Museums

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Dashboard of decline: seven charts that explain Britain’s economic crisis
The UK looks set for a recession and a longer battle with inflation than many of its neighbours. This is why

Phillip Inman

02, Jul, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Germany hands over two Benin bronzes to Nigeria
Two countries sign restitution agreement covering more than 1,000 items in German hands

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

01, Jul, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Go to Derby: see how a museum can help shape a better future | Charlotte Higgins
The Museum of Making boldly sets out its vision – and has no time for national myths of lost greatness, says the Guardian’s chief culture writer, Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A monument to Scottish home life: why you should visit Tenement House
Agnes Toward’s beautifully preserved Glasgow flat tells the story of these buildings – not slums but hubs of vibrant communities

Robin McKie

29, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘The beating pulse of poetry’: why you should visit Keats House
The Romantic poet’s home in London was a haven where he wrote some of his most famous works. Today, two centuries after his death, it still evokes Keats’ spirit

Ashish Ghadiali

28, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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V&A to display its first African fashion exhibition
Galleries will showcase designers who are often overlooked, in an effort to acknowledge colonial histories within the museum

Lauren Cochrane

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Macabre, biased and fascinating: why you should visit the Wellcome Collection
The permanent collection of gruesome medical artefacts, is just one of the attractions at this mesmerising and forward-looking London institution

Bidisha

27, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tycoon Dimitris Daskalopoulos gives away huge haul of modern art
Collector tells why he is donating 350 major pieces to international galleries

Helena Smith in Athens

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Is the V&A a temple of culture or a brothel? | Stewart Lee
The Conservative party’s latest £20,000-a-table function for donors at the Victoria and Albert Museum is a stain on one of our great institutions

Stewart Lee

26, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Painting of crying Boris Johnson by his mother stars in show about loss
Prime minister’s mother’s work features in exhibition at Museum of the Mind by artists who struggled with mental health

Vanessa Thorpe

25, Jun, 2022 @1:27 PM

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Social history and art combined: why you should visit the Centre of Ceramic Art
From Lucie Rie’s buttons to WA Ismay’s unique hoard, the peerless pottery collection in York Art Gallery will appeal to all

Rachel Cooke

24, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Open your eyes to Britain’s hidden history. Here’s our pick of places to explore
From prehistoric stone circles and cave art to castles, houses and galleries, our writers pick their favourite spots for a day out

Rachel Cooke

24, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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