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Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre wins technology award

Jodi Awards 2017 recognises app designed for deaf visitors

Birmingham Museums Trust cancels design tender for £18m revamp

Project would improve access, displays and public facilities

National Museums Scotland wins right to acquire Galloway Hoard

Dumfries and Galloway Council loses appeal over £1.98m Viking hoard

Welcoming disabled visitors

The cultural sector has made progress, but there is room for improvement

The appliance of science

Science centres will need to engage diverse audiences

New ministers set out stalls

Hancock launches tax consultation and backs Museums Review

Museums struggle to cope with Brexit implications

Is the heritage sector failing to address the UK’s growing cultural divide?

Art for all has always been our ethos

Vision of art for all becomes a reality

The conversation

How should museums respond to the participation gap?

The conversation

What do young people want from museums and galleries?


How can museums increase understanding of migration to the UK?


Bryan Biggs, the artistic director of the Bluecoat in Liverpool, talks past and future

The Friends of Museums

John Holt finds out how good neighbours become good Friends

On the ball

Museums dedicated to sport are punching above their weight

Let there be light

Jonathan Knott discovers the museums that have switched on to light shows


The Art of Relevance by Nina Simon

On my bookshelf

Museums, Health and Well-Being by Helen Chatterjee and Guy Noble

Stoneywell, Leicestershire

Challenges faced by the National Trust in opening arts and crafts house to the public

Small Stories, V&A Museum of Childhood

Exhibition explores themes of home, family and work

A global museum built from the bottom up

Michael Edson, the co-founder of the Museum for the United Nations - UN Live explains the institution's vision

Addressing 'diversity'

Shaz Hussain on changing the language we use in museums


Working with museums for blind and partially-sighted people

Making a difference

The economic and social impact of National Museums Liverpool

Discussion board

Museum Practice