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Future of Brighton and Hove’s Royal Pavilion and Museums still unclear
Creation of a “single-purpose trust” proposed
Amgueddfa Cymru and Cadw merger still on the table
Government demands firm proposals from strategic partnership
John Glen appointed as parliamentary under secretary at DCMS
Glen's remit includes arts, heritage and tourism
MA members elect three new trustees
Simon Brown, Sue Mackay and Gillian Findlay will join MA board in April
Future looks bright but funding is still a challenge
MA survey reveals rising visitor numbers and a greater focus on social impact
Regional bodies key to local museum provision in Wales
Sector wants forthcoming strategy to follow through on panel’s recommendations
Trustees given timely reminder
Beefing up the Charity Commission following Kids Company’s failure will reinforce trustees’ responsibilities
Museums are wising up to share option
Are the challenges of running a museum service work across local authorities outweighed by pluses?
Rethinking funding of our civic museums
What will be the main challenges for museums in 2016?
What would you like to see in a white paper on the arts?
Do we need a national funding strategy for England?
Adapt or die
The local authority museums finding new ways to survive
Lakeland Arts' plans for a major new museum
The work of trustees has assumed a new importance in recent years
Simon Brown on a fine practical guide to governance in cultural organisations
A vision for radical change in museums
Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme
Magic business model
Filmed at Birmingham 2015
The challenges of attracting new and diverse board members
Creating strong boards
Getting the right structures in place is vital
The role of the trustee
New guidance from the Charity Commission
What is advocacy?
In tough economic times promoting your museum to potential funders and your local community is more important than ever
Trustees and fundraising
Trustees often have invaluable insights, experience - and contacts. So make sure they are a key part of your fundraising strategy
Get on board: secrets of a successful board
Relationships between directors and trustees can often be fraught. Jane Morris speaks to experts who have filled both roles to find the secrets of a successful board
Trustees: the board game
Museum trustees take the ultimate responsibility for the policies that ensure the efficient running of the organisation. But while other public institutions have responded to demands for more transparency and accountability, many museum boards remain resolutely stuck in the past. Julie Pybus looks at the challenges facing museums as they try to modernise one of their most important assets
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