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Germany first to hand back Benin bronzes looted by British

Germany is to become the first country to hand back the Benin bronzes looted by British soldiers in the late nineteenth century. A decision on the restitution was facilitated by the fact …

Where does police brutality fit in America’s first law enforcement museum?

The Washington institution is likely to spark debate over whether it gets the tone right in an era of police shootings and allegation…

Beyond stereotypes: how Iranian art is challenging preconceptions

In a country where the law considers homosexuality, drug-related offenses and "insulting the prophet" crimes punishable by the death penalty, freedom of expression in Iran is limited for …

Science Museum under pressure to shun big oil sponsorship

The broadcaster Chris Packham and a a former Nasa expert who led early warnings on climate change are among scientists urging London's Science Museum to terminate its partnerships with the …

Paris’s first digital art museum: all lit up at Atelier des Lumières

It's 11.30am on a sunny Tuesday and I'm in rue Saint-Maur, in Paris's 11th arrondissement, queuing to collect pre-booked tickets for the noon showing at L'Atelier des Lumières - Paris's …

UK museum collecting at risk from lack of funding, report warns

Investigation by Sir David Cannadine for Art Fund paints 'deeply depressing' picture Museum collections in the UK are at risk of becoming "inert and lifeless" unless more money is invested …

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Telling overlooked stories at New-York Historical Society

Category: Education & Interpretation

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Getty launches YouTube series for ‘art curious’ audiences

Category: Surveys & Reports

The Getty has launched a YouTube series called 'Becoming Artsy', available to stream weekly and hosted by the museum's senior creative producer Jessie Hendricks. 'Becoming Artsy' was …

BayEcotarium urges Gov. Newsom to allocate 1% of Climate Action funds toward Museum driven STEAM Education in California

Category: Environmental Sustainability

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Bay Ecotarium President & CEO, George Jacob called upon California Governor Gavin Newsom to allocate 1% of the $15 billion announced towards Climate Action …

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