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New Natural History Museum resident makes a splash!...

The Natural History Museum’s announcement that the much-loved Diplodocus dinosaur ‘skeleton’ (it’s actually a plaster-cast model) affectionately known as ‘Dippy’ would be moving after 35 years has caused quite the stir among museum fans.

From summer 2017 a vast skeleton of a blue whale will welcome visitors as the central … Read more

Added: January 31, 2015Comments: 0

Arts Policy for young people launched at the House of Commons...

Kids in Museums chair Sandie Dawe CBE, director Dea Birkett and news editor Maria Demetriou recently attended the launch of Step by Step: Arts Policy & Young People 1944-2014 in the opulent surroundings of the Speaker’s House at the House of Commons.

The report – the result of a Cultural Enquiry … Read more

Added: January 29, 2015Comments: 0

Special edition launched to mark 50th Anniversary of Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang...

Ian Fleming’s tale of the magical car Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang has thrilled children for decades and to mark its 50th Anniversary, Queen Anne Press are launching a facsimile edition of the original book.

Ian Fleming wrote the novel for his son Casper, but did not live to see it published … Read more

Added: January 29, 2015Comments: 0

Making Takeover Day #Morethanaday...

In 2015 we’re really hoping to boost our Takeover Day projects – so why not join other organisations who are already adding takeovers into their regular programme of events? Let’s make it #Morethanaday.

To help inspire you, our Cafe Project Manager Sophie Serraris shares her experiences of a Teen … Read more

Added: January 27, 2015Comments: 0

Tate works with Minecraft to inspire a new generation of visitors...

Tate recently teamed up with Minecraft mapmakers to create virtual 3D worlds inspired by artworks. The ‘maps’ know as Tate Worlds, are based on paintings and sculptures in the Tate collection.

The first maps are now available to download for free on the theme of ‘Cities’ and are inspired by … Read more

Added: January 22, 2015Comments: 0

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