Hortus is a project which involves research into early practices of collecting and cataloguing as exemplified by the sixteenth century botanic gardens and libraries of Padua (IT) and Leiden (NL).
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The two-year redevelopment project at Edinburgh’s Scottish National Gallery will see new gallery spaces created and improved accessibility from East Princes Street Gardens.
The new V&A East, due to open at east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2023, will feature a brand-new museum, plus a collection and research centre.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: A showcase of work from the University of Hertfordshire’s art collection; the inaugural exhibition at the Horniman Museum, London featuring a multi-sensory installation by Serena Korda; and a retrospective of Sex Pistols artist Jamie Reid in Hull.
Edinburgh-based artist, curator and publisher Julie Johnstone has worked with collector and writer William Zachs to create a fascinating exhibition in a private library in the Scottish capital.
The fourth round of the Art Fund’s New Collecting Award sees £300,000 distributed in order to enable each selected curator to develop a new collection for a museum.
Save Hertfordshire’s Public Art Collection states that it has until the end of March to stop Hertfordshire Council selling or disposing of 91% of the county’s public art collection – more than 1650 artworks.
Museums Association report focusing on funding, collections and the future relevance of the sector.
Experimenting with a light box – silhouettes of dancing egg cases and holed stones.
Each object, carefully chosen, has its own special place. Studio walls are filled with categorised, catalogued, beach finds.
One of our first experiences was a tour of the collections of the Museum of American Glass with curator Kristin Qualls. This collection and its library focuses on the history of industrial glass production in the United States, with special […]
Venue:Christchurch Mansion Lower Tudor Room
Date:September 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM
The new £750,000 funding and training programme from the Garfield Weston Foundation and Art Fund will help regional and smaller local authority museums to exhibit works from the UK’s national museums and galleries.
Venue:The Cello Factory
From:May 04, 2017
To:May 12, 2017
Six winners are working in museums and galleries based in Buxton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Rochdale and will share £300,000 in prize money.
My meeting with artist and musician Rebecca Lee happened quite by chance, but turned out to be a really fortuitous encounter. We introduced ourselves at a special moving image event (Film Free and Easy) at Primary (the studio space where […]
Tate Modern’s new Switch House extension finally opens to the public on Friday. Fisün Guner takes a tour of the 10-storey building and is thrilled with what she finds but left wanting more.
The Art UK website project aims to digitally archive every publicly-owned painting, drawing, sculpture and print held in UK collections.
The artist and professor in Fine Arts, Sonia Boyce, is leading a three-year AHRC-funded research project into British Black artists and modernism in the 20th century. She talks to Laura Robertson about why the work needs to be done and what she hopes to achieve.
Commemorations include eight new commissions installed at galleries across the UK plus two new touring exhibitions.
As Phyllida Barlow becomes the 40th artist to join Artist Rooms, it’s announced that a new, dedicated exhibition space for the collection at the Tate Modern extension will debut with work by Louise Bourgeois.
The renowned American artist is to donate one impression of all future prints created in his lifetime to Tate.
As part of The Grand Tour, a Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire initiative connecting historic collections with contemporary art, the artist Pablo Bronstein has brought some Chatsworth House bling to the white cube gallery spaces of Nottingham Contemporary. Wayne Burrows finds out why.
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In the lead up to its centenary celebrations, the Ben Uri Gallery – which presents work of Jewish interest or by Jewish artists – has curated No Set Rules, an exhibition of works on paper from its own collection and that of Philip Schlee. Dany Louise visits the small space and discovers more about its history and ambitions.