Tag Archives: funding

Changes on the way for Japan’s cultural property law

Posted on: July 19, 2018 by Makoto Shimada

On 1st June 2018, the Kokkai, the National Diet of Japan, enacted the Substantial Amendment to the Law for the Protection of Cultural Property. The new Act will come into force on 1st April 2019. Under the 1950 Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties, cultural property with historical or artistic value is selected by the government […]

Release of Culture White Paper

Posted on: March 31, 2016 by Emily Gould

The UK Government’s long-awaited Culture White Paper was released last week. It is over 50 years since the sector was last given the limelight in this way, so it was with baited breath that we nervously hit the download button. The message which runs through the paper is certainly positive and upbeat. It talks of […]

Oiling the works: Museums, sponsors and future funding prospects

Posted on: March 25, 2016 by Emily Gould

It was reported earlier this month that BP’s controversial sponsorship of Tate which spans more than 25 years will be put to bed next year. BP cited the “extremely challenging business environment” as the reason behind the parting of ways. According to Tate’s website, the partnership has been to thank for the showing of many […]

New Museum Code of Ethics well-timed for struggling local museums

Posted on: February 17, 2016 by Emily Gould

UK museums now have a revised Code of Ethics to guide them through the ethical dilemmas they encounter on a daily basis. The new Code, which updates the 2007 version, was approved at the Museum Association’s (MA’s) Annual General Meeting last November following an 18 month consultation. The new Code is more succinct than its […]