Shannon Palus was an early advocate for trigger warnings. After reviewing some of the recent research, she now says "if you feel you need a trigger warning, maybe what you really need is better medical care".
Ahdaf Soueif says she raised concerns about BP's sponsorship of the British Museum years ago. Her decision to leave its board was driven by "where it gets its money, how it treats its workers, and who it considers partners".
Opera companies are being challenged by "a repertoire that is frozen in time and an audience that is continuing to evolve", writes Caitlin Vincent. How can they respect the classics while respecting difference?
In Mexico, a shrinking national culture budget has encouraged networks of independent theatres to form. Mariela Lopez Flores talks to theatremakers about the challenges - weather and crime rates included - of creating a theatrical culture.
Bringing same-sex and gender non-conforming works to the fore tells stories that were once actively suppressed. It also raises questions about whose histories museums represent, writes David Shariatmadari.
In Iran, where dance is forbidden by law, "hypocrisy and stigma" is erasing traditional forms of the art, a dancer writes. She talks about her experience of dance as a form of expression and resistance.
Classical music performers and listeners are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with how streaming platforms deal with the genre – but hope is arriving in the form of new specialist services, writes Patrick Sawer.
Returning artworks to their countries of origin can be an incredibly delicate and complex process, writes Laura Raicovich. She spoke to curators about understanding an institution's limits and who to ask for help.
A mayor’s support for the cultural economy of her city has sparked protests from artists, administrators and councillors. Zachary Small looks at how a war over funding has become a battle for the non-economic value of culture.