Jun
22

Hyperallergic, 20 June 2022: Suffering From Anxiety? Try Visiting a Museum

Suffering From Anxiety? Try Visiting a Museum A new study discovered that going to museums can have myriad health benefits, such as improving feelings of depression, easing chronic pain, and decreasing the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia. https://hyperallergic.com/741124/suffering-from-anxiety-try-visiting-a-museum/
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Jun
15

Business Insider, 13 June 2022: As Russia destroys cultural sites in Ukraine, civilians are building digital 3D models to preserve them

As Russia destroys cultural sites in Ukraine, civilians are building digital 3D models to preserve them | Businessinsider Backup Ukraine is a project that allows anyone with a cellphone to scan cultural landmarks and monuments in danger of being destroyed during the war. https://www.businessinsider.co.za/ukrainians-building-3d-models-of-cultural-si...
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Jun
06

News 24, 2 June 2022: The Afrikaans language monument and museum are not just about protecting Afrikaans by Michael Jonas and Jean Meiring

OPINION | The Afrikaans language monument and museum are not just about protecting Afrikaans | News24 ATM director Michael Jonas and council chair Jean Meiring write that the bad old days when the Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument (ATM) was associated with Afrikaner nationalism are long gone and that the institution has for several decades bee...
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May
26

Smithsonian Magazine, 20 May 2022: Can Greece and the U.K. Finally Broker a Deal to Return the Elgin Marbles to Athens?

Can Greece and the U.K. Finally Broker a Deal to Return the Elgin Marbles to Athens? | Smart News| Smithsonian Magazine New talks raise old questions about the ancient Parthenon sculptures https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/can-greece-and-uk-finally-broker-deal-to-return-elgin-marbles-parthenon-sculptures-athens-180980113/
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Apr
11

The Daily Maverick, 6 April 2022: The artists, the forgers and the murky market of fake art in South Africa

The artists, the forgers and the murky market of fake a... After centuries of neglect by the global art establishment, African art is finally becoming big business. This creates the conditions for a perfect storm locally. While the demand for, and value of, African art is rapidly increasing, the South African art market is notoriously under-regulat...
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Apr
01

Press Release: 24 March 2022: Endangered heritage in Ukraine: UNESCO reinforces protective measures

Endangered heritage in Ukraine: UNESCO reinforces protective measures | UNESCO Enter some description here... https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/endangered-heritage-ukraine-unesco-reinforces-protective-measures
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Apr
01

Mali Magic: The great legacy of Mali and the people's quest to preserve it

Mali Magic — Google Arts & Culture Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world's treasures online. https://artsandculture.google.com/project/mali-heritage
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Mar
25

Mail & Guardian: 16 March 2022: Invaluable artworks and artefacts at risk in the Johannesburg museums

Invaluable artworks and artefacts at risk in the Johannesburg museums - The Mail & Guardian The City of Johannesburg has been marching on the spot for years about fixing its museum infrastructure, it can no longer pretend not to see the costly damage wrought over time https://mg.co.za/friday/2022-03-16-invaluable-artworks-and-artefacts-at-risk-...
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Mar
17

The South African, 15 March 2022: UNESCO seeks protection for Ukraine’s under threat heritage sites

UNESCO seeks protection for Ukraine’s under threat heritage sites Ukraine's rich heritage sites are under threat from Russia's invasion, the country has seven places listed by UNESCO. https://www.msn.com/en-za/lifestyle/travel/unesco-seeks-protection-for-ukraines-under-threat-heritage-sites/ar-AAV3QGk?ocid=se
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Mar
07

Idea Stream, 25 February 2022: Curators in Ukraine face deadly obstacles as they protect their country's treasures

Curators in Ukraine face deadly obstacles as they protect their country's treasures | NPR News | Ideastream Public Media The war has curators across Ukraine scrambling in ways familiar to people who managed collections in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. https://www.ideastream.org/news/curators-in-ukraine-face-deadly-obstacles-as-they-protect-their-cou...
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Mar
03

News24, 2 March 2022: Ancient artefacts stolen from Ethiopia's Tigray region being auctioned online as war rages on

Ancient artefacts stolen from Ethiopia's Tigray region being auctioned online as war rages on | News24 The government of the Tigray region in Ethiopia says it wants to approach Unesco to help stop the illicit trade in its historical artefacts and memorabilia. https://www.news24.com/news24/africa/news/ancient-artefacts-stolen-from-ethiopias-tigray-r...
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Feb
24

EWN, 23 February: Liliesleaf Farm Museum is Bankrupt, Board of Trustees admits

Liliesleaf Farm Museum is bankrupt, board of trustees admits Liliesleaf trustee member, Themba Wakashe, said that the iconic heritage site was simply bankrupt and listed the COVID-19 lockdown, the loss of funders, a drastic decrease in visitors and the lack of annual government subsidies as some of the reasons. https://ewn.co.za/2022/02/23/liliesle...
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Feb
24

The Guardian, 19 February 2022: Two of Nigeria’s looted Benin bronzes returned to traditional palace

Two of Nigeria’s looted Benin bronzes returned to traditional palace | Africa | The Guardian Colourful ceremony marks artefacts’ homecoming more than a century after they were pillaged by British troops https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/feb/19/nigerias-looted-benin-bronzes-returned-to-traditional-palace
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Jan
20

BBC News, 20 January 2022: South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business

South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business - BBC News Enter some description here... https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-60010608
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Jan
03

The Conversation, 15 December 2021: Five exciting African museums to add to your travel wish list

Five exciting African museums to add to your travel wish list Museums allow us to delve deep into the past with eye-catching displays of artefacts, ancient textiles, high-quality images and short films that narrate how our ancestors lived. https://theconversation.com/five-exciting-african-museums-to-add-to-your-travel-wish-list-173657
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Jan
06

A Major Pandemic Spike Is Forcing Museums to Close—Again. But This Time, It’s Because Staffers Are Out Sick: Artnet News: 4 January 2022

A Major Pandemic Spike Is Forcing Museums to Close—Again. But This Time, It's Because Staffers Are Out Sick | Artnet News The Smithsonian has shuttered some museums due to staffing shortages, and smaller museums are being hit especially hard. https://news.artnet.com/art-world/omicron-staff-shortages-causing-museum-closings-2056168
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Jan
02

Ripple effect: The sad story of the Western Cape ‘refugee’ seals: MSN News: 22 November 2021 - See how Bayworld is involved

Ripple effect: The sad story of the Western Cape ‘refugee’ seals Malnourished Cape fur seals, probably from the Western Cape, are washing up along South Africa’s Eastern Cape coast. https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/ripple-effect-the-sad-story-of-the-western-cape-refugee-seals/ar-AAQZT2d?ocid=msedgntp
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Jan
03

Egypt reopens 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes in grand, glitzy Luxor ceremony: NBC News: 26 November 2021

Egypt reopens ancient Avenue of Sphinxes with Luxor parade Egypt reopened the 3,000-year-old Avenue of the Sphinxes Thursday with a Thanksgiving Day parade of its own in Luxor. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/egypt-reopen-ancient-avenue-sphinxes-luxor-karnak-parade-rcna6723
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Jan
06

Making a fresh start: new museum openings for 2022: The Art Newspaper

Making a fresh start: new museum openings for 2022 https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/01/01/new-museum-openings-for-2022
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Nov
23

Travel Triangle Blog: 11 Museums In South Africa That One Should Visit To Walk Through The Historical Past!

11 Museums In South Africa Every History Buff Should Visit! Know everything about the past of this country, visiting these 11 museums in South Africa. These museums will give a hint of its heritage & culture of the place. https://traveltriangle.com/blog/museums-in-south-africa/
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