Blockbusters could be replaced by collections-based shows after Covid-19 crisis

Art Fund says the sector will need a balance of emergency grants and support for longer-term recovery

Campaign to celebrate work of Welsh museums

The country’s institutions will share examples of projects and programmes supporting local communities

Reports highlight impact of museum lates

After-hours events generate significant ticket income

Association for Cultural Enterprises launches Museum Shop Sunday

Raise your museum shop profile for 26 November

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

Bodies lobby rural tourism select committee

Submission calls for recognition of local tourism

Guarded welcome for BBC arts initiative

Concerns expressed that BBC's proposals are too London-centric

Raising Designation's profile

A few tweaks are needed before the scheme's relaunch

Audience data boosts visitor experience

I hope what we’re learning will change organisational behaviour in visitor-friendly ways

Digital

Sharing economy

Museums unleashed

It’s time we learn to speak our audience’s language

What does the public really want?

Report from South Western Fed conference

Trendswatch

What’s the secret of a successful Twitter campaign? Jonathan Knott
talks to those in the know

Trendswatch - flying high

Jonathan Knott discovers how and why museums are using drones in their day-to-day work

Trendswatch: podcasts

Deborah Mulhearn finds museums are making a sound investment to boost visitor engagement

Writ large

Visitor comment books divide museum professionals like almost nothing else

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