Are visitors finally returning to museums? We dive into our latest visitor figures survey
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National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC is the most popular US art museum for first time since 2008
The museum narrowly beat the Met Fifth Avenue in New York into second place in 2022
'A new model for cash-strapped public galleries? How England's Baltic filled its empty halls with Hew Locke's Procession'
To survive this economic crisis, we must build new networks between public and commercial galleries
The Met down 1.7 million visitors compared to pre-pandemic level—the biggest drop of any US art museum
The New York institution, usually the most popular art museum in the US, was overtaken in 2022 by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC
New York’s Guggenheim Museum hires curator of art and technology
Noam Segal is the institution's first LG Electronics Associate Curator, a new position in partnership with the Korean electronics giant
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
Credit Suisse’s art partnerships up in the air after emergency UBS takeover
With a major art collection and multiple museum sponsorship deals, the collapse of the defunct Swiss bank is likely to have ramifications for the art world
Workers at New York's Hispanic Society will go on strike just as museum completes six-year renovation
Unionised workers at the museum cite stagnant wages, inadequate contracts and unsustainable workloads as just some of the problems at the world-class collection
Closed since the start of the pandemic, a museum reopens with a dramatic gesture—an exhibition without art
The gallery at St. John's College in Maryland has reopened as the revamped Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Museum
First Saudi, now Seoul: Centre Pompidou confirms latest move of global expansion
Paris-headquartered museum brand will open its South Korean outpost in 2025
Hong Kong added to East Asian tour of masterpieces from London’s National Gallery
Exhibition featuring Titian and Van Gogh will travel to Hong Kong Palace Museum following stops in Shanghai and Seoul
New museum planned for ancient Mayan complex Chichén Itzá, Mexico’s most visited archeological site
With first leg of controversial $20bn Maya Train project set to begin operation, authorities have stepped up excavation and development of archaeological destinations
Six key jobs culled at London’s Whitechapel Gallery—including three curatorial posts
New director defends overhaul in wake of rising energy costs and Arts Council funding cuts
Centre Pompidou to open contemporary art museum in Saudi Arabia
The Paris institution's latest outpost is part of drive to rebrand the Middle Eastern state
Do you really need a degree to secure a low paid job in a UK museum?
"Keyboard warriors" are calling out unfair recruitment practices at cultural institutions
Acquisitions round up: the Met acquires 16th-century portrait of pope's banker
Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter institutional collections worldwide
Online storm erupts over AI work in Dutch museum’s ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ display
Mauritshuis currently has 170 works on display as part of its “My Girl with a Pearl” initiative while Vermeer’s masterpiece is on loan
Gallery Climate Coalition discourages potential greenwashing by members
Partners of the organisation are now rewarded for adhering to its decarbonising and emission-cutting guidelines
Vatican returns Parthenon sculptures to Greece in 'historic event'
Restitution shows that a "road of dialogue and peace always exists", according to a representative of the Holy See
Digital shadows: what happens to an artefact's data after it is restituted?
Museums are stepping up efforts to return physical objects to their original owners—but repatriation policies often do not consider the digital information associated with them
Art dealer weighs in on 'upside down' Mondrian painting: 'It looks like a Venetian blind that is pulled up'
News that a German museum has been hanging work “the wrong way” for 75 years has sparked debate about whether the artist would have even cared
Unionised Whitney Museum workers ratify their first contract after 16 months of negotiations
The deal means significant pay increases for hourly wage earners and salaried employees alike, and extends some benefits to temporary workers
Dealer who has given 1,677 works to create new French museum does ‘not expect a dime from the donation’
Conditions outlined for gift from Claude and France Lemand for new museum at the Arab World Institute in Paris
London's Royal Academy of Arts offers young visitors half price entry
Museum's new 25 & Under ticketing scheme for temporary exhibitions is being subsidised by the art collectors Batia and Idan Ofer
In Burkina Faso and Mali, pilot scheme builds defences against illegal trafficking of cultural antiquities
Icom and Aliph’s $250,000 project is providing training and security measures for 22 museums in countries ravaged by war
In the wake of climate protests and pandemics, collectors are growing wary of loaning art to museums
Prospective lenders are increasingly nervous that their works will be targeted by attacks or be vulnerable to a lack of security during museum closures
Are Abu Dhabi, Shenzhen and Doha the new culture capitals? A new study says so
The number of new museums, opera houses and theatres in ambitious and cash-rich Asian and Middle Eastern countries outstrips those in Europe and the US
After a landmark election, will Nigeria now invest in its museums?
Nigeria’s art market has exploded in recent years—a newly elected government may now fund and build a museum sector
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
'Trite discussions about “regions” distract from UK’s fundamental arts funding problems'
Since the 1990s, governments have questioned the "value" of culture but policy is still failing the sector, says author and broadcaster John Kampfner