Ely Museum Bronze Age gold theft

This article was first published by CambsTimes. The detective investigating the thefts of two historic gold items from Ely Museum has shared further details of what happened during the night of the break-in.   Detective Inspector Kiri Mazur, from Cambridgeshire Police, was in Ely this morning (Friday) updating reporters on the status of her investigation. […]

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Choosing Collections Software with the Collections Trust, 13 June 2024

This article was first published by the Collections Trust. Thinking about upgrading or changing your collections software? Join this online event aimed at museum staff and volunteers who wish to to find out more about the process, and to hear from software providers. The event will feature impartial advice from Collections Trust on how to go […]

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Art Fund Curatorial Research Grants, next deadline 30 September 2024

This article was first published by Art Fund. Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grants support UK curators, museum professionals and researchers to undertake travel and other activities that will extend and develop their curatorial expertise, collections-based knowledge and art historical interests. The grants can support: […]

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Free Digital Culture Network events for the creative and culture sector

This article was first published by the Digital Culture Network. The Digital Culture Network has released free online training for the creative and culture sector, with funding from Arts Council England. Grow your digital skills with a series of webinars about digital subtitling, creating a content marketing strategy and basic video editing for social media […]

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Russians in Crimea destroy Cultural Heritage

This article was first published by the Ukrainian World Congress. Russian forces in the temporarily occupied Yevpatoriia have demolished a unique mosaic panel that featured Ukrainian ethnic motifs, including an image of the Hutsul Dance, from the facade of the former Dzhereltse resort, according to the Crimean Tatar Resource Center. The occupiers are clearing the area […]

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European court affirms Italy’s right to seize ancient bronze statue from the Getty Museum

This article was first published by Artnet. The European Court of Human Rights has determined that Italy is the rightful owner of an ancient Greek statue currently held by the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, in a years-long dispute between the two parties. Italian officials claim that the statue was illegally smuggled out of the country […]

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Fire-ravaged Brazil museum receives big fossil donation

This article was first published by The Guardian. A Collection of more than 1,000 fossils including rare dinosaurs given to National Museum in Rio six years after devastating blaze. Nearly six years after it was engulfed by a devastating fire that inflicted incalculable damage on Brazil’s cultural heritage, the country’s national museum has received an […]

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Women-only exhibit to become a toilet to keep men out

This article was first published by the BBC. Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art appealed on Tuesday to reverse the ruling, arguing it took “too narrow a view on women’s historical and ongoing societal disadvantage” and how the Ladies Lounge can “promote equal opportunity”. The court issued its order in April following a gender discrimination […]

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ICOM UK and Solidarity Projects for Ukraine: training for post-conflict recovery

This article was written by Maria Blyzinsky, ICOM UK Trustee. ICOM UK and Solidarity Projects for Ukraine: training for post-conflict recovery In 2022, ICOM UK hosted Heritage in Crisis, a pilot series of online talks which focussed on Ukraine. One of our contributors, Mariya Saluk, spoke about her work as a conservator in Ukraine restoring […]

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