min Yang who is on placement with ICOM UK from Manchester University

My name is Chia-Min Yang.  I am on the MA Art Gallery & Museum Studies at the University of Manchester.  I have a strong interest in the digitalization and marketing of museums.  In the past, I have conducted projects about audience research and education promotion in museums. During my placement with ...
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The Getty-AAM International Program Celebrates Ten Years – 6 global essays

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Deepest gratitude to the Getty Foundation, which has supported for over a decade the AAM-Getty International Program at the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo to forge connections between museum professionals in the US and globally in a ...
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Afghanistan’s National Museum Staff Working Unpaid Since August as Taliban Patrol Grounds

This article was first published by Newsweek. The National Museum of Afghanistan is open again, though this time with an unpaid staff, Taliban guards and the occasional blackout. The Kabul museum’s director, Mohammad Fahim Rahimi, told the Associated Press that the Taliban has allowed him and the museum staff to continue their work, ...
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MA’s Supporting Decolonisation in Museums: now available in Welsh

Download Supporting Decolonisation in Museums in Welsh and English HERE The MA’s new guidance, Supporting Decolonisation in Museums, aims to empower more people to take action and lead change as museums address the legacy of British colonialism. This guidance has been produced by the MA’s Decolonisation Guidance Working Group, with support from our Ethics Committee ...
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Cultural Heritage National Occupational Standards – sector consultation

Calling all Cultural Heritage professionals to help us improve the Cultural Heritage National Occupational Standards The Cultural Heritage National Occupational Standards describe best practice in Cultural Heritage and inform the development of qualifications and apprenticeships for the sector. Creative & Cultural Skills and ScreenSkills are asking for industry feedback on its update of these ...
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