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Mary Beard Rejected from Trusteeship at British Museum

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

British Museum Workers Issue Statement of Support for BP or Not BP Protests

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

British Museum Labeled World’s Largest Receiver of Stolen Goods

Monday, November 4th, 2019

British Museum Regains Top Spot for Museum Visitors After Correcting Counting Error

Friday, September 27th, 2019

British Museum to Move Hundreds of Thousands of Works to New Facility

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

British Museums See 6% Growth in Attendance for 2018

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

British Museum Union Speaks in Support of Author Ahdaf Soueif After Board Resignation Over BP Fundin

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Art Newspaper Piece Asks Why British Museum Still Accepts Donations from Tobacco Companies

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

British Museum Taking More Aggressive Role Monitoring Antiquities Market

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

British Museum Director Faces Criticism Over Comments on Parthenon Marbles

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Former Sotheby’s Employee Donates Collection of Artist Postcards to British Museum

Monday, January 28th, 2019

British Museum Plans Ambitious Munch Prints Show

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

British Museum Launches Educational Initiative Over Collection Origins

Monday, October 15th, 2018

British Museum Returns Selection of Items to Iraq

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

British Museum Terminates Deal for Abu Dhabi Loan Project

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

British Museum Acquires Important Series of Picasso Prints

Monday, September 26th, 2016

British Museum Posts Best Year of Attendance on Record

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Protesters Gate-Crash Show at British Museum

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

British Museum Considers Move to London’s Olympic Park

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

British Museum the UK’s Top Attraction for 9th Year Running

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Hartwig Fischer Appointed Head of British Museum

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Protestors Occupy British Museum This Weekend Over BP Funding

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Major Collection of Jim Dine Prints Donated to British Museum

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Outgoing British Museum Chairman Discusses Experience

Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Jenny Holzer Works with Students in Chicago on Voting Efforts

October 27th, 2020

Jenny Holzer is working with students in Chicago as part of her You Vote program, placing messages on a series of LED billboard trucks.“Students wanted more, they wanted to participate in getting out the vote,” says Christine Mehring, a professor of art history at the college and an adjunct curator at the Smart Museum of Art who worked on the project.
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Sarah Sze Interviewed in The Guardian

October 27th, 2020

Artist Sarah Sze has an interview in The Guardian this week, as she prepares an installation at Fondation Cartier in Paris. “I’m interested in the idea of sculpture as a tool to understand where we are in time – in the world, you know?” she says.
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France Announces New Measures for Aiding Curfew-Hit Arts Institutions

October 27th, 2020

As a curfew continues in France, the government has announced a series of measures to support its struggling culture sector. “We are going to lose another month, a month and a half, maybe two. A private business that doesn’t have any money cannot afford this cost”, says Loïc Bonnet, the president of the private theaters association.
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