The sale of fossils at auction houses reflects a problematic trend of privileging profit over knowledge and education.
The Spencer/Cahill Collection at Museums Victoria contains approximately 170 bark paintings – and now we can name one of the artists behind them.
Libraries are sharing knowledge so that when the war is over, Ukraine can see its cultural treasures rescued and restored.
We can emerge from the pandemic a culturally stronger and more forward-looking and resilient country than before if we support the culture sector and digitalization.
Plantation museums could be ideal venues for students to learn about the nation’s history of race-based slavery, but only if they stop whitewashing the horrors of what took place on their grounds.
What the world stands to lose due to Putin’s unprovoked war.
US museums have sought to improve their diversity, equity and inclusion for decades, but progress has been slow.
Museums allow us to delve deep into the past with eye-catching displays of artefacts, ancient textiles, high-quality images and short films that narrate how our ancestors lived.
Stone tools, clubs, boomerangs, decorative shellwork: a survey of 45 museums in the UK has found a vast number of Indigenous Australian objects. Not all were stolen; some were gifted or traded.
The people in charge of museums may lack the requisite expertise to manage non-fungible tokens, and the upside is far from guaranteed.
Nigerian museums continue to present colonised versions of history. This harms local communities.
Recovering historical genetic data has been severely impeded by the methods used to preserve specimens, from dried butterfly wings to platypus bills floating in alcohol.
From 1996 to 2001, the Taliban outlawed almost all forms of art while looting and destroying museums. With their resurgence, Australia must strengthen measures to stop trafficking of antiquities.
Nigeria should stop showing contempt for history as a subject, profession or topic of discussion.
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence has threatened legal action against Pornhub for use of its art in pornographic work.
Museum lighting standards assume galleries are still using incandescent bulbs or fluorescent lights. But LEDs offer more for both audiences and conservation.
Until wonder is welcomed in all workplaces, the health of our society and our capacity to imagine new alternatives is contingent on the ability to experience and refine wonder in artistic spaces.
Whether it’s a day out with the kids or a solo visit, these tips will achieve the experience you want.
The Chichu Art Museum, on the Japanese island of Naoshima, is a breathtaking place to rethink the relationship between nature and people.
The mass production of religious items such as rosaries and holy cards poses a problem for the curators of religious artifacts at libraries and museums. How do you dispose of unwanted donations?