Almost a fifth of young people in the UK never visit museums

Survey shows large number of young people are disengaged with heritage

Unpaid internships are “huge social mobility issue”

Sutton Trust finds 90% of work placements are unpaid

Museums are “promising example” of role of culture in health and social care

Report examines place of arts and culture in health, wellbeing and prison sectors

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 Museums facing tough questions over sponsorship

Museums are coming under pressure over their choice of corporate partners

World war one commemorations result in new ways of working

Initiatives marking the centenary of the war have showcased new ways of engaging museum audiences

V&A hopes Here East will be the watershed for museum storage

Planned centre reflects improvements to storage facilities across the sector

So much for end of austerity

The era of austerity may have been declared over, but the sector doubts the benefits will be felt for years

Accreditation update given seal of approval

Update extends reporting period and simplifies process