Centre Pompidou announces €200m restoration project to save building in “distress”

The Centre Pompidou, one of Paris’ iconic museums, has announced that it will be closed between 2023 and 2026 for critical restoration works on the building. Built in 1977, it […]

Fire breaks out at Bozar in Brussels resulting in damage to main music hall

On January 18th, a fire broke out at the Brussels Center for Fine Arts, often referred to as Bozar. While no artworks were damaged in the blaze, the building sustained […]

Paris green-lights major £225m Champs-Élysées revamp

Last year, we looked forward to Christo’s temporary transformation of the Arc de Triomphe (an installation now scheduled for October this year) but now, Paris has announced big plans for […]

A closer look at how the Getty Center protects its collection from the threat of a fire

The devastation that was caused by a 2018 fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro was a bleak reminder to museums, galleries, and research facilities, alike, of the […]

Uffizi showcases 88 rarely seen illustrations of “The Divine Comedy” marking 700th anniversary of Dante’s death

In 2019, museums around the world celebrated the anniversary of Old Masters Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt. Now, it’s Dante’s turn and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence has kicked off […]

Years in the making, US Congress approves new museums honouring Latinos and women

With the approval of the US Senate, a National Museum of the American Latino and a national museum of women’s history have gotten the green light to proceed in Washington, […]

Harkening back 1,000 years, the Colosseum is getting a new floor

It’s difficult to imagine Rome’s Colosseum in its prime when reading about the extraordinary forms of entertainment that went on within its walls. Even if you’ve had the opportunity to […]