US museums provide emergency support for Syria

Syrian curators, heritage experts and civilians are being trained to secure high-risk collections

Published online: 18 July 2014

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Sistine Chapel to get even more crowded

A new climate control system could allow nearly triple the visitors to view Renaissance frescoes

Published online: 02 July 2014

Not fake, but ‘tarted up’

Painting due to be removed from museum wins reprieve after tests prove it is a genuine Old Master

Published online: 27 June 2014

Survey to record Queen’s colossal art collection

Royal Collection’s unprecedented study will check, clean and photograph all 7,564 oil paintings

Published online: 25 June 2014

Prehistoric painted caves added to Unesco’s World Heritage List

The Chauvet Pont-d’Arc site in southern France is twice as old as the Lascaux complex

Published online: 24 June 2014

Magna Carta, the cornerstone of English law and liberty, to be restored and displayed

Conservation of the 800-year-old charter funded through a grant from Bank of American Merrill Lynch

Published online: 13 June 2014


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