Horniman Museum and Gardens

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Restitution

London’s Horniman Museum—home to 15 Benin bronzes—announces new ‘transparent procedures’ for looted object requests

South London museum has released new policies on restitution but says it will need to seek legal advice about the right to return artefacts

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The Buck stopped here

Horniman Museum in London unveils nitrogen-absorbing sculpture for bees

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coronavirus

More than 40 UK museums and conservators donate personal protective equipment to help NHS fight coronavirus

Conservation departments are sending gloves, masks and Tyvek suits to hospitals and ambulance services

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Climate Change

London museum makes detailed plans to fight climate crisis—its leader says other museums should follow suit

Nick Merriman, chief executive of the Horniman Museum and Gardens, says museums have a responsibility to lower emissions and galvanise public action

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Revealed: Van Gogh’s English friend in Antwerp, Emslie Horniman

Memories of the artist from the son of the founder of London’s Horniman Museum uncovered in archival letters

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Horniman Museum crowdfunds for new World Gallery—with a little help from its walrus

South London institution wants visitors to feel emotional connection to anthropology collection