A popular museum and art gallery announced that they were among cultural organizations across the country to have received a lucrative government grant.
The Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle said it received funding under the government’s Cultural Stimulus Fund.
More than Â£ 100million has been awarded to cultural organizations across the country in the latest round of awards.
The museum took to social media upon hearing the news, calling the funding a “vital lifeline.”
A spokesperson for the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery said: âWe are delighted to have received funding through the #CultureRecoveryFund digital, culture, media and sports department so that we can continue to be there for you and #HereForCulture.
“This is a vital lifeline for us as we continue to recover from the impact of the pandemic on the number of our visitors and our income.”
Earlier in the year, Tullie House received Â£ 494,800 under the government’s Â£ 1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and their securing a sustainable future.
Under the first round of FRC grants, 1,385 cultural and creative organizations across the country received assistance.