Heritage

Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police

Improperly excavated artefacts could be auctioned to help cash-strapped museums

Published online: 25 March 2015

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French President vows to block terrorist attacks on cultural heritage

François Hollande spoke at the Louvre, which is helping Iraq museums assess damage by Islamic State and organising Mesopotamia show in Lens

Published online: 19 March 2015

An embarrassment of riches: UK museums struggle with archaeological archives

Specialists debate what to do with growing collections of excavated materials at the “Dig It!” conference in London

Published online: 06 March 2015

Campaign to save post-war public art calls for national register

Murals and mosaics identified as particularly at risk

Published online: 27 February 2015

UK culture secretary outlines the future of English Heritage after split

Funding for the two organisations will be the major question after years of swingeing cuts in government aid

Published online: 26 February 2015

Chinese government promises millions to protect heritage village

Nearly every building in Banpo was destroyed after a mining company excavated 300 tonnes of coal, prompting the government to enforce conservation

Published online: 26 February 2015

 

A princely helping hand for Arts & Crafts landmark

Prince Charles has stepped in to help save Limnerslease, the former house and studio of the celebrated Victorian artist George Frederic...

Big brave Emile Zola's year in exile in south London

Emile Zola's year spent in exile in south London was recalled by fellow writer Michael Rosen on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday. Rosen described the...

Philly pride

Julian Siggers is the proud director of the Penn Museum, and understandably so. The head of the 125-year-old University of Pennsylvania...

 

Frida Kahlo remembered

A musical tribute to the Mexican artist who died 60 years ago, excerpt courtesy of The History Channel Español