Gunnersbury Park fears for future after fire brings further losses

The London museum is appealing for donations to ensure its survival

Museum shops are key outlets for craft sales

Physical and online shops are significant buying channels for the UK’s highest-spending craft buyers, says the Crafts Council

Reports highlight impact of museum lates

After-hours events generate significant ticket income

Poll: Is Tate right to allow artworks in its collection to be reproduced on Dr. Martens footwear?

Use of Turner paintings on boots cheapens works, says relative

Museums in Wales strive to diversify income streams

But extra revenue is unlikely to fill the gap left by council cuts

Concern over plans for Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru seeks clarification

AIM conference debates future

Exchanging ideas on leadership, purpose and government

Breathing space

After threatening closure last year, the SMG is back on a firmer footing

Voxpop

Are museums sufficiently prepared for the GDPR?

Be wanted, rather than just known

The best museums are those that recognise they operate in a market


The conversation

How can museums benefit from the Northern Powerhouse?

Brand new ancients

Simon Wallis on the mix of contemporary and historic art at Frieze

Trendswatch: escape rooms

The latest craze that allows visitors to experience museums in an exciting new way

Trendswatch: seasonal soirées

Museums are putting on inspired events to celebrate Christmas with their visitors

Shelf life

How museum publishing is adapting to the challenge of rising costs

Trendswatch

The chilling tales behind many of the venues we love to visit and how museums are capitalising on them

Books

The Art of Relevance by Nina Simon

Catalogue

The scope of this publication was led by the minimal labelling in the accompanying exhibition

Catalogue

The difficulties involved in representing conceptual art accurately

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme

Discussion board

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