Whether it's speeding about on a motorbike or taking on a new work challenge, Joanne Orr, the CEO of Museums Galleries Scotland, says she has always enjoyed taking risk
Being chairman of the National Trust has not stopped Simon Jenkins from speaking his mind. By Simon Stephens
Designed by émigré architect Ernö Goldfinger, 2 Willow Road is a triumph of form and function. By Simon Stephens
After spending her whole career at the BBC, Jenny Abramsky has a fresh challenge as chairwoman of the Heritage Lottery Fund. By Simon Stephens.
After ten years at the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham, Tim Desmond is expanding the work of the museum further afield. By Simon Stephens.
Wave goodbye to the analogue television signal in Manchester and celebrate typeface in Cheltenham. Simon Stephens looks at this month's new exhibitions
Simon Stephens surveys a selection of the eye-catching shows opening across Britain in the next four weeks
The Braid could certainly not be accused of lacking ambition, but the museums service will have to work hard to ensure it's used to its full capacity, writes Simon Stephens
The latest generation of ancient Egypt galleries try to look beyond mummies and pharaohs and Liverpool is no different, writes Simon Stephens
The British Library should have taken a more radical approach to telling the story of our 1,000 year fight for freedoms and rights, says Simon Stephens
Simon Stephens is impressed by the broad range of objects used by the V&A in its largely successful attempt to analyse art and design through the Cold War
Peter Lewis finds a revealing portrait of the Roman Emperor Hadrian at the British Museum's latest exhibition on a historic world leader