Sir John Soane’s Museum


Who really was John Soane? The man and manifesto behind the magnificent house museum

Former museum director Bruce Boucher’s room-by-room account of the architect’s collection takes far readers beyond the catalogue

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Barbican arts chief Will Gompertz appointed director of London's Sir John Soane’s Museum

In a surprise move, the former BBC arts editor will replace Bruce Boucher who will retire after almost eight years at the eclectic institution

John Soane’s drawing office opens to public for first time

The small room acted as the 'creative heart' of the historic British architect's home and office, and is now available to view after a year-long restoration

'Queer art is about pretence, working through shadows, living mainstream culture through a side glance': Pablo Bronstein on architecture, irony and phallic sugar casters

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A journey through William Hogarth’s ‘moral geography’ of London and beyond

As an exhibition opens at the Sir John Soane's Museum, the curator David Bindman takes us from Covent Garden and Grosvenor Square to “Guzzledown”

Lost features of John Soane’s dream country home Pitzhanger Manor restored

Architects, conservation experts and paint archaeologists have collaborated on £12m project to reopen west London house

Pitzhanger Manor, the country estate of Sir John Soane, to open in west London next Spring

The English architect’s “jewel box” weekend retreat has been restored to its original condition

Soane Museum starts crowdfunding campaign to restore valued frame of a Reynolds painting

Institution hopes to raise £15,000 to clean and conserve wooden structure surrounding The Snake in the Grass

Three to see: London

From rejuvenated “killed negatives” to a new lease of life for the UK’s only Michelangelo marble