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Manchester Vision

After just a few months in the director's role at the Manchester Museum, Nick Merriman is busy implementing some major cultural changes. Felicity Heywood finds out about his plans

Modern times

Simon Stephens visits Istanbul to find out how the city is leading the development of museums in Turkey in the run-up to its year as the European Capital of Culture in 2010

A tale of two cities

Deborah Mulhearn reports on the roles museums and galleries are playing in the 800th birthday celebrations of Leeds and Liverpool

Classroom assistance

The government wants to get more kids out of their classrooms and into museums and galleries. Joanna Moorhead finds out why

Trading Places

Museums have been working hard with their counterparts overseas to give an international dimension to this year's anniversary of Britain's abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. Patrick Steel reports

Shaping the past

Maria Amidu has achieved a lot during her time as the head of a national project to help people understand the slave trade, but is now keen to return to more grassroots work. By Felicity Heywood

Pop Culture

Paul Lilley tells Simon Stephens about the challenges of creating the British Music Experience from scratch

Risky business

Insurance raises questions about risk, responsibility and the value of collections that are at the heart of what museums do. By Katrina Burroughs

Share value

Museums and galleries are making their resources go further by sharing skills and knowledge, writes Rebecca Atkinson