US museums fight Trump’s plan to cut arts agencies

National Endowment for the Arts among the bodies at risk

Ten artists to work in partnership with north of England museums

Commissions funded by Arts Council England

£20m scheme awards 16 cultural regeneration grants

HLF and ACE are each contributing £10m to the Great Place Scheme pilot

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 Museums hope for change from Accreditation review

Many feel that the nationally agreed standard could be improved

Regional bodies key to local museum provision in Wales

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

NTS unveils conservation plan

£1.3m initiative will catalogue and photograph 100,000 objects

Northern Ireland anxious that Brexit will hit peace-building

Loss of EU funding could increase polarisation within society

Hunt has hands full at V&A

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