'TikTok, TikTok… It’s time the art world stopped being so uptight and joined the world's most entertaining app'
Big museums are missing a trick by refusing to embrace the youth- and fun- oriented platform
The 100 most popular art museums in the world—who has recovered and who is still struggling?
Our exclusive Visitor Figures 2022 survey shows that numbers in Paris and Seoul were almost back to normal last year, while other major centres such as London struggled to hit pre-pandemic levels
Revealed: the top 20 most popular art museums on social media in 2023
We look at how the 100 most-visited museums in our Visitor Figures survey performed online
Will China’s museums still come out on top despite harsh Covid rules?
For much of 2022, Chinese cities were either in lockdown or braced for one
Two years on, London museums are still missing visitors—what's happened?
For the capital’s museums, historically so reliant on international tourists, recovery from the pandemic has been slow
What has happened to visitor numbers at Russian museums since the start of the war?
As Russia leaves the world cultural stage following its invasion of Ukraine, we look at how its art institutions have reacted
A museum in a cargo lorry: Tate takes art on the road in Liverpool
The new Art Explora 'Mobile Museum' is on a ten-week tour in the north of England to make art more accessible
Louvre will begin significantly limiting daily visitor numbers to create 'more pleasurable viewing experience'
The Paris museum has been struggling for years against over-attendance
Visitor figures: how many people are actually returning to London museums post-lockdown?
We asked English institutions to provide figures for the four-week period from 17 May to gauge current demand
Visitor Figures 2020: top 100 art museums revealed as attendance drops by 77% worldwide
The Art Newspaper's annual survey shows how the pandemic had a devastating impact on museums around the world—but there were some silver linings
Instagram overtakes Twitter as most popular platform for museums during Covid-19 pandemic
Our global Visitor Figures survey reveals huge growth in followings online as physical doors shut to the public in 2020
All eyes on Asia: normality is still a long way off as museums emerge from lockdown
Visitor numbers at some of the world’s most popular art venues have nosedived and uncertainty for the future remains
Louvre's Leonardo da Vinci show smashes attendance record with more than one million visitors
Previous highest figure was 540,000 people for the Eugène Delacroix show in 2018
Louvre to open non-stop over closing weekend of Leonardo blockbuster show
Free entry—plus coffee and madeleines—promised for nocturnal visitors in a move that will allow an extra 30,000 people to see the exhibition
Influx of millions of Chinese tourists wreaks havoc for Russian museums
Electronic visas pave the way for ever greater visitors numbers, creating major logistical problems at Tsarskoe Selo and the Hermitage
Dior show smashes total attendance record at the V&A—but Alexander McQueen exhibition had more daily visitors
Exhibition of the late French designer had 594,000 visitors overall but was on for seven months
Podcast episode 26: Wrap star Christo and the most popular shows of 2017
We speak to the Bulgarian-born artist about his grand project for the Serpentine, and look at our annual survey of visitor figures
Taipei takes attendance top spot with loans from China
Asian art is in the ascendancy globally, while in Europe, Salvador Dalí reigns supreme
National Trust membership reaches 3 million
The largest conservation body in Europe
Public Accounts Committee report critical of Victoria & Albert Museum, "Repeat visitors a sign of failure" say politicians
The verbatim account of the committee’s hearings which took place last March makes depressing reading
Victoria & Albert Museum: too posh for the people?
A National Audit Office Report concludes that visitors are discouraged from visiting the institution because of its “highbrow” image
Letters: What are the decorative arts?
A criticism of the phrase
V&A Director Alan Borg says, “The idea of keeping museums separate from the trade needs to disappear, particularly for the contemporary world”
V&A edges toward the cutting edge—and commerce
Interview with Thomas Krens: No populist, no colonialist—just loved by business
One year after the acclaimed opening, the director of New York’s Guggenheim talks about the Bilbao Guggenheim, his money-raising and his new expansion plans Spanish commentators admire the building and its success with the public but some chafe at its artistic dependence on the New York museum
The V&A introduces a £5 admission fee
Income from tickets represented about double the average weekly level of voluntary contributions.
Bold design for new V&A building by Daniel Libeskind, but government cuts force compulsory entrance charge
V&A in brave act of patronage
Guggenheim goes virtual with new high-tech installations
Deutsche Telekom backs struggling SoHo branch
Small dip in V&A numbers...
But Apsley House reaches record numbers following restoration
Victoria & Albert Museum director to become Vice Chancellor of UEA
East Anglia University lures Elizabeth Esteve-Coll
Tate Gallery perseveres with rotating the collections in face of mounting criticism
New antagonism for New Displays as visitor figures drop in London