Museums Project Pointer in Culture Bid
Byline: Sophie Blakemore
Birmingham's bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2008 received a massive boost today after the region's museums were chosen to spearhead a pounds 70 million Government scheme to revitalise regional museums and galleries.
Museums in the West Midlands Hub have been selected, along with museums in the North East and South West, to lead the project.
The Renaissance of the Regions initiative will be the first time money has been channelled from central Government into the regeneration of the regional museums sector.
The news was today dubbed as 'very significant' in Birmingham's battle to become European Capital of …
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Publication information: Article title: Museums Project Pointer in Culture Bid. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: February 10, 2003. Page number: 1. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.