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The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced details of a new £6 million small grants programme for smaller community projects marking the Centenary of the First World War.
Artist Gavin Turk's occult new sculptures are among the after-hours attractions in the West country. Mark Sheerin explores the power of pyramids.
The Fine Art Society in London is hosting a major exhibition bringing together many of the important murals and decorative cycles undertaken in Britain between 1910 and 1970.
George Bellows' paintings explored the dark and dismal corners of human existence to reveal the gritty reality that lay at the heart of 20th century American life, says Ruth Hazard.
Museum of London archaeologists say medieval remains found in mass burial pits during an excavation at Spitalfields ten years ago died as a result of a volcanic eruption.
We're into the third and final night of Culture24's annual Museums at Night Festival - so here's our final ten taster events to whet your appetite for Saturday May 18.
Curators have worked with authors Philip Pullman, Alan Garner and Susan Cooper for a new show at the ancient library where JRR Tolkein and CS Lewis also once worked.
From Somerset to Cumbria, we look back at some of the reaction to more than 500 events held for Museums at Night 2013, including appearances by leading artists.
The Ashmolean Museum has permanently acquired John Everett Millais' famous portrait of John Ruskin thanks to the Arts Council Acceptance in Lieu scheme.
Museums at Night wouldn't be complete without a night-time tour of a medieval castle. Lewes Castle in East Sussex duly obliged, Culture24's Jenni Davdson went along for the ride.
Those Victorians knew how to party...Ruth Hazard has a brush with Queen Victoria during an immersive Museums at Night at Lord Leighton's opulent gaff, Leighton House.
Ben Miller reports from Liverpool where the city's Light Night reveals how a festival can really galvanise a city's imaginative after-hours culture.
The premiere of a new work by light magicians rAndom International hit the headlines at London's Horniman. There was music, dancing and poetry. Gin also materialised.
In Freud’s study, amid an unblinking collection of classical and Egyptian artefacts, David Blandy delivers lines of broken Hip-Hop verse to the psychoanalyst’s unoccupied seat.
Museums at Night created a rare chance to sneak inside a 19th century London house, complete with waiting Victorian residents. Richard Moss went to take a look.
For Museums at Night Amy Strike heads through the bluebell-scented woodlands of Hatchalnds Park for a bat walk in search of Barbastelles and Pipistrelles...
Ruth Hazard joins five lucky Museums at Night competition winners who visited the fabled Faber Archive in Bloomsbury for literary tales, readings and rare manuscripts.
We're into the second night of Culture24's annual Museums at Night Festival - here we have ten taster events to whet your appetite for Friday May 17.
Moving off the catwalk and into the wilderness, PM Gallery presents a journey through fashion’s love affair with nature, featuring designers Donna Karan, Giles Deacon and Zandra Rhodes.
Costumed drama will be at its most atmospheric in the 19th century Workhouse at Southwell in Nottinghamshire, where actors are waiting to tell stories within former schoolrooms, bedrooms, dormitories and kitchens.