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Obama opens US black history museum

President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…

President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…

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3D Lascaux cave comes to life

A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.

A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.

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Versailles, fake chairs, and a French antiques scandal

An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.

An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.

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Syria's cultural heritage recreated in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

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The necropolis of Orthi Petra opens a window to the Homeric world

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

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The best of Arts in Europe

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius is the internationally-acclaimed, must-see exhibition of 2016 and demonstrates the full scope of Da Vinci’s remark

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius is the internationally-acclaimed, must-see exhibition of 2016 and demonstrates the full scope of Da Vinci’s remark

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Tourist attractions in Paris close due to flood threat

Visitors to iconic Paris landmarks and river boat services have been left disappointed as the River Seine rises to its highest in 35 years

Visitors to iconic Paris landmarks and river boat services have been left disappointed as the River Seine rises to its highest in 35 years

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Addicted to art

He doesn’t necessarily know how to pronounce it, but Christoph Müller certainly has a good nose for Danish art, more precisely the ‘Golden Age’ of Danish…

He doesn’t necessarily know how to pronounce it, but Christoph Müller certainly has a good nose for Danish art, more precisely the ‘Golden Age’ of Danish…

Culture

Pompeii museum reopens after 36 years

Pompeii’s Antiquarium Museum has reopened after 36 years. Its new exhibition includes a vivid audio-visual recreation of the moment the ancient city

Pompeii’s Antiquarium Museum has reopened after 36 years. Its new exhibition includes a vivid audio-visual recreation of the moment the ancient city

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Lady Gaga attends Fashion and technology expo in NY

Celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Sienna Miller were among those at an opening of a new fashion exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Sienna Miller were among those at an opening of a new fashion exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Rome museum offers unique, immersive Caravaggio Experience

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque

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Visits to Berlin's Islamic Museum restore pride in Syrian refugees

Arabic-language guide Razan Nassreddine says Syrian refugees visiting Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art often ask her how and when the artefacts clearly

Arabic-language guide Razan Nassreddine says Syrian refugees visiting Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art often ask her how and when the artefacts clearly

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Putting the art into artificial intelligence as a critic robot tours Quai Branly in Paris

Visitors to Paris' Quai Branly museum of indigenous art will encounter a little robot in a bowler hat which is programmed to record their reactions and then use the data to develop its own taste.

Visitors to Paris' Quai Branly museum of indigenous art will encounter a little robot in a bowler hat which is programmed to record their reactions and then use the data to develop its own taste.

Culture

Postcards from Lyon: The Confluence Museum

The last in our series of Postcards from Lyon comes from one of the French city's newest landmarks

The last in our series of Postcards from Lyon comes from one of the French city's newest landmarks

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Paris Rodin Museum reopens after facelift

After three years and sixteen million euros of renovation work, Paris’ famous Rodin Museum is finally reopening on the artist’s birthday. Many of

After three years and sixteen million euros of renovation work, Paris’ famous Rodin Museum is finally reopening on the artist’s birthday. Many of

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Florence Cathedral museum opens its doors to the world

“If you haven’t seen this, you haven’t seen Florence,” according to the website of the new Opera del Duomo museum, which has opened in the capital of

“If you haven’t seen this, you haven’t seen Florence,” according to the website of the new Opera del Duomo museum, which has opened in the capital of

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Museum charting human evolution re-opens in Paris after revamp

The Musee de l’Homme, or Museum of Mankind, in Paris, is re-opening after six years of renovation work. It now boasts a host of new displays

The Musee de l’Homme, or Museum of Mankind, in Paris, is re-opening after six years of renovation work. It now boasts a host of new displays

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Italy's top museums are put under new management

Italy’s top 20 museums have been put under new management with seven foreigners, including a Briton, appointed to lead some of the country’s most

Italy’s top 20 museums have been put under new management with seven foreigners, including a Briton, appointed to lead some of the country’s most

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Berlin: museum digs up part of Lenin statue

Part of a 19-metre high statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin has been unearthed in woods, on the outskirts of Berlin. The dig was

Part of a 19-metre high statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin has been unearthed in woods, on the outskirts of Berlin. The dig was

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Protesters angry over destruction of 'Mephistopheles' in St Petersburg

The smashing of a 100-year-old mythical demon sculpture on the facade of a St Petersburg building angers locals over the religiously-motivated act of 'vandalism'.

The smashing of a 100-year-old mythical demon sculpture on the facade of a St Petersburg building angers locals over the religiously-motivated act of 'vandalism'.

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Armstrong Moon suit to be conserved thanks to crowdfunding success

Online crowdfunding efforts to save the first man on the moon’s spacesuit have been out of this world! The US National Air and Space Museum asked

Online crowdfunding efforts to save the first man on the moon’s spacesuit have been out of this world! The US National Air and Space Museum asked

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Croatia: the Museum of Illusion has opened its doors in Zagreb

An interesting new museum has opened its doors last month in Zagreb – the Museum of Illusions. The visotors can see more then 70 exhibits, inlcuding

An interesting new museum has opened its doors last month in Zagreb – the Museum of Illusions. The visotors can see more then 70 exhibits, inlcuding