A few years ago, a group of Native American leaders drove 12 hours from Oklahoma to Denver Museum of Nature…
‘A fool’s errand’. That is how Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and…
On the banks of the River Thames in central London, an ancient Egyptian obelisk, known as Cleopatra’s Needle, reaches towards…
How should we measure the value of a work of art? Let’s take, for example, Michelangelo’s statue of David in the Accademia in Florence.
New York is in the grip of memorial mania, writes Tiffany Jenkins
Tiffany Jenkins talks to Scotland’s culture minister about the new ‘creative industry’ quango
The Arts Council is at risk. After over a decade of questionable goals and bureaucratic funding requirements, as well as the mismanagement of a series of cuts, voices have started to call for its abolition.
The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions
Metropolitan Museum, until 1 February 2009
Tiffany Jenkins talks to James Cuno about looting, exporting and owning antiquities
‘Museums are the new United Nations.’