Jewish Museum London appoints Frances Jeens as interim director

Redundancies planned as museum pauses exhibitions to focus on online work

Museums gear up for virtual VE Day commemorations

The lockdown has disrupted plans to commemorate the event’s 75th anniversary, but it is hoped that online initiatives can encourage mass participation

Museums are most popular heritage attraction among young people

But almost a fifth of 18- to 30-year-olds say they never visit

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

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

Visitors paying the price for museum funding cuts

Is charging £22 to visit a temporary exhibition the best route to self-sufficiency?

The International Style of Dame Muriel Spark, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Unwrapping the many layers of the author’s colourful life and prolific writing career

Coventry cites museums as key to City of Culture win

City expects its winning bid to boost visitor numbers and provide more opportunities to share collections

Future looks bright but funding is still a challenge

MA survey reveals rising visitor numbers and a greater focus on social impact

Telling stories while avoiding objectification

Think before you ask one person to speak on behalf of a marginalised group

Stop trying to avoid the realities of life

The notion of the “neutral” museum is just about the most dishonest I have ever encountered


Why we should not be afraid of politics

Creating a sense of place

Alastair Upton is the chief executive of the Creative Foundation

Material world

Over the past few years, there has been a huge surge in interest in collecting and displaying textiles

The dark side

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

Museum of...

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum

International opening - The Legacy Museum, Alabama

This important new museum was created out of a wider campaign to confront the legacy of slavery, lynching and segregation in the US

Tyrannosaurs, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Mary Stones is captivated by a theatrical and informative show

Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories

It's in a beautiful setting, but this new venue needs to do more to attract visitors

Books | Pests in Houses Great and Small

Invaluable advice that could protect small museums

Best in show

The Rezillos’ Fender Precision bass guitar, 1970s - National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Catalysing change through museum exhibits

How interacting with objects can transform people's worldview

Making a museum

How Sarajevo's War Childhood Museum came into being

How online platforms are revolutionising access

A look at Google Cultural Institute's latest experiments

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme

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