Tap into new thinking on exhibition design

Bookings open for MA seminar taking place at the British Museum on 24 April

National Army Museum unveils new brand ahead of reopening

London site also reveals new website

ACE awards Index on Censorship £100,000 to tackle arts censorship

Programme to involve boards, senior management, police and wider sector

US museums take a stand against Trump immigration ban

Institutions find overt and subtle ways to make their views known

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

The grass is always greener for rural museums

Larger museum services could learn from their collaborative approach

Hull City of Culture nears target

City is confident of exceeding £18m by end of the year after £3m HLF grant

The conversation

What is the legacy of the 2007 bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade programme for museums?

Voxpop

How can science be better communicated in museums?

Editorial

Making no bones about the need for cooperation

The conversation

How can we put people, stories and activities at the heart of our museums?

Trendswatch: interesting stuff

From dusty display case to modern museum, taxidermy is enjoying a renaissance

On the ball

Museums dedicated to sport are punching above their weight

Upstairs downstairs

Historic houses are telling the personal stories behind their grand facades

Trendswatch: get real

Virtual reality technology is making museum visits a thrilling experience, says Jonathan Knott

Catalogue

Patrick Forsyth explains why a small suburban museum trust has been getting in with the inn crowd

Books

Jen Kavanagh welcomes an imaginative challenge to museum orthodoxy

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London

Helen Hillyard sees modernist masters impressively displayed in sensitively refurbished galleries

Life Gallery, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

Mary Stones and sons go wild for this reinterpretation of the animal kingdom

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