Museum refurbishment

Crowds flock to revamped Uffizi Galleries

Florence museum unveiled new exhibition space and recent acquisitions

V&A refurbished gallery reopens after conservators work on 19th-century plasters

Cleaning uncovers makers’ pioneering techniques and casts new light on plaster casts

V&A Cast Court restored to Victorian splendour

£2m, two year refurbishment to open next month

Smithsonian Design Museum reopens with array of high-tech displays

Cooper Hewitt puts can-do spirit into the house Carnegie built


Tate borrows £55m for building projects

Renovations and expansions at both London Tates have been costly, and loans were required to bridge gaps in cashflow


Kunstmuseum Basel to close for refurbishment

The museum will shut for just over a year to allow for improvements and additions to its infrastructure

Tate Britain opts for chronological hang with refurbishment project progressing

The galleries are set to reopen in May after funding goals were reached


Three museums in search of mega-millions for extensions and refurbishments

Despite the recession, the British Museum, Tate and V&A attract major donations

Arab institute in Paris revamps its museum

The space aims to celebrate cultural diversity in the Middle East

Designer basement extension on the cards for the V&A with new donation pledge

The museum extends down, not up with new plan that is largely below street level and much less expensive than the failed Spiral

Tate Britain to be transformed in £45m project aimed to protect the works and please the guests

Millions needed to stop leaks, control humidity and open up the rotunda of the Victorian building

V&A plans £120m second phase of renewals

Medieval and Renaissance galleries crown phase one of museum’s “Future Plan”

No, not Madonna the singer, the V&A's new Medieval and Renaissance galleries

How the Victoria & Albert Museum’s new Medieval and Renaissance galleries have dealt with our ignorance of Christianity

Renovated Ceramics Galleries at the V&A

Over 3000 objects from 2500CB to the present day on display

Overhaul of Tate Britain could begin early 2010

The entire refurbishment project should conclude by 2020

V&A proposes underground galleries

Exhibition space will occupy area originally designed for abandoned Spiral project

V&A to unveil new galleries next year

The museum has spent £120m on FuturePlan projects

Times stirs controversy over new V&A galleries

Misunderstanding regarding removed objects clarified

Watts Gallery needs urgent help to save the charming but dilapidated institution

Hidden in the English countryside, a Victorian time-warp is slowly falling apart


How has MoMA prepared for its move from Manhattan during renovations?

The Museum of Modern Art has relocated to a working-class borough across the river while its famous headquarters expands

Victoria and Albert Museum plans £150 million radical rethink of the displays

Among the first tasks to be tackled is the complete refurbishment of the Medieval and Renaissance Galleries.

The story of a style journey in the V&A's British galleries

The book that accompanies the newly opened British galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum reveals the extraordinary richness of the museum’s collections

All eyes on the collectors as Cologne's Ludwig Museum opens after renovation

The refurbished and extended Ludwig Museum has opened, with hundreds of Picassos on display and a colour-coded system for requesting sponsorship


Collector-benefactor profile: Who owns Sri Lankan, Canadian, cricketing art—and now portraiture?

Christopher Ondaatje has only recently come to public notice with his donation of £2,750,000 to London’s National Portrait Gallery.

V&A Libeskind too “metaphorical”

A former keeper offers some practical suggestions

V&A British Galleries delay

£12 million required to complete refurbishment project.


MoMA has chosen three finalists for its renovation project

Bernard Tschumi, Yoshio Taniguchi, and a team of Jacques Herzog and Pierre do Meuron are in the running

More Tate of the North

600,000 visitors a year and £3.8 million from the National Lottery

Columns of glass at the V&A

New glass gallery to open early next year


Tate planning a national gallery for the twentieth-century before the twentieth century’s done

Tate makes early bid for National Lottery largesse to expand southward

New gallery showcasing 20th-century design opens at the V&A

Spanning the history of consumer design from 1900 to 1992, it aims to explore design ideas, techniques and materials as well as individual pieces and mass-produced objects.

A gallery with a new vision of Chinese art opens at the V&A this month

Daring to say “This is rare and beautiful” in new V&A Chinese gallery