More free entry to Italy’s museums

Changes to admission fees and opening hours start this summer

Published online: 25 June 2014

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Van Gogh and Doré give the Orsay an Easter boost

Paris museum reports more than 88,000 visitors in one week

Published online: 02 May 2014

The importance of being a director-curator

Nicholas Serota and Udo Kittelmann reveal why they still want to organise exhibitions

Published online: 16 April 2014

Mass exposure: why museums are focusing on photography

Image-sharing social media has fuelled a boom in audiences for photography exhibitions

Published online: 14 April 2014

Dalí heads to Brazil and looks set to break records

Rio de Janeiro host expects huge exhibition attendance during football's World Cup

Published online: 27 March 2014

Sochi’s art museum gets visitor boost from Olympic Games

But extra attendance and extended opening hours have also strained limited staff resources

Published online: 21 February 2014


It's an old-fashioned religious revival

Let’s face it: museum-goers are swayed by the promise of big names and a masterpiece or two on an exhibition poster. Artists such as Van...

Saatchi Gallery likes its online numbers

The Saatchi Gallery cheekily sent out a press release in January that proclaims the gallery is Britain’s Most “Liked” Museum. It earned the...