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.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) today announced its first grant since almost emptying the funding pot to save Tyntesfield back in June 2002.
Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, has today announced the satisfactory conclusion of the Quinquennial Review of the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF).
The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) awarded its largest ever award to help secure the future of the outstanding Victorian estate of Tyntesfield, near Bristol.
The Trustees of the Foundling Museum are delighted to announce the acquisition of their first major work of art from the nationally important Foundling Hospital Collection. Coram Family (successors of the Foundling Hospital) currently owns this collection.
The Cabinet War Rooms (CWR) as seen today and as opened by the Imperial War Museum to the public in 1984, comprise only one third of the total area that the CWR occupied by 1945. All that is about to change.
Launch of UK’s first National Inventory of War Memorials
After more than 30 years in storage, the Hereford Screen, one of the metalwork masterpieces of the Victorian age, has been conserved and returned to its former glory. Richly intricate and colourful, this Gothic Revival choir screen was made for Hereford Cathedral and will be unveiled at the V&A on Thursday 24 May.
As it celebrates its twentieth anniversary, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, established by Parliament in 1980 as a memorial to those who died in the two world wars, is announcing details of two important acquisitions.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund has been able to support an ‘eleventh hour’ fast track application for grant from the National Maritime Museum to acquire two items from the collection of items used by Scott and Shackelton on South Pole expeditions in the early 1900s, scheduled to have been sold by public auction tomorrow.