Museums

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Indigenous leaders urge London’s Science Museum to cut ties with Adani
Leaders say Adani Group, a major operator of coal mines, is responsible for land destruction

Matthew Taylor

07, Dec, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Fake tan, feathers and red: Fashion Manifesto shows Gabrielle Chanel’s unexpected side
The National Gallery of Victoria’s blockbuster summer exhibition reveals the vision of an icon, well beyond her Maison’s codes

Lucianne Tonti

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Museum rivalry ‘could make Dutch Vermeer show last of its kind’
Rijksmuseum aims to bring together all the works by Girl with a Pearl Earring painter that are fit to travel

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

02, Dec, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Museums must do more to acknowledge Britain’s colonial past | Letter
Letter: Wendy Barnaby praises the Tate Britain curator David Bailey for addressing the legacy of slavery, and says other galleries and institutions must follow suit

Letters

30, Nov, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Florence Nightingale’s lamp and coded wartime quilt star in new Red Cross museum
Previously unseen treasures from the charity’s history on the frontline are going on permanent display at its London HQ

Donna Ferguson

28, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Edith Pritchett on visiting a museum – cartoon
Learning curve…

Edith Pritchett

27, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Speaking back to Matisse: Art Gallery of NSW dazzles with comprehensive, complicated show
The blockbuster survey features the most Matisse cut-outs ever shown in Australia – but it’s downstairs at the sister exhibition where the real conversation happens

Kathleen Linn

26, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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UB40 unveil wooden maps celebrating Birmingham’s musical heritage
Series of 30 maps highlights underappreciated musical impact of the city

Jessica Murray

26, Nov, 2021 @4:55 PM

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In defence of Science Museum’s sponsors | Letter
Letter: Bob Ward, an adviser on two of the museum’s energy exhibitions, responds to a campaign letter expressing concern over its fossil fuel ties

Letters

25, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Revealed: How Lord Salisbury hid rape by his British consul in Benin
Shocking papers in Foreign Office archives strengthen case for giving looted bronzes back to Nigeria

Dalya Alberge

21, Nov, 2021 @10:15 AM

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‘It was terrifying’: ancient book’s journey from Irish bog to museum treasure
A new book tells the story of the painstaking process to preserve the 1,200-year-old Faddan More Psalter

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

21, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Postman Pat sets saved from destruction to go on display
Original from children’s TV series first aired in 1981 to be displayed as part of Cosgrove Hall Films Archive

Jedidajah Otte

20, Nov, 2021 @1:13 PM

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