The Sunday Supplement 12/04/2014

Sunday Supplement (2)

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

International:

  • Police in Italy have uncovered two paintings stolen from London in 1970 in a retired ford worker’s house! http://yhoo.it/1ibDazh
  • Museum professionals in America baffled as to who a man in thousands of ‘Selfie’ pictures taken between the 1930’s – 1960’s is.http://bit.ly/Rd0jHU
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