Hunterian to consider release of "Irish giant" skeleton

Charles Byrne’s body was acquired by surgeon John Hunter in 1783

MA launches Collections 2030

Long-term view of purpose and use of collections

Museums and Wellbeing Week under way

Activities across the UK include creative workshops, tai chi and photography

Museums mark International Women's Day

Many venues linking events to women's suffrage anniversary

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

Stop trying to avoid the realities of life

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

Editorial

Why we should not be afraid of politics

Creating a sense of place

Alastair Upton is the chief executive of the Creative Foundation

Editorial

New leaders create different narratives

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

Beauty and the beasts

Museums are making animal magic in their displays on the natural world

Being Brunel, SS Great Britain, Bristol

A museum on the life and work of the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Best in show

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

Me and my research

Crossing bridges in Rochester

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham

A newly renovated venue with personality and ambition

Silk Patchwork Coverlet, 1718

Silk Patchwork Coverlet, 1718 - American Museum in Britain, Bath

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