Barcelona News

New Gaudí house museum in Barcelona

Gaudí's Casa Vicens opens as new public museum in Barcelona.Casa Vicens, the first home designed and built by Modernist Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926)  has opened as a museum in Barcelona...
Berlin News

Berlin's opera house opens after seven-year facelift

Refurbishment of Berlin's Staatsoper opera house has been mired in controversy.Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden is scheduled to reopen on 7 December following a seven-year refurbishment that has r...
Vienna News

World Museum Vienna to open on 25 October

Former Museum of Ethnology will feature artefacts from five continents.The Weltmuseum Wien, formally the Museum of Ethnology, is set to reopen on 25 October as the Weltmuseum Wien (World Museum Vienna...
Berlin News

Berlin to open street art museum

Museum library will contain extensive street art archive.The Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art is set to open in Berlin's Schöneberg district over the weekend of 16-17 September.Berlin's...
London News

V&A Museum unveils new courtyard

London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum has unveiled its new spaces on the site's Exhibition Road Quarter following a £55 million programme of works.   The complex comprises a new entr...
Dublin News

Expanded National Gallery reopens in Dublin

80 per cent more gallery space and 650 paintings on display. The historic wings of the National Gallery of Ireland – areas of which have been closed for decades – will reopen to the public on 15 Ju...
Dublin News

Giant red squirrel sculpture in central Dublin

Portuguese artist creates monumental 3D red squirrel on Tara Street. A new mixed-media mural featuring a giant red squirrel has been unveiled at the top of Tara Street in Dublin’s city centre. T...
London News

London to host free premiere of Iranian movie

London mayor to screen Iranian film in Trafalgar Square on Oscar Night. An Oscar-nominated Iranian movie is being screened in London on the same night as the Academy Award ceremony which the film's...
London News

New London Design Museum opens

Museum moves to new South Kensington site. London’s Design Museum opens at its new 10,000-sqm base at High Street Kensington on 24 November, following a four-year renovation project costing £83 mil...
Berlin News

Hitler bunker exhibit causes controversy in Berlin

Berlin Story Museum accused of bad taste for showing replica of Hitler bunker. The Berlin Story Museum has courted controversy after displaying a replica of part of the bunker where Adolf Hitler s...
Paris News

Street art museum opens in Paris

Art 42 collection is France's first street art museum. Paris now has a museum dedicated to street art, featuring 150 works from more than 50 of the best known artists associated with the street art...
Oxford News

Sunlight damages artefacts at Oxford's Natural History Museum

Restored glass roof causes “irreversible” damage to museum specimens. Authorities at Oxford University's Natural History Museum have admitted that a recent £2-million project to restore the Victori...
Berlin News

Germany scraps plan for reunification monument

Cost-overuns cited for decision to abandon Berlin mounument. Germany has abandoned plans for a monument to the nation's 1990 reunification over concerns that the estimated €10 million price tag for...
Paris News

Paris remembers Edith Piaf

Paris celebrates centenary since Piaf's birth. Paris marks the centenary of Edith Piaf's birth on 19 December, with a series of events celebrating the French singer continuing into the new year....
Dublin News

Culture Night in Dublin celebrates ten years

Dublin hosts its biggest Culture Night yet The tenth edition of Culture Night takes place on Friday 18 September in towns and cities across Ireland, with a record 230 venues in Dublin joining in an...
Brussels News

Brussels Design September

Tenth anniversary 10-30 Sept. This design festival includes home furnishing, arts and crafts, graphics, industrial products and architecture with a series of exhibitions, lectures, workshops and fi...
Dublin News

National Gallery is Ireland's most popular free attraction

 Dublin is home to eight out of top ten most-visited free attractions The National Gallery of Ireland has once again topped the list of the country's most popular free attractions, although h...
Dublin News

Ireland's National Museums consider entry fees

Museum board says it faces funding shortfall in 2015 Ireland's museum group is considering cost-saving proposals such as the closure of some of its sites or introducing admission charges, in an at...
Paris News

Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton museum opens

The new museum designed by Frank Gehry for the Fondation Louis Vuitton art collection opened in Paris on Monday 27 Oct. The inauguration comes just a few days after the reopening of the Picasso Mus...
Paris News

Plans for Paris museums to open all week

Top museums in Paris could attract more visitors The French culture minister has put forward plans for three top museums in Paris to stay open all week as from 2015. If the Louvre, Versailles Pa...

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