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

Jewish Museum London appoints Frances Jeens as interim director

Redundancies planned as museum pauses exhibitions to focus on online work

European museums must adapt to survive, says report

The Network of European Museum Organisations calls for ongoing government support, more digital investment and new measures to weather "future storms"

Amgueddfa Cymru launches Covid-19 collecting drive

Project will use surveys to develop collection when lockdown restrictions are lifted


Child visits down by 6%

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

Dealing with controversial subjects is a sensitive issue

Museums displaying historical objects with contentious stories have to tread carefully

The appliance of science

Science centres will need to engage diverse audiences

New ministers set out stalls

Hancock launches tax consultation and backs Museums Review

My Primary School is at the Museum

Can this model help museums and schools to recover from Covid-19?

Museums are as vital as ever

From tackling loneliness to inspiring creativity, institutions are demonstrating their essential contribution to society, says Heledd Fychan

The conversation

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

The policy column

It’s never too late to learn

Tackling colonial legacies

Museums are starting to face up to their problematic pasts - but are they doing enough?

Trendswatch - book clubs

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

On the money

The value of researching, interpreting and displaying coins and medals

Holocaust remembrance

Interpreting this subject for audiences in the 21st century

On my bookshelf

Eccentric Spaces, by Robert Harbison

Books

The Museum Educator’s Manual: Educators Share Successful Techniques

On my bookshelf

The Art of Relevance, by Nina Simon

National Justice Museum, Nottingham

This is a well-judged renovation of a historic venue that addresses issues surrounding crime, punishment, law and order

Community matters

How Cornwall's museums are changing lives

Curiosity preserves natural history

The value of curiosity

Past meets future

Baltimore Museum of Art takes new approach

National Gallery

A visually impaired class learn about paintings

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