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

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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

Antiquities next to contemporary in Prada Foundation’s new home

Rem Koolhaas-designed space in Milan to open in May with Roman sculpture and 21st-century art

Published online: 23 January 2015

St Petersburg’s treasures travel to Spain

Opening of State Russian Museum outpost in Malaga and Diaghilev show depends on the schedules of visiting dignitaries

Published online: 14 January 2015

Halfway to fundraising goal, Florida museum launches public appeal

Board has contributed nearly $30m towards the Norton Museum of Art’s Foster + Partners-designed expansion

Published online: 13 January 2015

Texan billionaires shell out for $450m MFA Houston expansion

The museum has raised nearly three-quarters of the budget for its new arts campus and endowment

Published online: 13 January 2015


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