The Museum of London gets grimey

When underground music features in a museum exhibition it’s either come of age, or become a historic relic, and this new exhibition at the Museum of London looks at both aspects of the grime scene and its roots in east London. Co-curated by one of grime’s early documentarians, Roony ‘Risky’ Keefe, the display features a … Read more

Adirondack Coast Museum Days Set For June 18-19

The Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance (ACCA) will host the 13th Annual Museum Days Weekend throughout Clinton County, on June 18th and 19th, 2022, inviting visitors and residents to explore the area’s wealth of museums, galleries, and cultural organizations. For two days (with a couple of exceptions as noted), from 10 am to 4 pm, participating … Read more

Museum Study Act Passes State Legislature, Awaits Governor’s Signature

The New York State Legislature passed A.9710 / S.8934 “An act in relation to conducting a study of public and private museums in New York state,” unanimously in the Assembly on May 24th and in the Senate on June 2nd. “This bill will make a difference to every museum in the state regardless of budget … Read more

Controversial Hong Kong Palace Museum to open July 2, with tickets costing from HK $ 50 to HK120

The Hong Kong Palace Museum, a local version of the Beijing museum of the same name, will open its doors on July 2, 2022, showcasing Chinese relics and exhibits next to the Kowloon waterfront. Hong Kong’s Palace Museum. Photo: Lea Mok / HKFP. The Hong Kong Palace Museum, located in the West Kowloon Cultural District, … Read more

Good News! Florence Nightingale Museum to reopen on International Nurses’ Day

The director of the Florence Nightingale Museum has said fighting to reopen after the pandemic has been an “emotional roller-coaster”. The London museum celebrating the most famous figure in nursing history will open again on May 12. It marks the 202nd anniversary of her birth and International Nurses’ Day. Florence Nightingale is projected on the … Read more

Laura’s London: Exploring The Old Operating Theater Museum and Herb Garret

The Old Operating Theater Museum is a museum of surgical history housed in a church attic. Yes, there is so much about that sentence that needs explaining! The Museum has two parts: the Herb Garret and the oldest surviving operating theater in Europe. © Old Operating Theater Museum Anniversaries This London Bridge attraction has been … Read more

Dippy the Dinosaur returns to London’s Natural History Museum

Dippy the Dinosaur has returned to the Natural History Museum as part of a new installation following a four-year tour of the UK. The 85ft-long (26m) plaster cast of a diplodocus skeleton was first put on display in the London museum in 1905. The new installation, Dippy Returns: The Nation’s Favorite Dinosaur, will be on … Read more