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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro's slave wharf museum gains ground

The Unesco-listed site is due to receive a museum of Afro-Brazilian culture

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2018: the year in review

Our London and New York teams ponder 2018's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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The Year In Review

2018 in museums: big ethics questions dominate the field

Museums are facing greater scrutiny over sponsorship and the artists they choose to display

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Museums & Heritage

Rain threatens recovery effort at Brazil’s National Museum

Meanwhile, the museum partners with a Chinese tech firm to digitise its catalogued collection

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Brazil

‘Brazil’s Donald Trump’ Jair Bolsonaro may thwart efforts to rebuild Rio museum destroyed in fire

New far-right president wants to remove the country’s ministry of culture

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Museums

National Museum in Rio starts rebuilding efforts with temporary exhibitions

While most of its collection is still buried under rubble, the institution begins the long road to restoration with displays of stored works that were spared from the fire

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Museums

Protesters decry neglect after Brazilian museum fire

Amid melee at National Museum, museology students begin project to digitise the institution