Beecroft Bequest accepting new applications

Apply for funding for pre-19th century works

V&A announces £13.5m redevelopment of Museum of Childhood

Plan to transform venue into museum of design and creativity for children

Poll: Is enough being done to share national collections around the UK?

Blatchford calls on nationals to lend their top exhibits

Egyptian curators denied visas to attend Icom conference in Wales

Conference host says visa rejection has caused "embarrassment and dismay"

It's time we took industrial action

Report on industrial heritage reveals issues relating to funding and skills

Sector awaits ACE’s ongoing review of Accreditation scheme

Arts council needs to overcome entrenched negativity

SSNs find safety in numbers

Twenty-two Subject Specialist Networks team up to boost collaboration and knowledge sharing

Museum thefts back in news

Institutions with collections of east Asian art told to review security

Restitution: a blunt “no” is not enough

Our latest policy column responds to the UK government's stance on the return of artefacts

The policy column

A sustainable future for collections

Will local museum collections be valued in the future?

We need to let communities have more agency

The policy column

We want your feedback about Collections 2030

Interpreting Islamic collections

Museums are working hard to better reflect the diversity of Islamic art and culture

Trendswatch: Celebrity curators

This year has seen some notable exhibitions created by famous faces

The dark side

Museums around the world are increasingly shining a light on uncomfortable events

Tackling colonial legacies

Museums are starting to face up to their problematic pasts - but are they doing enough?

Books | Pests in Houses Great and Small

Invaluable advice that could protect small museums

Me and my research

Crossing bridges in Rochester


The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum and its Collections, by Elspeth King and Michael McGinnes

On my bookshelf

Eccentric Spaces, by Robert Harbison

Making a museum

How Sarajevo's War Childhood Museum came into being

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme

Using technology to increase access

Scottish museums use touch screens, audio and computer game Minecraft

Seeing the past through new technology

Applying new technologies to museums' collections

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