Musee du Quai Branly–Jacques Chirac

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Protests

Protestors seize African artefact from Paris's Quai Branly museum in bid to 'bring to Africa what was taken'

Five demonstrators will go to court on charges of theft

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Exhibitions

Museums wrangle to extend exhibition loans beyond lockdown

Delicate negotiations with lenders are under way to postpone major European shows of Raphael, Artemisia Gentileschi and Christo

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The Year Ahead 2020

The biggest exhibitions around the world in 2020

From Artemisia to Abramović, Old Masters to Olmecs, and Richter to Roman antiquities—here are next year's must-see shows

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Restitution

France promises to return 26 looted Benin artefacts by 2021 and opens talks on 'wider set of works'

But full restitution depends on changes to French law and the construction of new Benin museum

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Musee du Quai Branly–Jacques Chirac

Quai Branly to send fragment of feather belt worn by first King of Tahiti back to Polynesia

Rediscovered maro 'ura will go on show at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands on long-term loan from 2021

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Exhibitions

Five millennia of African art and history go on show in Paris

Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac tracks African roots and African routes in its upcoming exhibition