Is it time the UK signed the Hague Convention?

Labour’s shadow culture minister urges the new secretary to protect cultural heritage

Published online: 17 April 2014

Recently published

Eiffel Tower is the key to Paris mayor’s high hopes

The newly elected Anne Hidalgo wants to promote tourism to the city with a revamp of its top landmark

Published online: 03 April 2014

Bulgari ‘adopts’ Rome’s Spanish Steps

Luxury firm celebrates 130th anniversary by funding €1.5m restoration of historic landmark

Published online: 27 March 2014

Italy pledges €135m to restore southern heritage sites

The under-funded region’s cultural patrimony gets special attention

Published online: 26 March 2014

Florence’s most famous plaza gets a facelift

The cleaning of the Piazza del Duomo’s marble facades to be funded through ticket sales

Published online: 26 March 2014

Catherine the Great’s rooms restored to former glory

Conservation of the interiors at the Russian imperial family’s summer home wins heritage award

Published online: 21 March 2014


Which came first, the tsarina or the egg?

The jewellery designer Fabergé is putting on an Easter egg hunt in New York this year that’s fit for a...

National Trust’s big bother

Bess of Hardwick’s Elizabethan home in Derbyshire is renowned for its abundance of glass windows and impeccable pedigree; Chartwell boasts...

Journalism award for our founding editor

Congratulations to Anna Somers Cocks, the chief executive of The Art Newspaper, who has won the 2013 Istituto Veneto prize for the best...


You need to get out more

This cheeky spoof advert for the UK National Trust—they deny having made it—encourages couch potatoes to get out more and see the nation's rocks, trees and sandy beaches. The YouTube video has garnered more than 85,000 views in just three weeks.