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Archive Apologises Over Altering Image of Women’s March

The National Archives and Records Administration has publicly apologised for its controversial decision to doctor a photograph it had been using as an exhibit since...

National Archives Exhibit Blurs Images Critical of the US President

The National Archives and Records Administration, which is charged with the preservation and documentation of government and historical records in the United States, admitted in...

NYC Museums Declined to be Polling Places

Locations for people to go and register their vote is a mainstay of the democratic function of many civilizations and the museum sector has traditionally...

Tourism From China Leads to Upturn in Russian Museum Visitors

It is a problem that many institutions in the West would like to have. Several museums and art galleries in Russia have faced such an...

The Smithsonian Rebrands Two Galleries

In a move that many campaigners in the United States have long called for, two Asian art galleries that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s...

Hip Hop Museum Receives Cash Injection

The Universal Hip Hop Museum, located in New York City, has been awarded a multi-million dollar funding injection which will help it to preserve the...

Musée du Louvre Partners with Fashion Brand Off-White

The Musée du Louvre in Paris has teamed up with the Milan-based fashion label, Off-White to come up with a collection that pays homage to...

1940s-Themed Museum Hotel Opened In New Orleans

Although there are a number of hotels which claim to be associated with museums that have opened over recent years, notably in North America, many...

London’s Geffrye Museum Rebrands as the ‘Museum of the Home’

Located in the Hoxton area of East London, the Geffrye Museum has been open to the public since it was first established in 1914. Over...

Museum Offers Realistic Hopper Painting Experience

The renowned American artist, Edward Hopper, was known for the realism that he brought to many of his paintings. Now, the Virginia Museum of Fine...

Manchester Museum Returns Indigenous Australian Artefacts

In a move that has been welcomed by a number of museum professionals and some cultural commentators – who have referred to it as a...

Art Gallery Opts for Women Only Acquisitions in 2020

A leading art museum and gallery in the United States has announced that it will seek to address the gender imbalance that many art institutions...

Parsonage Museum Acquires ‘Incredibly Rare’ Brontë Book

The Brontë Parsonage Museum which is maintained by the Brontë Society in honour of the famous literary family has secured a new gem in for...

Van Gogh Museum and Drents Museum jointly acquire painting by Van Gogh

The Van Gogh Museum and the Drents Museum have jointly acquired an early painting by Vincent van Gogh: Peasant Burning Weeds from 1883. The work...

Severe Floods Threaten Venice’s Cultural Institutions

Venice is no stranger to water management and handling floodwater. However, many of its major galleries and museums have faced exceptional levels of flooding in...

US Museums to Champion Feminist Art Ahead of 2020 Election

The US Presidential race may not yet be officially underway but few political commentators doubt that the incumbent isn’t already in a semi-campaigning mode as...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Receives Huge Bequest

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has been left tens of millions of dollars in the will of one of its major...

Artists Group Creates ‘Auto-Corrector’ Tool to Battle Museum Inequality

A Spanish women’s arts association, known as Mujeres en Las Artes Visuales (MAV), has announced a new technological tool that anyone can use in museums...

National Galleries Scotland Drops BP Portrait Award

In a move that will be welcomed by many protestors and pressure groups, National Galleries Scotland (NGS) has decided to end its links with British...

Leader of the V&A’s New East London Museum Announced

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London announced in November that it had appointed the current director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art...

UK’s National Portrait Gallery to Shut for Three Years

The National Portrait Gallery announced in November that it would close its doors to the public for a prolonged period from June 2020. It is...

Protestors Crowdfund to Bring Trojan Horse to British Museum

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to assist anti-petrochemicals protestors with their aim of highlighting links between the British Museum and one of the...

Centre Pompidou to Open New Site in Shanghai

The globally renowned Centre Pompidou, which is one of the great landmarks of the museum and gallery sector in Paris, has announced an ambitious expansion...

New Director of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Is Named

The current the chairman of education and public programmes at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has been named as the new CEO and director...