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Neil Mendoza

DCMS non executive director

Neil Mendoza
Author, The Mendoza Review: an independent review into museums in England

Museums Action Plan

October 4, 2018 — Culture

Author, The Mendoza Review: an independent review into museums in England

In November last year, the government published my review of England’s museums, the first comprehensive look at the sector since 2001. In the last year we have seen more great examples of museums flourishing in different ways: Tate St Ives winning Art Fund Museum of the Year; museum openings such as Bristol’s Being Brunel; government…

The Museums Review – an update on our progress

December 1, 2016 — Culture

Author, The Mendoza Review: an independent review into museums in England

England’s museums are among the best in the world. We all have our favourites and love the variety and extraordinary quality of individual collections and the magnificent buildings that house them. Of course, it is the expertise and dedication of the staff and volunteers that bring those collections and places to life for the public.…