Government grants formed larger proportion of national museums’ income last year

Percentage of grant-in-aid rose at the British Museum, the Natural History Museum and the V&A

York Museums Trust wins landmark business rates case

Decision could result in lower business rates for 767 museums

Poll: Are children's menus in museum cafes too unhealthy?

National museums perform badly in survey of food at top UK attractions

New Art Gallery Walsall at risk as council faces £86m cuts

Gallery one of a number of West Midlands institutions facing cuts

Concern over plans for Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru seeks clarification

AIM conference debates future

Exchanging ideas on leadership, purpose and government

Breathing space

After threatening closure last year, the SMG is back on a firmer footing

Museums opt for trust

Funding cuts are causing a rush to trust status

Be wanted, rather than just known

The best museums are those that recognise they operate in a market

The conversation

How can museums benefit from the Northern Powerhouse?

Brand new ancients

Simon Wallis on the mix of contemporary and historic art at Frieze

From museum to mall

Curating design for a global audience

Shelf life

How museum publishing is adapting to the challenge of rising costs

Trendswatch

The chilling tales behind many of the venues we love to visit and how museums are capitalising on them

Museums and universities can make an impact

It could lead to a future of co-produced research

Asset management

Museums and galleries are finding innovative new ways to generate revenue from their collections

Books

The Art of Relevance by Nina Simon

Catalogue

The scope of this publication was led by the minimal labelling in the accompanying exhibition

Catalogue

The difficulties involved in representing conceptual art accurately

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme