Museum directors step down

Several senior figures announce change or retirement over summer

Director of £23m museum project resigns

Fears raised departure will jeopardise HLF bid for a new museum and art gallery in Swindon

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

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

Peter Keller appointed as Icom director general

Keller has been director of the Dommuseum Salzburg since 2002

Hunt has hands full at V&A

The ex-MP becomes director as the museum develops new sites in east London, Scotland and China

Tate hopes for capital gains

With a £260m extension opening and new directors at two sites, it is all change for the organisation

Network created to support civic museums in England

Thirty museums join Civic Museums Leadership Network, set up to make case against funding cuts

All change at London galleries

Directors of National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery set to leave

The conversation

What are the challenges facing the leaders of arts organisations?

Women, prepare for a radical change

The gender status quo of our sector is unacceptable

Board politics

Ensure your governing body is up to scratch

Voxpop

What makes a resilient museum?

King of the castle

The chief executive of York Museums Trust, Reyahn King, has ambitious plans

Success story

The Roald Dahl Museum’s new director Steve Gardam is writing its story little by little

Think tank

The new director of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Sarah Munro, isn’t afraid of thinking big

Spreading the word

Jennifer Scott, the director of the Holburne Museum in Bath

Books

A stimulating book on the complexities of the museum sector, says Henry McGhie

BM director looks back over his first few months

Hartwig Fischer on how he sees the museum's role

Martin Roth

The V&A director on the social purpose of museums

Connecting cultures

The role of historical objects in the modern world