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Free thinking

Free admission to museums threatens the future of historic sites, writes Emma Bradbury

Dutch disposal

Arjen Kok explains how the Netherlands is dealing with the tricky issue of museums selling objects to each other

Letters: March 2007

The value of investment at the Geffrye Sara Selwood’s critique of the Geffrye Museum’s new 17th-and 18th-century displays (Museums Journal …

Safety first

Most museums are prepared for a local disaster but what happens if a whole region suffers a catastrophe, asks Graham Matthews

Take to the streets

French museums are lagging behind in terms of customising buildings for disabled access, says Catherine Pound

The case for conservation

Collections are the primary asset of a museum, but a balance needs to be struck between our desire to use objects and the need to preserve them, says Simon Cane from Icon

Letters: April 2007

Hey ho for Rowley Further to your recent article (Museums Journal November 2006, p6), Shrewsbury Museums Service is pleased to …

When an opportunity becomes a threat

The lottery is now down £675m because of the Olympics overspend and as a result it looks like the Heritage Lottery Fund will take a hit of £90m with the Arts Council England (ACE) having to handover nearly £63m.

The frisson of difference

Commissioning work from minority artists is great for collections, says Sara Wajid, but that doesn't discharge a museum's responsibility to the wider community
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