Venues & Institutions
Many of the UK’s cultural institutions occupy buildings that possess unique architectural features and unusual spaces. Making the most of these areas commercially is increasingly a vital lifeline for museums and galleries.
The Directors and CEOs of Australia’s leading natural history museums issued a joint statement this week (4 February), in support of increased funding and co-ordinated action to address the impacts of climate change on our nation’s biodiversity. The statement comes in response to the devastation caused by the recent bushfires, what they estimate as a loss of trillions of animals – a scale not seen since species were first recorded in Australia.
Six months after declaring an ecological emergency, London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has published a manifesto detailing how it will advocate for climate action and reduce its own environmental impact.
Los museos españoles cierran el 2019 con una cifra total de en torno a 20 millones de visitas. El Prado ha acabado el año con 3.203.417 visitantes, nuevo récord de personas que acceden al centro a pasear por la colección permanente y las exposiciones temporales.
Togo has opened its first major contemporary art and culture centre. Palais de Lomé, housed in a restored colonial-era palace, is the only contemporary art centre in Africa to be fully financed by the state.
Making Europeana Collections more multilingual is a priority and so we were delighted to take part in an event on 24-25 October with the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and cultural heritage institutions on the topic of multilingualism.