Research highlights lack of diversity among charity trustees

More than 90% are white, older and above average education

Thousands sign letter condemning sexual harassment in the art world

MA calls for policies to prevent systemic abuse

MA publishes information for museums facing closure

Report looks at legal and ethical considerations

Apply to be an MA rep for south west England

Two vacancies open for volunteer roles

Paying a heavy price for a career in the museum sector

Museum jobs pay up to 12% less than those in other industries

Concerns over internships

An online advert for an unpaid archivist sparks debate over interns in the museum sector

Male directors still the norm

Many regional museums have female directors, but the top jobs at national museums are still dominated by men. This is changing though.

Anxiety over student visa plan

Academics concerned that proposals could deter overseas students

Making a living

Diversity in the face of low wages

The conversation

Are diversity schemes effective?

What does a 21st-century curator need?

The better we understand the need, the more we can help. 

Successful freelancing

Three ideas to improve your working life


Alistair Hudson, the director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, talks to Eleanor Mills about how museums can operate for the greater good. Photography by Phil Sayer

The finds liaison officers

Keeping track of archaeological objects found by members of the public 


Sonia Solicari, the director of the Geffrye Museum of the Home

In good spirits

Eleanor Mills talks to Kevin Mason, the director of Bodelwyddan Castle Trust in north Wales

On my bookshelf

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Big Debate: Diversity

Filmed at Birmingham 2015


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