Rachel Spence


With the threat of cuts, unions get militant in UK museums—and their membership is growing rapidly

Workers are increasingly turning to collective bargaining, industrial action and representation by trade unions

Old Master sketches still draw new buyers

The experimental character and technical virtuosity of Old Master sketches are inspiring interest from new sectors of the art world.

Knives out for Pinault over resignation of Palazzo Grassi director

After director quits, billionaire accused of grandstanding his private collection

Openings and expansions: Ceramics at the V&A

Over 3000 objects from 2500CB to the present day on display


Muslim woman questioned for wearing veil in Venetian Museum

Incident sparks national debate about security; government and city take opposing stance