Societies celebrate heroes and commemorate tragedies. But why is there so little public acknowledgment of environmental disasters?
YIMBYs and NIMBYs agree on one thing – they both want to live in desirable heritage neighbourhoods. And despite heritage being blamed for lack of new housing in these areas, it’s not the real issue.
Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
An international legal expert explains why the Greeks are right to be wary of the British Museum’s offer to loan them the Parthenon marbles.
The huge gathering of policymakers focused on culture’s crucial role in sustainable development.
Archaeological discoveries show the different options that have solved human problems over time.
Closing racist exhibitions is a good step, but it doesn’t go far enough to decolonise our museums – an expert explains.
As the Grand Egyptian Museum begins welcoming visitors ahead of its opening in 2023, one object remains conspicuously absent.
Belgium wants to frame its relationship with Congo, Rwanda and Burundi as one looking into the future – but the past weighs heavily.
Nottingham was once two towns divided by a wall in Market Square.
Protecting the continent’s historical artefacts requires political will from governments – and a reawakening of cultural conscience among Africans.
Earlier this month, one of the most famous shipwrecks in history was discovered in a part of Antarctica claimed by multiple nations.
To fête the 70th year of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, several towns – and a few villages – are to be granted the royal right to call themselves cities.
Increasing rainfall and degrading peatland are threatening archaeological artefacts buried in UK land.
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.
Nigerian museums continue to present colonised versions of history. This harms local communities.
Whether it’s a day out with the kids or a solo visit, these tips will achieve the experience you want.
The style and date given for the painted room never sat right with MA Katritzky, who spent lockdown investigating whether the room was actually created by one of Britain’s greatest painters.
These surfaces are of profound scientific, cultural, heritage, environmental, and aesthetic importance. Unfortunately, they are threatened - by graffiti.
The proposal that monuments must be preserved at any cost hinders rather than helps institutions handle the decolonisation of their collections.