Press Releases

Comment: What museums must do to ensure art is protected

Sep 03, 2015 11:55 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Jean Brown, a teaching fellow at Northumbria University, Newcastle comments on what museums must do to ensure art is protected whilst still being accessible to the public.

Fiona Tan. Geography of Time

Aug 31, 2015 09:14 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway ​870 private photographs from Sydney, Tokyo and London, ten pairs of twins on Gotland, and a portrait of Rembrandt’s illegitimate daughter. Using photography and video, Fiona Tan explores the nature of memory and identity.

Spectacular strips: comics in architecture, architecture in comics

Aug 31, 2015 09:10 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway Colourful fantasy worlds full of speech bubbles and motion lines. Buildings with human characteristics, and invisible architecture. “Architecture in Comic-Strip Form”, the new autumn exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture, examines the relationship between the medium of the comic strip and architecture to reveal an aspect of the architectural discipline that few people are aware of.

Chianciano Biennale 2015. Marcel Schreur to show "Bella Italia".

Aug 11, 2015 16:51 BST Marcel Schreur Schreur has been invited to the prestigious Chianciano Biennale.The Chianciano Museum of Art hosts 120 artist from over 40 countries.A multicultural art extravaganza in the heart of the Tuscany.He shares his new expression in landscapes and portraiture.The renown collection of the museum will,for this special occasion,be shown in famous and historical sites across this ancient spa town.Wonderful.

Jul 22, 2015 10:40 BST Timelooper Timelooper is a location-based mobile virtual reality time travel app that allows visitors to re-live the most memorable moments of amazing places. Today, Timelooper introduces 3 videos that allow London visitors to time travel using a smartphone and a virtual reality headset: The Medieval Times at the Tower of London, The Great Fire at St. Paul’s Cathedral, and The Blitz in Trafalgar Square.

Emergency Meadow new addition to Irwell Sculpture Trail

Jul 14, 2015 15:44 BST Bury Council A new addition to the Irwell Sculpture Trail is on its way to Bury.

​Hannah Ryggen. Weaving the world.

Jun 25, 2015 15:34 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway 12.06 − 4.10.2015 – The National Gallery in the National Museum, Oslo 31.10.2015 − 06.03. 2016 – Moderna Museet, Malmø The National Gallery in Oslo has this summer a major exhibition of the Swedish-Norwegian visual artist Hannah Ryggen (1894-1970). It include works from her entire oeuvre, with an emphasis on tapestries from the 1930s pertaining to her political and social engagement.

Go online to buy local works of art

Jun 18, 2015 16:36 BST Bury Council A new online shopping site for art lovers is now live, featuring a rich and diverse range of work created by local artists.

​Solar Weekend welcomes five-thousandth creative concept

Jun 02, 2015 13:54 BST Solar Weekend Festival With the five-thousandth creative concept Solar Weekend has reached a milestone this year. Each year the festival is built in cooperation with creative parties who send in their concepts. This year sees over 700 parties working on the festival.

Premiere of Sverre Fehn’s breathing balloon pavilion

Jun 02, 2015 11:19 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway “Ode to Osaka” is this year’s summer exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture. The exhibition explores Sverre Fehn’s competition design for the Nordic Pavilion at the World Expo in Osaka in 1970.