Museum of English Rural Life, Reading

Separating the wheat from the chaff at this outstanding redevelopment

Design Museum, London

Does the Design Museum, in its new Kensington home, measure up to expectations?

Artes Mundi 7, National Museum Cardiff/Chapter, Cardiff

This contemporary art exhibition and prize is challenging but surprisingly enjoyable

Books

Sam Alberti dissects an accessible book on the ins and outs of displaying human remains

Catalogue

Andrew Roff explains the complex collaboration involved in producing a major catalogue for a great artist

On my bookshelf

A Dictionary of RAF Slang, by Eric Partridge

Web and mobile

Nicola Sullivan finds out how a popular new domain name can do wonders for museums and galleries

Best in Show

Donald Campbell, homemade model of Bluebird, 1929 - Ruskin Museum, Coniston, Cumbria