Labour launches culture manifesto

Labour is the only major UK political party to launch a standalone culture manifesto

UK museums encouraged to enter European award

Emya recognises museums’ social impact

Do sponsorship protests damage relations with sponsors and philanthropists?

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News analysis
 Will the Midlands Engine Strategy drive arts growth?

The government’s regeneration initiative will support cultural venues across the Midlands. But so far, the support is skewed in favour of large-scale projects. 

Investment pays dividends for museum visitor figures

Alva visitor data shows that museums and galleries who invest in high-quality creative programming often attract more visitors to their sites

Welsh museums anxious over future of partnership work

Local authority funding cuts could make the costs associated with long-term loans and partnerships prohibitive

NMNI shake-up gathers pace

National Museums Northern Ireland continues restructure by cutting number of director posts from five to three

Firstsite boosts local value in bid to regain NPO status

New director has met community groups to help create a programme relevant to local people, as gallery seeks to alleviate Arts Council England’s concerns