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Italian Government Halts Museum NFT Sales

The government in Italy has announced that it plans to bring to an end the practice of selling digital copies of masterpieces by galleries in...

Boston Museum Creates NFT Collection to Fundraise for Conservation Work

The Museum of Fine Arts, one of Boston’s most prestigious public art institutions, announced recently that it would be selling off NFTs of some of...

Climate Activists Glue Themselves to Paintings in UK Museums

The museum and gallery sector in the UK has been rocked by a series of protests which saw activists glue themselves to exhibits in a...

Kids in Museums announces The Family Friendly Museum Awards shortlist for 2022

The Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award 2022 is announced today, shining a light on 16 venues around the country whose frontline museum staff...

LGBTQ+ VR Museum Brings Queer History to the Metaverse

A new exhibition at the 2022 Tribeca Festival in New York City has garnered a lot of attention for both its subject matter and the...

Iconic Moments: Developing an NFT marketplace for museums around the world

NFTs were the fastest growing industry in 2021 with sales of $23bn up from $200m in 2020. But with this fast paced industry, these tokens...

LACMA Launches Fund for the Acquisition of Digital Works by Female Artists

A new acquisition fund for digital works of art by female artists has been unveiled by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). According...

Art Fund research uncovers the impact of Covid-19 on UK museums

The pandemic marked a time of fundamental change for the cultural sector, the country, and the world as a whole. Now, Art Fund is exploring...

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...

How the Oxford Cultural Leaders Programme is helping senior professionals to prepare for a bright future in the arts and culture sector

The Oxford Cultural Leaders (OCL) programme was set up in 2014 by Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM). The programme offers an immersive exploration...

Looty NFT Project Challenges Museums That Refuse to Return Looted Works

The question of true ownership of artefacts and artworks held in European and North American museums and galleries has been a troubled one, especially in...

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...

Ukraine Launches NFT Museum in a Bid to Preserve National Heritage

In a move that will attempt to preserve the heritage of the country, Ukraine has said that it will launch an NFT museum. The Black...

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...