Analysis Archive - Page 33 of 35 - Museums Association

Could trustees be political pawns?

Government's removal of non-Tories from public bodies and increasing involvement in national museum boards could jeopardise arm's-length principle. Gareth Harris reports

Cuts lead to £4m less for museums

Art council says it will have to be "smarter and more flexible" as it holds off announcing budgets for 2016-18 until it receives its grant-in-aid settlement. Patrick Steel reports

Sustainability debate is reignited

Sector questions whether it could be more sustainable after arts council report reveals that museums use more energy than other cultural organisations. Gareth Harris reports

Breaking bequests row rages on

Although legislation allows museums to overturn donors' wishes after a set period, some people believe that the terms of a gift should never be broken. Patrick Steel reports