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Acid Attack Portraits On Show At the Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence has made use of its unique collection to contextualize the portraits of people who have been subjected to horrific acid...

Curating for Change: £1m programme to put disabled curators into museums

Curating for Change, a ground-breaking work placement programme for D/deaf and disabled curators in museums, has partnered with 27 cultural organisations across England to redress...

Artist creates COP26 forest as world leaders pledge to end deforestation

Artist Es Devlin has fashioned a parallel conference at COP26 in Glasgow with a temporary forest of 197 trees to represent each of the parties...

Future of world’s first Science Gallery in Dublin hangs in the balance

The Science Gallery Dublin, which opened at Trinity College in 2008 as ‘a new space to ignite curiosity and discovery where science and art collide’...

Hannah Fry Steps Down as Science Museum Trustee Over Sponsorship Deal With Coal Giant

Two esteemed scientists who had until recently sat on the board of the Science Museum Group have resigned from their respective roles in quick succession....

Julie’s Bicycle publishes report on cultural response to climate crisis ahead of COP26

The report, Culture: The Missing Link to Climate Action is the culmination of research to determine how national entities responsible for cultural advancement, internationally, have responded to...

Young climate campaigners vow to keep protesting over Science Museum’s fossil fuel sponsorship

This week a group of young climate campaigners from the UK Student Climate Network London (UKSCN London) occupied the Science Museum in London and held...

FIFA World Football Museum to create exhibition with cultural objects from 211 associations

The FIFA World Football Museum will create a global exhibition ahead of the next World Cup with all 211 member associations set to showcase objects...

Museum of Forgeries fakes 999 Warhol’s to sell with original

The Museum of Forgeries is the latest scheme by Brooklyn-based art Collective MSCHF who bought a Warhol, created 999 new versions and mixed them altogether...

Museums to Explore Connections Between Railways and the Slave Trade

A consortium of museums in the UK has said it will work with three major universities on a new research project that will investigate any...

Looted Benin Bronze Statue Returned by Jesus College Cambridge

A highly contested sculpture, known as a Benin Bronze, has been officially given back to Nigeria in a ceremony conducted at Jesus College of the...

Design Museum Environmental Audit Reveals Exhibition Carbon Footprint

A sustainability assessment was commissioned by the Design Museum’s for its latest exhibition and was found to have a surprisingly sizeable carbon footprint of ten...

Digitising entire Natural History Museum collection could boost UK economy by £2bn

Researchers working with the Natural history Museum have found that if the entire collection of 80m objects was made easily accessible to scientists all over...

Perception launches 3D holographic museum experiences as online learning tools

In an attempt to ‘democratise immersive learning experiences’ Perception, a deep-tech Augmented Reality company from Thailand, along with Imperial War Museum and the Science Museum...

Natural History Museum Works With The New York Times Climate Hub at COP26

The Natural History Museum in London have announced a range of events that they’ll be involved with during the COP26 climate conference. In a statement,...

The Denver Art Museum reopens with expanded, reimagined and more inclusive offer

The Denver Art Museum reopened at the weekend and unveiled its newly reimagined Ponti building, one of the first-ever high-rise art museums, and a new...

Cambodia Presses Metropolitan Museum of Art Over ‘Looted Artworks’

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City recently announced that it would be reviewing the ownership of 45 antiquities of Cambodian origin that...

Museum Set to Operate Onboard a £27m Catamaran

A French arts organisation recently announced its latest plans for a luxury yacht valued at €32m to function as a seagoing museum. The vessel, which...

Museum submits proposal to melt and repurpose Lee statue as new public art

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, a non-profit organisation in Charlottesville, Virginia has submitted an offer to Charlottesville City Council to acquire ownership of...

Arts Council England publishes latest National Portfolio investment process for museums

Arts Council England has published information about the application process for its next National Portfolio, which will come into effect in April 2023. The National...

Indigenous People Protest Climate Change at the British Museum

Ahead of the COP26 summit that is being held in the UK in November, indigenous leaders decided to stage an unauthorised healing ceremony in London...

Munch Museum Oslo opens as part of a ‘generation of new museums’

The new Munch Museum on Oslo’s waterfront opens its doors to the public tomorrow spreading over 13 floors and housing more than 26,000 works bequeathed...

AI Used to Reproduce ‘Lost’ Picasso Nude

A painting that Pablo Picasso once painted over himself has been rediscovered thanks to some advanced 3-D printing and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. George Cann...

Adults with learning disabilities invigorate museum gallery with stunning art

Phoenix Rising: MK is currently hosting an exhibition ‘Uprising Three: From Lockdown to Freedom’ at Milton Keynes Museum. The colourful exhibition showcases artwork, photography, video...