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The UK has 2,500 museums, but not one dedicated to Black British history. That could soon change
History

The UK has 2,500 museums, but not one dedicated to Black British history. That could soon change

There’s a museum for pencils and even one for lawnmowers, but not one dedicated to Black British history and culture. A team of museum professionals are out to finally put that right

Robin Ince: Sydney Jewish Museum is a reminder of the terrifying power of ideology
Opinion

Robin Ince: Sydney Jewish Museum is a reminder of the terrifying power of ideology

In Australia, Robin Ince’s trip to Sydney’s Jewish Museum sees him face up to a history that we need reminding of

Our most beautiful art treasures hide a multitude of sins
John Bird

Our most beautiful art treasures hide a multitude of sins

We’re still feeling the consequences of Victorian inequality – a browse through our museums reflects a society built on imperialism and hubris, and unearned wealth

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