MUSEUM ETHICS

Fix Cataloguing, Governance, Security & HR: Apart from that the British Museum is Fine, Review Finds

The British Museum has published the much anticipated and heavily redacted, results of its internal review of the alleged theft of items of classical jewellery from its Greek and...

NORTHAMPTON: THE MUSEUM SEKHEMKA [AND AN ANONYMOUS COLLECTOR] BUILT

Historian Mike Ingram takes a look at the newly refurbished Northampton Museum and Gallery and asks if the...

SAVE SEKHEMKA ACTION GROUP BOW OUT WITH BROADSIDE AT “TOOTHLESS” MUSEUM’S ESTABLISHMENT

Members of the Save Sekhemka Action Group protesting outside Christie's in London in July 2014 The Northampton based UK...

STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY STOKES STORM IN A MING CUP

In a case which has echoes of the ongoing row over the sale of the statue of Sekhemka,...

SEKHEMKA LATEST: DCMS CREDIBILITY AT STAKE AS SOURCES IN EGYPT CONFIRM QATARI BUYER

thePipeLine can reveal that the decision as to whether to extend the Temporary Export Ban on the statue...

IWM BOOKS FOR SALE AS LIBRARY SAVED [IF USERS PAY]

Following the apparent funding cut climb down by Chancellor George Osborne over the proposed axing of the Imperial War Museum's education service, campaigners hope...

PILOT AND P40 MIA AS RAF MUSEUM PAYS WITH SPITFIRE

As the story of the RAF Museum's failure to bring a P40 Kittyhawk found in the Egyptian Desert to the UK, makes headlines thePipeLine...

VICTORY 1744 PROJECT FACES JUDICIAL REVIEW

The controversial project to salvage the wreck of HMS Victory 1744 in the English Channel may be moving towards its end game as the...

MARBLEOUS DIPLOMACY? BM LENDS PARTHENON SCULPTURE

At the height of the Cold War the most obvious tool of international diplomacy were Giant Pandas which were loaned or given to Zoo's...

DID FALLON GO IT ALONE ON VICTORY 1744 CONSENT?

A Parliamentary written answer from Veterans Minister Anna Soubry has raised the question as to whether the Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon...

DOUBLE DOUBLE HERITAGE TROUBLE FOR NBC MACKINTOSH

In the week which has seen Halloween and the annual November the fifth warning to our politicians to behave themselves, the two heritage issues...