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Schools Could Boycott Museum Over Slavery Links

The Museum of the Home in East London looks a though it will face a boycott of school visits as a row over the institution’s...

The Hermitage Museum Aims to Raise Funds in Russia With NFTs

Saint Petersburg’s world-famous Hermitage Museum announced in July that it is considering the possibility of issuing non fungible tokens (NFTs) for works of art it...

Holographic Exhibitions to Boost the Educational Offering of Two British Museum Groups

The Imperial War Museums as well as the Science Museum Group are set to bring holographic experiences to life in the near future, it was...

American LGBTQ Museum Gets Permanent Home in New York

The American LGBTQ+ Museum will have a new permanent home in New York City, it was announced in July. After a lengthy campaign to find...

The High Line and the Shed Create Augmented Reality Sculpture Hunt in New York

The High Line, a public park in New York City that occupies the site of a former raised railroad, and The Shed, a cultural centre...

Technology Helps Return Rembrandt Masterpiece to its Original Size

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have been deployed by the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands to help restore one of Rembrandt’s best-known works of art some 300...

Kyoto Nintendo Factory to Become Museum

A former production facility in Japan is set to become a museum that will be devoted to the history of the company that used to...

M Leuven Presents Art in Holograms

Museum Leuven – or M Leuven, as it is more commonly known – has introduced holographic versions of artworks in a ground-breaking exhibition. The Belgian...

Van Gogh Museum to Launch Perfume Collection

It may not yet have created much of a stink in the museum sector but one of the world’s leading art museums has announced it...

Museum Uses Artificial Intelligence to Curate Better Exhibitions

Artificial intelligence (AI) may have been around for some time but museums are only just getting used to the sort of functions it can perform....

‘Geffrye Must Fall’ Protest at Museum Reopening

A protest group, known as Hackney’s Stand Up To Racism, called for a protest at the Museum of the Home when it reopened in June...

International Spy Museum Offers Children in Hospital Virtual Tours

The International Spy Museum, located in Washington DC, has been using a robot to provide hospitalised youngsters with the opportunity to take tours around its...

What’s Next for MuseumNext

Ahead of a busy summer of summits and conferences, MuseumNext Founder, Jim Richardson discusses the themes for his upcoming events, what he’s looking forward to...

Norway’s New Edvard Munch Museum Due to Open In October 2021

Facing the Oslo waterfront and with a reflective external structure, the much-vaunted Edvard Munch Museum is finally set to open its doors to the public...

Museum Protesters Highlight Picasso’s Treatment of Women

Pablo Picasso may be one of the most celebrated visual artists of all time but his behaviour around women has sometimes led to criticisms of...

Centre Pompidou Announces a US Satellite Museum

Centre Pompidou – known as the Pompidou Center in the United States – has long been one of Paris’ most iconic cultural buildings, not merely...

Toppled Statue of Slave Trader to Go on Display

A statue of a 17th-century slave trader, Edward Colston, will go on display in a Bristol museum after it was toppled from its plinth in...

Laurence des Cars to Head the Louvre

It has recently been announced that the office of the French president has named Laurence des Cars to take over at the Louvre museum in...

Museum of Making Opens in Derby

A major new museum this week in the historic English city of Derby. Occupying the building of one of the world’s oldest industrial facilities, the...

8 million tune into Museum of Fine Arts, Boston livestream

On May 18, International Museum Day, Chinese short-video platform Kuaishou and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), co-launched a shoppable livestream event to virtually explore MFA’s collection of...

Uffizi Gallery Sells NFTs to Recoup Pandemic Losses

Visitor numbers to museums and art galleries plummeted in 2020 and have only just started to recover in the West as government restrictions have begun...

Naturalis Wins European Museum of the Year Award

In May, the European Museum Forum announced the winners of its prestigious European Museum of the Year Awards. This year, the forum decided to name...

The Met Installs a Land Acknowledgement Plaque

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art announced in May that it would be installing a bronze plaque to recognise and honour the indigenous people of...

National Gallery of Art Rebrands

The National Gallery of Art, located in Washington DC, has rebranded as it reopens its doors to the public for the first time in months....