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Mexico’s galleries pull together after earthquake

The city’s art dealers are sharing their spaces and helping rebuild the cultural economy

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Museums

Puerto Rico’s museums on the mend

The island’s cultural institutions have begun to reopen and are helping with relief efforts

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In the frame

New York galleries contribute to disaster relief

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Disasters & destruction

Mexican artists pitch in to aid earthquake victims

The well known Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo, is working with others to collect food and supplies and open community kitchens

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Museums

Florida museums assess damage and start repairs in Irma’s wake

The region’s arts institutions survived the storm largely intact, with some planning to reopen this week

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Museums

Miami museums hunker down ahead of Hurricane Irma

Florida declares a state of emergency and Miami Beach residents are urged to evacuate

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Disasters & destruction

Museums in Houston reopen after Hurricane Harvey

The Museum of Fine Arts will offer three days of free admission

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Conservation

World Monuments Fund launches Instagram campaign to save Modern buildings

The initiative comes days after three key structures in India were demolished

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Global fund to protect cultural heritage launches with $75m and board led by US billionaire Thomas Kaplan

On Friday, France will propose a new resolution to UN Security Council to safeguard sites in conflict zones around the world

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US mini-satellite could help to monitor destruction in Palmyra

As Isil retreats from ancient Syrian city US non-profit hopes to raise funds to launch "cubesat"

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Exhibitions

Kiev exhibition that questioned the results of Maidan revolution vandalised

Video shows attackers beating a gallery guard and tearing posters, and walls spray-painted with graffiti stating Mouthpiece of Moscow and Glory to Ukraine