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Care assistance

What use is the Human Remains Advisory Service if it can't offer guidance to museums and other interested organisations, asks Piotr Bienkowski

Too slight a regard

It is an uncomfortable truth that the V&A has never shown much interest in African art and artefacts, argues Felicity Heywood

Letters: June 2007

Shortchanged by the blockbusters On a recent visit to Tate Modern I was delighted to see that visitors could look …

Did the Gulbenkian miss the real winner?

As glittering awards go it doesn't get much shinier than the Gulbenkian Prize for museums. The annual £100,000 competition goes to the best museum project in the previous 12 months and the prize has been running for five years.

Divide and rule

The dominance of culture by an elite makes it impossible to create genuine social cohesion, argues Stephen Foster

A sellers’ market

The Museums Association is re-examining its disposal guidelines for the UK, but in the US there is growing disquiet about the more liberal deaccessioning practices, writes Jane Morris

Letters: MJ July 2007

Questioning human remains comments I read with interest, though some disquiet, Piotr Bienkowski’s comment and analysis concerning the Human Remains …