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Donate to Support Justice for Black Live Now

The recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have spurred nationwide protests against systemic racism and police brutality. It’s time to take action and demand justice for...

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam Brightens Coronavirus Crisis with Artist Poster Project

No fewer than fifty artists responded to a call from the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam in The Netherlands to create an image or artwork to provide...

Farm offers Goats for Zoom meetings

Located in the beautiful Alden Valley, Lancashire, England, Cronkshaw Fold is a traditional hill farm with a passion for environmentally friendly farming, animal welfare and teaching...

Britain’s ‘Sistine Chapel’, the magnificent Painted Hall, goes digital  

As our sector adapts to the challenges of lock down, the Old Royal Naval College, part of Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, wanted to...

Museums are losing millions every week but they are already working hard to preserve coronavirus artefacts

The COVID-19 pandemic has no borders and has caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands of citizens from countries across the globe. But this outbreak...

Museum Resumes Flour Production During Coronavirus

A historic water-mill which is usually run as a museum in Dorset, England has started producing flour on a commercial scale to meet increased demand...

Texas Museums Given Green Light to Reopen

On April 27th, Texas governor gave the go ahead for restrictions put in place because of the Coronavirus Crisis to start to be lifted with...

Passover Plans Go Virtual with Jewish Heritage Network and Agora.io Partnership

The Jewish Heritage Network (JHN) has this week launched Yahad.net – meaning ‘together’ in Hebrew – an innovative digital solution where families and friends from around the world...

Museums Cut Staff as COVID-19 Bites

Many sectors have been put into an economic tailspin as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic which has swept the world throughout 2020. However, those...

Dutch Museum Offers a Miracle Hotline

Miracles may seem like they are in short supply right now but a museum in Utrecht is aiming to put that right with a telephone...

Museum Openings to Look Forward to in 2020

Museum professionals can expect some exciting new working environments in the coming twelve months with many new institutions set to open their doors for the...

Museum staff force Louvre to close over Coronavirus fears

Staff at Louvre voted “almost unanimously” not to open on Sunday over safety concerns about prevention measures linked to Coronavirus. With 130 cases now reported...

Interactive Technology Brings Historic Artwork to Life at Art Gallery of NSW

For hundreds of years, Japanese artists and storytellers have been captivated by yōkai – supernatural monsters and household objects-goblins come to life. A new exhibition...

Auschwitz Museum Calls Out Amazon Over Anti-Semitic Nazi Propaganda

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum has called on the leading online retailer, Amazon, to stop selling anti-Semitic literature on its website. The museum is located...

Tesla Donates Over $1M to Nevada Museum of Art

Tesla, the technology company that is best known for its electric vehicles, has made a sizeable donation to the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno....

Painting Found in Wall Confirmed as Stolen Klimt

A picture that was discovered late last year has been finally established as a missing portrait by Gustav Klimt, the Austrian artist who is perhaps...

Ai Weiwei Refugee-Inspired Installation Unveiled at Minneapolis Institute of Art

The famous Ionic columns that welcome visitors to the Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota have been transformed by the celebrated Chinese artist Ai Weiwei....

US Museum Hires Refugees as Guides

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has embarked on a programme of hiring refugees and immigrants who have direct knowledge of some...

Van Gogh Museum Partners with Streetwear Brand

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has announced a new collaboration with the Dutch fashion brand, Daily Paper. The hip streetwear brand was originally a...

House of Representatives Vote to Establish Women’s History Museum

In February, the House of Representatives in the United States voted to pass a bill that will see a new museum constructed in the capital...

London’s Jewish Museum Withdraws From Arts Council England’s National Portfolio

Located in the London Borough of Camden, the Jewish Museum has elected to leave the group of National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) it had joined in...

Climate Change Activists Bring Trojan Horse to British Museum

Activists who want to highlight the issue of climate change have taken their own version of the famous Trojan Horse to the British Museum. The...

£6.8m founding text donated to the Olympic Museum

The historic manuscript laying out the original plans to revive the Olympic Games was today donated to The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, almost 130 years after...

Australian Museums Call For Action on Climate Change

Some of the best-known natural history museums and similar institutions in Australia have called on the government to take more action in the country in...