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Museum of Science and Curiosity opens in disused Sacramento power station

It has been 16 years in the making but finally the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Museum of Science and Curiosity, or Mosac for short,...

Radiohead create immersive museum exhibition launched on gaming platform

To mark the 21st anniversary of the release of their albums Kid A and Amnesiac, Radiohead have created a museum exhibition in a computer game...

‘Searchable Museum’ launched by National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Searchable Museum is a new digital initiative by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) that offers online exhibitions, virtual...

Dozens of Looted Benin Artefacts Accounted For in the Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford recently added to the controversy surrounding stolen artefacts from Benin when it released an interim report that said it...

Norwegian Printing Museum relaunches in former canning factory

The Norwegian Printing Museum has relocated to the site of a former sardine canning factory in the historic district of  Stavanger in southwest Norway and...

Qatar Museums create outdoor art museum for World Cup 2022

Qatar Museums (QM) is transforming the nation’s landscape into a vast outdoor art museum experience, in celebration of the country hosting the FIFA World Cup...

Manchester Museum begins pilot programme to train staff as social justice researchers

In a drive to connect with its local community and address poverty Manchester Museum, part of the University of Manchester, has begun training 15 members...

MFA Boston Employees Strike Over Wages and Covid Safety

Staff members at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts staged a one-day strike in November to express their discontent over what they view as stalled contractual...

Museum of Home ‘Wants to Move Slave Owner Statue’

The Museum of the Home in London said that it is now considering moving a statue of a slave merchant that has been the cause...

Tomorrow’s Home – new museum exhibition explores the future of domesticity

University College London (UCL) and The Liminal Space have created Tomorrow’s Home: an interactive, multisensory exhibition set in 2050 launching at the Museum of the...

Museum of Science Partners with Roblox for ‘Destination Mars’

The Museum of Science in New England and the online gaming platform, Roblox, announced recently that they will jointly launch a new virtual experience that...

‘Superhero kids’ get vaccinated at Boston’s Museum of Science  

The Museum of Science in Boston has joined museums across the US to offer vaccines to children age five and over. Earlier this month the...

Prado Museum ‘Downgrades’ Salvator Mundi

A team of curators at the world-renowned Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid announced in November that they had officially downgraded one of the most...

M+ opens as ‘Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture’

Following nine years of planning and construction Hong Kong’s M+ (Museum +) opened today in the newly established West Kowloon Cultural District. Architects Herzog &...

Tiqets 2021 Remarkable Venue Awards winners announced

Tiqets has announced the winners for the 5th annual Remarkable Venue Awards (RVAs), which celebrate the best museums and attractions around the world based on visitor reviews....

Dedicated museum showcasing curated collection of NFTs lifts off in the metaverse

The Museum Collection is a museum designed to showcase a curated collection of NFTs in the metaverse and will focus on all aspects of digital...

Museum of Plastic 2121 opens as virtual museum of the future

Try to imagine a future where single use plastic is only found in museums. It’s hard isn’t it? However, that’s exactly what the Museum of...

Barnes Foundation reveals Facebook censored marketing of its Suzanne Valadon exhibition

Barnes Foundation’s Deputy Director, Martha Lucy has revealed that a few months ago – while the gallery was preparing the marketing for its Suzanne Valadon:...

All Aboard the World’s First ‘Museum in the Sky’

The world’s first and – as yet – the only flying museum has been launched in Saudi Arabia. The service was begun from Riyadh to...

Special Needs Mum who is transforming disabled museum learning receives Radical Changemaker award

Sam Bowen, a museum professional and special needs mum, has been recognised as a Radical Changemaker at the Museums Association’s Museums Change Lives Awards 2021....

AI exhibition at Berlin gallery creates city’s first public artwork offered as NFTs

Machine Hallucinations: Nature Dreams, is designed specifically for König Galerie by Turkish new media artist Refik Anadol, produces a giant data sculpture displaying machine-generated, dynamic...

National Gallery Explores Links to Slavery

Like many long-standing British institutions, the National Gallery has decided that the time is now right to explore any historical links it might have to...

Researchers partner with museums to promote tolerant teaching of British History to schoolchildren

A new research project – with the core aim of promoting tolerance through the education of British History to schoolchildren – will lead to the...

The Natural History Museum sets targets of net zero emissions by 2035

The museum’s Sustainable by Nature plan sets a carbon reduction target, which aligns with the scale of reductions required to keep global warming below a 1.5°C rise from pre-industrial...