Openings

Baku art centre launched in former Soviet naval base

New works by the Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat to go on show

Published online: 23 March 2015

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Work on Louvre Abu Dhabi goes into overdrive

Official opening date probably in 2016 as thousands of workers drafted in to complete the vast building

Published online: 04 March 2015

Iraq reopens Baghdad museum in response to Islamic State vandalism

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi sends a clear message that the government will not bow down to terrorists

Published online: 02 March 2015

Grand Palais curtain-raiser for Gap founder’s collection

French debut of Donald and Doris Fisher’s art gives hint of what’s in store for San Francisco next year

Published online: 02 March 2015

Expansion opens at Manchester gallery, ‘a place where good, odd things happen’

The Whitworth Art Gallery unveils a £15m redevelopment this weekend with works by Nathan Coley, Cai Guo-Qiang and Cornelia Parker

Published online: 13 February 2015

Wadsworth Atheneum restores spaces it very nearly lost

Revamp of “artists’ museum” allows Tony Smith’s collection and Richard Tuttle’s surprise gift to go on show

Published online: 25 January 2015

 

Moreau’s musée time machine

Gustave Moreau died more than a century ago but his singular artistic vision is thriving in Paris. Moreau, whose fantastical paintings of...

Shop ‘til you drop in Aspen

Most museum shops are stocked with postcards and refrigerator magnets. But the Aspen Art Museum, which opens its new Shigeru Ban-designed...

Secret of the sphinx

Was your Instagram feed flooded with pictures of a 35ft-tall, 75ft-long sugar-coated sphinx with exaggerated female features at around...

 

MAN, Spain's Museo Arqueológico Nacional reopens

What intensity! Spain's Museo Arqueológico Nacional wants you to get really excited about its grand reopening this week. So here is a video of the Madrid museum's new look