Renovation

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Museums & Heritage

Seattle Asian Art Museum's $56m expansion reframes the question: ‘What is Asian art?’

The refreshed museum will soon reopen with diverse collection displays informed by the local Asian Pacific Islander community

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Restoration

Light relief: could new lighting technology avert the need for restoration?

Precision illumination can draw out a work’s fine details without physical intervention, but some doubt it will ever replace traditional conservation

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Museums

Tokyo’s treasure house of Impressionist painting reopens as Artizon Museum

Former Bridgestone Museum of Art will have new focus on creativity through the ages after a three-year renovation

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Museums

The Met’s British galleries are radically reimagined for museum's 150th anniversary

Lead curator says relaunch next spring is timely as "the UK is reassessing its role on the European and global stage”

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Building projects

Oakland’s ‘museum of the people’ launches $85m capital campaign

Renovation aims to reflect the demographic diversity of the birthplace of the Black Panthers

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Museum of Norwich

Rotting 17th century wooden sculpture renovated by Norfolk Museums

The former nightclub 'doorman' is now on display at the Museum of Norwich.