Museums

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Ivory

UK museums lose opportunity to buy rare renaissance casket

Cabinet of curiosities cannot go to US because of tough ivory regulations

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Museums

With Jean Pigozzi's contemporary African art donation, MoMA to become a 'leader' in the field

The museum says the gift will play an important role in the reconfiguration of its permanent collection

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Museums

Beijing's art scene gets much-needed boost as M Woods opens second space

Private museum is due to open a new venue in capital's historic Longfusi area

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Appointments & departures

Emma Lavigne lined up as new president of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris

Director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz would be first woman to hold the position

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In the frame

On a medieval-style tapestry, the last season of Game of Thrones unfurls

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Appointments & departures

In damning online critique of British Museum's ethics, trustee Ahdaf Soueif announces resignation

Prominent Egyptian-born writer cites the institution's BP sponsorship, treatment of workers and its silence over restitution as key issues

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Exhibitions

‘Less is a Bore’: ICA Boston takes Maximalism to the max

Exhibition celebrates patterns yet transcends decoration

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Museums & Heritage

St Fagans National Museum of History wins Art Fund Museum of the Year award

The Cardiff museum is the first Welsh winner of the £100,000 prize, beating other finalists including V&A Dundee and Pitt Rivers Museum

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Civil Rights

State of Massachusetts investigates reported racism at the MFA Boston

"Experiences like this are literally taking away from academic growth", says principal of students who filed a complaint during a class trip

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Obituaries

Barbara Hunt McLanahan, the executive director of the Children's Museum of the Arts, has died aged 55

Her tenure reflected her "steadfast belief in the transformative power of art", the museum says

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Museums & Heritage

New chief executive takes the reins at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art

Steven Parissien is not horsing around as he trots us through the forthcoming programme at the Newmarket museum

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Building projects

New Museum unveils Rem Koolhaas design for addition

Building to rise next door that will double the museum’s exhibition space

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Appointments & departures

MoMA PS1 hires former Garage Museum curator as its director

Kate Fowle, known as a champion of artists and curatorial innovation, succeeds Klaus Biesenbach

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Unions

Employees at the Guggenheim seek to unionise

Labour representative says the organisation is engaged in “union-busting” tactics