New opportunities for museums in England as ACE reopens project grants

Updated criteria allows some applications from individuals and for work involving SSNs

Immersive technology and folklore subject specialist networks launched

Both networks aim to support best practice and collaboration across sector

Museum of London appoints urbanist in residence

Jordan Rowe will explore how the museum can engage with night-time culture

Canadian Museum for Human Rights president to stand down amid discrimination crisis

An external review will examine recent accusations of racism and homophobia at the institution

A sea change in restitution

As continental museums take a more proactive approach to provenance research and repatriation, there is a concern that the UK is falling behind

It's time we took industrial action

Report on industrial heritage reveals issues relating to funding and skills

Sector awaits ACE’s ongoing review of Accreditation scheme

Arts council needs to overcome entrenched negativity

SSNs find safety in numbers

Twenty-two Subject Specialist Networks team up to boost collaboration and knowledge sharing

If you can’t come to us, we will come to you

Sharing its collection digitally has allowed Tenby Museum and Art Gallery to connect with new audiences and generate income

Where the heart is

How audiences have shaped the Museum of the Home during Covid-19

Voxpop

How can lending and borrowing between museums be improved?

Digital | Joined-up thinking

There are few technical barriers to creating a nationwide collections database - so why haven't we?

Material world

Over the past few years, there has been a huge surge in interest in collecting and displaying textiles

Interpreting Islamic collections

Museums are working hard to better reflect the diversity of Islamic art and culture

Trendswatch: Celebrity curators

This year has seen some notable exhibitions created by famous faces

The dark side

Museums around the world are increasingly shining a light on uncomfortable events

Book review | Studio Lives. Architect, Art and Artist in 20th-Century Britain, by Louise Campbell

Cicely Robinson on a book that explores the evolution of studio-houses used by British artists between 1900 and 1940

Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories

It's in a beautiful setting, but this new venue needs to do more to attract visitors

Books | Pests in Houses Great and Small

Invaluable advice that could protect small museums

Me and my research

Crossing bridges in Rochester

Making a museum

How Sarajevo's War Childhood Museum came into being

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme

Using technology to increase access

Scottish museums use touch screens, audio and computer game Minecraft

Seeing the past through new technology

Applying new technologies to museums' collections

Join the Museums Association today

Over 15,000 museum professionals have become members - why don't you?