John Orna-Ornstein to leave Arts Council England

Director of museums to join National Trust

UK passes bill to protect cultural property in armed conflict

Act will ratify 1954 Hague Convention after years of delays

Glasgow approves Burrell redevelopment funding

Museum expected to reopen in 2020 following £66m investment

LGBT activists install blue plaques on London landmarks

Sexual Avengers group aims to create "living museum" of queer history

Museums facing huge hikes in business rates

Some institutions set for six-figure increases following rates revaluation

National Gallery bid for £30m export-threatened portrait rejected

Painting will remain in the UK but in private hands

Plans for Government Art Collection display space

DCMS seeks new premises with gallery for 14,000-strong British art collection

Birmingham and Walsall row back on proposed museum cuts

Councils alter spending plans following high profile campaigns