Museums at night 2014 taking place

16 May 2014

It's not to late to join the exciting cultural events that museums, galleries and heritage venues across the UK are hosting as part of this nationwide festival.

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Museums at Night 2014

Museums, galleries and historic spaces have been hosting almost 700 night-time events. The annual Museums at Night festival gives visitors free access to museums from sunset onwards while special one-off events are planned around the UK. Read more

Bridging the creative industry and education divide

Professor of interactive digital arts at the UAL, Fred Deakin talks about how the creative, maverick spark that inspired Alexander McQueen, Jonathan Ive and Tracey Emin is in danger of being extinguished. Read more

The Southwark Saturday Music Centre

The Centre aims to provide all pupils with a broadly based music education that serves both to enhance their enjoyment and appreciation of music and to engender a greater understanding of music making in a variety of contexts. Read more

First World War Teacher focus group

The British Postal Museum & Archive is looking for teachers to take part in a focus group to consult on the development of a new digital First World War learning resource sponsored by Royal Mail. Teachers will be asked to feedback on draft designs and activity ideas across a range of National Curriculum subjects. Take part

Children’s Art Week

A week that will shine a spotlight on the many organisations that create opportunities for children and young people to experience the visual arts together with their parents, teachers and carers, and join in a broad range of practical art activities with artists and makers. Last days to register your interest

Fun Palaces 2014

On the weekend of 4 & 5 October 2014, in arts centres and museums, marquees and school halls, parks and high streets, something remarkable will occur: a vast communal celebration of arts, culture and sciences quite unlike anything that has come before. Read more

Art Fund Museum of the Year 2014

Six innovative, world-class UK museums have been shortlisted for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014. Two of them are in London. Read more


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