Amgueddfa Cymru and Cadw merger still on the table

Government demands firm proposals from strategic partnership

John Glen appointed as parliamentary under secretary at DCMS

Glen's remit includes arts, heritage and tourism

MA members elect three new trustees

Simon Brown, Sue Mackay and Gillian Findlay will join MA board in April

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

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

Regional bodies key to local museum provision in Wales

Sector wants forthcoming strategy to follow through on panel’s recommendations

Trustees given timely reminder

Beefing up the Charity Commission following Kids Company’s failure will reinforce trustees’ responsibilities

Museums are wising up to share option

Are the challenges of running a museum service work across local authorities outweighed by pluses?

Fail to plan and you are planning to fail

Cultural institutions are becoming more aware of the importance of good governance

Editorial

Rethinking funding of our civic museums

Voxpop

What will be the main challenges for museums in 2016?

Voxpop

What would you like to see in a white paper on the arts?

Editorial

Do we need a national funding strategy for England?

Adapt or die

The local authority museums finding new ways to survive

Lakeland life

Lakeland Arts' plans for a major new museum

The trustees

The work of trustees has assumed a new importance in recent years

Books

Simon Brown on a fine practical guide to governance in cultural organisations

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme

Magic business model

Filmed at Birmingham 2015