Institutions Around The World Offer To Help Rebuild Brazilian National Museum’s Collections

“This month, UNESCO launched an emergency mission to help the museum assess the scale of the damage and guide efforts to revive the building and its collection. Cristina Menegazzi, the UNESCO officer in charge of the project, says the museum’s displays could be reassembled with similar items donated from other museums with comparable holdings. … […]

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Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ To Get Major Restoration — And You Can Watch The Conservators At Work

“[The director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam] said it was expected to be a slow and intricate project, which would take several years and cost millions of euros. … The public will be invited to watch the intimate conservation process, both up close in the gallery itself and via an internet livestream, in what is […]

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Brazil’s National Museum Begins Long Process Of Recovery With Outdoor Exhibition

“Less than a month after a fire consumed the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on 2 September, efforts are underway to revive the institution. The museum recently installed tents outside of the charred building to hold a temporary outdoor exhibition of pieces from its collection that were stored in other facilities in Brazil, totalling […]

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