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The V&A’s Cast Courts’ face lift will soon be finished

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s cast collection saw its inauguration in 1873. In past few decades, though, the casts that filled Gallery 46A and 46B were looking a bit worse for wear. Due to building constructions at the museum and other galleries and exhibitions consuming most of museum staff’s attention, the casts were accumulating extra […]

Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ To Be Restored in Public (and on Live Stream)

Rembrandt’s famous 1642 painting, The Night Watch, is scheduled to go through a massive restoration process that will cost millions of euros and last several years. Instead of the Rijksmuseum moving it privately to undergo the restoration, they have chosen to keep it in public and perform the process with complete transparency. The museum proclaimed […]