As he takes the helm of Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung discusses cultural boycotts, racism in Germany and 'curatorial justice'
The Cameroonian-born curator is the institution's first Black leader
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, becomes ‘nexus for the study of Islamic art’
Texas institution opens six new galleries to display its collection of Islamic art, coinciding with its hosting of symposium on the subject
From Romare Bearden to Marvel Comics: Tonya Matthews on the art and artists she loves
The president and chief executive of the International African American Museum in Charleston, United States also talks about her experiences of Japan and the power of a Lucille Clifton poem
Lauren Halsey's Metropolitan Museum rooftop commission: a pharaonic temple merging ancient Egypt with Los Angeles
For the New York installation, the Californian artist has carved onto a concrete pavilion references to Afrofuturism and funk music and images of her family and friends
Cleaner's cupboard becomes a walk-in camera obscura: hidden backrooms of London's V&A transformed into new photography centre
Seven dedicated galleries will now exhibit the full range and depth of the museum world’s oldest photography collection
Director of South Korea’s MMCA museums resigns amid allegations of mishandled acquisitions
Youn Bum-mo's priorities believed to be out of step with the new right-wing administration
Art in the Windy City: Expo Chicago fair and beyond
Pro-Putin Hermitage director Mikhail Piotrovsky speaks out again in support of war in Ukraine
The veteran Russian museum chief tells Kremlin newspaper that war is “a means of cultural exchange”
Has New York's law aimed at identifying Nazi-looted art in museums worked?
Recent legislation requires institutions to label works they display that was stolen by the Nazis, but some are still unwilling to publish their provenance research
Italy to open new mafia museum—complete with smells and sounds
The first site in Palermo is scheduled to open this spring
Are visitors finally returning to museums? We dive into our latest visitor figures survey
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?
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
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