Museums

From hidden sugar lumps to cartoons of Adolf Hitler.
A new book is set to reveal some of the intriguing details and stories which have emerged from the Churchill War Rooms, the
The struggle to establish Black Cultural Archives took over three decades. The NMAAHC in the United States has been 100 years in the making; however the feat has left me with an indelible mark of what is possible for Black-led organisations here; but there are some major lessons to learn to make our own mark...
The archives feature fossils from dinosaurs, mammoths and dodos.
The Natural History Museum has joined forces with Google to publish 300,000 digital specimens spanning millions of years
We should not accept corporate sponsorship or privatisation in the arts as a given, and be short-changed on the values that should be at the heart of our art-making. Starting today, it's time we made these museums and galleries properly accountable to the public, and not to BP.
This month I spoke with the brilliant Matt Smith, an artist and curator based in Hove, UK. Matt discussed the links between art and curatorship and the opportunities artistic residencies can give to both artists and museums.
In a traditional Catalan restaurant in Barcelona I spoke with the charming Deirdre Haughey Baquin, Head of Visitor Services
Free access to permanent collections at national museums is Government policy. When Wonderlab opens in October, visitors will still be able to roam more than 90% of our vast building without paying, enjoying priceless objects from the Apollo 10 command module to Stephenson's Rocket.
There are several reasons to believe you may not like Birmingham, Alabama's largest city. When it was founded in 1871 it was named not after somewhere romantic like Florence or Paris but after the English industrial city of Birmingham. That's because Birmingham, Alabama, was a steel town and, at the time, equally industrial.