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Julie Bécaud, now a researcher at the Scottish Maritime Museum, explains her first steps into the arts in the UK.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund says its speedy funding response to Covid-19 saved jobs and facilitated social distancing. But funding priorities may change as demand outstrips supply.
Together for Museums harnessed the collective efforts of members, artists, donors and the public to come to the aid of the sector, writes Elinor Trigg.
The organisation has received repeated assurances but no answers about what happens when the lease on its home of 22 years expires next month.
UK cultural attractions are calling for a new bank holiday to boost tourism, and the popularity of outdoor attractions, starting to reopen from next week, has skyrocketed.
Staff restructuring proposals that threaten the museum department have been condemned as a "devastatingly bad idea".
Museums’ survival depends on their members – and post-pandemic they're voting with their feet. Julia Protesaru proposes a new model for friends and membership schemes.
With a smartphone and a bit of carboard, museums’ aspirations for immersive experiences can reach astrological heights, writes Kaitlin Fritz.
As Oliver Dowden establishes a working group on "retain and explain", arts workers afraid of exclusion, censorship and funding cuts are speaking up.
Sharon Heal challenges a museum chair’s view that ethics are a matter of ‘emotion’.
Feeling the Brexit blues? Abu Dhabi is courting British creatives with a 10 year work permit, routes to citizenship and heavy investment in arts and culture.
Arts Council England will relocate its 8,000-piece collection to a former IKEA store in an effort to create a legacy for Coventry City of Culture.
Purposeful and ethical deaccessioning has funded a digital transformation that is giving a small, London museum a sustainable long-term future, global reach and wider community engagement. David Glasser tells the story.
Arts Council England says its calculations of regional museums' value are transferrable "in principle" and can be adopted to make the case for funding. Museums say they need the funding first.
The pound-per-use value of some cultural and heritage activities has been calculated in a startling series of reports that could signal a sea change in funding decisions.
A new ticketing system designed by museums and for museums is providing free support with the twin challenges of running timed entry and generating much needed income. Merrin Kalinowski explains.
A new international report calls for financial support as the timeline for reopening museums lengthens.
Tate becomes the latest institution to announce redundancies as the sector and its workforce warn of a years-long road to recovery.
A national arts charity has criticised threats to revoke funding to museums, saying 60% already fear they won't survive the pandemic.
The groups least likely to visit a gallery can curate shows the public wants – and that directors would never dream to create, writes James Green.