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Art Fund’s Student Opportunities funding programme is helping museums and galleries to access a new generation of talent

Originally launched as a pilot in 2018, Art Fund’s Student Opportunities programme has supported students and museums through the turbulence of the pandemic. As part...

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services. Royal Warrants of Appointment...

World heritage at risk amid Ukraine war, U.N. cultural agency says

Dozens of churches, historical sites and museums have been damaged by the war in Ukraine, the U.N. cultural agency said on Friday, adding that it...

New York’s Whitney Biennial art show spans generations, media, borders

The Whitney Biennial in New York, a contemporary art show that has boosted the careers of painters such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Jackson Pollock, is...

Menswear through the ages: V&A holds its first male fashion exhibition

From 18th century billowing shirts to a blue Gucci suit worn by singer Harry Styles, London’s V&A museum is holding its first exhibition dedicated to...

Museum of Modern Art patron stabs 2 employees

A Museum of Modern Art patron whose membership card was recently revoked for unruly behavior stabbed two MoMA employees on Saturday when they denied him...

Anti-tank hedgehogs from WW2 taken from museum used as barricade in Kyiv

As Russian troops advance on Ukraine’s capital, antique anti-tank hedgehogs were brought out from a museum exhibit and placed at a roadblock in Kyiv to stop Russian...

Ukraine museum scrambles to save Russian art from Russian forces

As Russian forces pound the city with artillery and air strikes, staff at the main museum in Kharkiv raced to get priceless artworks to safety,...

U.N. cultural agency moves to protect Ukraine’s heritage sites

The United Nations’ cultural agency (UNESCO) said on Tuesday it had bolstered protective measures to preserve Ukraine’s endangered cultural heritage in light of Russia’s invasion...

Amsterdam Hermitage museum breaks ties with famed Hermitage in St. Petersburg

The Amsterdam Hermitage, a museum of Russian art in Amsterdam that assembled its collection in cooperation with the famed State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg,...

Nigeria’s ‘Waste Museum’ showcases art to raise awareness on waste

Inside Nigeria’s ‘Waste Museum’ in Ibadan city, Jumoke Olowookere works on her latest creations made out of used tyres to add an addition to a...

Paris wax museum banishes Putin statue

The Paris Grevin Museum on Tuesday removed the wax figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin in protest against his invasion of Ukraine and after it...

Ancient erotic pottery teaches Peruvians to prevent prostate cancer

A Peruvian cancer prevention group has begun using erotic ceramics sculpted over a thousand years ago to teach men how to self test for early...

The Museum of the Future Opens in Dubai

Situated in the Financial District of Dubai, the Museum of the Future has finally opened its doors for the first time following a two-month-long delay....

National Portrait Gallery’s BP Sponsorship to End

The National Portrait Gallery announced in February that its relationship with the energy giant, BP, would soon be coming to an end. The oil and...

Museum returns iconic “Moai” statue to Easter Island

A huge “Moai” statue, one of the iconic stone monuments from Easter Island, began its journey back home on Monday following a years-long campaign to...

‘The Little Prince’ exhibited in France for the first time

A Paris exhibition is displaying the manuscript of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s “The Little Prince” for the first time in his native France, along with dozens...

Portland Museum of Art Plans $85M Expansion

The Portland Museum of Art in Maine has announced that it is seeking new funds to pay for a large expansion of its current site....

Belgium museum returns painting to Jewish family after 71 years

Belgium’s leading art museum has returned a painting it held for 71 years to the great-grandchildren of a Jewish couple whose property was looted by...

Museum of London Set to Close for Four Years

The Museum of London has announced that it will close its doors later this year in preparation for a long-planned move to new premises not...

Philanthropist Donates Millions to Imperial War Museum

A large number of films, photographs and works of art have been acquired by the Imperial War Museum (IWM) thanks to a multi-million donation made...

Tate Removes Sackler Name From Five Locations

Tate, the British art gallery group, has said that it will be removing all references to the Sackler family name across its London sites. The...

Art and tech combine in support of UNHCR’s Aiming Higher campaign to get more refugees into higher education

Augmented Reality specialists, Perception Codes join forces with artist Kanachai “Kit” Bencharongkul and the UNHCR to develop the first ever Holo-NFT collection in The Morpheus...

Dutch museums protest COVID-19 lockdown

Several museums in the Netherlands temporarily turned themselves over to other roles in order to stay open despite public health rules. A number of museums...