The latest imaging technology has revealed details of previous attempts before Leonardo finalised his composition of one of the National Gallery’s most popular paintings, The Virgin of the Rocks.
The BBC is committing airtime across all its media to literature for a year, with partnerships with libraries and reading groups across the country.
Ballot on industrial action at Museum of London too
A call for a London slavery museum by the Fabian Society has been supported by London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan.
The director of National Museums Scotland, Gordon Rintoul, is to stand down after 18 transforming years in the job.
Huntingdon’s Cromwell Museum is to get a £160,000 revamp.
Artists accuse managers of ‘running venue down’
An export stop has been put on one of J M W Turner’s most famous watercolours, The Dark Rigi.
Louise Jeffreys, artistic director of the Barbican Centre since 2010, has announced that she is to leave at the end of this year.
A tent town is growing today on a farm in Hampshire, big enough to accommodate the 35,000 people and more who will come from 100 different countries for this weekend. Many are coming to learn the arts of handwriting.