Tiffany Jenkins

Making amends to Native Americans may be endangering their history

15 April 2017 9:00 am

A few years ago, a group of Native American leaders drove 12 hours from Oklahoma to Denver Museum of Nature…

We, too, are America: children and members of the San Francisco chapter of the National Council of Negro Women at a voter registration motorcade, 1956

How helpful is it for America to have a museum dedicated to African American culture?

24 September 2016 9:00 am

‘A fool’s errand’. That is how Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and…

The obelisk in the Place de la Concorde. Its transport from Luxor to Paris took seven years and involved the destruction of an entire village

Are Egypt’s obelisks more stunning even than the pyramids?

23 April 2016 9:00 am

On the banks of the River Thames in central London, an ancient Egyptian obelisk, known as Cleopatra’s Needle, reaches towards…

Viewpoint – Valuing culture

25 June 2011 12:00 am

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.

Mourning in America

28 August 2010 12:00 am

New York is in the grip of memorial mania, writes Tiffany Jenkins


25 November 2009 12:00 am

Tiffany Jenkins talks to Scotland’s culture minister about the new ‘creative industry’ quango

The case for the defence

21 October 2009 12:00 am

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.

A rich legacy

3 December 2008 12:00 am

The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions
Metropolitan Museum, until 1 February 2009

‘Culture knows no political borders’

16 July 2008 12:00 am

Tiffany Jenkins talks to James Cuno about looting, exporting and owning antiquities

Keep out of politics

19 October 2006 12:27 pm

‘Museums are the new United Nations.’