The National Heritage Memorial Fund today announced that it will offer Tate £1.6million towards its campaign to save Joshua Reynolds’ celebrated work Colonel Acland and Lord Sydney: The Archers c.1770 for the nation.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) began its Silver Jubilee celebrations today (14th July) with a very special announcement made at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
A rare pair of eighteenth century gilt metal lanterns which could have been lost to the house in which they have always hung have been restored to their former glory, complete with sets of miniature bells, in honour of the twenty fifth anniversary of the organisation that saved them in 1986.
The RIBA is delighted to announce that it has purchased at auction the most important 17th century architectural model still in private hands: the design model for Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, commissioned by William Fermor, 1st Baron Lempster (1648-1711).
In 2005 the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) celebrates its silver jubilee and the rich inheritance it has given to the public through its role as fund of last resort for the UK’s heritage.
Following the launch last September of a high-profile Art Fund campaign to save the export-stopped Macclesfield Psalter, this remarkable medieval manuscript has been secured for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
The National Portrait Gallery is delighted to have acquired a highly significant portrait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, one of the most powerful figures in the Elizabethan Court.
National Heritage Memorial Fund gives nearly £1million to create UK’s first national memorial to Women of World War II
Flying Scotsman, the world's most famous steam locomotive, will stay in Britain.
The Royal Academy of Music is pleased to announce that it has been successful in its £250,000 application to the National Heritage Memorial Fund to buy the uniquely important ‘Viotti’ Stradivari Violin.