Museums

Stormzy vest and 3D Covid virus among Designs of the Year nominees

October 20, 2020

A vegan burger, the 3D rendering of the virus causing Covid-19 and the union flag stab-proof vest worn by Stormzy are contenders in the Designs of the Year, which its curator says tells the story of a tumultuous 12 months before the coronavirus pandemic. The Design Museum in London has announced the 74 nominees for […]

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British Museum to reopen before August bank holiday weekend

August 7, 2020

The British Museum is to reopen most of its ground-floor galleries on 27 August after being shut for 163 days, its longest peacetime closure. The museum, which first opened its doors in 1759, announced on Friday that it would reopen in time for England’s August bank holiday weekend. It will be one of the last […]

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Which famous architect is meeting their end? The great British art quiz

August 5, 2020

Leighton House Museum set today’s quiz, which enables you to explore the art collections of British museums closed due to Covid-19 – while answering some fiendish questions along the way Photograph: Leighton House Museum This quiz is brought to you in collaboration with Art UK, the online home for the UK’s public art collections, showing […]

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