Blackpool plans new museum venue

Venue in 5-star hotel complex would cost £10.4m

Discover new products and special offers at Exhibition 2017

Free entry for all visitors and delegates

Museum plans threatened by political uncertainty

Concern that tax relief and museums review could be delayed

Dealing with controversial subjects is a sensitive issue

Museums displaying historical objects with contentious stories have to tread carefully

Investment pays dividends for museum visitor figures

Alva visitor data shows that museums and galleries who invest in high-quality creative programming often attract more visitors to their sites

Plans for Great Exhibition of the North taking shape

Newcastle-Gateshead initiative seeks creative producers

Museums welcome tax relief extension

Sector works together to secure tax relief on permanent exhibitions

Home and away

Museums are working hard to create a deeper understanding of migration

Museums can help address empathy deficit

Humanising the history of difference


How can museums increase understanding of migration to the UK?

Helping each other to be brave

At every step of the way, someone in another museum or gallery has given us time, knowledge, help and confidence

International opening

The House of European History

Holocaust remembrance

Interpreting this subject for audiences in the 21st century

Best in Show

Journeyman’s pattern book belonging to silk weaver, Samuel Wilson, 1811-c.1827 - Gainsborough’s House


Simon Stephens dips his toes into the world of whale skeletons

Best in Show

The Entombment (Night Effect), by Rembrandt
Harmenszoon van Rijn, c.1654 - Norwich Castle


Tapestries from the Burrell Collection

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Museum, Cumbria

Sue Mackay steams through this delightful venue in the Lake District

Museum of Free Derry

The struggle for civil rights during the Troubles in Northern Ireland

Catalysing change through museum exhibits

How interacting with objects can transform people's worldview

Making a museum

How Sarajevo's War Childhood Museum came into being

How online platforms are revolutionising access

A look at Google Cultural Institute's latest experiments

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme