Mathematics: the Winton Gallery, Science Museum, London

This intriguing gallery sums up the little-told stories about how maths has shaped our world

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth

This show gets under the skin of the history of tattooing in Britain

Lapworth Museum of Geology, University of Birmingham

Matt Williams finds interactive technology being used to superb effect to bring this fine collection of fossils to life and expand its public reach


The writer puts curatorial work back at the heart of what makes a museum fit for today, says Katy Barrett

On my bookshelf

Waxing Mythical: The Life and Legend of Madame Tussaud, by Kate Berridge


Shân Lancaster reveals mysteries about this famous artist that have been solved in the making of this catalogue

Web and mobile

We review the latest websites and apps

Best in Show

Vincent Bertrand, Two Young Girls Emerging from the Clouds, c.1810 - The Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire