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Essex art gallery endangered by funding crisis named museum of the year 2021

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A gallery that six years ago was placed in special funding measures because of concerns over its viability has been named winner of the world’s largest museum prize. The turnaround for Firstsite, in Colchester, is rem...

Design Museum to host major Amy Winehouse retrospective

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A major retrospective of Amy Winehouse’s life and career will cast her as a “music intellectual” and feature personal items displayed for the first time, including her first electric guitar and handwritten notebooks, ...

Hong Kong police raid Tiananmen massacre museum

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Hong Kong authorities have raided the city’s Tiananmen massacre museum a day after arresting four members of the civil society group that ran it. The raid is the latest act by police in a sweeping crackdown on dissent...

Nasca, Moche, Wari: British Museum exhibition celebrates Peru’s ancient peoples

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Más que 40 ancient objects are being lent to the UK by museums in Peru for a major exhibition aiming to show there is a lot more to the country’s history than the Incas. The British Museum said the loan of the items...

Brussels doctors to prescribe museum visits for Covid stress

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Doctors in Brussels will be able to prescribe museum visits as part a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the Covid pandemic. Patients being treated for stress at Brugmann hospital, one of the lar...

Three injured as iceberg wall collapses at US Titanic museum

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The curse of the RMS Titanic has struck again – this time not in the middle of the North Atlantic, but at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Tennessee. An ice wall, representing the iceberg that caused the unsinkable sh...

Spanish museum celebrates vaccine pioneer who used children as refrigerators

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

Spanish museum celebrates pioneer who took smallpox vaccine to colonies

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

Departures at high-profile Barcelona museum provoke anger in art world

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A row has broken out in the international art world over the departures of Tanya Barson, the English curator, and Pablo Martínez, the head of programmes, from the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Macba). The pair...

House of horror: Bath opens the world’s first museum dedicated to Mary Shelley

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“Yes there’s plenty of scope for bodies around here,” Stephen Clews, the Roman Baths & Pump Room manager chuckles. We’re surveying the Abbey Churchyard square that fronts Bath’s Pump Room and entranceway to the Ro...

‘Boundless invention’: British Museum to show more than 100 unseen Hokusai works

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Más que 100 picture postcard-sized drawings by the great Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai are to go on public display for the first time in two centuries after being acquired by the British Museum. Its director, H ...

Basque museum snaps up ‘forgotten’ retelling of Picasso’s Guernica

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The grief-snapped mother is still there, cradling her dead child 84 años después, as is the fallen soldier with his stigmata and the horse with its silent screams. sin embargo, the Guernica now on its way to a museum in the B...

Move over MoMA! How the Black Country Living Museum became a TikTok sensation

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Ever since the Black Country Living Museum opened in 1978, there has been a daily ritual. As the doors fly open, especially on school trip days, mobs of kids stream in and sprint to Hobbs chip shop to gorge themselves...

Move over MoMA! How the Black Country Living Museum become a TikTok sensation

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Ever since the Black Country Living Museum opened in 1978, there has been a daily ritual. As the doors fly open, especially on school trip days, mobs of kids stream in and sprint to Hobbs chip shop to gorge themselves...

The battle for Mount Rushmore: ‘It should be turned into something like the Holocaust Museum’

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Mount Rushmore national memorial draws nearly 3 million visitors a year to its remote location in South Dakota. They travel from all corners of the globe just to lay their eyes on what the National Park Service calls ...

Manchester Jewish Museum reopens after £6m revamp

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She spent six months hiding from the Nazis in a coal cellar, and the rest of the war concealing her Jewishness under a cloak of Catholicism. Her husband, baby and most of her family were murdered in the death camps. B...

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