Many great public art collections were founded upon the bequests of private collectors, but how can galleries engage the collectors and philanthropists of the future? Kirstie Hamilton reports on Museums Sheffield investigations.
Claire Antrobus reveals how volunteers, trustees and staff at Ripon Museum Trust have developed their leadership and coaching skills, resulting in greater organisational resilience, better internal communication and clearer roles.
Visitor numbers may have grown, but the diversity of museum-goers in London has hardly changed over the past ten years. James Doeser and colleagues suggest what new research is needed if London’s museums are to understand how to attract new audiences.
Is it feasible for primary school children to be based full time in a local museum? Wendy James discusses a pilot project where children benefit from learning in stimulating and beautiful environments.