Museums + Heritage award winners announced

Honours include special recognition for the Wolfson Foundation

Survey aims to shape fair exhibition payment for artists

Museums and galleries invited to submit feedback

National Portrait Gallery makes 24 posts redundant

Gallery cuts costs after visitors drop by 35%

Museum pay gap favours men despite more women in top quartile

Pay gap larger than national average at six museum and heritage organisations

‘No pay gap complacency’

All organisations in the arts and heritage sector report a lower gender pay gap than the national average

Sector requires a step change to tackle workforce diversity

ACE report calls for more power in the hands of those who appreciate the need for change

Future looks bright but funding is still a challenge

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

Paying a heavy price for a career in the museum sector

Museum jobs pay up to 12% less than those in other industries

Editorial

New leaders create different narratives

The policy column

Mentoring for all

The policy column

Ups and downs of museum life

Voxpop

What should Matt Hancock’s priorities be as secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport?

Hats off

Karen Perkins, the director of culture and engagement for Luton Culture

Profile: Steph Scholten

The new director of the Hunterian in Glasgow, talks to Eleanor Mills about how he’s settling in

Profile

Alistair Hudson, the director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, talks to Eleanor Mills about how museums can operate for the greater good. Photography by Phil Sayer

The finds liaison officers

Keeping track of archaeological objects found by members of the public 

Why I volunteer

Haslemere Educational Museum, Surrey

On my bookshelf

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Big Debate: Diversity

Filmed at Birmingham 2015

Discussion board

Museum Practice