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A Museum of ‘No-Longer-Art’ Opens in Hyde Park

Once-valuable artworks cut, smashed, or scraped are the focus of a new exhibit opening at the Salvage Art Institute on April 23, a fictional art …

Art
Archaeology

Perks come with the job of running some prominent area arts and cultural institutions

They are not only well-paid, but many receive an array of generous perks — housing allowances, home loans, club dues, and free travel for spouses. …

Compensation

Meet Australian who built a museum from gambling money | Australia

David Walsh's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) - and it is his museum - is dug into a cliff, underground, like a lair. Outdoors, on its roof, is a tennis court where Walsh likes to play.<p>The two car parking spaces nearest the entrance are reserved for him and his wife. I know this because they're …

Museums

The Museum of the Future Is Here

Some things belong in a museum. But at the Smithsonian's recently reopened museum of design, a team has been rethinking what a thing is in the first place.<p>Very soon, every visitor to the Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s recently reopened design museum, will receive a giant pen. This pen is not …

Museums

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

Cooking

The British Museum: 250 Years On

The death of Sir Hans Sloane, at the age of ninety-two, on January 11th, 1753, triggered the foundation of one of the great intellectual institutions …

British Museum

'New Year, New You' Cannellini Bean and Spring Green Stew

It's a New Year folks and I for one am ready to wipe the slate clean and start anew. Sayonara 2014, I've seen enough of your sorry ass and I'm more …

Food Preservation

Head of Creative Industries Federation fears ‘dangerous’ cost of austerity

John Kampfner believes UK’s creative industries ‘should be very scared’ and urges government to help the rich be philanthropic<p>Britain will throw away its world-leading success in areas such as film, music, theatre and fashion if public funding of the arts is cut much further, the head of the newly …

Creative Industries

British museums warned not to sell the family silver

Publicly funded museums that seek to sell off "the family silver" will face tougher sanctions from the body that overseas the UK's museums. The …