Scottish attractions see 15% rise in visitor numbers

The National Museum of Scotland tops list of most popular venues

£20m scheme awards 16 cultural regeneration grants

HLF and ACE are each contributing £10m to the Great Place Scheme pilot

Happy Museum Project launches peer learning network

15 organisations will participate in seminars, workshops and events

US museums take a stand against Trump immigration ban

Institutions find overt and subtle ways to make their views known

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?

Take your partners

Museums meet universities in a new initiative

Editorial

Treat the elderly as you would any other group

Audience data boosts visitor experience

I hope what we’re learning will change organisational behaviour in visitor-friendly ways

The conversation

What will be the big issues for museum ethics in the future?

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

Variety show

The importance of diverse voices and debates in museums

Playing to the gallery

Using on-site performances to interpret collections in new ways

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

Making a difference

The economic and social impact of National Museums Liverpool

Community matters

How Cornwall's museums are changing lives

How online platforms are revolutionising access

A look at Google Cultural Institute's latest experiments

Art beyond sight

How might someone with limited sight experience a painting?