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Van Gogh Museum Partners with Streetwear Brand

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has announced a new collaboration with the Dutch fashion brand, Daily Paper. The hip streetwear brand was originally a...

House of Representatives Vote to Establish Women’s History Museum

In February, the House of Representatives in the United States voted to pass a bill that will see a new museum constructed in the capital...

London’s Jewish Museum Withdraws From Arts Council England’s National Portfolio

Located in the London Borough of Camden, the Jewish Museum has elected to leave the group of National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) it had joined in...

Climate Change Activists Bring Trojan Horse to British Museum

Activists who want to highlight the issue of climate change have taken their own version of the famous Trojan Horse to the British Museum. The...

£6.8m founding text donated to the Olympic Museum

The historic manuscript laying out the original plans to revive the Olympic Games was today donated to The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, almost 130 years after...

Australian Museums Call For Action on Climate Change

Some of the best-known natural history museums and similar institutions in Australia have called on the government to take more action in the country in...

Paris Museums Put 100,000 Artworks Online, Copyright-Free

Paris Musées, a consortium of 14 different museums and art galleries in the French capital, announced in January that it would now offer around 150,000 digital...

Recovery Begins Following New York Museum Blaze

When flames were seen at New York’s Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), few could have realised just how devastating the fire would be. The...

Horniman Museum and Gardens announces Climate and Ecology Manifesto

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in London announced today a Manifesto outlining its platform for action and the steps it will take to mitigate against...

Museums Shut Indefinitely Over Wuhan Coronavirus

Hong Kong has followed mainland China is closing its museums indefinitely as part of efforts to contain the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic which started in the...

Street Art Championed By Californian Gallery

Street artists have few outlets for their work in mainstream galleries. Indeed, some of the most famous practitioners of graffiti art, such as Banksy, say...

Universities must open their archives and share their oppressive pasts

For the first time, a Canadian university — the University of Guelph — is reconciling with its history of teaching eugenics. Few universities in Canada...

Archive Apologises Over Altering Image of Women’s March

The National Archives and Records Administration has publicly apologised for its controversial decision to doctor a photograph it had been using as an exhibit since...

National Archives Exhibit Blurs Images Critical of the US President

The National Archives and Records Administration, which is charged with the preservation and documentation of government and historical records in the United States, admitted in...

NYC Museums Declined to be Polling Places

Locations for people to go and register their vote is a mainstay of the democratic function of many civilizations and the museum sector has traditionally...

Tourism From China Leads to Upturn in Russian Museum Visitors

It is a problem that many institutions in the West would like to have. Several museums and art galleries in Russia have faced such an...

The Smithsonian Rebrands Two Galleries

In a move that many campaigners in the United States have long called for, two Asian art galleries that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s...

Hip Hop Museum Receives Cash Injection

The Universal Hip Hop Museum, located in New York City, has been awarded a multi-million dollar funding injection which will help it to preserve the...

Musée du Louvre Partners with Fashion Brand Off-White

The Musée du Louvre in Paris has teamed up with the Milan-based fashion label, Off-White to come up with a collection that pays homage to...

1940s-Themed Museum Hotel Opened In New Orleans

Although there are a number of hotels which claim to be associated with museums that have opened over recent years, notably in North America, many...

London’s Geffrye Museum Rebrands as the ‘Museum of the Home’

Located in the Hoxton area of East London, the Geffrye Museum has been open to the public since it was first established in 1914. Over...

Museum Offers Realistic Hopper Painting Experience

The renowned American artist, Edward Hopper, was known for the realism that he brought to many of his paintings. Now, the Virginia Museum of Fine...

Manchester Museum Returns Indigenous Australian Artefacts

In a move that has been welcomed by a number of museum professionals and some cultural commentators – who have referred to it as a...

Art Gallery Opts for Women Only Acquisitions in 2020

A leading art museum and gallery in the United States has announced that it will seek to address the gender imbalance that many art institutions...