Stirling Smith art gallery launches online mindfulness sessions

Institution will use paintings from its art collection to support wellbeing during lockdown

Museums in Europe prepare to reopen after two-month shutdown

Strict guidelines will be in place to safeguard public health, but some fear costly new measures will exacerbate the sector's funding woes

Unesco hosts meeting of culture ministers to discuss Covid-19 pandemic

Cooperation and the need for emergency funding were key themes of the discussion

Grassroots fundraising efforts take off amid Covid-19 crisis

Viral challenges, quizzes and poster competitions among the initiatives to help raise money for the sector

Towner Eastbourne delivers creative kits to vulnerable households

Initiative aims to support health and wellbeing under lockdown

Writers' museums fear Covid-19 crisis is the start of a difficult new chapter

Lockdown could push many literary institutions to the brink

Museums invited to contribute to culture, health and wellbeing survey

Findings will help organisations advocate during Covid-19 pandemic

Treasury U-turns on top-up pay for furloughed national museum workers

But there are concerns that 20% top-up could count against museums in future funding requests