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Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ removed from frame for restoration

For the first time since 1975, Rembrandt’s vast “The Night Watch” was taken down and removed from its frame by conservators in the Rijsmuseum, Amsterdam....

Teddy Roosevelt statue removed from outside New York museum

Workers on Wednesday dismantled a towering statue of President Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City’s American Museum of Natural History. The “Equestrian Statue of...

Aerospace Bristol – with its prized last Concorde to fly – receives museum accreditation

It’s ten years since plans for a museum were launched at Filton Airfield in Bristol and five years since Aerospace Bristol opened its doors to...

Rijksmuseum to showcase Indonesia’s struggle for independence from Dutch Empire

The national museum of the Netherlands presents Revolusi! Indonesia Independent next month, a major exhibition focusing on the Indonesian revolution and the people who experienced...

Manchester Museum partnership launches first ever sector-specific Carbon Literacy toolkit

The Carbon Literacy toolkit – launching on 24 January 2022 – is part of Roots & Branches, a unique environmentally driven partnership project between Manchester...

BBC marks 100 years with online collections and museum exhibitions

The BBC is celebrating its centenary throughout 2022 by launching three online collections and physical exhibitions in museums across the UK. The British Broadcasting Company...

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures partners with Bloomberg Philanthropies to improve its digital platforms

The partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies will fund the development of the museum’s wide-ranging digital engagement platforms including its website, online archives and a new digital...

Global report published to probe the future of arts and culture sector

Future of Arts and Culture: Trajectories for the Next Decade is a qualitative probe into the future of arts and culture globally. The study is...

Competition launched for holistic redevelopment of Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum

National Museums Liverpool (NML) has launched a competition to transform its International Slavery Museum and neighbouring Maritime Museum in the city’s Royal Albert Dock. NML...

Parthenon fragment returns to Greece, rekindling campaign for UK to hand over marbles

A marble fragment of the Parthenon temple has been returned to Athens from a museum in Sicily, a move officials hope will advance efforts to...

National Railway Museum submits plans for its vision to be world’s railway museum

A detailed application for a new Central Hall at the National Railway Museum (NRM) has been submitted to City of York Council part of the...

Uruguay’s first contemporary art museum, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Atchugarry, opens to public

Uruguayan sculptor Pablo Atchugarry has part-funded and contributed more than 500 artworks to Uruguay’s first contemporary art museum, which will open tomorrow in the coastal...

Museum of Tomorrow’s immersive exhibition highlights current challenges to world’s largest biome

Visitors to the Museum of Tomorrow in Brazil can experience the largest tropical biome in the world with the Rio de Janeiro museum’s latest temporary...

Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum mounts time capsule to be opened in 2050

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum in Geneva and the Climate Centre, which helps the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement worldwide address the humanitarian...

Natural History Museum Identifies 552 New Species in 2021

Scientists working for the Natural History Museum in London have accounted for the existence of some 552 newly identified species over the course of the...

Work to Begin on Spanish Civil War Museum

Work is due to commence in the small Spanish city of Teruel to construct a new museum that will focus on the history of the...

Royal Ontario Museum’s Curator of Climate Change launches global project exploring greenhouse emissions

Dr Soren Brothers, Curator of Climate Change at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is leading a project that brings together 100 collaborators, representing every continent except...

Belfast art deco building to be transformed into museum and film centre

The £100million Belfast Stories Museum will see the regeneration of the 1931 art deco former Bank of Ireland building which has been acquired by Belfast...

Met Museum Reduces Attendance As Omicron Surges

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has taken measures to try and combat the new Covid-19 variant, Omicron. The higher transmissibility of...

UK Museums Forced to Close by Covid

The latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, largely caused by the Omicron variant of the virus first detected in South Africa, has...

The Met’s Exhibition Looks at Walt Disney’s Secret Inspiration

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has come up with something quite novel for such a historic and internationally venerated institution, with an exhibition that focuses...

FIFA Museum Launches its First Global Digital Exhibition

The FIFA World Football Museum has announced a new virtual interactive multimedia experience that it says will make it more accessible to people around the...

Italian state museums send artworks to the regions as part of long-term initiative

The 100 opere tornano a casa (100 Works Return Home), is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Culture and includes works from 14 of...

Kiss Museum to Open in Las Vegas

Formed in 1973, the glam rock band Kiss is noted for its many line-up changes, outrageous stage costumes and its distinctive approach to makeup. One...