Museums

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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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‘I had to be taken out of the museum’: the artistic challenge that almost broke Dean Stevenson
The composer has been working underground at Mona since July, writing a new piece each day to be performed that afternoon. The experiment has been ‘traumatic’, he says – and it has changed him for good

Sian Cain

22, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s a joyful space’: National Trust tells story of Birmingham’s Windrush generation
Home from Home exhibition at Back to Backs recreates Caribbean households of 1970s

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

21, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Sudanese museums seek return of artefacts taken by British colonisers
Items include armour, banners, and two skulls taken from Omdurman battlefield

Jason Burke and Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Khartoum

20, Jun, 2022 @8:40 AM

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Restoration revolution: how make do and mend turned into a fashion statement
As interest grows with TV shows, books and now a major a new exhibition in London, the idea of repairing beloved items is about more than cash

Karen Kay

19, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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