New Museums

Smithsonian's hunt for sites for national Latino and women’s museums narrowed down to four locations

The institution will announce the selected Washington, DC sites for the National Museum of the American Latino and the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum by the end of the year

Plans for $70m National Juneteenth Museum in Texas come into full view

The museum will be housed in a 50,000 sq. ft timber structure on Fort Worth's Southside designed by Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group

National Asian Pacific American Museum one step closer to reality as US House of Representatives approves bill

The measure, which was approved by the lower house of Congress unanimously, now heads to the Senate

‘More is more’: San Francisco’s new contemporary art centre reveals latest hires and inaugural programmes

The Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco makes four key hires ahead of a series of pop-up events and exhibitions starting in January

MaXXI L'Aquila hopes to kickstart cultural revival in earthquake-damaged Italian city

New branch of Rome's national contemporary art museum opens next week in a restored 18th-century palace

UCCA Edge: Shanghai outpost of Beijing museum opens to China's 'most engaged and active' contemporary art audience

Opening exhibition looks back at the global emergence of the Chinese art world at the 2000 Shanghai Biennale

As French museums reopen, Loire region unveils Modern art collection in a Medieval abbey

The Fontevraud Modern Art Museum, housed in a 12th-century monastery’s former stables, will preserve more than 800 works donated by collectors Martine and Léon Cligman

Lithuanian prison—once a set for Netflix series Stranger Things—could become a major museum under redevelopment plan

Historic building in the heart of the capital Vilnius to be split up and turned into restaurants, hotels and other commercial and cultural spaces

Oklahoma to honour Indigenous art in new $175m museum

More than 25 years in the planning, First Americans Museum opens with new commissions and objects from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Inside The Box: Plymouth’s £48m bid for cultural revival

Pandemic scuppers city’s celebrations of Mayflower anniversary and hopes for tourist crowds—but flagship museum project opens against the odds

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MaXXI to open new museum in earthquake-ravaged L'Aquila in October

Contemporary art outpost of Rome museum will be housed in an 18th-century palace rebuilt with Russian government funds

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Museum dedicated to Picasso and Giacometti to launch in Beijing

Paris-based institutions Musée National Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti will open space in 798 district next June

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Russian billionaire's huge Moscow art hub—designed by Renzo Piano—will open in September 2020

Leonid Mikhelson says that the "frightening" cost that he had initially anticipated for the GES-2 complex has doubled

Director of Pushkin wants to work with London’s V&A and help Moscow’s homeless design museum

The Pushkin design satellite will have both historic and contemporary design galleries

Musée des Confluences in Lyons pays tribute to city’s great collector Émile Guimet

Guimet's collection will be displayed in a new museum, which has 2.2 million objects and space for temporary shows

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Will the Chancellor back V&A’s Olympian vision for a cultural quarter?

Art and design museum with space for London’s biggest exhibitions could open by 2020, subject to funding

V&A shows are Shenzhen-bound

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum will send the best of British design

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open with a Leonardo?

The artist's La Belle Ferronnière is the subject of loan discussions

Latin American art collector Gary Nader plans Miami museum

The naming rights for the institution are still up for grabs

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The Ratnaya Palata gets a fresh start with new WWI museum

Russia sets sights on high-tech war museum without a Marxist-Leninist bias

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Sweet factory could be Moscow’s Tate Modern

It will be part of a larger development that will include office space, retail outlets and swanky lofts

Long Museum opened by Chinese power couple in Shanghai

The museum, which will house traditional and Modern Chinese art, opens 18 December

Collector Shalva Breus turns Constructivist cinema into Moscow art space

Soviet-era unofficial artists and videos are on the centre’s agenda

Collector Budi Tek reveals big vision for Shanghai

New Yuz Museum will be located in a 8,000 sq m. building with plans to swiftly expand

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Marina Abramovic hires Rem Koolhaas to design her centre

The museum will purportedly need $8m in funds