Museum News

Amadeus Quartet Archive gifted to the RCM

Wednesday 1 March 2017

The Royal College of Music has been generously gifted a significant collection of archive materials from the Amadeus Quartet, one of the most celebrated string quartets of the 20th century.

RCM Museum launches Teacher Ambassador Programme

Monday 19 December 2016

The RCM Museum has launched a professional learning community to build brand-new, collections-based learning and outreach programmes and resources for schools.

RCM’s MINIM-UK Cataloguers visit Collections Around the UK

Monday 7 November 2016

MINIM-UK Cataloguers from the RCM are visiting collections throughout the UK to inspect and catalogue musical instruments, which will form part of the project's new online database of historic instruments.

RCM Museum Embarks on Recording Project

Tuesday 29 November 2016

New audio and video recordings of our playable historical instruments will benefit students, staff and the public alike.

RCM Museum Staff Explore Possibility of New Acquisitions

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Royal College of Music Museum Curator Gabriele Rossi Rognoni and Conservator Susana Caldeira have visited a private collection to view a number of historical keyboard instruments.

Heritage Lottery Fund Success

Thursday 13 October 2016

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £3,634,418 to fund the redevelopment of the RCM Museum. 

Royal College of Music Hits the High Note!

Thursday 10 December 2015

£3.6m National Lottery investment to revitalise musical treasure trove, including world’s oldest guitar.

Royal College of Music Joins the Google Cultural Institute

Tuesday 1 December 2015

The RCM is the first international music conservatoire to partner with Google’s interactive cultural platform.

Royal College of Music digitises historically significant instruments

Thursday 12 November 2015

The Royal College of Music will create the largest virtual collection of historically significant musical instruments in the UK in a major partnership with the Royal Academy of Music, the Horniman Museum and the University of Edinburgh.

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