Beecroft Bequest accepting new applications

Apply for funding for pre-19th century works

Discover how to make your collection empowering, relevant and dynamic

One-day conference to share examples of collections practice with a social impact

V&A and World of Wedgwood announce partnership

Wedgwood Museum to be renamed but collection will remain in central England

Environmental sustainability to be key investment priority for ACE

Arts council publishes draft 10-year strategy

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


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?

Telling stories while avoiding objectification

Think before you ask one person to speak on behalf of a marginalised group

Restitution: a blunt “no” is not enough

Our latest policy column responds to the UK government's stance on the return of artefacts

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

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


The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum and its Collections, by Elspeth King and Michael McGinnes

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

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