Museums

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Donatello: Sculpting the Renaissance – a once-in-a-lifetime show
The UK’s forthcoming Donatello exhibition will capture the Florentine artist’s revolutionary genius for perspective, male beauty and, above all, empathy

Laura Cumming

05, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Half-man-half-bull, half-truth: mysteries of the Labyrinth to be unveiled at last
Oxford museum aims to ‘set the record straight’ about the discovery of Knossos Palace in Crete

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

04, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Virtual aid trip and a policy quiz: the European Commission tourist experience
Brussels exhibition is latest EU effort to appeal to the public by seeking to explain its work

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

03, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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February is LGBTQ+ history month: here are 10 of the best places to celebrate it
This year’s event is themed on queer contributions to cinema, with screenings, museum tours, talks and exhibitions from Glasgow to Margate

Stephen Emms

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Baby Trump set to fly again as Museum of London reinflates blimp
Inflatable produced to lampoon former US president during his UK visits undergoes testing prior to installation in museum’s protest collection

Harry Taylor

26, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Museum seeks Bowie dress for show putting spotlight on Jewish designers
Museum of London Docklands appeals for missing pieces whose influential creators have been overlooked

Esther Addley

23, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Lost photos from Warsaw Ghetto Uprising reveal horror of Jews’ last stand
Images found in attic taken by Polish firefighter who risked life to record how Jewish Poles fought the Nazis despite impossible odds

Shaun Walker in Warsaw

22, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Factory flaw: hunt for stolen 1977 sign that put Manchester on pop music map
The very first Factory club night was advertised with this poster. Now its designer wants it back to complete a major archive

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

22, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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A rare glimpse inside Britain’s secret vault of whale skeletons
The hoard of bones of 6,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises is one of the world’s finest research resources – and may hold the key to the long-term future of these species

Anna Turns

21, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Artist asks British Museum to return Assyrian treasure to Iraq in swap
Sculptor Michael Rakowitz says he will give his fourth-plinth bull to Tate Modern if Iraq can share custody

Matthew Weaver

20, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Harry Streets obituary
Other lives: Amusement arcade owner who ended up working for Madame Tussauds on various projects

Jason Streets

17, Jan, 2023 @9:16 PM

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Welsh winds from the feet of the dead | Brief letters
Brief letters: Cold easterlies | Museum revamps | Minimum service levels | Something to chew on | Eco-friendly soap

17, Jan, 2023 @5:45 PM

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