Museums

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Forgotten photos show how Kenyan archaeologists unearthed secrets of their own country
Exhibitions in UK and Africa rewrite history by celebrating discoveries of overlooked black excavators in colonial era

Donna Ferguson

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Parramatta Powerhouse: NSW arts minister dismisses claims $915m museum is being built on a flood zone
Minister grilled over museum’s ability to withstand one-in-100-year flood levels at Parramatta riverbank site

Kelly Burke

23, Feb, 2022 @4:54 AM

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Vaccine vials, masks: welcome to the first Covid collection, at London's Science Museum
Vial used to give Margaret Keenan the first non-trial dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is among items being used to document UK’s response to pandemic

Mark Townsend

13, Dec, 2020 @10:15 AM

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Letter: Dame Jocelyn Barrow obituary
Alan Swerdlow writes: Jocelyn Barrow played a valuable role in creating the Transatlantic Slavery Gallery at the Merseyside Maritime Museum

Alan Swerdlow

05, Jun, 2020 @4:55 PM

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Welsh memory project aims to document coronavirus impact
National museum asks citizens to share their feelings and experiences during crisis

Steven Morris

11, May, 2020 @12:54 PM

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How to visit Amsterdam while stuck at home in lockdown
You can still explore this unique city’s culture from your laptop, says Hans Rooseboom, curator of photography at the Rijksmuseum

Interview by Rachel Dixon

26, Apr, 2020 @6:00 AM

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V&A Museum of Childhood to close for £13m revamp
London museum will shut in May and reopen in 2022 with new spaces that are ‘less about nostalgia’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

17, Feb, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Charles Dickens 'treasure trove' goes to London museum
Note to butler on how to serve gin punch is among letters acquired from US collector

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Cleansing ceremonies in Germany mark a homecoming and a shift in cultural understanding | Gail Jones
Smoke wafted through a Leipzig museum’s halls following the return of 45 human remains to their rightful custodians in Australia

Gail Jones

29, Nov, 2019 @5:33 AM

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Noble Frankland obituary
Director of the Imperial War Museum who transformed it from a decaying backwater to a major tourist attraction

Maev Kennedy

21, Nov, 2019 @2:57 PM

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RAF Museum in row over children’s exhibition’s link to arms giant
Critics claim interactive maths show promotes missile manufacturer

Jamie Doward

17, Nov, 2019 @6:12 AM

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New museum tells gripping story of liberation of Paris 75 years on
Basement used by resistance as control centre transformed ahead of anniversary of Nazis surrender

Jon Henley in Paris

15, Aug, 2019 @6:57 AM

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