Changing Places toilets to be mandatory in large public buildings

Government consults on proposed changes to building regulations

Creating unexpected conversations through Partnerships with Purpose

Upcoming workshops to take place in London and Fife

More strategic leadership on inequality needed, says Scottish report

Equality in Progress questions the term “diversity”

Participatory practice survey launched by independent funder

Views of museum professionals will feed into research project

Engaging with elderly people

Assessing alternative approaches to the subject of ageing

'Be part of the bigger picture'

Programmes to engage young people should involve relationships outside the cultural sector

Taskforce focus on funding, collections and relevance

A report on the challenges and opportunities facing UK museums

Child visits down by 6%

Visits by under-16s to DCMS-sponsored museums fell to 7.5 million last year

The conversation

How have perceptions of creative ageing transformed in the past decade?

The conversation

What should museums be doing to better meet the needs of people with disabilities? 

The conversation

How can equality, diversity and inclusion be embedded in the museum sector ?


Socially engaged practice is way ahead

Trendswatch - book clubs

Museums are starting a new chapter in an attempt to engage more people with their collections

Trendswatch: podcasts

Deborah Mulhearn finds museums are making a sound investment to boost visitor engagement

Trendswatch - live streaming

Museums can now widen their audience reach and ensure visitors no longer have to fear missing out on events


Bryan Biggs, the artistic director of the Bluecoat in Liverpool, talks past and future

On my bookshelf

Postcard Stories, by Jan Carson

On my bookshelf

The Art of Relevance, by Nina Simon


The Art of Relevance by Nina Simon

On my bookshelf

Museums, Health and Well-Being by Helen Chatterjee and Guy Noble

A global museum built from the bottom up

Michael Edson, the co-founder of the Museum for the United Nations - UN Live explains the institution's vision

Addressing 'diversity'

Shaz Hussain on changing the language we use in museums


Working with museums for blind and partially-sighted people

Making a difference

The economic and social impact of National Museums Liverpool

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