Should we pay to get into museums?...

In recent weeks, this question has received a lot of press attention – and much debate. And it’s all down to funding cuts.

Many publicly-funded museums and gallery spaces dropped their entrance charge fee around 15 years ago in order to bring in a wider range of visitors, but since the recent cuts, council-funded … Read more

Added: July 27, 2015Comments: 0

Student shares his experiences working at Philip Mould & Company...

Over the summer holidays, student Lawrence Stewart took a work experience placement at our friend and President, Philip Mould’s gallery, Philip Mould & Company. Here Lawrence shares his experiences…

“After spending the whole academic year in laboratories, the student union and the university library, I felt a … Read more

Added: July 27, 2015Comments: 0

Archikids Festival...

Calling all Archi-tectives! Archikids Festival – a family festival of the city’s architecture returns for the third year, on 25-26 July.

The doors to some of the most exciting buildings in the Square Mile are opening for one weekend, from the top of the Gherkin and roof-gardens of Bevis Marks to the tunnels of … Read more

Added: July 20, 2015Comments: 0

Shortlist for Family Friendly Museum Award 2015 announced...

Big congratulations to the final six venues for reaching the shortlist of the Family Friendly Museum Award 2015:

The Diving Museum, Gosport, Hampshire

The Geffrye, Museum of the Home, London

National Coal Mining Museum for England, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon

Tullie House … Read more

Added: July 13, 2015Comments: 0

The Whitworth receives the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2015 award...

Huge congratulations to our friends and Manifesto supporters the Whitworth on winning the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2015 award.

The Whitworth, which is part of the University of Manchester receives £100,000 Art Fund prize – the biggest museum prize in the world.

The gallery … Read more

Added: July 7, 2015Comments: 0

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