Museums

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UK and Irish galleries reach new truce in tug of war over Lane collection
London and Dublin have been at odds for a century over last will of art collector Sir Hugh Lane

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Vast staff cuts imminent at V&A, insiders say
Curators and conservators said to be in line of fire, ‘hollowing out the expertise of the museum’

Dalya Alberge

25, Feb, 2021 @8:01 PM

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Royal Mint to commemorate fossil hunter Mary Anning
Special 50p coins will feature some of the Jurassic creatures discovered by 19th-century palaeontologist

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Letter: Dame Margaret Weston obituary
Richard Faulkner writes: She cajoled the UK’s heritage railways into high standards of reliability and safety

Richard Faulkner

24, Feb, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Unions fear government wants museums to 'airbrush' UK history
Unions representing museum staff warn culture secretary not to listen to ‘fringe clamour’ after meeting with heads of institutions

Rajeev Syal

23, Feb, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Plan to open England's shops before museums and galleries criticised
Museum and gallery leaders say Covid timetable ‘makes no sense’, with venues closed until 17 May

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

23, Feb, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Drawings by Cézanne and Klee among works gifted to Courtauld Gallery
Assembled by the late collector Howard Karshan, the ‘revelatory’ collection is hailed as important beyond its size

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Feb, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Vaccine vials and a virtual hug: a history of coronavirus in 15 objects
How will we tell the story of Covid-19 to future generations, capturing all the fear, horror and hope? Around the world, museums have begun to answer that question

Stephen Moss

21, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Viking age artefacts discovered on Isle of Man declared treasure
Hoard found by amateur detectorist dates to AD950 and includes gold arm ring and large silver brooch

Tobi Thomas

18, Feb, 2021 @1:39 PM

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The Guardian view on British history: we need to know | Editorial
Editorial: By stirring people up against an honest reckoning with our past, ministers are doing the country a huge disservice

Editorial

15, Feb, 2021 @6:59 PM

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Rival railway museums in row over steam locomotive ownership
Head of Steam in Darlington and National Railway Museum disagree over where Locomotion No 1 should be kept

Alex Mistlin

15, Feb, 2021 @5:01 PM

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NSW arts minister defends Powerhouse Parramatta museum days after giving it the green light
NSW government gave the go-ahead for the controversial $950m project amid a parliamentary inquiry into its management of cultural institutions

Kelly Burke

15, Feb, 2021 @5:39 AM

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