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Art in the buff: Paris museum opens up to nudists

There are 2.6 million naturist practitioners in France.

06 May 2018 11:41 AM

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

The opening of Istanbul Modern was supported at the time by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

08 Apr 2018 12:26 PM

Missing Monet returns home to Japan

The oil painting, around two metres long and 4.2 metres wide, was unearthed in the Louvre Museum in Paris in 2016.

27 Feb 2018 7:28 PM

China's terracotta warriors march to Liverpool museum

The exhibit also features a collection of more than 180 Chinese artefacts.

07 Feb 2018 1:30 PM

Lebanon museum unveils artefacts looted during civil war

The five pieces were discovered on the Phoenician site of Eshmun, near the southern port city of Sidon.

02 Feb 2018 9:23 PM

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Dog gets hired for important job at Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Riley, a Weimaraner puppy, has been hired by the museum to sniff out insects and other pests

16 Jan 2018 1:35 PM

Google Arts and Culture App gets a new feature

The app has portraits sourced from 1,200 international spots and uses pattern recognition to suggest similar portraits.

16 Jan 2018 11:42 AM

Q&A: Can a museum sell its art to stay in business?

The auction of the first seven of the 40 works, including the Rockwell pieces, was scheduled for November 13.

11 Dec 2017 12:44 PM

Washington's new Museum of the Bible aims to inform, not preach

The eight-level museum in a prime tourist spot two blocks off the National Mall features the world’s biggest private collection of Torahs.

19 Nov 2017 1:39 PM

Louvre Abu Dhabi draws cosmopolitan crowd on opening day

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France.

12 Nov 2017 3:42 PM

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Indonesian museum removes Nazi-themed exhibit after outrage

In January, a controversial Nazi-themed cafe in the western Javanese city of Bandung closed.

11 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

East meets West as Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in the Gulf

The Abu Dhabi museum was set up under a 2007 inter-governmental agreement between Paris and Abu Dhabi.

07 Nov 2017 5:52 PM

Papers thought lost in Holocaust go on display in US

A librarian in Lithuania hid the documents in a church basement to protect them from the Nazis during World War II.

25 Oct 2017 8:10 AM

No smartphones! Vintage mobile phone museum opens in Slovakia

The museum, which takes up two rooms in his house in the small eastern town of Dobsina, opened last year and is accessible by appointment.

07 Sep 2017 9:31 PM

India opens first Partition museum 70 years after bloody event

A new museum on the Partition of the Indian subcontinent will soon open its doors.

15 Aug 2017 2:17 PM

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‘Psychic animals are for entertainment’

An animal predicting things on its own can only be fluke. There are 50 per cent chances of any team winning.

19 Jun 2017 12:16 AM

Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China: study

The giant bird-like dinosaur species found lived about 90mn years ago in the world.

10 May 2017 2:37 PM

School where Mahatma Gandhi studied shuts down after 164 years

The present building of the school was built by the Nawab of Junagadh in 1875 and was named after Prince Alfred, the Duke of Edinburgh.

05 May 2017 11:10 AM

New Facebook bot for visitors to Anne Frank museum

The chat-bot programme is an information technology software that allows users to talk directly with the museum via Facebook messenger.

21 Mar 2017 6:20 PM

An ode to ordinary stories

The Museum of Ordinary Objects is back with its second edition.

27 Feb 2017 12:13 AM

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