Wednesday, 15 July 2020
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Brussels News

Humidity damages Brussels museum paintings.

A faulty air-conditioning system has been blamed for damage done to a number of 15th and 16th-century paintings held in a temporary depository at the Brussels Museum of Ancient Art. The damage, caused...
Amsterdam News

Ramsey Nasr elected Dutch Poet Laureate.

Dutch/Palestinian poet and actor Ramsey Nasr (1974-) has been chosen as Holland
Vienna News

Vienna celebrates Haydn Year 2009.

The life and works of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) are to be celebrated throughout Austria this year to mark the 200th anniversary of the Austrian composer
Berlin News

Berlinale to feature Cold War films.

Feature movies and documentaries as well as short, animated and experimental films made during the last years of the Cold War are to be spotlighted in Berlin
Oxford News

Oxford Book Fair.

Oxford Brookes University is hosting the annual PBFA Oxford Book Fair on 24 and 25 January, with over 75 booksellers offering more than 50,000 antiquarian and second-hand books, antique prints, maps a...
Barcelona News

Barcelona El-Molino theatre to reopen

The historic El Molino music hall in Paral-lel is to reopen its doors at the end of next year, following a lengthy restoration project that has seen the complete gutting of the building behind the fam...
Jersey News

Jersey plans museum in Canada.

A Jersey house and museum in Gasp
London News

Barnes Olympic recording studios may close.

International recorded music company EMI is considering shutting down the historic Olympic Studios in Barnes in southwest London because they are not making money,
Vienna News

Restored Saliera salt cellar on show in Vienna.

An exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches museum, focussing on classical mythology and its links to the Renaissance, is to feature Benvenuto Cellini
Amsterdam News

Amsterdam monument to Spinoza.

Three hundred years after his death, Jewish philosopher Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) has finally been honoured by his native city. A monument designed by local artist Nicolas Dings has been erected o...
Amsterdam News

Amsterdam plans new cultural centre.

An advisory committee commissioned by the Amsterdam city council has unveiled plans for a
Vienna News

Spanish Riding School admits women.

Two young women, Hannah Zeitlhofer and Sojourner Morell, have been accepted as students to the traditionally male-only Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Just four new students are admitted to the exclu...
Berlin News

New head for Berlin National Museums.

Dr Michael Eissenhauer has taken up his post as general director of the National Museums in Berlin. Elected unanimously by the board of trustees of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Dr Eissen...
Amsterdam News

First official storyteller appointed in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam city council has appointed professional narrator Karel Baracs as its first official storyteller. Baracs
Paris News

Paris opens the

Paris will have its own
Berlin News

Eviction order threatens landmark Berlin squat.

The future looks uncertain for the iconic Tacheles artists


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