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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....

400 Star Objects the Focus of Museum Week in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, 400 museums showcased their collections during the country’s annual Museum Week. This year, the event – which was staged from April 19th...

Leading Dutch Museum Directors Oppose Coronavirus Testing

Some of the leading museum directors in the Netherlands have announced that they will oppose a new law in the country that would affect future...

Tiqets supports the reopening of museums with an informative guide to improving visitor experiences

Any form of planning that begins with a blank sheet of paper can feel daunting. And after many months of enforced closures, museums and galleries...

Science Museum trustee quits over ‘contested heritage’ demands

A trustee of the Science Museum Group (SMG) said that she would not go on to serve a second term in her role in a...

TikTok hosts its first-ever global LIVE museum marathon

As a global entertainment platform, TikTok is a place that celebrates cultural expression and the arts, empowering communities to discover culture in every corner of...

London’s National Gallery reveals 200th birthday plans

With its bicentenary due in just three years time, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square has announced how it will mark the occasion. Firstly, it...

Design Museum Beats Covid Lockdown With Unusual Strategy

With the UK’s third national lockdown forcing the countries museums and galleries to close their doors to visitors, one came up with a novel approach...

Louvre Makes 482,000 Artworks Available Online

One of the world’s leading art museums has said that it will digitise a huge number of images in its collection and make them available...

Visits to the World’s Top 100 Museums and Galleries Fell 77% Due to Covid

The numbers of physically present visitors at the world’s leading 100 museums and art galleries plunged over the course of last year to less than...

An industry first: Nomad Exhibitions joins UN climate initiative

Edinburgh-based exhibition producer and designer, Nomad Exhibitions has become one of the first arts organisations of its kind to sign up to the United Nations...

Survey: Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on Museums?

The pandemic has represented one of the most challenging periods in living memory for the arts and culture sector. So, MuseumNext wanted to know how...

Tiqets Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Most Remarkable Venue Awards

With more than 150 nominees and spanning 7 categories and 6 markets, the 4th annual Remarkable Venue Awards was a chance for museums and attractions to celebrate...