National Gallery launches membership scheme

This is the third in a hat trick of recent changes intended to place public engagement at the heart of the gallery’s operations

24 Sep 2014

The Week’s Muse: 20 September

Fountains, house museums and computer connoisseurs: a round-up of recent comment from the Muse Room

20 Sep 2014

The Week’s Muse: 13 September

Alternative art schools; the Biennale des Antiquaires; the enduring appeal of the Warburg Institute; and Stephen Shore on Instagram

13 Sep 2014

Creative schools: the artists taking art education into their own hands

Fees and funding cuts are taking their toll in the UK, but artists are a resourceful lot…

10 Sep 2014

Autumn Highlights: what to watch out for in New York

Museum reopenings and big-name exhibitions take centre stage in New York this autumn

4 Sep 2014

Autumn Highlights: what to watch out for in London

The art world’s awake again after August’s sunny stasis. Which events stand out in London’s busy blockbuster season?

1 Sep 2014

Acquisitions of the month: August

A quiet month for acquisitions, but not everyone’s been resting on their laurels…

31 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 30 August

The problem with posthumous art; a bitter exit for France’s Culture Minister; and why you should plant a poppy at the Tower of London this autumn

30 Aug 2014

Culture Minister Aurélie Filippetti leaves the French Cabinet

Filippetti left the Cabinet in the midst of a political crisis which resulted in a reshuffle this weekend

27 Aug 2014

Gallery: ‘Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota’ at the Arthur M Sackler Gallery

Shiota’s installations reveal how memories and associations cling to certain objects

26 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 23 August

Bob and Roberta Smith stands up for art in schools; Alfredo Jaar interrupts the adverts in Times Square; and the utopian appeal of geometric art

23 Aug 2014

‘Art Party’: Bob and Roberta Smith’s defense of art in schools

We spoke to the artist at the head of a campaign to keep creativity on the school curriculum

21 Aug 2014

Gallery: Olafur Eliasson turns Louisiana MoMA into a ‘Riverbed’

Eliasson’s new installation at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art lets a river overrun the gallery

19 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 16 August

Are art installations the new video games? Are adverts the new art installations? News and comment from the Muse Room…

16 Aug 2014

Gallery: ‘Landscape, abstracted’ at the MFA Boston

For centuries, painters have experimented with the landscape. Where will today’s artists venture next?

12 Aug 2014

Milking It: Delaware Art Museum will sell two more works of art

Winslow Homer’s ‘Milking Time’ and Alexander Calder’s ‘The Black Crescent’ are next up

11 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 9 August

A look back over some of the recent news and comment from Apollo’s Muse Room

9 Aug 2014

Lights Out: Remembering the First World War

The UK’s monuments will go dark this evening, marking 100 years since the start of the First World War

4 Aug 2014

Northampton Museums lose Arts Council Accreditation

The Sekhemka sale has quickly become something of a case study in the dangers of deaccessioning

4 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 2 August

40 Under 40; a gallery for Goldsmiths, art in Edinburgh; and a closer look at museum displays

2 Aug 2014

Acquisitions of the Month: July

Deaccessioning is in the news, but what of the museums that have been acquiring new work?

31 Jul 2014

Edinburgh Art Festival: what not to miss

Heading to Edinburgh? Here are six fine art exhibitions to visit while you’re out there…

30 Jul 2014

New Art Gallery at Goldsmiths

Plans have been unveiled for a new gallery at Goldsmiths, to be designed by London-based architecture collective Assemble

29 Jul 2014

The Week’s Muse: 26 July

Are encyclopaedic museums concentrating too much on contemporary art? News and comment from the Muse Room

26 Jul 2014