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Africa: British, French Museums to Return Benin Bronzes After Over 100 Years

“Some of the bronzes looted from the Benin Empire by British soldiers over 100 years will be returned to Nigeria,…

European museums and their disputed artifacts

An interesting article about European museums with “historic artefacts which have caused bitter ownership spats between nations”: Benin bronzes, Royal…

Marrakesh museum in focus

In spite that the Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) was launched in 2016, it officially opened its…

Call for museum workers

International Council of Museums (ICOM) has announced a call for travel grant applications for participating at ICOM-ITC training workshop “Managing…

New Museum Research Papers published

International Council of Museums (ICOM) has released a Special Issue: Museums and Cultural Landscapes (vol. 69, #273-374, 2017). Two papers…

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre will send Leonardo da Vinci’s Gioconda or Mona Lisa, that also inspired a famous song by Nat King…

Rwanda: improving museums

The Institute of National Museums of Rwanda is improving museum structures and service in order to double the current revenue…

Best African Museums

There is a list of 13 beautiful in design and architecture museums in Africa. http://mentalfloss.com/article/56187/13-breathtakingly-beautiful-museums-africa You may also be interested…

Africa’ best museums

These are Africa’s 13 best museums http://mentalfloss.com/article/56187/13-breathtakingly-beautiful-museums-africa You may also be interested in: Museums in Africa Readers from 156 countries…

Ethiopia: celebrating Museum’s Day

On May 18th, Ethiopia celebrated Word Museum’s Day for the 15th time at national level. During the celebrations, Authority for…

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