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Harper Government Invests in Museum London

Harper Government Invests in Museum London
Sacramento Bee
By Canadian Heritage LONDON, ON, March 23, 2012 —  - Visitors to Museum Londonwill continue to have access to art and artifacts of national and local significance, thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada.

Digital artwork Core unveiled at Ironbridge Gorge Museum


BBC News
Digital artwork Core unveiled at Ironbridge Gorge Museum
BBC News
On display until 30 September, the installation is one of the biggest Cultural Olympiad projects in the West Midlands and the only museum piece in the region to be part of the London Festival. Anna Brennand, Deputy Chief Executive at Ironbridge Gorge

Louvre in Paris tops most visited art venue poll


BBC News
Louvre in Paris tops most visited art venue poll
BBC News
New York’s Metropolitan Museum Of Art was the second most visited venue, with the British Museum in third place. Two more London museums – the National Gallery and the Tate Modern – were in fourth and fifth place respectively. The Louvre has topped the

Museum discovers ‘new’ Van Gogh painting

Museum discovers ‘new’ Van Gogh painting
CNN International
London(CNN) — A painting dismissed for years as the work of an unknown artist has been identified as a piece by Vincent Van Gogh, after x-rays revealed an image of two wrestlers fighting underneath the floral still life.

City’s treasure island


Sheffield Telegraph
City’s treasure island
Sheffield Telegraph
Museum Sheffield’s latest exhibition is showcasing Sheffield’s Global Treasures on the run up to London 2012. A Kandy Mask from Sri Lanka pre 1931 OVER the years children visiting Weston Park Museum, or the City Museum as it once was,  

Five popular London tourist sites

Five popular London tourist sites
Fox News
A Beefeater at the Tower of LondonAP Inside the Tate ModernAP Camden MarketReuters British MuseumReuters Royal Botanical GardenReuters Next Slide Previous Slide For a city over 2000 years old, Londonremains remarkably young and exuberant. 

Museum of Islamic Art to host new exhibition "Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of …

Museum of Islamic Art to host new exhibition “Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of
Art Daily
The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, announces the exhibition Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, a major international loan exhibition that explores Islamic art through the universal tradition of gift giving.

Show that aims to capture 3 decades of LA’s diverse art scene opens in Berlin

Show that aims to capture 3 decades of LA’s diverse art scene opens in Berlin
Washington Post
Peter-Klaus Schuster, a former director of Berlin’s city museums who helped secure the exhibition, said Tokyo and London had been possible alternatives but Berlin made sense in part because Germany took notice of Los Angeles’ art scene early on,

Nejad Devrim to lead Sotheby’s London sale of Contemporary Turkish art this April

Nejad Devrim to lead Sotheby’s London sale of Contemporary Turkish art this April
Art Daily
LONDON.- Sotheby’s Londonannounce that its sale of Contemporary Turkish Art, will take place on Thursday 26th April 2012 during Sotheby’s Turkish and Islamic Week: Classical to Contemporary, which will commence on the 24th of April 2012*.

Museums and me: Junction’s top tips for engaging young people


The Guardian (blog)
Museums and me: Junction’s top tips for engaging young people
The Guardian (blog)
This summer the Museum of London will open Our Londinium 2012, an exciting new look at the museum’s Roman collections created by over 100 young Londoners and co-curated by the museum’s resident youth panel, Junction. That’s us, and here are our top  

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