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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...

Stonewall National Museum and Archives Launch LGBTQ Digital Exhibit

One of the biggest LGBTQ cultural organisations in the United States, the Stonewall National Museum and Archives, launched a brand new digital exhibition in October....

Glasgow museums to close as world leaders attend COP26 climate meeting

Museums in Glasgow will close to support the delivery of the Conference of the Parties 26 (COP26) which takes place from 31 October to 12...

Naked photoshoot highlights plight of Dead Sea and support for new museum

American photographer Spencer Tunick returned to the Dead Sea at the weekend to photograph 200 naked participants near the city of Arad to raise awareness...

Vienna Tourist Board opens OnlyFans account for museums’ ‘explicit’ content

Tired of social media companies blocking or suspending its accounts for publishing artworks depicting nudity, four Viennese museums have come together with the Austrian capital’s...

Amsterdam’s New Electronic Music Museum Set to Open

A brand new museum dedicated to electronic music called Our House is due to open in Amsterdam in October. The museum will exhibit a large...

Google Launches New Pocket Gallery Art Service

In October, the internet giant, Google, said that it would be significantly upping its game with respect to the virtual display of artworks. This is...

First artworks for Black open-air museum in Los Angeles given approval

Seven artworks have been approved this week for the initial phase of Destination Crenshaw, a 1.3-mile-long, $100m open-air museum under development in south Los Angeles....

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to create digital archive for The North Face

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has partnered with The North Face on its first-ever crowdsourced digital archive to celebrate the memories and stories...

Natural History Museum develops biodiversity tracker to aid COP15 negotiators

The Natural History Museum has developed a Biodiversity Trends Explorer, to help negotiators at COP15 Convention on Biological diversity and other policymakers to track and compare...

President Macron Told to Give African Art and Heritage Back

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, was told in October that artefacts of African heritage held in the country should be returned to their homelands. During...

Kunsthaus Zürich opens museum extension with controversial artworks from Nazi arms dealer

The Kunsthaus Zürich opened a new €230m building designed by David Chipperfield Architects at the weekend, which has been connected to the museum’s 1910 Karl...

AI aerobes occupy Tate’s Turbine Hall in new installation

Anicka Yi: In love With the World, which opens today, sees floating machines – called aerobes after microorganisms that grow in the presence of air...

Moco Museum Opens in Barcelona

The Moco Museum, an independent museum located in Amsterdam has announced the opening of a new venue in Barcelona. The Netherlands-based Moco Museum said that...

Museum of Contemporary Emotions launched as virtual coping mechanism for pandemic

The Museum of Contemporary Emotions is an online museum combining science and art to document the monumental developments of a pandemic and record the feelings...

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery wins UK Family Friendly Museum Award 2021

A small volunteer-run museum in Northumberland, Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery, has been named winner of the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award 2021 Competing...

Metaverse Museum For Sale as NFT

An entirely digital museum has been put up for sale with a non-fungible token (NFT) representing ownership of it to whoever is willing to pay...

IKEA Launches a Digital Museum

The globally renowned home furnishings brand, IKEA, has created a digital repository to celebrate the seven decades it has been producing consumer catalogues. After 70...

Royal College of Music Museum opens as a new interactive experience

The Royal College of Music Museum opened this week and is part of the college’s £40m four-year campus transformation project. Since 2017, the College’s iconic...

Museum of Austerity exhibition uses holographic depictions of death

The Museum of Austerity is a mixed reality exhibition that preserves memories of public and private events from the austerity era in the UK. Museum of...

Spain Gives Teens Culture Vouchers on Their 18th Birthdays

Spanish citizens who turn 18 years of age in 2022 will be given a culture voucher to the value of €400 to spend on anything...

Art Fund awards Reimagine grants to museums as part of pandemic recovery

The Art Fund has awarded £658,331 in the first round of £2 million Reimagine grants for 2021 to support 22 UK museums, galleries, historic houses,...