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Artemisia Gentileschi talk with Maria

Artemisia Gentileschi talk with Maria

15 August – 31 October 2020
Arctic culture and climate Exhibition

Arctic culture and climate Exhibition

22 Oct 2020 - 21 Feb 2021
Thomas Becket murder and the making of a saint

Thomas Becket murder and the making of a saint

22 Apr 2021 - 22 Aug 2021
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Art Inspiration of 19th Century

The challenge

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In the 1980s, “the UK’s national museums faced political pressure from the Conservative government to charge for admission, to make them less dependent on government funding".

The initiative

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In 1997, the new Labour government made a commitment to reinstate free entry for national museums in order to have a more diverse range of visitors. “Following a campaign led by the museums themselves,

The impact

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The national museums which dropped charges all saw substantial increases to their visitor numbers, an average of 70 percent. In the first year after free admission was introduced visitor figures.
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