A Van Gogh self-portrait goes to Wales

An American almost bought the painting for London’s National Gallery in 1924—but it sold to a French buyer and is now coming to the UK on loan

Welsh museum rebuilds and restores historic Cardiff pub threatened with demolition

The 19th-century Vulcan Hotel was closed in 2012—but next year it will pull pints once again at St Fagans National Museum of History

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From Bridgerton vibes to fantastical fireworks: here are the best arty staycation spots in the UK

Summer is coming! And with a cultural cornucopia of delights to enjoy here at home who needs to holiday abroad anyway?


Shortlist announced for Artes Mundi 9, the UK's biggest contemporary art prize

Artists in the running for the £40,000 award include Carrie Mae Weems, Dineo Seshee Bopape and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

In pictures: UK’s biggest art prize Artes Mundi brings international politics to Wales

Among the works on show are an exploration of the steel industry and its workers, a film about Jean Genet and the Black Panthers, and a close look at military bases and satellites