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

Gunnersbury Park fears for future after fire brings further losses

The London museum is appealing for donations to ensure its survival

Museum shops are key outlets for craft sales

Physical and online shops are significant buying channels for the UK’s highest-spending craft buyers, says the Crafts Council

Taskforce to support reopening of cultural sector in England

The group will oversee the potential opening of museums and galleries in stage three of the UK government’s coronavirus recovery plan

Museum thefts back in news

Institutions with collections of east Asian art told to review security

Visitors paying the price for museum funding cuts

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

Museums reap rewards of investment programmes

Scotland and Northern Ireland experienced big rises in visitor numbers in 2017

Future looks bright but funding is still a challenge

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


Are museums sufficiently prepared for the GDPR?

The policy column

Ups and downs of museum life

Striking a balance

Are we trying to do too much for too little?


What are your new year’s resolutions for your museum?

Museum of...

The National Poo Museum, Isle of Wight

Trendswatch - flying high

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

Trendswatch: going underground

Museum tours that reveal strange and often little known subterranean landscapes

Museum of...

The Borders Textile Towerhouse, Hawick


Graham Fagen: Scotland + Venice 2015

The Whitworth, Manchester

Manchester’s gallery in the park has been reinvented for 21st-century audiences

Stonehenge Visitor Centre

The UK's most famous landmark finally gets the visitor centre it deserves

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