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Museum of Brands launches three-year wellbeing programme for people with dementia

The Museum of Brands has launched a three-year wellbeing programme Living Brands, which will provide multi-sensory resources, training and reminiscing activities for people living with...

Vabamu Museum in Estonia showcases country’s rise from Soviet satellite to digital republic

The Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom in Estonia’s capital Tallinn has launched Why Estonia? 30 Years from the USSR to e-Estonia an exhibition that...

NFT ‘Piracy’ Website Provides Art as Free Downloads

A new website has been created to make it possible for anyone to download images that are subject to non-fungible token (NFT) ownership in one...

Burrell Collection launches drive for volunteers including those with dementia

As the Burrell Collection in Glasgow nears its reopening in March 2022, following a £68m refurbishment, it has launched a recruitment campaign with innovative volunteering...

VocalEyes to offer training to help museums make their websites more accessible

VocalEyes, a charity supporting blind and visually impaired people to access culture, has been awarded £99,814 from a £1m pot, part of the National Lottery...

Microplastic Researchers Refuse to Work with Museum over Fossil Fuel links

A pair of prominent scientists working in the field of plastic research have said that their work won’t be included in the Science Museum’s collection...

Uffizi Gallery introduces kids’ tour guides and new identity to boost youngsters’ visits

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence has revealed a new visual identity #UffiziKids at the weekend and introduced 40 dedicated staff who will help guide them...

Mobile Phone Museum launches as online repository for life-changing invention

The Mobile Phone Museum has opened its online carefully curated collection of more than 2,000 individual models from more than 200 different brands this week....

Museum of Science and Curiosity opens in disused Sacramento power station

It has been 16 years in the making but finally the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Museum of Science and Curiosity, or Mosac for short,...

Radiohead create immersive museum exhibition launched on gaming platform

To mark the 21st anniversary of the release of their albums Kid A and Amnesiac, Radiohead have created a museum exhibition in a computer game...

‘Searchable Museum’ launched by National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Searchable Museum is a new digital initiative by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) that offers online exhibitions, virtual...

Dozens of Looted Benin Artefacts Accounted For in the Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford recently added to the controversy surrounding stolen artefacts from Benin when it released an interim report that said it...

Norwegian Printing Museum relaunches in former canning factory

The Norwegian Printing Museum has relocated to the site of a former sardine canning factory in the historic district of  Stavanger in southwest Norway and...

Qatar Museums create outdoor art museum for World Cup 2022

Qatar Museums (QM) is transforming the nation’s landscape into a vast outdoor art museum experience, in celebration of the country hosting the FIFA World Cup...

Manchester Museum begins pilot programme to train staff as social justice researchers

In a drive to connect with its local community and address poverty Manchester Museum, part of the University of Manchester, has begun training 15 members...

MFA Boston Employees Strike Over Wages and Covid Safety

Staff members at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts staged a one-day strike in November to express their discontent over what they view as stalled contractual...

Museum of Home ‘Wants to Move Slave Owner Statue’

The Museum of the Home in London said that it is now considering moving a statue of a slave merchant that has been the cause...

Tomorrow’s Home – new museum exhibition explores the future of domesticity

University College London (UCL) and The Liminal Space have created Tomorrow’s Home: an interactive, multisensory exhibition set in 2050 launching at the Museum of the...

‘Superhero kids’ get vaccinated at Boston’s Museum of Science  

The Museum of Science in Boston has joined museums across the US to offer vaccines to children age five and over. Earlier this month the...

Prado Museum ‘Downgrades’ Salvator Mundi

A team of curators at the world-renowned Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid announced in November that they had officially downgraded one of the most...

M+ opens as ‘Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture’

Following nine years of planning and construction Hong Kong’s M+ (Museum +) opened today in the newly established West Kowloon Cultural District. Architects Herzog &...

Tiqets 2021 Remarkable Venue Awards winners announced

Tiqets has announced the winners for the 5th annual Remarkable Venue Awards (RVAs), which celebrate the best museums and attractions around the world based on visitor reviews....

Dedicated museum showcasing curated collection of NFTs lifts off in the metaverse

The Museum Collection is a museum designed to showcase a curated collection of NFTs in the metaverse and will focus on all aspects of digital...

Museum of Plastic 2121 opens as virtual museum of the future

Try to imagine a future where single use plastic is only found in museums. It’s hard isn’t it? However, that’s exactly what the Museum of...