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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

£135 Million British Museum Expansion Running On Time, On Budget, Says Curators

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

London: Grayson Perry 'The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman' at the British Museum extended through February 26, 2012

Friday, February 3rd, 2012
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Painting Found in Walls of Italian Gallery Confirmed as Gustav Klimt

January 17th, 2020

A painting discovered inside the walls of an Italian art gallery has been confirmed as a Gustav Klimt. “It’s with no small emotion that I can tell you the work is authentic,” Piacenza prosecutor Ornella Chicca said in a statement.
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Felix L.A. Set to Open in February, William J. Simmons Takes on Special Projects Section

January 17th, 2020

The new edition of Felix LA is set to open next month, with William J. Simmons taking on curating the special projects. “I was thinking through imagination at this time when we’re beleaguered by questions of identity,” Simmons says. “We’re all kind of afraid. Where is the optimism in all of this? Where is queer and feminism optimism in all of this? These are artists who are engaging with hope and fear and criticality — and more often than not, they turned out to be queer people, or women-identified artists, or both.”
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Hayward Gallery’s Zoe Whitley Tapped as Head of Chisenhale Gallery

January 17th, 2020

Zoé Whitley, the current senior curator of London’s Hayward Gallery has been tapped as the new head of Chisenhale Gallery. “I’ve been inspired by Chisenhale Gallery’s program since I first became a curator,” Whitley said in a statement. “I’m honored to have been selected to lead its next chapter as director and excited by the challenges and possibilities for artistic collaborations to come.”
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