Oxford News

Oxford bids for Unesco World Book Capital

Oxford has launched its bid to become the Unesco World Book capital for 2014. The incumbent city is Yerevan in Armenia and Bangkok will be the capital in 2013. The World Book Capital concept was fi...
Dublin News

Dublin’s Trinity College marks Old Library anniversary

Trinity College Dublin launched a series of celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the institution's Old Library building, on 5 April. Begun in May 1712, it took 20 years to complete the bui...
Vienna News

Vienna celebrates Gustav Klimt

Vienna has dedicated 2012 to Gustav Klimt, the Austrian Symbolist painter whose 150th anniversary of birth was on 6 February. To celebrate the life and work of the artist who spent most of his life in...
Brussels News

Brussels museums night opening

Museums in Brussels stay open on 3 March from 19.00 to 01.00. About 20 museums are taking part for the fifth year in the all-night opening programme with concerts, talks, exhibitions and tours. There...
Amsterdam News

Dutch bookshops win awards

Two Dutch bookshops have been named among the 20 most beautiful bookshops in the world. The Selexyz Bookstore in Maastricht heads the list and the American Book Center in Amsterdam, which also has a b...
Madrid News

Spain’s National Library celebrates 300 years

The Spanish National Library celebrates the tri-centenary of its foundation by King Philip V in 1711 with a programme of exhibitions, concerts, drama, meetings and conferences. The main exhibition...
Oxford News

Ashmolean gets new funding

The Ashmolean Museum has received a large grant from the Leon Levy Foundation for its Restoring the Past Gallery, now to be named after its benefactor. The Leon Levy Gallery is one of two at the m...
Madrid News

The Prado reveals early Mona Lisa copy

The Prado Museum has announced that its copy of Leonardo da Vinci
Berlin News

Berlin’s contemporary arts festival celebrates 25 years

The alternative media arts festival Transmedial runs in Berlin until 5 February. This year is the 25th anniversary of the contemporary arts event and is celebrated with art works, installations, video...
Dublin News

New directors for Dublin galleries

Raymond Keaveney retired as director of the National Gallery of Ireland on 11 January, ending a prestigious and successful directorship spanning 23 years. He is being replaced by Se
Oxford News

The Bodleian completes book relocation

The Bodleian Library has now completed the transfer of the majority of its books to its new storage facility in Swindon. Seven million books have been transferred from a number of storage areas to the...


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