Openings

News
Museums

ICA Boston bridges the harbour with new satellite space in a working shipyard

Visitors will be able to take a six-minute ferry ride to the new venue called the Watershed

News
Museums

Three Chinese cities in the running to host Musée Rodin outpost

Paris museum will lend the new space more than 100 of the artist’s works

News
Museums

Indigenous art comes first in Art Gallery of Ontario's new Canadian galleries

Museum has made more space for First Nations and Inuit artists and labels are now written in indigenous languages

News
Openings

Copenhagen's new kunsthalle for 'huge site-specific art installations' opens in refurbished shipyard

Gallery's inaugural exhibitions go to Danish collective Superflex and US artist Doug Aitken

News
Conservation

Russia opens new exhibition centre dedicated to icons

The Grabar Art Conservation Center has launched the Ovchinnikov Ikonoteka space, which is named in honour of renowned restorer

News
Openings

New cultural hub set to open in West Bank amid political tension

Omar Al-Qattan, chair of the A.M. Qattan Foundation, explains the many challenges of building an arts space under occupation

News
Museums

Siberian museum memorialises the Romanovs in house where they were imprisoned

Museum of the Family of Emperor Nicholas II in Tobolsk is Russia's first devoted to 'royal martyrs'

News
Openings

Deutsche Bank to open Berlin art centre Palais Populaire in September

First exhibition will show around 300 works on paper from the bank’s vast corporate collection

News
Biennials & festivals

Riga's first biennial launched by all-female team

Inaugural Riboca exhibition is financed by a Russian entrepreneur—to some Latvian reservations

News
Art Basel 2018

Giacometti’s chaotic Paris studio brought back to life

Reconstruction at heart of new research centre preserves spirit of artist’s cluttered creative space

News
Openings

TBA21-Academy's eco art initiatives get new long-term home in Venetian church

Patron Francesca von Habsburg shifts focus from her closed foundation space in Vienna to her new academy building in Venice

News
Openings

'A privileged space, remote from it all': Fondation Carmignac opens on island off the southern coast of France

New home for the Paris-based corporate collection, established by billionaire financier, is inaugurated after years of delays

News
Openings

Hong Kong museums scene finally on the rise, as Central Police Station opens

Long-awaited Tai Kwun complex will give local artists a world-class exhibition space

News
Museums

Can a brand new museum boost ancient Nîmes’s Unesco bid?

Musée de la Romanité, dedicated to the city's Roman history, cost almost €60m to build

News
Museums

Westminster Abbey’s lofty new museum reveals ‘the best view in Europe’

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries to open in hidden triforium, 50ft up

Feature
Michelangelo

The UK's only marble Michelangelo takes pride of place at new Royal Academy

The Taddei Tondo has not always been treated as a masterpiece

Blog
The Buck stopped here

From Shrimp Eyes to Tom Odell: Royal Academy's collection (and VIPs) serenaded at opening party

News
Museums

Norval Foundation near Cape Town opens months after launch of city's Zeitz museum

Staff from Africa's first mega museum have defected to the new private institution

Interview
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

From Beijing to Mayfair: French dealer to open new gallery in London

Specialist Hadrien de Montferrand brings a unique mix of influences to his work

News
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Arresting development: a peek at Hong Kong's Central Police Station

Long-awaited heritage and arts centre, Tai Kwun, is expected to open in May

News
Openings

Lafayette Paris art hub is first ‘multidisciplinary centre of its kind in France’, says chief

Guillaume Houzé says that his new Marais venue will be less corporate and more creative

News
Openings

Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art to open in London in September

Mika Rottenberg solo show and Chicago Imagist exhibition in the pipeline

News
Museums

Marrakech museum boosts Africa’s burgeoning art scene

Macaal’s international launch coincides with city’s first 1-54 Contemporary African Art fair

News
Architecture

Ellsworth Kelly’s final work—and only building—opens in Texas

Artist donated his design for Austin to the Blanton Museum in 2015, the year he died

News
Openings

Huge neighbourhood of artists' studios set for neglected part of south-east London

Plans led by V22 art collective part of a wider £3.5bn regeneration scheme

News
Museums

Picasso’s stepdaughter to open museum in Aix-en-Provence with huge collection of artist's paintings

Former convent in south of France will house Catherine Hutin-Blay's collection of more than 2,000 works

News
Museums

Kettle's Yard—where Modern art meets pot plants and pebbles—reopens after two-year facelift

House-museum in Cambridge now has “world-class” conditions for future exhibitions, says its director

News
Openings

Crown Prince Mohammed adds art, Silicon Valley and movies to his Saudi reforms as Wahabi influence wanes

MoMa hosts announcement of his Misk Art Institute, led by artist Ahmed Mater

News
Openings

New Art Jameel space for contemporary art to launch in Saudi Arabia in 2019

The Hayy: Creative Hub centre in Jeddah is latest cultural offering announced in the rebranded Kingdom

News
Alberto Giacometti

New institute to reconstruct Giacometti's studio in Paris

Space founded by the Giacometti Foundation will also include a research centre and a venue for temporary shows

Blog
The Buck stopped here

Newly refurbished Hayward lights up after dark

Brutalist museum reopens with new skylights and glass pyramids

News
Museums

Hayward Gallery’s renovation breathes new life—and brings more daylight—into Brutalist landmark

London gallery celebrates 50th anniversary and reopens with Andreas Gurksy retrospective

News
Museums

Ink art museum opens in Shanghai suburb

Baolong Art Museum is backed by the collector Xu Jiankang

News
Museums

Iran’s first museum for a female artist honours nonagenarian

"Life’s work" of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian goes on show in former palace in Tehran

Analysis
The Year In Review

The year in Museums

Private money makes its mark

News
Openings

ICA Miami finds first home in Design District

Free-admission private museum says it will “remove all barriers from experiencing contemporary art”

News
Design

V&A's first foray into China opens to visitors

Design Society in Shenzhen, steered by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, unveils four galleries this month, with two to follow in 2018

News
Private Museums

Pioneers of Lebanese painting star in private museum near the Syrian border

Collector Emile Hannouche has opened his family mansion in the Bekaa Valley to the public

News
Museums

Marrakech bids to become hub for contemporary African art as museum plans relaunch alongside 1:54 fair

Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden will hold "international opening" in February

News
Video, film & new media

Art history-inspired film Manifesto starring Cate Blanchett opens in the UK

From Futurists to Supermatists, Hollywood star takes on thirteen characters to recite famous artist manifestos

News
Openings

Wende Museum of Cold War artefacts spills its secrets in California

More than 100,000 Soviet and Eastern European objects find new home in former Armory

News
Openings

Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission

Private institution is funded by evangelical Hobby Lobby chairman, Steve Green

Blog
In the frame

Let New York’s new spy museum bring out the James Bond in you

News
Spain

Gaudi's first masterpiece opens as public museum in Barcelona

Amidst political turmoil in Catalonia, opening of Casa Vicens could bring "a moment of peace"

News
Private Museums

Rem Koolhaas transforms Paris building into moving gallery for French retail giant’s cultural foundation

Mobile floors in Lafayette Anticipations's central exhibition space will operate as ‘curatorial machine’, say organisers

News
Museums

Louvre Abu Dhabi report: what was said at the grand opening of the €1bn project

Architect Jean Nouvel, Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez and more speak about the Arab world’s "first universal museum"

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Video: Will Louvre Abu Dhabi become famous as a new wonder of the world?

Not just a spectacular building, the museum is a treasure house of art arranged in a radical, intercultural manner

News
Openings

Indonesia's grassroots scene gains major private museum

Collector founds Museum Macan to fill gap in country's cultural infrastructure

News
Museums

New US museum to tell story of Palestine in ‘non-political, non-religious way’

Businessman Faisal Saleh says his institution will present untold turbulent history to American audiences

News
Bass

Miami Beach's Bass reopens after $12m makeover and a year of delays

Contemporary art museum was “unbelievably lucky” to avoid damage from Hurricane Irma

News
Museums

New contemporary art complex to open in Catalonia with vast Juan Munoz installation

Planta project is situated in a working open-cast mine

News
Museums

Vienna's new-look Weltmuseum takes on colonialism

Revamped ethnographic museum encourages debate through interactive displays

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Emirati voices: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi on the impact of Louvre Abu Dhabi

Leading Emirati commentator talks about how the museum will change the Gulf

Sponsored byAbu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority

News
Museums

Leeds Art Gallery raises the roof for £4m revamp

New collection displays will fill room uncovered by construction workers

News
Museums

Tate St Ives’s cliffside extension set to boost local economy by £10.5m a year

New 500 sq. m column-free gallery makes space for performance art

News
Openings

Princeton University celebrates new Lewis Center for the Arts

College’s first purpose-built arts facility was a decade in the making

News
Museums

Reminted Monnaie de Paris reveals its treasures

France's historic coin factory has had a €75m makeover

News
Museums

Street art museum opens in Berlin

Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art is one of the world's first of its kind

News
Zeitz MoCAA

Inside Zeitz Mocaa: our guide to Cape Town’s new mega-museum

From spectacular architecture to an army of curators, what you need to know about Africa’s landmark contemporary art institution

News
Building projects

Moscow’s Zaryadye Park opens to divided opinion

“New symbol of Russia” created by New York’s High Line architects is accused of being “catastrophically” out of place

News
Art market

London commercial scene shake-up as galleries expand in the capital

Modern Art and Herald Street are opening second spaces; König Galerie is coming to town

News
Museums

ICA LA moves into Los Angeles' downtown Arts District

Former Santa Monica museum relaunches in renovated clothing factory

News
Museums

India's new Partition Museum opens near Pakistani border

Crowdsourced collection of survivors’ artefacts includes identity cards, steamer trunks and clothing carried by refugees

News
Openings

David Roberts to close London space and open sculpture park in Somerset

Scottish collector hopes to attract a bigger audience in the countryside than in Camden

News
Museums

'Warehouse' of Italian art comes to Hudson Valley

Magazzino's opening displays pay tribute to the dealer who championed Arte Povera

News
Openings

Norman Foster unites his archives and art under one roof

Cristina Iglesias’s sculptural canopy joins Henry Moore reclining figure in Madrid

News
Museums

New in Chengdu: private art museum opens its new venue

A4 Art Museum aims to promote contemporary art in the Sichuan capital

News
Museums

Contemporary art venue springs up at waterside Warsaw site

The temporary structure on the banks of the Vistula River—loaned for free by TBA21—was first erected in Berlin

News
Museums

From Lawrence of Arabia’s robes to Napoleon’s horse: National Army Museum reopens in London

Three-year refurbishment has transformed museum's brutalist 1960s building, which now includes five new thematic galleries

News
Openings

Billionaire Bernard Arnault expands his Parisian museum empire

Luxury goods magnate plans to transform the Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires into a cultural centre

News
Museums

Three African artists will take centre stage at new Zeitz MoCAA

Major contemporary art museum will open in Cape Town in September with three exhibitions

News
Openings

Berlin's House of World Cultures reopens with digital feast

Transmediale festival inaugurates €10m revamp of landmark building

News
Museums

Who is Hasso Plattner whose spectacular museum has opened near Berlin?

The software billionaire gives us a tour of the Barberini Museum in Potsdam

News
Openings

Munch’s $54m Girls on the Bridge will be highlight of billionaire's new museum in Potsdam

Hasso Plattner revealed as possible buyer of Norwegian artist's work, which sold at Sotheby's last year