Local authorities spend 7% less on museum services

Research by ACE also highlights that skills remain a barrier to change

Action group says DCMS lobbied it to fundraise for Sekhemka

Export bar extended until 29 March 2016

National Gallery strike suspended

Union members have been fighting privatisation

News analysis
 Struggling to strike a balance

Funding cuts mean tough decisions, but privatising services are causing concern among staff

How museums react to the news agenda

What happens when an exhibition is addressing a subject that hits the headlines?

Creating a vision for culture

Sector prepares responses to government plan to develop the first white paper for the arts in half a century.

Travelling exhibitions are a tour de force

More than 80% museums want to  cut costs and boost audiences by working in partnership to develop touring exhibitions

Report advocates a shake-up of regional museums in Wales

Review assesses how museums might respond to ongoing local government cuts