From Tom Hanks at Los Angeles' new film museum, via Bali, where we meet a young climate change activist, and Paris for the blockbuster exhibition of the year, Eve Jackson brings you the week's culture news.
With its Terminator, Wizard of Oz and E.T. props on show, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is set to receive its first visitors on September 30. Upon opening, the museum -- run by the Oscar-awarding Academy -- will be the largest film-dedicated museum in North America.
Hong Kong police on Thursday raid a museum that houses exhibits commemorating Beijing's deadly crackdown on Tiananmen Square in 1989, a day after they arrested four members of the group that ran the venue.
Decades worth of archaeological finds go on public display in Pompeii, shedding further light on the ancient Roman city destroyed by a volcanic eruption nearly 2,000 years ago.
27 Nov 2020
Germany's Karl May museum has agreed to "re-humanize" a Native American scalp from its collection, six years after initial pleas by the Chippewa tribe. It took a sea-change in attitude for the museum to accept the plea.
Petrol Price now N170 as PPMC adjusts Ex-Depot fee, Nigeria to build new museum for looted art and more
13 Nov 2020
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25 Jul 2020
As cultural institutions scramble to make up for lost revenues during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rodin museum in Paris is mining a crucial source of funding. It's the only museum in France that's allowed to reproduce and sell some of the work on show, allowing it to survive without any state subsidies.
27 Jun 2020
In the capitals of the two Koreas, rival museums offer radically different accounts of the same conflict: a war launched to unify the peninsula that now defines its division.
15 Jun 2020
We look at how cultural life is beginning again in France following three months of museum closures and a ban on live gatherings. We take you to the Palace of Versailles, the Giverny gardens and a drive-in gig.
3 Mar 2020
The world's most visited museum remains shut for a second day as Louvre staff worry about potential infections. It's the latest blow to France's tourism industry due to the coronavirus outbreak as Italy suffers a similar impact in its northern hubs of Venice and Milan. The disease - now spreading to 60 countries - has severely hampered China's manufacturing activity, with the sharpest contraction ever in February, which is having a knock-on effect throughout the region. Meanwhile, stock markets rebound f
23 Dec 2019
Egypt's ancient writing system remains a mystery to many. One museum in Jerusalem is hoping to change that by introducing emojis to increase understanding of hieroglyphs in the digital age.
13 Oct 2019
A culture of collecting: The hidden museums of Paris