IWM Friends closer to agreement with museum

Head of Friends rejects report of acrimonious dispute

Welsh Assembly looks to increase self-generated arts income

Inquiry will examine efforts by arts council and other bodies

Museums need clearer donations policies, says report

Written documents are often either out of date or not detailed enough

£500,000 curatorial development fund for UK regional museums

John Ellerman Foundation looks to advance curatorial skills

Museums in Wales strive to diversify income streams

But extra revenue is unlikely to fill the gap left by council cuts

Regional institutions call for help securing private funding

London-based organisations attract 66% of private investment in arts and culture

Museums play the long game with endowments

Encouraging museums to focus on philanthropy has had mixed success

Acquisitions fund’s record year

Fund helped 27 Scottish institutions buy more than £1m worth of objects

Take your partners

Museums meet universities in a new initiative

Tried and tested fundraising

A dedicated fundraiser can make a huge difference

Editorial

Rethinking funding of our civic museums

Voxpop

What will be the main challenges for museums in 2016?

Museums and universities can make an impact

It could lead to a future of co-produced research

Looking to the future

Peter Luff has become the chairman of the Heritage Lottery Fund at a time when the money it gives to museums is becoming increasingly important

On the money

Museum fundraisers talk persuasion, persistence and Poussin

Adapt or die

The local authority museums finding new ways to survive

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme