Q&A with Matt Turtle

The Museum of Homelessness is part of the 2018 Tate Exchange Programme

Poll: should the Met Museum reconsider the way it displays a controversial painting?

12,000 people have signed a petition calling for the museum to reconsider

Eleven bids for £15m Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund

£4m grants could benefit museums and heritage in Cumbria, Lancashire, Liverpool and Tees Valley

Dealing with controversial subjects is a sensitive issue

Museums displaying historical objects with contentious stories have to tread carefully

Investment pays dividends for museum visitor figures

Alva visitor data shows that museums and galleries who invest in high-quality creative programming often attract more visitors to their sites

Plans for Great Exhibition of the North taking shape

Newcastle-Gateshead initiative seeks creative producers

Museums welcome tax relief extension

Sector works together to secure tax relief on permanent exhibitions

Home and away

Museums are working hard to create a deeper understanding of migration

Museums can help address empathy deficit

Humanising the history of difference


How can museums increase understanding of migration to the UK?

Helping each other to be brave

At every step of the way, someone in another museum or gallery has given us time, knowledge, help and confidence

International opening: Moomin Museum, Tampere, Finland

The enchanting world of Moominvalley and its mysterious inhabitants

Museum of…

The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir, Powys

International opening: the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine

Director Mahmoud Hawari discusses his mandate to showcase the region’s history, society and culture

Toy stories

John Holt talks to the proprietors of the UK's toy museums


Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art

St Cecilia’s Hall: Concert Room and Music Museum, University of Edinburgh

This venue's collection of musical instruments hits all the right notes

Aerospace Bristol

A new museum devoted to the history of the Bristol Aeroplane Company

Lyme Regis Museum, Dorset

A largely successful redevelopment, considering the challenges of an Edwardian building

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