In the last decade local authority funding for museums has declined rapidly – but are some reasons for optimism emerging?
The government has pledged £20m of investment in five regions – but cultural institutions are unlikely to be better off than before
Once part of a pioneering schools loan programme, most of Hertfordshire County Council’s art collection looks set to be flogged off
Arts Council England had some good news for museums this week, but it can’t be the sector’s knight in shining armour
Kirklees Council’s proposal to sell off Francis Bacon’s ‘Figure Study II’ is just a taste of things to come
There is more than you might think at stake for arts and culture in this referendum
A recent report claimed that public bodies in the UK are keeping £3.5bn worth of art in storage. Is this accurate and what should museums do with objects that they can never display?
The ‘Museum for the World’ is a noble but dangerous ideal
It might have been an entertaining clash were there not so much at stake