Happy Sunday and Happy reading everyone!
UK & Ireland:
- The BBC have recently announced that they are to be spending a considerable sum of money of arts programming. This begs the question, will the programs be primarily London-centric? More discussion here: http://bit.ly/1so0xKo
- The Museums Association have released a review of the ‘Future of Museums’ conference. This conference was held in London at the start of April. http://bit.ly/1hubHJf
- The GEM (Group for Education in Museums) Annual Conference is to be held in Cambridge from 2 – 4th September. There is an early bird discount if you book by May 31s. http://bit.ly/1hJhvtx
- The Museums & Heritage Show is on at the Kensington Olympia on the 14th & 15th May. Best of all it is FREE to attend! http://bit.ly/1aBDHE2
- Mid-Antrim museum has been awarded a 178,000 Heritage Lottery Grant for their ‘On the Brink,’ project. It is a three year project to research the legacy of WW1, The Easter Rising and The Battle of the Somme. http://bit.ly/1jAg7xL