As the Royal Academy celebrates its 250thbirthday having elected more women to its ranks in the last decade than ever before, the Abbot Hall Gallery in Cumbria highlights the struggle female artists had in getting recognition in a male-dominated discipline.
The Museum of Liverpool has finally completed repairs to its steps and terraces, seven years after it first opened.
The Scottish government is backing a study into the economic impact of the poet Robert Burns.
An all-female art collective has been commissioned to mark the 25thanniversary of the 33-mile Irwell Sculpture Trail in Lancashire.
Merseyside-born Laura Pye, currently head of culture for Bristol City Council, is to be the next director of National Museums Liverpool, succeeding David Fleming.
Five theatre companies have launched a consortium to develop theatre for younger audiences.
The definitive Salvador Dalí Surrealist piece Mae West Lips sofa has been acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum.
A unique image referencing the start of the British party system has been acquired by Tate Britain through the acceptance in lieu scheme.
London’s Design Museum, opened in November 1016, is the European Museum of the Year.