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Huge Haul of Artefacts Returned to Iraq by the British Museum

In August, the British Museum conducted a huge handover of Iraqi artefacts to the authorities there. The treasures were sent to their home country following...

Rio Slavery Museum Raises Questions

Following the election of Jair Messias Bolsonaro to the presidency of Brazil, there have been a number of controversies in the country’s public life. As...

What a no deal Brexit could mean for UK museums

By the time we arrive at the second Brexit deadline on 31st October this year, it will be exactly a year since widespread reports in...

Free Museum Entry For Furloughed Federal Workers

As the Federal Government Shutdown in the United States enters a third week, hundreds of thousands of federal workers are feeling the financial pinch. With...

Are These The World’s Most Expensive Museums?

Museum entry prices around the world differ significantly. You can enjoy free entry to many prestigious museums but which museums are the world’s most expensive?...

10.2 million visitors to the Louvre in 2018

The Musée du Louvre had a record 10.2 million visitors in 2018—an increase of 25% in comparison with 2017. No other museum in the world...

10 Most Beautiful Museums in the World

With the world greatest architects designing iconic museums in the world’s cultural capitals, these buildings often stand out for their architecture as much as the...

Mountain Photography Museum opens on the Dolomite Mountains

As locations go, the home of the new LUMEN Museum of Mountain Photography couldn’t be more perfect for it’s subject matter, perched at the summit Mount Kronplatz-Plan...

U.S. Federal Government shutdown hits Smithsonian

Smithsonian Institution officials have announced that if the current U.S. federal government shutdown continues past January 1, all Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C and in New...

Museum Openings that we’re excited about in 2019

As 2019 approaches we’re anticipating another exciting year in the world of museums with new institutions and extensions boosting tourism and helping to reinvigorate cities....

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Vanessa German: Winner of 2018 Don Tyson Prize

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces Vanessa German as the 2018 recipient of the Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 biennial award for outstanding achievement in American art. For more...

Step inside Brazilian museum destroyed in fire with Google

As much as 90% of the collection was destroyed on September 2nd 2018 when a fire struck the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro....

Guggenheim Museum to Open Daily Beginning in 2019

Guggenheim Museum will be open seven-day-a-week starting January 7, 2019. The museum attributes the change to celebrating its 60th anniversary, but by opening on Thursday...

Senegal unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

The Musée des Civilisations noires (Museum of Black Civilizations) has been opened in Dakar, Senegal by President Macky Sall amid a global conversation about the ownership of colonial era artefacts in European museums....

United States first major movie museum announces inaugural exhibitions

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced the details of the inaugural exhibitions that will be on view when the...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Named #1 Museum for Third Year in a Row

Travel website TripAdvisor® today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Museums. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity...

Eye Opening Stats on Museum Internships

Internships offer a valuable way for young people interested in working in museums to learn more about the opportunities that the sector offers them. In...

Commemorating the Battle of the Somme with Art

At MuseumNext Europe, Claire Eva, Brand and Communications Director for 14-18-NOW joined us to speak about a unique project. On July 1st 2016, thousands of...

Exhibition Blends Virtual Reality and Pop Superstardom

In the depths of London’s Somerset House two trends, one from museums and one from technology have collided with an exhibition that blends virtual reality...

A People’s Journey, My Personal Reflection

On September 14th I previewed the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of the museum’s identified Social Influencer group. My preview...