The government must respect the arm's-length principle which ensures institutions like the British Museum are independent from government control.
Charging over £20 for admission is one thing – but what about reaching beyond the usual audience?
The debate about museums as businesses is in danger of trumping defences of museums and galleries as public institutions.
Sound art is nothing new. But do we really need it to appreciate the classics?
The gallery's latest blockbuster actively blinkers knowledge of the past.
With past controversies ranging from restoration to public toilets and present ones from oil sponsorship to selfie sticks, Gabriele Finaldi has a daunting task on his hands.