MA in the news

05.03.2018
Report calls for institutions to help battle 'fake news'
Sunday Herald
https://mus.ms/2rA3TQG

02.03.2018
Museums might have to offload treasures to survive - task force
Arts Industry
https://mus.ms/2G8gqzf

01.03.2018
Museums Taskforce publishes report on museum sector in UK
Apollo Magazine
https://mus.ms/2jNgPi6

13.02.2018
New museums should be thing of the past, says minister
The Times
http://mus.ms/2Hv5Cgv

09.02.2018
Brexit could affect staff at one in three UK museums
Arts Professional
http://mus.ms/2ohJyxm

06.02.2018
How will the UK's proposed ivory regulations affect the trade?
The Art Newspaper
http://mus.ms/2FbIG5f

05.01.2018
NY's Metropolitan Museum of Art to charge entry fee for first time in 50 years
Sky News
http://mus.ms/2HwEhe6

01.01.2018
Britain should stop building new museums, Government review finds
The Telegraph
http://mus.ms/2BFDJlM

12.11.2017
A new battle for Hastings and beyond - to save our museums
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/2ER5zxa

11.11.2017
Museums look to jewellery retail to close funding gap
Financial Times
http://mus.ms/2HsEcrX

01.11.2017
Contemporary art museums can't avoid conflicts of interest - but we need to trust their directors
Apollo
http://mus.ms/2sGL0ie

09.04.2017
Eric Gill - can we separate the artist from the abuser?
The Observer
http://mus.ms/2oiJazI

05.04.2017
Group including Tate Modern, British Museum and V&A prevented from marching in Pride in London parade
Pink News
http://mus.ms/2nUEBIl

09.04.2017
'Just about managing' - austerity in the age of Brexit
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/2nxRFbm

04.04.2017
Museums in 'crisis' as a quarter are dealt public funding cuts
Arts Professional
http://mus.ms/2oXSrhT

04.04.2017
UK-wide museum survey shows mixed results
Museums+Heritage Advisor
http://mus.ms/2oiQdst

02.02.2017
Welsh heritage bodies reject plan for formal mergers
BBC
http://mus.ms/2lTyTXg

03.02.2017
Terror fears linked to 1.3m fall in gallery visits
Financial Times
http://mus.ms/2nxWq51

03.02.2017
Terror fears, lack of blockbuster exhibits and fewer school trips are blamed as the number of visitors to Britain's leading museums and galleries falls by 2million
Daily Mail
http://mus.ms/2mXsE5x

02.02.2017
British museums and art galleries hit by 1.4m fall in visitors
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/2lwGSgC

02.02.2017
Welsh heritage bodies reject plans for formal mergers
BBC Wales
http://mus.ms/2lTyTXg

03.02.2017
Terrorism fears linked to to 1.3 million fall in gallery visits
The Times
http://mus.ms/2n6K8M5

03.02.2017
Terror fears, a lack of blockbuster exhibits and fewer school trips are blamed as the number of visitors to Britain's leading museums and galleries falls by 2 million
Daily Mail
http://mus.ms/2mXsE5x

02.02.2017
British museums and art galleries hit by 1.4m fall in visitors
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/2lwGSgC

03.01.2017
Why are fewer people visiting UK museums and galleries?
BBC News
http://mus.ms/2lwFx9M

31.01.2017
"One in five regional museums have closed": so how can cities protect them?
New Statesman
http://mus.ms/2lTMzkU

22.11.2016
Parts of Britain becoming cultural deserts
Global Times
http://mus.ms/2lTqQtu

20.11.2016
Lesley Riddoch: Monarch of the Glen a real opportunity
The Scotsman
http://mus.ms/2mbvx2I

08.11.2016
Historic Wales museum fear unfounded - Ken Skates
BBC News
http://mus.ms/2mNk9gN

17.10.2016
Councils told to cut red tape which bans them from tweeting too much
The Telegraph
http://mus.ms/2lSMk9S

28.07.2016
BP sparks campaigners' fury with new BP sponsorship deal
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/2n60eW6

20.07.2016
60% of councils in the Midlands cut arts institution funding
ITV News
http://mus.ms/2mLZgm6

29.04.2016
Museums face ethics investigation over influence of sponsor BP
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/2maQTxa

01.03.2016
Closing northern museums is an act of cultural pillage
The Guardian
http://mus.ms/1YQPOH6

20.02.2016
Why we must stop our heritage being thrown away by the Tory government
The Mirror
http://mus.ms/1SMHBUL

16.02.2016
Melvyn Bragg attacks north-south divide as Jarrow museum closes
The Independent
http://mus.ms/1PCG0Nw

03.02.2016
Northants Herald & Post
Northampton was "short-sighted"
http://mus.ms/1UXM4l7

13.01.2016
Apollo
Cuts present worrying outlook for UK museums
http://mus.ms/1Khuqmk

13.01.2016
The Art Newspaper
Local councils resist temptation to cash in on their art - for the time being
http://bit.ly/1n5P449

13.01.2016
The Independent
UK museums to introduce entrance fees in 2016 following Government cuts
http://bit.ly/1legUJH

13.01.2016
The Chronicle
MA fears for 2016 after funding cuts force closures across the UK
http://mus.ms/1PvV9gy

13.01.2016
Front Row
Sharon Heal on the Cuts Survey 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06vkjc4

13.01.2016
World At One
Number of museums in UK shrinking
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03fctgg

13.01.2016
The Guardian
Museums are now part of Britain's pernicious North/South divide
http://mus.ms/1KhgdpB

25.11.2015
BBC News
Spending review: Arts Council protected despite DCMS cuts
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34923955

06.11.2015
BBC News
Museums must find 'ethical' sponsors
http://mus.ms/1Oz3nJK

03.11.2015
BBC Radio 2
Margaret Thatcher's clothes (at 1 minute 14)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06mc98y

04.09.2015
BBC Front Row
Publicly owned art
http://mus.ms/1KBDaZz

23.07.2015
The Independent
Museums and galleries across UK planning to charge entry fees amid funding cuts
http://mus.ms/1LNgvHZ

23.07.2015
BBC News
Council cuts put free museum entry in doubt
http://mus.ms/1D5bU2l

23.07.2015
Artlyst
New Tory cuts threaten free council run museums entry
http://mus.ms/1KtrtU2

23.07.2015
The Mirror
Government cuts: free museums could soon be a thing of the past
http://mus.ms/1GTDJ8R

23.07.2015
BBC News
Museums Association: 'Charging will not work for all museums'
http://mus.ms/1U1OK1b

22.07.2015
BBC News
Sekhemka statue: Northampton stands by sale
http://mus.ms/1OK6ong

02.05.2015
Northampton Chronicle
"Should another UK museum buy Sekhmeka?" asks poll after it was sold from Northampton
http://mus.ms/1dJZBwI

01.05.2015
Apollo
Ed Vaizey and museum professionals face of at pre-election hustings
http://mus.ms/1JO56YC

27.04.2015
Apollo
The crisis facing regional museums
http://mus.ms/1FroJ6d

27.03.2015
BBC News
"Rebel" museums face funding blacklist
http://mus.ms/1OWv67u

30.01.2015
Financial Times
London mayor's vision for Olympicopolis gathers steam
http://mus.ms/1zxGuMQ

30.01.2015
The Guardian
How Monet became blue chip
http://mus.ms/1D9manJ

29.12.2014
New York Times
British group toughens its code for art sales
http://mus.ms/17cLJbb

28.12.2014
The Independent On Sunday
British museums warned not to sell the family silver
http://mus.ms/1xtuo7L

04.11.2014
BBC News
Sekhemka statue: HLF rejects Northampton Council grant bid
http://mus.ms/1xURJ0J

29.10.2014
Conference & Incentive Travel
Museums Association picks Birmingham for 2015
http://mus.ms/1tDmVAR

30.10.2014
English council pays price for controversial sale of museum object
http://mus.ms/1t9HdOI

28.10.2014
Rio Times
Community Members Fight Closure of Museu da Maré
http://mus.ms/1tNqF4a

26.10.2014
Artlyst
MA president David Anderson criticised for online article
http://mus.ms/1zfvZiL

04.10.2014
BBC News
Welsh museums festival aims to 'amaze'
http://mus.ms/1vFWLf0

02.10.2014
Localgov
Council barred from Museums Association
http://mus.ms/1EjXQiP

01.10.2014
ITV News
Museums Association: "Northampton statue sale was a violation of public trust"
http://mus.ms/1vFTrAD

01.10.2014
BBC News
Sekhemka statue sale: Northampton Council 'violated trust'
http://mus.ms/1xVn8Cb

01.10.2014
Northampton Chronicle
Northampton Borough Council ‘barred’ from Museums Association for selling Sekhemka statue
http://mus.ms/1q2fnkV

01.10.2014
Northants Herald and Post
Northampton Borough Council is BARRED from Museums Association membership for sale of Sekhemka statue
http://mus.ms/1rd2fdc

09.09.2014
New Statesman
Reliance on unpaid volunteers is turning public museums into a middle class commodity
http://mus.ms/1n9pQQG

18.08.2014
Sharon Heal on the sale of the Sekhemka statue by Northampton
BBC Radio Northampton (interview starts at 54 minutes)
http://mus.ms/Yo27kD

08.08.2014
"A huge wake-up call": The lessons of the sale of Northampton's Sekhemka statue
Culture24
http://mus.ms/1kB4kDl

01.08.2014
David Anderson talks about the Northampton Sekhemka sale
BBC Front Row
http://mus.ms/1p5mrBG

24.07.2014
Northampton awaits Arts Council's response after controversial sale
The Art Newspaper
http://mus.ms/1pwpleC

15.07.2014
Northampton Chronicle And Echo
Arts Council England “saddened” by sale of Sekhemka and could remove Northampton Museum’s accreditation
http://mus.ms/1n98fWI

15.07.2014
Spiked
The museums turning culture into a commodity
http://mus.ms/WpUXvg

13.07.2014
The Epoch Times
Disaster as Ancient Statue of Sekhemka Sells for $27M, Setting Dangerous Precedent
http://mus.ms/1qWzzao

11.07.2014
Financial Times
Museum faces outcry over sale of ancient Egyptian statue
http://mus.ms/1jRuCRq

10.07.2014
The Independent
Ancient Egyptian statue's £15.8m auction is 'catastrophic' for Northampton, says Watchmen writer Alan Moore
http://mus.ms/1u7pSLL

09.07.2014
ITV News Anglia
Northampton: Egyptian government launches bid to stop statue sale
http://mus.ms/1qwquJB

09.07.2014
ITV Anglia
Northampton: Egyptian government launches bid to stop statue sale
http://mus.ms/1qwquJB

04.07.2014
BBC Wales
London cash grip starving museums of funding, says David Anderson
http://mus.ms/1lluB35

02.07.2014
Culture24
Controversial sale of museum's 4,500-year-old Egyptian statue set to raise millions at auction
http://mus.ms/1sE2q7g

17.02.2014
The Times Of India
Focus on current issues in museum seminar
http://mus.ms/1jvcIiE

10.12.2013
You&Yours, BBC Radio 4
Museum comedian
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01n2jjs

15.11.2013
You&Yours, BBC Radio 4
Should museums sell their assets when times get tough?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01lmksb

11.11.2013
BBC News
Squeezed museums feeling the heat
http://mus.ms/1h0kSB6

01.10.2013
The Independent
Struggling museums forced by cuts to replace staff with volunteers as school visits drop
http://mus.ms/1dKi47E

01.10.2013
BBC News
Museums 'ditching staff for volunteers'
http://mus.ms/18VjVkJ

18.09.2013
BBC News
Croydon Council warned over sell-off plan
http://mus.ms/174qa5X

29.08.2013
BBC News
Glimpse at unseen museum objects
http://mus.ms/15AntXP

27.08.2013
The Guardian
How to get ahead in... museums and heritage
http://mus.ms/1dPzfFr

15.08.2013
Leisure Opportunities
Cuts are leaving some museums in meltdown
http://mus.ms/16oOwJo

25.07.2013
ITV News
Council defends art work sell off
http://mus.ms/13oSfCO

25.07.2013
BBC
Croydon Council confirms antique Riesco ceramics sell off
http://mus.ms/11pzce1

18.07.2013
The Guardian
Arts Council criticises local council's Chinese porcelain sell-off
http://mus.ms/1c5Mm5V

08.07.2013
Oxford Aspire
Most prefer MA website for news
http://www.oxfordaspiremuseums.org/museum-news-survey

07.07.2013
Sunday Times
Ming sale lands council in pot of bother
http://mus.ms/13Brd15

02.07.2013
The Scotsman
Tiffany Jenkins on Museums Change Lives
http://mus.ms/15wuj4r

27.06.2013
Financial Times
Art organisations express relief over funding settlement
http://mus.ms/12oSVXz

27.06.2013
BBC
Museums urged to 'change lives'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23063138

26.06.2013
BBC
Culture department budget cut by 7%
http://mus.ms/13zdzLZ

26.06.2013
Halifax Courier
Chancellor announces cuts to local government funds
http://mus.ms/12jrVgH

25.06.2013
Financial Times
British Museum attracts record visitors
http://mus.ms/184XlZ9

14.06.2013
Croydon Guardian
Croydon's Ming China sell-off 'unethical' says Museums Association
http://mus.ms/184XL1H

06.06.2013
The Mirror
Museums closure threat
http://mus.ms/12fx8CX

24.05.2013
The Telegraph
Lord Northampton fights council over £2m statue
http://mus.ms/1bld2xL

28.02.2013
Lighting
Maurice Davies on lighting in museums
http://mus.ms/ZG0XeW

27.03.2013
BBC News
Should UK museums charge entry fees?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21600034

12.10.2012
The Independent
Sharon Heal on the 50 best museums
http://mus.ms/12M7D13

04.08.2012
The Economist
A big society is being built, but not in the expected way
http://mus.ms/MYVMoR

01.08.2012
The Guardian
Museums 2020: how can we be useful?
http://mus.ms/OH7tzh

02.07.2012
BBC
Cuts force more museums to close
http://mus.ms/Mok7yw

02.07.2012
The Guardian
Half of museum budgets cut in last year
http://mus.ms/OYYZEA

02.07.2012
Press TV
Cuts: Britain's museums forced to close
http://mus.ms/PA4c0n

02.07.2012
The Independent
Brutal cuts force UK museums to close their doors
http://mus.ms/OYYudX

12.06.2012
Art Daily
Original London Underground posters offered for sale at Christie's South Kensington in October
http://mus.ms/Lk7iVI

23.05.2012
BBC News
Museum thefts: are budget cuts to blame?
http://mus.ms/MA09AA

24.04.2012
M&H News
MA pans proposals to end museum subsidies and axe DCMS
http://mus.ms/IpM7TV

07.04.2012
The Economist
Fighting to save local history as budget cuts bite
http://mus.ms/JV81eI


30.03.2012
The Independent
Back the world ban on looting
http://mus.ms/IeJO2T

24.01.2012
The Guardian
The winners and losers of ACE's major museum funding
http://mus.ms/K5ShoM


17.10.2011
M&H News
Cuts are affecting front line services
http://mus.ms/qcs7RU

09.10.2011
The Observer
Strike threat at National Gallery
http://mus.ms/nApCEd

03.10.2011
The Independent
Museums chief advises Ed Vaizey to 'get out more'
http://mus.ms/nB46gh

06.09.2011
BBC News
Maurice Davies on entrepreneurial museums
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14804918

26.07.2011
M&H News
One in five museums hit by 25% cuts, critical survey finds
http://bit.ly/mZamWH

22.07.2011
The Guardian
Museums struggle as budgets dry up
http://bit.ly/nYMRcH

22.07.2011
ArtLyst
British museums struggling with 25% cuts
http://bit.ly/ndZm6o

21.07.2011
Attractions Management
Museums reveal impact of funding cuts
http://bit.ly/q4En1s

20.07.2011
BBC Radio 4
You and Yours
Gina Evans discusses the MA's cuts survey
http://bbc.in/nx2CFb

20.07.2011
BBC News Online
Fifth of museums hit by 25% spending cuts, finds survey
http://bbc.in/pND0Wn

20.07.2011
The Guardian
Museums cut opening hours and staff, survey says
http://bit.ly/pBOnxp

20.07.2011
The Independent
Museums slash staff and opening hours after 'devastating' cuts
http://ind.pn/qQaHZD

20.07.2011
The Independent
Leader: History Must Live
http://ind.pn/p2ImTA

20.07.2011
TaitMail
Two hundred and seventy one million reasons why this museums devastation should not be happening
http://bit.ly/oEvxUF

19.07.2011
Attractions Management
MA survey to help guide sector's future
http://bit.ly/mTSlDK

16.07.2011
Gazette.co.uk
Windfall for Middlesbrough's mima art gallery
http://bit.ly/p0IIPV

14.07.2011
The Independent
Art of balancing budgets: cash strapped councils clear out their collections
http://ind.pn/pvK9pv


12.07.2011
The Guardian
Save the Bolton Picassos
http://bit.ly/oskz4L

11.07.2011
BBC News
Should councils cash in on art?
http://bbc.in/mVoAXH

07.07.2011
The Independent
Historic library may close as subsidy slashed
http://ind.pn/nFt1Ey

17.06.2011
Attractions Management
MA urgest framework for regional museums
http://bit.ly/j0KcYz

12.06.2011
BBC News
Locally run museums cut paid staff by 10%
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13741363

24.05.2011
The Art Newspaper
What are museums for?
http://bit.ly/k5EXOJ

11.05.2011
Radio 4 News
Maurice Davies on Ai Weiwei and museums in China (26.40)
http://bbc.in/jIIqJQ

10.05.2011
Daily Mail
Art lovers told to brush up on their da Vinci by National Gallery bosses give them just 30 minutes to view £16 exhibition
http://bit.ly/jW4r0E

10.05.2011
The Guardian
Where is Ai Weiwei?
http://bit.ly/jcGYkU

11.04.2011
The Telegraph
Flowering of the private sponsor
http://bit.ly/kWa7os

18.03.2011
The Independent
Museum chief sacked as theft inquiry begins
http://ind.pn/eU3kJf

15.03.2011
BBC Oxford
Maurice Davies on Local Authority Cuts (interview at 2:08:50)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00fckgs

07.03.2011
Front Row, Radio 4
Maurice Davies on councils selling collections (interview at 14.20)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00z5bp1

28.02.2011
Front Row, Radio 4
Maurice Davies on mobile photography in museums
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00fgfbj

20.01.2011
BBC1 London News
Sally Cross on getting collections out of storage



19.01.2011
BBC London Breakfast Show
Museums urged to show more 'hidden' artefacts
http://bbc.in/gMrKQO

29.11.2010
BBC Breakfast Show



20.11.2010
Jarrow and Hebburn Gazette
Museums are safe from cuts
http://bit.ly/a0kqOe

18.11.2010
The Journal
Region's culture is put under threat from cuts
http://bit.ly/cdOuMt

01.11.2010
PARN newsletter
Building professional confidence through mentoring
http://bit.ly/bqQYOu

15.10.2010
This is Wiltshire
Museum’s opening hours are cut back
http://bit.ly/cLo9dY


09.09.2010
The Journal
North East museums fear for future as funding cuts loom
http://bit.ly/awhWrr


08.09.2010
The Echo
Getting to the art of the matter, with Russell-Cotes collection
http://bit.ly/96S0FV

07.09.2010
Financial Times
Saatchi gift to the nation in doubt (paid-for content)
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/40348d5a-ba76-11df-8e5c-00144feab49a.html

06.09.2010
Today, BBC Radio 4
Mark Taylor on free entry
http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8971000/8971628.stm


04.09.2010
The Sunday Times
Museum blockbusters go kaboom (paid-for content)
http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/Arts/article386906.ece

01.09.2010
BBC Radio 4
Mark Taylor on government cuts (24.20)http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00tj4k6/Six_OClock_News_01_09_2010/

01.09.2010
The Guardian
Caitlin Griffiths on the curator's role
http://bit.ly/bbXJJa

23.08.2010
BBC Gloucestershire
Vanessa Trevelyan on admission charges
No media available

16.08.2010
Arts Industry
Mark Taylor on safeguarding museums
http://bit.ly/94lbfB

12.08.2010
The Art Newspaper
Maurice Davies says transparency is key to deaccessioning
http://bit.ly/c4rCpG

30.07.2010
Front Row
Maurice Davies discusses volunteers and the Big Society (16.00)
http://bit.ly/dhFHay 

29.07.2010
David Cameron ambushed on Indian TV over 105-carat Koh-i-noor diamond as country demands its return
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1298541/David-Cameron-ambushed-Indian-TV-105-carat-Koh-noor-diamond.html

22.07.2010
Museums Association picks Manchester for annual conference
http://www.citmagazine.com/channel/news/article/1018017/Museums-Association-picks-Manchester-annual-conference/

09.07.2010
Newsnight
Maurice Davies discusses responsible disposal



27.06.2010
The Sunday Times (paid-for content)
Museums and galleries threaten to reintroduce admission fees http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/Arts/article329321.ece

24.06.2010
The Guardian
Galleries and museums face summer of protest over BP arts sponsorship
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/24/galleries-museums-summer-protest-bp-arts-sponsorship

15.01.2010
You and Yours, BBC Radio 4
Small museums are heart and soul of communities
(Mark Taylor interviewed at 46.00)
www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00pqbss/You_and_Yours_15_01_2010/

13.01.2010
The Independent
Museums hit by 'perfect financial storm' http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/museums-hit-by-perfect-financial-storm-1855938.html