Museums

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Save Lowry’s Going to the Match for public, urges Salford mayor
Plea to wealthy footballers and clubs to help buy auctioned painting to stop it disappearing into private collection

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @11:07 AM

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‘I still blow my own mind!’ Uri Geller on spoon-bending, showbiz and the museum he built to his own life
The self-styled psychic spent five years turning a Tel Aviv soap factory into a fitting home for his collection of celebrity photos, diamond-studded walking sticks and, of course, wonky cutlery. He gives our writer a tour

Elias Visontay

27, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Tutankhamun’s burial chamber may contain door to Nefertiti’s tomb
Hidden hieroglyphics could suggest the king is buried within a much larger structure housing the Egyptian queen

Dalya Alberge

26, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Museums in England and Wales to gain powers to dispose of objects on moral grounds
Exclusive: a provision of the new Charities Act could have a significant impact on restitution cases for years to come

Dalya Alberge

25, Sep, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Cleaners at Amsterdam gallery ordered to let insects run wild in name of art
Spiders and creepy crawlies allowed to colonise Rijksmuseum to show how perceptions have changed through the ages

Daniel Boffey

25, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Hallyu! The Korean Wave review – a dazzling historical remix
This gleeful, giddy celebration of the culture of South Korea ranges from fashion to fine art and grand guignol to Gangnam style

Jonathan Jones

21, Sep, 2022 @2:19 PM

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Art Gallery of NSW: Adrián Villar Rojas to take over WWII bunker as Sydney Modern unveiled
The acclaimed Argentinian sculptor’s immersive installation will headline the gallery’s $344m expansion, which opens in December

Steph Harmon and AAP

21, Sep, 2022 @1:02 AM

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‘Inconvenient truths’: Berlin’s Humboldt Forum faces up to its colonial past
The revamped museum fully opened on Friday, its looted Benin bronzes now repatriated to Nigeria. Yet are films, replicas and involvement of indigenous communities more than just window dressing?

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

19, Sep, 2022 @7:53 AM

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Museums on prescription: Brussels tests cultural visits to treat anxiety
Psychiatrists in the city can now prescribe free visits to cultural venues to complement other treatments

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

17, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Hospital appointments and funerals cancelled for Queen’s funeral
Thousands of theatres, museums, retailers and even food banks will also be closed on Monday

Matthew Weaver

13, Sep, 2022 @6:12 PM

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Queen’s death: which events have been called off and which will go ahead?
There is no obligation for organisers to cancel planned events but many have done so anyway

Rachel Hall

12, Sep, 2022 @2:44 PM

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Mexican rebels donate museum money for canoes to refugee rescues
Madrid museum buys three hand-carved canoes from Zapatistas, with proceeds going to Open Arms NGO

Sam Jones in Madrid

11, Sep, 2022 @10:26 AM

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