Just a mile from Grenfell tower, the Notting Hill streets are now lined with nine reproductions of Khadija Saye’s breathtaking photography work. The British-Gambian artist was only 24 years old when she lost her life alongside 71 others in the 2017 Grenfell tower blaze. Continue reading
Art lovers will have rejoiced over last week’s announcement that UK museums will begin to reopen from 8 July. When the day arrives, how many visitors can arts institutions actually expect to come knocking on their doors? According to an Ipsos MORI report released on 2 July, it will not be a deluge. Continue reading
During Pride Month, the British Museum has announced the permanent display of five objects that will look back at LGBTQ+ history through the ages. The little-known gay history of one of the most famous objects in the world, the Rosetta Stone, will now be included in the museum’s LGBTQ+ tours too.
Last month, an important judgment was handed down by the Supreme Court, providing a helping hand to owners of heritage, listed items, and clarifying the definition of “building” for the purposes of the listed buildings regime.
Museums and galleries are facing uncertain futures due to months of closures, long-term cancellations, and new hygiene regulations. Art Fund, the London-based charitable organisation, will now offer £2 million in grants in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will help this industry recover after lockdown.