Museums Association news 2011

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December 2011

21.12.2011

Davies to chair green debate at Garden Museum

14.12.2011


Effective Collections project leads to unexpected discoveries

Art Loss Register offers to register fakes after talks with MA fellow

ACE launches revised Accreditation scheme


13.12.2011

MA and UKTI help museum sector build ties in Turkey


07.12.2011

MoL bids to run museum development in London

Monument Fellow helps transform Outer Hebridean museum service

05.12.2011


Taylor warns of continuing decrease in public funds for museums

November 2011

30.11.2011

EFCF awards £372,764 to six projects


25.11.2011

Advocacy on the agenda at members' meeting

23.11.2011

ACE confirms interim support for museum development funding

Voice of museums must be heard in the EU Commission, says Taylor

22.11.2011

Does the MA's Code of Ethics support conservation today?

16.11.2011

Report warns long-term effect of cuts likely to be deep-seated

14.11.2011

London members' meeting to introduce Share scheme


09.11.2011


Scottish strategy needs to address funding

Line-up unveiled for London 2012 Festival

08.11.2011

MA Benevolent Fund receives legacy boost

07.11.2011

Figures show success of Egypt loan facilitated by MA

04.11.2011

Private giving must reach the regions, says Taylor

October 2011

28.10.2011

Scottish Effective Collections scheme surpasses ambitions

25.10.2011

Effective Collections made people "think differently about collections"

24.10.2011

AHRC Fellow to look into disposal by sale

19.10.2011

Tell the MA your views on Scotland's draft strategy

18.10.2011

Evaluation film gives thumbs up to Effective Collections project

12.10.2011

Have you signed up to the Funding Central website?

Audio highlights from Brighton 2011

3,200 graduates apply for 20 internships in Scotland

11.10.2011

Don't miss the London MA members' meeting

04.10.2011

Hudson's Heritage Group wins Best Stand at MA exhibition

ACE apologises as MDOs "mucked around"

Concern over effect of cuts on sustainability

Why are museums so scared of LGBT stories?

Is your museum commission-ready?

Cuts will make museums more resilient

03.10.2011

Trevelyan tells minister "get out more"

Beyond White Cubes and Black Boxes

Federations have a vital role, delegates told

Smit tells museums to "take risks"

Is syndication the way to save education?

Networks "improve morale and finances"

Cuts: bold solutions needed for financial realities

Are science collections an endangered species?

Make your staff happier

Royal welcome for conference delegates

Vaizey: sector is "thriving and viable"

Trevelyan to tell minister: get out more

September 2011

28.09.2011

Museums Association consults Scottish members on strategy

27.09.2011

Do you have a question for Arts Council England?

Janita Bagshawe in Q&A ahead of MA conference sessions

26.09.2011

Free study day on English and East Asian ceramics

23.09.2011

Conference, 100 years on


22.09.2011

Mixed reaction as Scotland's culture budget announced

21.09.2011

MA welcomes AIM statement on heritage asset guidelines

MA responds to consultation on lifetime giving incentives

20.09.2011

Vote in the Museums Association's AGM

19.09.2011


Have your say on Scotland's national strategy


Guidance issued for museums on display of endangered species


14.09.2011

Don't miss Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund deadline

MA seeks the sector's views on Smarter Loans

13.09.2011

ACE launches £20m major grants programme


07.09.2011

European museums sell works as cuts bite

Learning is not an added extra, says Trevelyan

MA Board appoints vice president

06.09.2011

Petrie begins £25,000 Egypt partnership

How can you export your organisation internationally?

August 2011

31.08.2011

MA publishes its Annual Report for 2010-11

How to get ahead in museums

30.08.2011

ACE to hold nationwide transition briefings

25.08.2011

Digital assets seminar confirmed

24.08.2011

UCL publishes collections review toolkit

18.08.2011

What roles and skills are sought by museums?

17.08.2011

Communications expert named as MA Board member
 
10.08.2011

Free MP seminars

9,000 festival-goers visit Effective Collections project

Don't miss free seminars at the MA's annual exhibition

09.08.2011

MA members urge ACE to prioritise community engagement

03.08.2011

What can England learn from the devolved nations?

Cost of museum-related degrees to triple

02.08.2011

Don't miss MA members' meetings in your region

July 2011

27.07.2011

Government guidelines say interns should be paid

How can museums better represent LGBT audiences?

26.07.2011

Effective Collections project takes to the stage

Museums Association appoints representatives in the nations and regions

22.07.2011

First MA members' meeting held in Wales

20.07.2011

Are science collections headed for extinction?

Government cuts red tape around school trips

UK museums hit by ‘devastating cuts’

14.07.2011

What should ACE’s goals for museums be?

13.07.2011

NCCL pioneers new model of museum learning

12.07.2011

Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund awards £413,000


11.07.2011

MA appoints Board member with financial portfolio

06.07.2011

Group established to steer Scotland's national strategy

June 2011

27.06.2011

Call for retail case studies

Sector urged to respond to legacy consultation

MA asks members to lobby MPs over copyright changes

24.06.2011

Taylor emphasises museums' resilience

22.06.2011

Independents lead the way in entrepreneurship

21.06.2011

Win the wild card session slot at Conference

21.06.2011


Cultural leadership scheme open for applications

21.06.2011

Find an object facilitates BM partnership with Dorset County Museum


20.06.2011

MA seeks collections sale researcher

15.06.2011

Arts and culture trade unions protest cuts

14.06.2011

New archive pages on the MA website

13.06.2011

Accreditation Committee seeks five new members

40% of local authority museums cut staff

08.06.2011

European Museum of the Year award reopens

07.06.2011

MA board calls for funding framework for regional museums

01.06.2011

MA launches confidential cuts survey
May 2011

25.05.2011

MA calls on ACE to scrap core museums

24.05.2011


Cost of museum studies to rise in devolved nations

23.05.2011


Caroline Lucas to address MA Conference

18.05.2011

Steep price hikes likely for museum degrees

Davies: MDOs need clearer strategic purpose

09.05.2011

Merriman: financially-motivated disposal has role in collections development

05.05.2011

Smarter Loans group finalises key loan principles

04.05.2011

Monument Fellowship knowledge transfer events

April 2011

27.04.2011

MA rolls out members' meetings

Cross to speak at Collections Trust conference

20.04.2011

The latest additions to the MA website

MA responds to HLF consultation

Deadline approaching for the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund

13.04.2011

Museum participation should be a measure of wellbeing, says MA

MA calls on members to respond to HLF consultation

New Gift Aid resources now available online

12.04.2011

Small grants available for Welsh museums

05.04.2011

CyMAL allocates £460,000 funding for museum development

Bolton withdraws painting from sale following MA ruling
March 2011

31.03.2011

Final round of Effective Collections beneficiaries unveiled

30.03.2011

MA talks with VAGA over help for visual arts

28.03.2011

MA Ethics Committee rules on Bolton disposal

23.03.2011

MA consults with Ed Vaizey and ACE

Cross: Benchmarks 2.0 will be a big improvement

21.03.2011

Could you represent your nation or region for the Museums Association?

16.03.2011

Museum staff concerned that cuts will undermine sharing of expertise

15.03.2011

MA website launches new Campaigns section

14.03.2011

MA Ethics Committee advises on three proposals for financially-motivated disposal

09.03.2011

NEMO secures funding until 2013

What would you like to ask Ed Vaizey?

08.03.2011

MA defends stance on sale

MA conducts research into sharing of collections expertise

01.03.2011

New MA board elected
 
February 2011

25.02.2011

Scotland moves a step closer towards national museums strategy 

23.02.2011

MA calls for Renaissance rethink

22.02.2011

Book early for discounted places at Conference 2011

16.02.2011

Smarter Loans group wants "national collections pot"

Two-for-one offer on MA conferences 

MA condemns 50% cut to national fund for acquisitions

14.02.2011

What would you like to ask ACE?

10.02.2011

MA submits evidence to NI museums review

09.02.2011

MA members to elect new board

04.02.2011

MA condemns raid on Renaissance funding

02.02.2011

Davies: funding for culture should be seen as an investment
January 2011

31.01.2011

Find a museum launches online

26.01.2011

NMNI fights back against £4.8m funding cut

Cross calls for new debate on stored collections

Davey: MLA funding envelope will prove 'challenging'

20.01.2011

Get collections out, Cross tells museums

MA meets the Federations

19.01.2011

Countdown to the launch of Yearbook online

Cross: stored collections could fill the gap left by blockbusters

I Value the Arts: have you signed up yet?

Pick your topic for Conference 2011

17.01.2011

HLF will not fund museums selling collections for capital programmes

11.01.2011

BM advertising for regional touring partner

05.01.2011

The MA's plans for the year ahead