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Chaplin family plead to save London Cinema Museum

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chaplin had several stints in the Lambeth workhouse that now houses the Cinema Museum Charlie Chaplin’s family have written an open letter to ask for London’s Cinema Museum to be saved. Bővebben »

‘Monster’ fatberg to go on display in museum

Image copyright Museum of London Image caption The museum will show how fat is blocking London’s Victorian infrastructure Part of one of the capital’s biggest fatbergs is going to be put on display in the Museum of London next year. It is a slice of a monster fatberg, over 250m (820ft) long, which had been

Tory dinner at National Mining Museum cancelled

Image copyright Ian M/Geograph Image caption The dinner was due to be held two days after the anniversary of the return to work at the end of the miners’ strike in 1985 A Conservative Party dinner, criticised as it was to be held at the National Coal Mining Museum, has been cancelled by the venue

California wildfires reach Bel Air and Getty museum

Image copyright @CraigStrazz/Twitter Image caption Craig Strazz captured the ferocity of the fire on Interstate 405 close to the Getty Centre Raging wildfires in California are threatening parts of the Bel Air area and Interstate 405, a major north-south highway in southern California. Bővebben »

Llandudno Museum ‘cultural hub’ plan set for cash boost

Image copyright Google Plans to create a “key cultural hub” at Llandudno Museum are set to be helped by £140,000 of council cash. In total, £1.367m of the £1.5m cost of the work has been secured from sources including the Heritage Lottery Fund. Decisions will be made on other grants and funding totalling £450,000 in

Bid to unravel mystery of museum’s sea-soaked chair

Image copyright Highland Folk Museum Experts are examining carvings on an old wooden chair that shows evidence of having been immersed in sea water for some time. The seat is stored in the Am Fasgadh building at the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore in the Cairngorms. Bővebben »

Boko Haram founder’s home ‘to be museum’

Image caption Mohammed Yusuf founded Boko Haram in 2002 The home of the founder of Nigeria’s Islamist militant group Boko Haram is to be turned into a museum, in the hope it will boost tourism in the area. Borno State is also considering plans to transform the Sambisa forest – the group’s base – into

Paisley’s high street museum store unveils its treasures

Image caption Tens of thousands of items from Paisley museum collections will be housed in the new £3.7m facility beneath the town centre. Scotland’s first high street museum store has unveiled its treasure trove as it prepares to open its doors. Tens of thousands of items from Paisley museum collections will be housed in the

Africa’s ‘museum for social change’

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa , more pithily known as Zeitz Mocaa, in Cape Town is now the largest museum in Africa dedicated to contemporary art from the continent and its diaspora. Bővebben »

Record two million visitors for National Museum of Scotland

Image copyright Google Image caption The National Museum of Scotland opened 10 new galleries last July A record two million people have visited the National Museum of Scotland this year. The Edinburgh museum said it was the first time it had hit the milestone in its 150-year history. Bővebben »

New Hereford ‘museum’ to showcase city’s hidden treasure

Image copyright Hereford City Council Image caption The vault’s treasures will be consolidated with items including the city’s staves and maces, held here by the Liveried Men of Hereford A city’s hidden, historic treasures are to be relocated from their home in a “damp” vault to a new “museum”. Bővebben »

Adolf Hitler waxwork removed from Indonesian museum

Image copyright AFP Image caption Pictures like these have provoked outrage across the globe A life-size model of Adolf Hitler used for “selfies” by visitors to an Indonesian museum has been removed. Bővebben »

Louvre Abu Dhabi: UAE museum unveiled by Emmanuel Macron …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLouvre Abu Dhabi: Three things to knowFrench President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a £1bn newly-built museum in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The new Louvre, built over the past 10 years, holds 600 artworks permanently and 300 loaned from France. Bővebben »

Time capsules found at former St Albans museum site

Image copyright St Albans District Council Image caption The glass container includes an edition of the Herts Advertiser and St Albans Times from 1898 A time capsule thought to date back more than a century has been unearthed by building workers at the site of an old museum. Bővebben »

National Museum Wales exhibition curated by homeless

Image copyright The Wallich A new art exhibition curated by people who have experienced homelessness has opened at National Museum Cardiff. Who Decides? is a free contemporary art exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, films, prints and drawings. Bővebben »

The Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh gets a major refurbishment

Image copyright City of Edinburgh Council Image caption Curator Lyn Wall with Emu at the Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh has closed for its first major refurbishment in 30 years. The work will see new cases, floors and lights installed and objects displayed for the first time in years. Bővebben »

Leeds museum to celebrate north of England’s industrial ‘queens’

Image copyright Leeds Libraries and Information Service Image caption The Queens of Industry exhibition will shine a light on the women who represented various industries Artefacts belonging to the women hailed as “pin-up” flag-bearers for industry in the north of England in the 20th Century are to go on show. Bővebben »

Rembrandt etchings on display at Norwich Caste Museum

A museum displays its Rembrandt etchings together for the first time in 30 years. Norfolk Museums Service Etchings by Rembrandt (pictured in a self portrait from 1639) are going on display in one place – at the Norwich Castle Museum – for the first time in three decades. Bővebben »

Trump’s Renoir painting is not real, Chicago museum says

Image copyright Art Institute of Chicago Image caption Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Two Sisters (On The Terrace) A US museum says an Impressionist painting which President Donald Trump reportedly claims to own is a fake. In a recent interview, Trump biographer Tim O’Brien said he was once told by the future president that his artwork was an

‘Lost masterpieces’ found at Carmarthenshire County Museum

Image copyright BBC/Tern Television/Laura Radford Image caption The identity of the artists was discovered using restoration, research and scientific analysis Two paintings at a Carmarthenshire museum have been identified as lost works by important 17th Century artists. Bővebben »

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