Museum refurbishment

Baroque guardhouse’s floating concrete cube in Dresden holds vast avant-garde gift

Archive of the Avant-Garde in German city’s renovated Blockhaus hosts Egidio Marzona’s collection of paintings, drawings and vast documentary archive of letters, manuscripts, sketches, invitations and stickers

The Buffalo AKG Art Museum reveals its $230m transformation

More than three years after it closed, the museum in upstate New York has made major upgrades across its campus and added more than 500 works to its collection

An invisible €171m renovation: Dutch royal palace reopens after five-year-long underground project

Designed as a royal hunting lodge in 1686, Het Loo has been transformed with a vast new entrance hall and multiple exhibition spaces hidden beneath the courtyard

British Museum drops reference to the Rosetta Stone from title of major refurbishment plans

Move may reflect sensitivities around the museum's possession of the ancient Egyptian object

A first glimpse of Storm King Art Center’s $45m redesign

The celebrated upstate New York sculpture park will begin an overhaul of its grounds to enhance visitor experience and biodiversity

Rejuvenated Musée de Cluny presents a history of the Middle Ages in 1,600 objects

After a seven-year refurbishment, the Paris museum is fully wheelchair-accessible and ready to welcome back visitors on a journey from the first to the 15th century

The British Museum says it needs another £1bn to refurbish itself—first it must prove it deserves it

It's time to drag the institution out of its entrenched past and into the 21st century

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 in 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

Openings and expansions: Ceramics 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