19th-century plaster casts likely destroyed in Glasgow School of Art fire

But most of the institution's archival materials and collections were offsite

“Priceless” objects stolen from Museum of East Asian Art

Police appeal for witnesses and information

Edinburgh to reopen museums seven days a week

Extra £95,000 announced for 2018-19 budget

HLF planned to axe £9.5m railway museum funding a month before announcement

Lead partner had the impression that project was “set fair”

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?

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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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