Laura Pye appointed director of National Museums Liverpool

Bristol City Council’s head of culture to take up role in August

MacKinnon collection of Scottish photography secured for the nation

Acquisition of 14,000 photos documenting 100 years to go on show

Should UK museums be more radical about diversifying collections?

Debate sparked after US museum sells existing works to fund more diverse acquisitions

News analysis
 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

Budget cuts continue to bite

Local authority funding for cultural services is still under pressure

Is it time for a rethink on how digital technology is utilised?

The sector has given a cautious welcome to the Culture is Digital report

‘No pay gap complacency’

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