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After 11 years of renovation, Belgium's Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp has reinvented itself.
The museum is closed to the public, but the spy agency revealed some declassified artefacts in time for the agency's 75th anniversary.
The last section of the Humboldt Forum museum is inaugurated. Its highlights: the Benin Bronzes, considered looted art.
A writing system known as "Linear Elamite" has been deciphered, but some experts are not so sure about the results.
An exhibition at the Folkwang Museum in Germany's Essen visits the early 20th century art movement's path to acceptance.
State Tourism Minister Pranajit Sinha Roy said ₹40.13 crore has been sanctioned to develop the heritage structure as Maharaja Birendra Kishore Manikya Museum and Cultural Centre.
Published on Jul 31, 2022 03:21 PM IST
Matthias Grünewald's paintings are masterpieces of the late Gothic era. After four years of work, experts have restored the painter's famous Isenheim Altarpiece to its former glory.
The Flugt museum, in the town of Oksboel, will recognize the contribution refugees have made to the Nordic country. A quarter of a million Germans fled the Red Army to Denmark in the dying days of World War II.
More than 20 looted objects from Namibia — including jewelry, tools, fashion and dolls — are being sent back to the country. The loan is the latest move by Germany to address its colonial past.
International Museum Day is held annually on or around May 18 and National Gallery of Modern Art has organised special activities and programs to mark the occasion from May 16-20 under the theme of "Power of Museums" as mentioned by the International Council of Museums (ICOM)
Updated on May 18, 2022 08:35 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi [india]
Prime Minister Modi will unveil the Prime Ministers’ museum on the occasion of the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar and as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 05:26 AM IST
, New DelhiDeeksha Bhardwaj
The new museum, spread over 10,491 square metres, is equipped with latest technologies such as holograms, augmented reality, interactive kiosks and screens, kinetic sculptures, and smartphone applications, the official said.
Updated on Apr 10, 2022 03:12 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, New DelhiDeeksha Bhardwaj
A new selfie "museum" in Sweden is flipping the script by making visitors both the artist and the exhibit.
Published on Apr 05, 2022 04:00 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
Honouring the late DJ, Avicii, who passed away in 2018, "Avicii Experience" opens today in Stockholm. How will it deal with the legacy of the star DJ?
Meghalaya govt to set up museum showcasing the culture and tradition of Garo community at Chibragre locality of Tura
Updated on Nov 14, 2021 05:29 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Tura (meghalaya
A stunning mirrored warehouse called the "Depot" was opened by the Dutch art and design museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The collection features pieces normally kept in underground storage, hidden from public view.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 07:30 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Rotterdam
Dating from 1840, Penny Black is "the earliest securely dated example of the first postage stamp," according to the auction house that will present it at its "Treasures" sale on December 7.
Updated on Oct 27, 2021 07:50 AM IST
Reuters | , London
The General Conference of UNESCO in 2005 marked 27th October as the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Published on Oct 25, 2021 06:26 PM IST
‘Recontextualization is not enough,’ the museum said in the proposal, stressing that wherever the statue goes, it would remain ‘an icon of violent white supremacy.’
Updated on Oct 22, 2021 10:28 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Charlottesville
Kudchadkar, who is a collector of antiques, said the idea behind the museum was to make the world aware of Goa's rich heritage, especially the story of feni, the strong local drink.
Updated on Oct 17, 2021 07:38 PM IST
The first of its kind 'All About Alcohol' museum is located on the Candolim beach in Goa and displays a wide variety of centuries-old alcohol bottles to glassware, equipment and a lot more.
Published on Oct 17, 2021 06:41 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The museum's owner and local entrepreneur, Nandan Kudchadkar, asserts that they do not promote the habit of liquor consumption but the gallery has been set up in Goa to showcase the unique and rich legacy of brewing feni in the coastal state.
Updated on Sep 26, 2021 12:41 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Panaji
As it opens its new ethnological museum, Berlin's Humboldt Forum reacts to criticism surrounding its handling of colonial history. Will critics approve?
Published on Sep 22, 2021 08:54 AM IST
, DelhiDeutsche Welle
Telangana tourism minister V Srinivas Goud had made the announcement last year, saying that the move will mark the centenary celebrations of the late former Prime Minister of India.
Published on Aug 28, 2021 11:24 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
From the late 19th century to 1960, thousands of artworks including wooden statues, elephant ivory masks, manuscripts and musical instruments were likely taken by Belgian and other European collectors, scientists, explorers and soldiers from Democratic Republic of Congo
Published on Jul 07, 2021 05:58 PM IST
The post by Natural History Museum has left people in awe.
Published on Jun 26, 2021 10:23 AM IST
New York-based Morgan Art Foundation intends to work with the Maine-based Star of Hope Foundation, which aims to transform Robert Indiana’s island home into a museum. Indiana created a lifetime of art but he’s best known for LOVE, spelled with two letters to a line and with a tilted “O.”
Updated on Jun 13, 2021 06:19 PM IST
The new 54,000-square-foot museum will be built on the site of a former Safeway grocery store, which is currently occupied by the museum’s Education Centre and Prima Title, The Santa Fe New Mexican reported. It is estimated to cost $60 million.
Published on Jun 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST
AP | , Santa Fe
Paris' acclaimed Pompidou Center announces plans to open a satellite museum in New Jersey's Jersey City, not far from where the Statue of Liberty stands in New York Harbour. Centre Pompidou x Jersey City, scheduled to open in 2024, would be the French museum's first venture in North America
Updated on Jun 06, 2021 06:27 PM IST
1000-year-old sandstone artefacts of Hindu deities Indra and Yama finally returned to Thailand from US after being stolen half-a century ago
Updated on Jun 01, 2021 12:19 PM IST