National Museum of Women in the Arts will close for two-year renovation
The $66m project includes expanding galleries, creating research and education spaces and restoring its landmark 1908 building
We Don’t Need To Re-Create Our Museum Visits, Ballet Performances, Or Anything Else Online
It’s a pandemic. Could we back off a little? (And virtual tours of museums are simply not that enjoyable.)
Crime & Theft
Artefacts stolen from Pangkor Gallery
The Star, 13th May 2020.
Archaeology, Artifacts & Antiquities
‘A vast underwater museum’: Greece plans to open shipwrecks and other submerged heritage sites for visitors to explore
Experienced divers and casual bathers alike will gain access to ancient marine monuments, which remain where they were found on the seabed
Coronavirus might be limiting our travels but one painting is still on the move (somewhere)
Terry Frost’s work, which was last seen on a train between London Euston and Crewe, joins a long list of disappearances associated with public transport
War, Looting and Repatriation
Man who spent his life hunting down stolen Nazi art dies from COVID-19
(United States of America) The Jerusalem Post, 17th May 2020.