Museums nearing a tipping point on sponsorship, says trustee who resigned from BM

Ahdaf Soueif calls on trustees to take a broader view of responsibilities

Environmental sustainability to be key investment priority for ACE

Arts council publishes draft 10-year strategy

Future of Brighton and Hove’s Royal Pavilion and Museums still unclear

Creation of a “single-purpose trust” proposed

Amgueddfa Cymru and Cadw merger still on the table

Government demands firm proposals from strategic partnership

Slow progress in increasing diversity of charity trustees

Museums and galleries are among the charities that are trying to diversify their trustees in order to better reflect the communities that they serve

Future looks bright but funding is still a challenge

MA survey reveals rising visitor numbers and a greater focus on social impact

Regional bodies key to local museum provision in Wales

Sector wants forthcoming strategy to follow through on panel’s recommendations

Trustees given timely reminder

Beefing up the Charity Commission following Kids Company’s failure will reinforce trustees’ responsibilities

Editorial

Rethinking funding of our civic museums

Voxpop

What will be the main challenges for museums in 2016?

Voxpop

What would you like to see in a white paper on the arts?

Editorial

Do we need a national funding strategy for England?

Adapt or die

The local authority museums finding new ways to survive

Lakeland life

Lakeland Arts' plans for a major new museum

The trustees

The work of trustees has assumed a new importance in recent years

Books

Simon Brown on a fine practical guide to governance in cultural organisations

A vision for radical change in museums

Year two of the MA's Transformers scheme

Magic business model

Filmed at Birmingham 2015

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