Congress considers cultural property protection czar post

A new bill seeks to block looted Syrian artefacts from entering the country

Published online: 18 November 2014

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Unesco chief warns against Islam State’s ‘cultural cleansing’

Speaking in Erbil last week, Irina Bokova compared the forced displacement of Iraqi minorities to “Nazi methods”

Published online: 11 November 2014

Norwegian architects fight to save historic National Gallery

The group wants to keep the original building open as a second venue after the museum moves to a new home on Oslo’s waterfront

Published online: 07 November 2014

A powder keg in Jerusalem

Tensions boil over after the status quo is challenged at the city’s revered holy site

Published online: 30 October 2014

English council pays price for controversial sale of museum object

Heritage Lottery Fund rejects the Northampton Museum’s request for a designer shoe exhibition

Published online: 30 October 2014

Do you Duomo?

Crowdfunding campaign launched to restore cathedral spire

Published online: 30 October 2014


Philly pride

Julian Siggers is the proud director of the Penn Museum, and understandably so. The head of the 125-year-old University of Pennsylvania...

A+ heritage! Would visit again!

Ed Vaizey has been surfing Trip Advisor. The UK culture minister admitted his online habit in his speech at a dinner at Blenheim to...

Steet art? Not for me, says Rome’s veteran critic

The venerable Italian art critic and curator Achille Bonito Oliva, best known as the champion of the Transavanguardia artists of the 1970s,...


Frida Kahlo remembered

A musical tribute to the Mexican artist who died 60 years ago, excerpt courtesy of The History Channel Español