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TikTok hosts its first-ever global LIVE museum marathon

As a global entertainment platform, TikTok is a place that celebrates cultural expression and the arts, empowering communities to discover culture in every corner of...

London’s National Gallery reveals 200th birthday plans

With its bicentenary due in just three years time, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square has announced how it will mark the occasion. Firstly, it...

Design Museum Beats Covid Lockdown With Unusual Strategy

With the UK’s third national lockdown forcing the countries museums and galleries to close their doors to visitors, one came up with a novel approach...

Louvre Makes 482,000 Artworks Available Online

One of the world’s leading art museums has said that it will digitise a huge number of images in its collection and make them available...

Visits to the World’s Top 100 Museums and Galleries Fell 77% Due to Covid

The numbers of physically present visitors at the world’s leading 100 museums and art galleries plunged over the course of last year to less than...

An industry first: Nomad Exhibitions joins UN climate initiative

Edinburgh-based exhibition producer and designer, Nomad Exhibitions has become one of the first arts organisations of its kind to sign up to the United Nations...

Survey: Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on Museums?

The pandemic has represented one of the most challenging periods in living memory for the arts and culture sector. So, MuseumNext wanted to know how...

Tiqets Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Most Remarkable Venue Awards

With more than 150 nominees and spanning 7 categories and 6 markets, the 4th annual Remarkable Venue Awards was a chance for museums and attractions to celebrate...

The Art Fund Museum of the Year Winners 2020 have been announced

It’s been a topsy turvy year for the museum sector but for the 5 winners of this year’s prize there is something to celebrate in...

ACMI set to open the World’s most digitally transformed museum

ACMI, Australia’s national museum of screen culture, has today unveiled details of its ambitious multiplatform museum model, delivering a digital experience that will transport visitors...

Close App promises to be the crowd control tool we need in these strange times

The persistence and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on every corner of society. Once simple pleasures like shopping, meeting up with...

TICKETURE: Re-imagining ticketing in a world no-one could have imagined

Among the many challenges that we’ve faced as a society in 2020, it is often the disruption to ordinary, everyday things that has made the...

Zak Mensah and Sara Wajid appointed joint CEOs of Birmingham Museums Trust

Birmingham Museums Trust, one of the UK’s largest independent museum trusts, has appointed Sara Wajid and Zak Mensah as joint CEOs. The pair will formally...

National Gallery Singapore commemorates National Day with new initiatives

To commemorate Singapore’s 55th year of independence the National Gallery Singapore has launched a series of on-site and online initiatives for the public to mark...

Rebuilding Heritage support programme: ‘From Survival to Sustainability’

Rebuilding Heritage is a free support programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, to help the heritage sector respond to the ongoing impacts of...

£200,000 investment in UK museums from Art Fund

Art Fund steps up fight for survival of the UK’s museums and galleries as leading museums re-open On the eve of the re-opening of museums...

London’s National Gallery Opens For Longer Due to ‘Huge Public Demand’

The National Gallery went into lockdown like every other major public institution in the UK in March. However, after over a hundred days of being...

Portland Art Space Yale Union Transfers Its Building

Yale Union, a centre for contemporary arts located in Portland, Oregon, announced in July that it plans to transfer the ownership of its historic building....

£2 million fund to support museums through the COVID-19 crisis announced

As the doors of Britain’s museums and galleries begin to open from today, Art Fund has announced that further funding and resources will be made...

Culture, coronavirus and the future of UK museums

As some UK museums prepare to reopen their doors, what does the future look like for cultural institutions in the immediate future? Recent reports have...

What does ‘museum’ actually mean? Unusual museums from around the globe

From strange artworks to severed heads, it’s safe to say that the word “museum” is a an umbrella term that can be interpreted in many...

Statues Removed Following Black Lives Matter Protests

The Black Lives Matter movement began in 2013 but it has gained a great deal of momentum in 2020 following the death of George Floyd,...

How Have Museums Responded to the Black Lives Matter Protests?

When the video of the killing of George Floyd emerged in late May, it sparked mass protests in his home city of Minneapolis, spreading throughout...

Brooklyn Museum Opens Its Lobby to Black Lives Matter

The Brooklyn Museum in New York City has become one of the first major public institutions in the city to open its lobby space up...