How does art survive a hurricane? Behind the measures Florida museums are taking to withstand extreme weather

With Florida’s rising sea levels and increasingly severe storms, the art world is waking up to the need to plan for the worst

UK museum housed in Unesco heritage site suffers significant flood damage

The Museum of Making in Derby, founded in what is regarded as the world’s first modern factory, was breached by a surge of water caused by Storm Babet


Deadly Libya floods unearth archaeological remains but leave key heritage sites in peril

Investigations into the extent of the damage to historic buildings and artefacts have begun, while experts warn it is critical to find long-term solutions to counter the rising threat of climate change

'Italy is an alcoholic in denial over Venice'

By 2100 the water-level will ring rise one metre, and yet it aims to block UNESCO in-danger listing


As floods level Vermont, its arts community takes action

Extreme weather conditions continue to roil the East Coast, putting arts communities at risk

At last, Venice’s authorities admit the risk from sea-level rise

At a conference organised by the new Venice Sustainability Foundation in June, major public figures agreed for the first time that sea-level rise is the main problem facing the city now

Museums close and turn into shelters amid deadly floods in northern Italy

At least 13 people have died and thousands have been evacuated as the Emilia-Romagna region battles its worst floods in 100 years

Venice erects glass barriers around St Mark’s basilica to fight flooding

The decision to keep the Venetian lagoon's barriers open and allow more ships into the port had left the church without protection and vulnerable to water

Rijksmuseum strongly denies claims it is sinking due to wood-rotting fungi

Dutch national museum opposes the report claiming its foundations have been infected, stating the building “has not sunk a millimetre”

This is how Venice will fall: conservation expert shares day-by-day destruction caused by rising water levels

City will become uninhabitable if no adequate measures are taken, Mario Piana says

Sea-level rise will kill Venice by 2100: as Cop26 begins, cultural body appeals to Italian prime minister for urgent action

Scientists, historians and writers are lobbying Mario Draghi to create a new authority to protect the city from rising waters

Flash flooding overwhelms Ljubljana’s cultural institutions

In the worst flood in Slovenia in nearly two centuries, the capital's most important theatre and Modern art museum have been damaged

Is it raining again in the British Museum’s Parthenon gallery?

A leaking roof has delayed the reopening of seven galleries of Greek art

Olafur Eliasson floods museum and removes wall, opening it 24-hours-a-day to ‘insects, bats or birds’

Site-specific installation called Life opened this week at the Fondation Beyeler near Basel in Switzerland and can be visited at all hours

Sydney floods reignite Powerhouse museum controversy as Parramatta River bursts its banks

Waters "would not have come within four metres of the entrance" of the future site, president says

The cost of Venice's worst floods since 1966

We survey the multi-million-euro impact of the disaster on the city's cultural heritage sites—and the funds pledged for restoration so far

How museums in Norfolk, Virginia, are acting to protect art in face of growing flood risk

Institutions are finding ways to adapt to climate change as scientists predict that the Virginia city could be under water by 2100

St Mark’s administrators accuse Italian government of failing to protect Basilica

Procuratori say October flood waters caused the church to age “20 years in one day”


What should be done for New Orleans and Venice?

A tale of two cities and rising sea levels


Rain causes Bacon alert at Tate

“Two figures lying on a bed with attendants” removed

Flood at Tate Britain

Extensive damage to basement in Easter Sunday flood

Environmental protection in Russia, aqua alta on the Neva

Unlike Venice, St Petersburg is building a flood barrier, but needs more money

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Venice condemned by politics

Lagoon barriers rejected by the Green minister of the environment


Italian environment minister expected to reject Venice flood barriers

The report of the national commission on the project is due 21 October