Torey Akers

Home of Henry Ossawa Tanner—one of the first internationally renowned African American artists—faces demolition

A local grassroots group has begun a fundraising campaign to save a piece of local Black history in North Philadelphia

New York court dismisses restitution case brought against the Israel Museum

A Holocaust restitution case over the Bird’s Head Haggadah, the oldest manuscript of its kind, has been dismissed by the New York Supreme Court on behalf of the Israel Museum

Banksy calls out fashion brand Guess for using Flower Thrower image in London store display

The artist did not hold back in an Instagram post accusing the brand of illegal use of his artwork at a London store and encouraging his followers to shoplift from it

Banksy shares behind-the-scenes video of his Ukraine interventions

The secretive artist has dropped a short making-of documentary chronicling his guerilla interventions in war-torn Horenka

Massachusetts museum repatriates Wounded Knee Massacre artefacts to Lakota and Sioux nations

The Founders Museum, a small institution housed in a library, returned a variety of tribal objects to their rightful owners in South Dakota


Trove of terracotta figurines discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

An archaeological team from the Datong Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology has unearthed a trove of well-preserved figures that provide a glimpse at life in the region 1,500 years ago

Are US museums becoming more inclusive? New surveys of workers and trustees provide modest hope

Two extensive surveys, led by the Mellon Foundation and the Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums, suggest mixed results for the cultural field’s diversity efforts

Getty Trust pledges $1m to help protect Ukrainian cultural heritage

The International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas is partnering with the Getty to save Ukraine’s museums and monuments

San Francisco museums will waive admissions for a weekend thanks to anonymous donation

Twenty-one museums across the city will be free during the inaugural San Francisco Free Museum Weekend on 3-4 December