Opinion Archive - Page 114 of 117 - Museums Association

Roundtable Debtate: Understanding slavery

With preparations already underway for next year's 200th anniversary of the British slave trade, Museums Journal organised a round table debate with leading experts in the history of slavery to discuss the challenges museums face

Wise words

Rebecca Mileham says creating gallery text might make your blood boil but it doesn't have to...


The Tate's recent decision to disclose how much it pays for acquisitions could lead to a change in other museums' attitudes towards 'price', says Jane Morris

Talkback: November 2006

Should museums allow pagan ceremonies to be conducted on ancient human remains if the person's religion or beliefs are unknown?

Balancing Act

Charles Saumarez Smith, the outgoing president of the MA, reflects on his time in office and looks to the future

Making the Grade?

Virginia Tandy, the new president of the Museums Association, tells Museums Journal what challenges she thinks the next few years will hold.


Are museums ready for the new web wave? James Morrisons’ thoughtful but ultimately unsatisfying piece about online cultural projects (Museums …


Loans help to boost museum links I enjoyed Julie Nightingale’s important article about museum loans (Museums Journal August 2006, p12-15). …

Talkback: October 2006

As the Museums and Galleries Disability Association is wound up, will disability issues in museums be sufficiently addressed?

Joint practices

The work of regional arts bodies needs to be better coordinated if they are to attract more funds, argues Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton