Brontë Society trustee restricted from entering museum following harassment complaint

Anne Simpson requested information on the whereabouts of objects

Social impact work is thriving, finds Museums Survey

47% of museums work with disability groups and 46% with health and wellbeing providers

Edinburgh rethinks opening hours as visits plummet

Visitor numbers down by 21% and income by a quarter

Q&A with Matt Turtle

The Museum of Homelessness is part of the 2018 Tate Exchange Programme

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

Concerns over internships

An online advert for an unpaid archivist sparks debate over interns in the museum sector

Male directors still the norm

Many regional museums have female directors, but the top jobs at national museums are still dominated by men. This is changing though.

The policy column

Ups and downs of museum life


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

Striking a balance

Are we trying to do too much for too little?


What is your new year museum resolution?

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


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