Gifts

For this, four trustees have been appointed Science Museum Group Through the Prime Minister, Sustainability and Climate Change play a role in engineering and technology and senior leadership. The newly appointed trustees will serve for four years until 31 May 2026.

Chief Scientist of the Met Office among the four trustee appointments of the Science Museum Group

Rosalind Nashashibi has been appointed artist trustee Tate. Nashashibi is a London-based filmmaker and illustrator of Palestinian and Northern Irish heritage, representing Scotland at the 52nd Venice Biennial. Her most recent solo shows include Vienna Cessna, CAAC Seville, Chicago Art Institute and Konstinstut Meli, Rotterdam. She was an artist at the National Gallery in residence in 2020.

Storebridge Glass Museum, Which opened earlier this year, has appointed a new curator and project officer. Harrison Davis, a recent collection inventory assistant for the Birmingham Museum Trust, was working on historical collections and artwork with glass at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

The Secretary of State has appointed Narita Chakraborty, Lady Jane Gibson, David Lang, Sir Jonathan Marsden and Robert Sackville-West as commissioners. Historic England For a term of four years until 30 June 2026.

To open

Scotland’s £ 20,000 upgrade Large Museum The site has been allowed to reopen after two-and-a-half years of flooding. The museum, run by volunteers, displays a large collection of photographs and local artefacts.

Exhibitions

National Railway Museum A new exhibition on the future of railway technology has opened in York. The Innovation Platform will run until the summer of 2024 and will showcase examples of new technologies that will explore the future of railways in the UK. During the four exhibition seasons, Autonomous Technology, Decarbonization, Smart Cities and Communities, visitors will be able to see exciting innovations. Each season visitors will be showcased a variety of technologies and inventions that will enable them to experience how they work.

Two high-profile loans from the British Museum will be on display here M Shed Exciting conversation and thinking about migration as part of this summer’s tour. Crossing: The Community and Shelter is touring the Lampedusa Cross for the first time around the UK, arriving at M Shed on Saturday 18 June. The cross is made from the wreckage of a boat carrying refugees that crashed near the Italian island of Lampedusa off the coast of Tunisia. Beside the cross will be an exhibition of 12 small boats from the Syrian-born Issam Kaurbaaz’s series Dark Water, Burning World.

Imperial War Museums’ (IWM) The latest show hopes to challenge understanding of how video games interpret stories about war and conflict. Will open on September 30, 2022, War Games: Real Conflict | Virtual world | Extreme Entertainment will explore video game titles in which Call of Duty and Worms represent the conflict. Along with the titles will be immersive installations, previously unveiled items and industry expert perspectives.

The most recently discovered 17th-century wreckage of The Gloucester is said to be the single most important historical marine discovery since the founding of Mary Rose. The wreckage will be on display next year as part of a larger exhibition planned here Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery After significant discoveries.

The aftermath of a 17th-century shipwreck at the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Postal Museum Freddie Mercury’s childhood stamp album will be screened in London for the first time. The album will be on display at the museum from 13 July to 30 October 2022 and will be part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the UK Pride movement.

Britain’s new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, will be the focus of a new gallery, Poles Apart, which opened last week. Royal Museum Greenwich National Maritime MuseumIt is hoped that the exhibition will allow visitors to explore the world of sophisticated research vessels and the challenges that affect the world’s polar regions.

Funding

Art Fund The new funding scheme, set up for the benefit of museums, details more than m 2m. The fund’s announcement coincides with the publication of the Art Fund’s latest annual statistics, which totaled कार्यक्रमा 5.8m in grants to its programs in 2021, helping 290 items enter the UK collection.

The Art Fund reveals new museum funds and 2021 figures

Salisbury Museum Awarded nearly £ 88,000 for ‘Fashioning Our World’, the project focuses on its fashion collection. Funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Collection Fund and distributed by the Museums Association, the museum’s fashion collection aims to work with young people to find sustainability.