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Funding cuts have forced museums and galleries to employ more unpaid volunteers and reduce the numbers of museum professionals, affecting education and outreach programmes.
In a relatively buoyant global art scene, Mauro Herlitzka looks at the increasing interest in Latin American art, aided by an acquisition programme for UK galleries.
Sarah Stannage asks whether we can be confident that individuals and communities will step forward to support the development of local creative economies.
The Secretary of State has called for local councils' gallery archives to go on loan to make money.
Oonagh Murphy’s research into how museums are engaging digitally with their audiences took her to New York. Here she reports on what she saw.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust uses 450 regular volunteers in various roles from demonstrating crafts to litter-picking. Lucy Andrews Manion describes how she keeps them all happy.
Claire Gulliver shares the experiences of a region-wide programme to build collaborations between artists and museums
A National Development Body will lead on the development and facilitation of new partnerships between museums and galleries in Scotland
National museums celebrate the impact of a decade of free entry
Benjamin Futerman and Tim Maxwell consider the impact of damage to works of art and how to protect artwork financially, physically and legally
Rosalie Neath explains how volunteers help the work of the Art Fund