Subject: Museums

Murdered mob boss gave stolen Boston art to IRA, says former Met detective

(United States of America)

John Wilson (2018). Murdered mob boss gave stolen Boston art to IRA, says former Met detective. The Guardian. 4 November.

Unearthing museum fakes is critical for setting the historical record straight

(General)

Malcolm Choat, Rachel Yuen-Collingridge (2018). Unearthing museum fakes is critical for setting the historical record straight. Lighthouse. 2 November.

Bulger And The Gardner Heist — A Lot Of Speculation, And Very Little Evidence

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2018). Bulger And The Gardner Heist — A Lot Of Speculation, And Very Little Evidence. WBUR. 31 October.

Looters steal vintage firearms from Aberdeen Museum of History ashes

(United States of America)

Shelby Miller (2018). Looters steal vintage firearms from Aberdeen Museum of History ashes. KIRO. 30 October.

Forced to Close by Civil War, the National Museum of Damascus Re-Opens Its Doors

(Syria)

Brigit Katz (2018). Forced to Close by Civil War, the National Museum of Damascus Re-Opens Its Doors. Smithsonian. 30 October.

Columbus Statue, Italian Immigration Museum in Philly Vandalized on Columbus Day

(United States of America)

NBC (2018). Columbus Statue, Italian Immigration Museum in Philly Vandalized on Columbus Day. NBC. 8 October.

Monuments Men Foundation Collection Finds a New Home at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

(United States of America)

PR News Wire (2018). Monuments Men Foundation Collection Finds a New Home at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. PR News Wire. 7 October.

Art Experts Confirm Guggenheim Museum A Forgery

(United States of America)

The Onion (2018). Art Experts Confirm Guggenheim Museum A Forgery. The Onion. 5 October.

Historic coat of arms taken from museum

(Australia)

Amani Vassiliou (2018). Historic coat of arms taken from museum. The Queensland Times. 4 October.

Paintings Looted by Nazis to eh Presented in Israel for the First Time

(Israel; Germany)

Juliane Helmhold (2018). Paintings Looted by Nazis to eh Presented in Israel for the First Time. The Jerusalem Post. 4 October.

Ancient Bible Stolen, Turns up Years Later at Museum of the Bible

(Greece; United States of America)

Ben Kennedy (2018). Ancient Bible Stolen, Turns up Years Later at Museum of the Bible. CBN. 4 October.

Syrian antiquities go on display, a reminder of widespread looting during war

(Syria)

Reuters (2018). Syrian antiquities go on display, a reminder of widespread looting during war. PRI. 4 October.

National Museum in Rio starts rebuilding efforts with temporary exhibitions

(Brazil)

Gabriella Angeleti (2018). National Museum in Rio starts rebuilding efforts with temporary exhibitions. The Art Newspaper. 1 October.

The Possible Criminal Underworld Ties To The Gardner Museum Theft

(United States of America)

Kelly Horan, Stephen Kurkjian (2018). The Possible Criminal Underworld Ties To The Gardner Museum Theft. WBUR. 1 October.

“Museo” revisits Mexico's notorious museum robbery

(Mexico)

The Economist (2018). “Museo” revisits Mexico's notorious museum robbery. The Economist. 21 September.

`Uncomfortable Art Tours' Question Colonialist Biases in London-Area Museum

(United Kingdom)

Rachel Dovey (2018). `Uncomfortable Art Tours' Question Colonialist Biases in London-Area Museum. Next City. 21 September.

Royal Academy asks tribal leaders to bless 'stolen' treasures in culturally sensitive exhibition

(United Kingdom; New Zealand; Fiji; Tonga; Papua New Guinea; Tahiti)

Hannah Furness (2018). Royal Academy asks tribal leaders to bless 'stolen' treasures in culturally sensitive exhibition. The Telegraph. 21 September.

Remembering when the 'Mona Lisa of the ceramics world' was stolen from the Everson Museum

(United States of America)

Jonathan Croyle (2018). Remembering when the 'Mona Lisa of the ceramics world' was stolen from the Everson Museum. Syracuse.com. 20 September.

Govt Hands Over Custody Of Stolen Treasure 'Back To Thief': Scholar

(India)

Kashmir Observer (2018). Govt Hands Over Custody Of Stolen Treasure 'Back To Thief': Scholar. Kashmir Observer. 19 September.

Hyderabad: Security to be beefed up in Nizam's Museum

(India)

Aikik Sur (2018). Hyderabad: Security to be beefed up in Nizam's Museum. The New Indian Express. 13 September.

Indiana Jones and the relics of Brazil

(Brazil)

Senay Boztas (2018). Indiana Jones and the relics of Brazil. The Guardian. 13 September.

Another dancing Shiva in the eye of a storm

(India)

Vijay Kumar (2018). Another dancing Shiva in the eye of a storm. The Times of India. 12 September.

Dancing Shiva at Art Gallery of South Australia was stolen from India

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, Penny Timms (2018). Dancing Shiva at Art Gallery of South Australia was stolen from India. ABC Australia. 12 September.

Hyderabad police recovers gold tiffin box, artifacts stolen from Nizam's Museum; nabs two

(India)

International Business Times (2018). Hyderabad police recovers gold tiffin box, artifacts stolen from Nizam's Museum; nabs two. International Business Times. 11 September.

Bulgarian women on trial for damaging antiquities in Athens

(Greece; Bulgaria)

DW (2018). Bulgarian women on trial for damaging antiquities in Athens. DW. 10 September.

No upkeep of heritage splendour for decades

(India)

Syed Akbar (2018). No upkeep of heritage splendour for decades. The Times of India. 6 September.

Hyderabad: Burglars break into Nizam's museum, steal valuable items

(India)

Srinath Vudali (2018). Hyderabad: Burglars break into Nizam's museum, steal valuable items. The Times of India. 3 September.

Brazil museum fire: 'incalculable' loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted

(Brazil)

Dom Phillips (2018). Brazil museum fire: 'incalculable' loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted. The Guardian. 3 September.

Terrorists targeted in museums

(United Kingdom)

Jaymi McCann (2018). Terrorists targeted in museums. Express. 2 September.

Volunteers Lead Restoration Efforts of Historical Venues in Raqqa

(Syria)

Asharq Al-Awsat (2018). Volunteers Lead Restoration Efforts of Historical Venues in Raqqa. Asharq Al-Awsat. 1 September.

Curator of Israeli Exhibit Stolen Arab Art Explains It Is a "Hostage-Taking Situation"

(Israel; Palestine)

Hakim Bishara (2018). Curator of Israeli Exhibit Stolen Arab Art Explains It Is a "Hostage-Taking Situation". Hyperallergic. 17 July.

Oz seeks FIRs of stolen idols cases in English

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). Oz seeks FIRs of stolen idols cases in English. The Times of India. 15 July.

Stolen National Museum artefact recovered, one held

(India)

The Hindu (2018). Stolen National Museum artefact recovered, one held. The Hindu. 14 July.

Does the Haida Now exhibit belong in the Museum of Vancouver?

(Canada)

Grant Lawrence (2018). Does the Haida Now exhibit belong in the Museum of Vancouver?. Vancouver Courier. 10 July.

Suspended museum employee in new legal challenge

(Ireland)

Tim Healy (2018). Suspended museum employee in new legal challenge. Irish Independent. 7 July.

Should the Getty Return Its Famed "Victorious Youth' Statue?

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah E. Bond (2018). Should the Getty Return Its Famed "Victorious Youth' Statue?. Hyperallergic. 5 July.

Egypt's smuggled treasures to Italy exhibited at Egyptian Museum

(Egypt)

Egypt Today (2018). Egypt's smuggled treasures to Italy exhibited at Egyptian Museum. Egypt Today. 4 July.

Global Fight Against Terror-Tainted Black Market Antiquities Intensifies

(United Kingdom)

Maya Margit (2018). Global Fight Against Terror-Tainted Black Market Antiquities Intensifies. The Jerusalem Post. 3 July.

French and Swiss Museums to Share a Cézanne With a Murky Past

(France; Switzerland)

Catherine Hickley (2018). French and Swiss Museums to Share a Cézanne With a Murky Past. The New York Times. 3 July.

Titanic Artifacts Caught in International Tug-of-War

(United Kingdom)

Michael Greshko (2018). Titanic Artifacts Caught in International Tug-of-War. National Geographic. 2 July.

The Global Fight Against Black Market Antiquities Intensifies

(United Kingdom)

Maya Margit (2018). The Global Fight Against Black Market Antiquities Intensifies. The Media Line. 1 July.

What's the motive for museum thefts?

(France; United Kingdom)

James Ratcliffe (2018). What's the motive for museum thefts?. Apollo. 30 May.

Greek museum employee arrested over looted antiquities

(Greece)

Neos Kosmos (2018). Greek museum employee arrested over looted antiquities. Neos Kosmos. 28 May.

Canadians withdraw from Düsseldorf show about Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Germany; Canada)

Catherine Hickley (2018). Canadians withdraw from Düsseldorf show about Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 3 May.

In Congo, a new national museum renews quest to reclaim history

(Congo)

Ryan Lenora Brown (2018). In Congo, a new national museum renews quest to reclaim history. Christian Science Monitor. 27 April.

Museums Clash Over Attempt to Sell a Chagall to Pay for a David

(Canada)

Josh Wingrove, Sandrine Rastello (2018). Museums Clash Over Attempt to Sell a Chagall to Pay for a David. Bloomberg. 24 April.

Ethiopia says British museum must permanently return its artifacts

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Kumerra Gemechu (2018). Ethiopia says British museum must permanently return its artifacts. Reuters. 23 April.

Nazi art theft exhibition puts stolen masterpieces on display

(Switzerland)

Jo Fahy (2018). Nazi art theft exhibition puts stolen masterpieces on display. SwissInfo. 19 April.

Baltimore Museum of Art to sell works by masters such as Andy Warhol, will aim to improve artist diversity

(United States of America)

The Baltimore Sun (2018). Baltimore Museum of Art to sell works by masters such as Andy Warhol, will aim to improve artist diversity. The Baltimore Sun. 13 April.

Of Art and Plunder: Why Black Curators Are Still Shut Out of the Art World—and Why It Matters

(General)

Anne Branigin (2018). Of Art and Plunder: Why Black Curators Are Still Shut Out of the Art World—and Why It Matters. The Root. 12 April.

No breakthrough in Thulamela artefact theft

(South Africa)

Tereasa Dias (2018). No breakthrough in Thulamela artefact theft. Lowvelder. 7 April.

Ethiopia Rejects Claims Of Agreeing To Take Treasures On Loan Basis

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Ethiosports (2018). Ethiopia Rejects Claims Of Agreeing To Take Treasures On Loan Basis. Ethiosports. 7 April.

Can a local authority really get rid of 90 per cent of its art?

(United Kingdom)

Alistair Brown (2018). Can a local authority really get rid of 90 per cent of its art?. Apollo. 5 April.

British museums and looted treasures

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Douglas Currie (2018). British museums and looted treasures. The Guardian. 5 April.

Stolen artefacts: Oba of Benin, Obaseki to build world-class Museum

(Nigeria)

The Nation (2018). Stolen artefacts: Oba of Benin, Obaseki to build world-class Museum. The Nation. 5 April.

Looted is a loaded word – but shouldn't the cultural wonders of the ancient world be admired in their country of origin?

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Jonathan Gornall (2018). Looted is a loaded word – but shouldn't the cultural wonders of the ancient world be admired in their country of origin?. The National. 5 April.

The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal

(Nepal; India; United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2018). The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal. ArtNet News. 5 April.

New York Met returns stolen idols to Nepal

(Nepal; United States of America)

AFP (2018). New York Met returns stolen idols to Nepal. The Nation. 5 April.

Looted Ethiopian treasures in UK could be returned on loan

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2018). Looted Ethiopian treasures in UK could be returned on loan. The Guardian. 3 April.

Oxford will not reconsider Sackler donations despite opioid link

(United Kingdom)

Libby Cherry (2018). Oxford will not reconsider Sackler donations despite opioid link. Cherwell. 2 April.

Louvre says 'non' to minister's Mona Lisa grand tour

(France)

Vincent Noce (2018). Louvre says 'non' to minister's Mona Lisa grand tour. The Art Newspaper. 27 March.

Dutch probe of stolen artefacts delves into colonial history

(Netherlands)

Fleur Launspach (2018). Dutch probe of stolen artefacts delves into colonial history. Al Jazeera. 27 March.

High costs and terror fears keep Britons from museums

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2018). High costs and terror fears keep Britons from museums. The Guardian. 24 March.

Brazil Only Has One Jackson Pollock on Public View, and Now It's Being Sold

(Brazil)

Elisa Wouk Almino (2018). Brazil Only Has One Jackson Pollock on Public View, and Now It's Being Sold. Hyperallergic. 23 March.

Social media buzz around TV series on Chinese museums that could highlight country's 1.67 million 'stolen' objects

(China)

Louise Moon (2018). Social media buzz around TV series on Chinese museums that could highlight country's 1.67 million 'stolen' objects. South China Morning Post. 23 March.

This Artist Is Suing New York's Largest Museums for Excluding Him. Now, His Day in Court Has Arrived

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). This Artist Is Suing New York's Largest Museums for Excluding Him. Now, His Day in Court Has Arrived. ArtNet News. 22 March.

Taiwan samurai sword attacker jailed for 7 years

(Taiwan)

AFP (2018). Taiwan samurai sword attacker jailed for 7 years. Channel NewsAsia. 22 March.

Ancient artifacts in Turkey's Aydın under museum protection

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2018). Ancient artifacts in Turkey's Aydın under museum protection. Hurriyet Daily News. 22 March.

The Plight of Museum Guards in New York Museums

(United States of America)

Aaron Short (2018). The Plight of Museum Guards in New York Museums. Hyperallergic. 20 March.

Where is Kashmir's 50,000 year old mammoth?

(India)

Arif Shafi Wani (2018). Where is Kashmir's 50,000 year old mammoth?. Greater Kashmir. 30 January.

Louvre displays Nazi-looted paintings in bid to find rightful owners of 2,000 unclaimed artworks

(France)

David Chazan (2018). Louvre displays Nazi-looted paintings in bid to find rightful owners of 2,000 unclaimed artworks. The Telegraph. 30 January.

Belgian museum closes Russian art exhibition amid forgery claims

(Belgium; Russia)

Katie Davis (2018). Belgian museum closes Russian art exhibition amid forgery claims. The Calvert Journal. 29 January.

Arrest in burglary, vandalism of California Route 66 Museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2018). Arrest in burglary, vandalism of California Route 66 Museum. Live Auctioneers. 29 January.

Should Museums Be Allowed to Sell Donated Works of Art?

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2018). Should Museums Be Allowed to Sell Donated Works of Art?. Observer. 24 January.

Route 66 Museum vandalized: Suspect in custody after causing $30,000 in damage

(United States of America)

Rene Ray De La Cruz (2018). Route 66 Museum vandalized: Suspect in custody after causing $30,000 in damage. Daily Press. 22 January.

Legal Bills: Who's paying the freight for the Berkshire Museum?

(United States of America)

Larry Parnass (2018). Legal Bills: Who's paying the freight for the Berkshire Museum?. The Berkshire Eagle. 17 January.

Emmanuel Macron's decision to let Britain borrow Bayeux Tapestry prompts calls for UK to loan Rosetta Stone to France

(France; United Kingdom)

Jack Maidment, Hannah Furness (2018). Emmanuel Macron's decision to let Britain borrow Bayeux Tapestry prompts calls for UK to loan Rosetta Stone to France. The Telegraph. 17 January.

Fire rips through maritime museum in Indonesian capital

(Indonesia)

Tatan Syuflana (2018). Fire rips through maritime museum in Indonesian capital. The Washington Times. 16 January.

Tiny French Town Demands the Restitution of a Religious Reliquary From the Met

(United States of America; France)

Naomi Rea (2018). Tiny French Town Demands the Restitution of a Religious Reliquary From the Met. ArtNet News. 16 January.

Fake Kandinskys, Malevichs, Jawlenskys? Top curators and dealers accuse Ghent museum of showing dud Russian avant-garde works

(Belgium; Russia)

The Art Newspaper (2018). Fake Kandinskys, Malevichs, Jawlenskys? Top curators and dealers accuse Ghent museum of showing dud Russian avant-garde works. The Art Newspaper. 15 January.

Should museums display human remains from other cultures?

(Austria)

Catherine Hickley (2018). Should museums display human remains from other cultures?. The Art Newspaper. 8 January.

The Trouble That Caused The Met's Ticket Hike

(United States of America)

Cody Delistraty (2018). The Trouble That Caused The Met's Ticket Hike. Frieze. 8 January.

What's in the museum that Apple wants to demolish in Melbourne?

(Australia)

Tim Richards (2018). What's in the museum that Apple wants to demolish in Melbourne?. Gippsland Times. 4 January.

US university museum announces controversial sell-off

(United States of America)

Gareth Harris (2018). US university museum announces controversial sell-off. The Art Newspaper. 4 January.

Did Paris Overpay $103 Million for the Building That Will House François Pinault's Art?

(France)

Hili Perlson (2018). Did Paris Overpay $103 Million for the Building That Will House François Pinault's Art?. ArtNet News. 3 January.

Whodunnit? Russell-Cotes Museum wants you to help find out at new crime exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Emma Joseph (2018). Whodunnit? Russell-Cotes Museum wants you to help find out at new crime exhibition. Daily Echo. 1 January.

Safety tags in museums

(India)

Debraj Mitra (2017). Safety tags in museums. The Telegraph. 29 December.

Steam train inoperable after thieves target Canberra Railway Museum in Kingston

(Australia)

Daniella White (2017). Steam train inoperable after thieves target Canberra Railway Museum in Kingston. The Canberra Times. 29 December.

German museum reverses plan to cancel show on Montreal gallery owner Max Stern

(Germany)

Montreal Gazette (2017). German museum reverses plan to cancel show on Montreal gallery owner Max Stern. Montreal Gazette. 22 December.

Humboldt Forum And Selective Amnesia: Research Instead Of Restitution Of African Artefacts.

(Nigeria; Ghana; Germany)

Kwame Opoku (2017). Humboldt Forum And Selective Amnesia: Research Instead Of Restitution Of African Artefacts.. Modern Ghana. 22 December.

In Reversal, Düsseldorf Will Hold Exhibition About Jewish Dealer

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). In Reversal, Düsseldorf Will Hold Exhibition About Jewish Dealer. The New York Times. 21 December.

Outcry over Polish government's changes to Second World War museum

(Poland)

Julia Michalska (2017). Outcry over Polish government's changes to Second World War museum. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

A Maori at the British Museum

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Miriama Aoake (2017). A Maori at the British Museum. The Spinoff. 19 December.

Scuffles break out as artworks removed from Catalan city's museum

(Spain)

Sam Jones (2017). Scuffles break out as artworks removed from Catalan city's museum. The Guardian. 11 December.

Macron Promises To Return African Artefacts In French Museums: A New Era In African-European Relationships Or A Mirage?

(General; France)

Kwame Opoku (2017). Macron Promises To Return African Artefacts In French Museums: A New Era In African-European Relationships Or A Mirage?. Modern Ghana. 10 December.

Attorney General seeks more time for Berkshire Museum art sale probe

(United States of America)

Larry Parnass (2017). Attorney General seeks more time for Berkshire Museum art sale probe. The Berkshire Eagle. 7 December.

Greek Olympians Plan to Protest the Kidnapping of the Greek Marbles by Dressing as Caryatids Inside British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Greek Olympians Plan to Protest the Kidnapping of the Greek Marbles by Dressing as Caryatids Inside British Museum. Greek Reporter. 7 December.

Supreme Court hears arguments in claim against Iranian antiquities

(United States of America; Iran)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Supreme Court hears arguments in claim against Iranian antiquities. The Art Newspaper. 6 December.

Turkey refers to FBI for Zeugma mosaics

(Turkey; United States of America)

Umut Erdem (2017). Turkey refers to FBI for Zeugma mosaics. Hurriyet Daily News. 5 December.

There's more at stake in the Berkshire Museum case than a single museum

(United States of America)

Jon Garelick (2017). There's more at stake in the Berkshire Museum case than a single museum. The Boston Globe. 4 December.

Liberia: Govt Announces the Re-Opening of National Museum

(Liberia)

All Africa (2017). Liberia: Govt Announces the Re-Opening of National Museum. All Africa. 28 November.

World Museum, Vienna, Re-Opens: Renovated Premises For Cultural Objects Of Others But No Solution For Restitution.

(General; Austria)

Kwame Opoku (2017). World Museum, Vienna, Re-Opens: Renovated Premises For Cultural Objects Of Others But No Solution For Restitution.. Modern Ghana. 27 November.

A broken museum, in a broken country: Meet the man trying to save CAR's history

(Central African Republic)

Simon Allison (2017). A broken museum, in a broken country: Meet the man trying to save CAR's history. Mail & Guardian. 24 November.

Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn

(Israel; Palestine; United States of America)

Peter Beaumont, Oliver Laughland (2017). Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn. The Guardian. 21 November.

Another blow for embattled museum as senior official quits

(Ireland)

Justine McCarthy (2017). Another blow for embattled museum as senior official quits. The Times. 19 November.

Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls

(United States of America)

Michael Greshko (2017). Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls. National Geographic. 19 November.

Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 19 November.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Displaying Stolen Artifacts, Iraqis Claim

(Iraq; United Arab Emirates)

Albawaba (2017). Louvre Abu Dhabi Displaying Stolen Artifacts, Iraqis Claim. Albawaba. 18 November.

Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission

(United States of America)

David D'arcy (2017). Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission. The Art Newspaper. 17 November.

The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains

(General)

Chip Colwell (2017). The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains. Atlas Obscura. 16 November.

Düsseldorf abruptly cancels exhibition about Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Düsseldorf abruptly cancels exhibition about Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 15 November.

Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

(Iraq; United Arab Emirates)

The New Arab (2017). Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. The New Arab. 13 November.

Artefact at Louvre raises doubt

(France; India)

R. Sivaraman (2017). Artefact at Louvre raises doubt. The Hindu. 11 November.

Court Blocks Berkshire Museum's Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2017). Court Blocks Berkshire Museum's Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art. The New York Times. 10 November.

Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction. Hyperallergic. 9 November.

History Museum volunteer sentenced for thef

(United States of America)

Marian Hetherly (2017). History Museum volunteer sentenced for thef. WBFO. 8 November.

Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested

(India)

TNN (2017). Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested. The Times of India. 7 November.

Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art

(Norway)

Jose Da Silva (2017). Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art

(France; Germany; United States of America; Austria)

The Straits Times (2017). The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art. The Straits Times. 6 November.

Turkish lawmakers to go abroad to probe smuggled artifacts

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish lawmakers to go abroad to probe smuggled artifacts. Daily Sabah. 6 November.

3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked

(India)

TNN (2017). 3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked. The Times of India. 6 November.

Museum Africa without power due to cable theft

(South Africa)

Times Live (2017). Museum Africa without power due to cable theft. Times Live. 4 November.

Secrets Of A Courbet "Ghost" Landscape In Switzerland

(Switzerland; Germany)

Virginie Nussbaum (2017). Secrets Of A Courbet "Ghost" Landscape In Switzerland. World Crunch. 3 November.

Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections

(Russia)

Associated Press (2017). Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections. 660 News. 3 November.

Khanenko Museum art collection in danger because heating not turned on

(Ukraine)

Interfax Ukraine (2017). Khanenko Museum art collection in danger because heating not turned on. Kyiv Post. 3 November.

Photographing Museum Visitors Behaving Badly

(Austria)

Claire Voon (2017). Photographing Museum Visitors Behaving Badly. Hyperallergic. 2 November.

16 Kashmiri shawls stolen from craft museum in Delhi

(India)

Karn Pratap Singh (2017). 16 Kashmiri shawls stolen from craft museum in Delhi. Hindustan Times. 2 November.

No breakthrough in Thulamela gold theft

(South Africa)

Tereasa Dias (2017). No breakthrough in Thulamela gold theft. Lowvelder. 1 November.

Collectors tackle rise in fake Modern Middle Eastern art

(Lebanon; United Arab Emirates; United Arab Emirates)

Tim Cornwell (2017). Collectors tackle rise in fake Modern Middle Eastern art. The Art Newspaper. 1 November.

Lebanon battles to get its treasures back

(Lebanon; United States of America)

India Stoughton (2017). Lebanon battles to get its treasures back. Al Monitor. 1 November.

Hidden Treasures of Nazis' Art Dealer Finally Go on Display

(Germany; Switzerland; Austria)

Melissa Eddy (2017). Hidden Treasures of Nazis' Art Dealer Finally Go on Display. The New York Times. 1 November.

Zurich admits to 'losing' nearly a thousand works of art over the years

(Switzerland)

The Local (2017). Zurich admits to 'losing' nearly a thousand works of art over the years. The Local. 31 October.

KP govt urged to retrieve 3,147 artefacts from other provinces

(Pakistan)

Adil Parvez (2017). KP govt urged to retrieve 3,147 artefacts from other provinces. GeoTV. 31 October.

Pair of Photos Worth $100K Stolen From MoMA PS1, Police Say

(United States of America)

Jeanmarie Evelly (2017). Pair of Photos Worth $100K Stolen From MoMA PS1, Police Say. DNA Info. 31 October.

Outrage after Kyrgyzstan reburies its only ancient mummy

(Kyrgyzstan)

Tolkun Namatbayeva (2017). Outrage after Kyrgyzstan reburies its only ancient mummy. Phys.org. 31 October.

Persian Antiquities Dispute With US Remains Unresolved

(Iran; United States of America)

Financial Tribute (2017). Persian Antiquities Dispute With US Remains Unresolved. Financial Times. 31 October.

The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal

(United Kingdom)

Eleanor Steafel (2017). The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal. The Telegraph. 28 October.

Works hoarded by son of Nazi art dealer to go on public display

(Switzerland; Germany)

Kate Connolly (2017). Works hoarded by son of Nazi art dealer to go on public display. The Guardian. 27 October.

Opponents of the Berkshire Museum Sale May Have Just Found an Ingenious Legal Loophole

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Opponents of the Berkshire Museum Sale May Have Just Found an Ingenious Legal Loophole. ArtNet News. 26 October.

CISF teams to guard Allahabad Museum

(India)

Vinod Khanal (2017). CISF teams to guard Allahabad Museum. The Times of India. 26 October.

Berkshire Museum Director to Go on Medical Leave

(United States of America)

Andrew Russeth (2017). Berkshire Museum Director to Go on Medical Leave. Art News. 24 October.

HC seeks report on steps taken for digitisation of art objects

(India)

Millennium Post (2017). HC seeks report on steps taken for digitisation of art objects. Millennium Post. 22 October.

File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC

(India)

Apoorva Mandhani (2017). File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC. Live Law. 21 October.

Norman Rockwell's Sons Sue Berkshire Museum, Seeking Halt to Sotheby's Sale

(United States of America)

Andrew Russeth (2017). Norman Rockwell's Sons Sue Berkshire Museum, Seeking Halt to Sotheby's Sale. Art News. 20 October.

It Turns Out That Oxycontin, the Highly Addictive Painkiller, Has Helped Bankroll More Than a Dozen Museums

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). It Turns Out That Oxycontin, the Highly Addictive Painkiller, Has Helped Bankroll More Than a Dozen Museums. ArtNet News. 18 October.

New Bible Museum Previews Exhibits and Ethical Standards

(United States of America)

John Kessup (2017). New Bible Museum Previews Exhibits and Ethical Standards. The Christian Perspective. 18 October.

Beatrix Ruf Resigns From Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum After Accusations of Conflict of Interest

(Netherlands)

Hili Perlson (2017). Beatrix Ruf Resigns From Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum After Accusations of Conflict of Interest. ArtNet News. 17 October.

How Qatar sidestepped the UK export system again

(United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). How Qatar sidestepped the UK export system again. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Norman Rockwell's Family Meets With Massachusetts AG in Attempt to Halt Sale of Berkshire Museum's Paintings

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Norman Rockwell's Family Meets With Massachusetts AG in Attempt to Halt Sale of Berkshire Museum's Paintings. ArtNet News. 17 October.

Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?

(United States of America)

Lizzie Wade (2017). Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?. Science. 16 October.

Legendary Kumalo photos abandoned in museum

(South Africa)

IOL (2017). Legendary Kumalo photos abandoned in museum. IOL. 16 October.

Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria

(United Kingdom; Germany; Nigeria; France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Back page: Penelope Jackson talks art crime in New Zealand

(New Zealand)

Scott Yeoman (2017). Back page: Penelope Jackson talks art crime in New Zealand. Bay of Plenty Times. 15 October.

National Museum of the American Indian to Show a Mile-Marker From the Standing Rock Protests

(United States of America)

Hannah Pikaart (2017). National Museum of the American Indian to Show a Mile-Marker From the Standing Rock Protests. ArtNet News. 15 October.

Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry

(China)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry. ArtNet News. 13 October.

Legal Threats Mount for Berkshire Museum as Deaccession Controversy Rages On

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Legal Threats Mount for Berkshire Museum as Deaccession Controversy Rages On. ArtNet News. 13 October.

Forgery of ancient silk leaves chemical footprint

(United States of America; Iran)

Louisa Dalton (2017). Forgery of ancient silk leaves chemical footprint. C&EN. 11 October.

Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar

(India)

Dhaval Kulkarni (2017). Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar. DNA. 11 October.

Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods

(India)

Vijay Kumar (2017). Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods. The Times of India. 11 October.

Turkey launches new initiative to return stolen pieces of Zeugma mosaics from US university

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey launches new initiative to return stolen pieces of Zeugma mosaics from US university. Daily Sabah. 10 October.

V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident. The Art Newspaper. 9 October.

Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints that it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'

(United States of America)

Lindsey Bever (2017). Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints that it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'. The Washington Post. 6 October.

Burglars steal cash from New Walk Museum - but ignore priceless artefacts

(United Kingdom)

Dan Martin (2017). Burglars steal cash from New Walk Museum - but ignore priceless artefacts. Leicester Mercury. 4 October.

From Rhino horns to Egyptian jewels - these are the items that have been stolen from Leicester's museums

(United Kingdom)

Dan Martin (2017). From Rhino horns to Egyptian jewels - these are the items that have been stolen from Leicester's museums. Leicester Mercury. 4 October.

Ancient Statue Damaged by ISIS Resurrected in Damascus

(Syria)

Brigit Katz (2017). Ancient Statue Damaged by ISIS Resurrected in Damascus. Smithsonian.com. 3 October.

Dead Sea Scrolls scam: Dozens of recently sold fragments are fakes, experts warn

(Israel; Palestine; United States of America)

Amanda Borschel-Dan (2017). Dead Sea Scrolls scam: Dozens of recently sold fragments are fakes, experts warn. The Times of Israel. 3 October.

ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 3 October.

Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit

(France)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit. The New York Times. 2 October.

Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems

(United Kingdom)

Martin Evans (2017). Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems. The Telegraph. 1 October.

Why 'stolen' artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu (2017). Why 'stolen' artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives. The Guardian. 30 September.

Why we can't return African artworks –Smithsonian museum

(United States of America; Nigeria)

Alexander Okere (2017). Why we can't return African artworks –Smithsonian museum. Punch. 30 September.

Thieves in smash-and-grab heist take 'iconic' museum gems

(United States of America)

Teri Figueroa (2017). Thieves in smash-and-grab heist take 'iconic' museum gems. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 29 September.

The archaeological treasures IS failed to destroy

(Iraq)

Sebastian Rey, John MacGinnis (2017). The archaeological treasures IS failed to destroy. BBC News. 29 September.

Ukraine and Russia fight over Crimean heritage

(Ukraine; Russia)

AFP (2017). Ukraine and Russia fight over Crimean heritage. The New Indian Express. 28 September.

Ghent: Two paintings returned to their owners after 78 years

(Belgium)

Christopher Vincent (2017). Ghent: Two paintings returned to their owners after 78 years. The Brussels Times. 27 September.

Heist at Whistler art gallery spurs police to ask for public's help

(Canada)

Ashley Burr (2017). Heist at Whistler art gallery spurs police to ask for public's help. Global News. 26 September.

Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon

(Lebanon; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon. ArtNet News. 26 September.

Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after 'threats of violence'

(United States of America)

Gareth Harris (2017). Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after 'threats of violence'. The Art Newspaper. 26 September.

Marseille: A stele of Egyptian Stolen from a Museum in the Middle of the Day

(France)

A. Gelebart (2017). Marseille: A stele of Egyptian Stolen from a Museum in the Middle of the Day. The Sherbrooke Times. 24 September.

US museums challenge Trump's immigration ban in court

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). US museums challenge Trump's immigration ban in court. The Art Newspaper. 22 September.

Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts

(United States of America)

Leslie Macmillan (2017). Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts. The New York Times. 21 September.

Gerard Vaughan retires from the National Gallery of Australia

(Australia)

Karen Hardy (2017). Gerard Vaughan retires from the National Gallery of Australia. The Canberra Times. 21 September.

No Egyptian antiquities were smuggled to Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum: Official

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Egypt Independent (2017). No Egyptian antiquities were smuggled to Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum: Official. Egypt Independent. 19 September.

Monument to myth or history? Museum of the Bible to open in Washington, D.C.

(United States of America)

Tracie Maurillo (2017). Monument to myth or history? Museum of the Bible to open in Washington, D.C.. Chicago Tribune. 18 September.

Berkshire Museum's Smithsonian ties severed over art sale plan

(United States of America)

Stephanie Zollshan (2017). Berkshire Museum's Smithsonian ties severed over art sale plan. The Berkshire Eagle. 5 September.

The Berkshire Museum Is 'Under Review' For Planned Sale, Massachusetts Attorney General Confirms

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). The Berkshire Museum Is 'Under Review' For Planned Sale, Massachusetts Attorney General Confirms. ArtNet News. 30 August.

Berkshire Museum board turns down $1m to pause art sale

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Berkshire Museum board turns down $1m to pause art sale. The Art Newspaper. 29 August.

Why a Massachusetts museum selling its prized Norman Rockwell painting should worry art museums everywhere

(United States of America)

Christopher Knight (2017). Why a Massachusetts museum selling its prized Norman Rockwell painting should worry art museums everywhere. Los Angeles Times. 23 August.

Samurai Sword Attack Outside Taiwan Presidential Office

(Taiwan)

AFP (2017). Samurai Sword Attack Outside Taiwan Presidential Office. NDTV. 18 August.

Designer jewellery stolen from museum in 'heartbreaking' raid

(United Kingdom)

Matt Discombe (2017). Designer jewellery stolen from museum in 'heartbreaking' raid. Gloucestershire Live. 9 August.

Road.cc reader donates rare plastic bike to replace stolen museum piece

(United Kingdom)

Laura Laker (2017). Road.cc reader donates rare plastic bike to replace stolen museum piece. Road.cc. 9 August.

A major museum has to return another looted artifact. Welcome to the dark side of the art world.

(United States of America)

Asif Efrat (2017). A major museum has to return another looted artifact. Welcome to the dark side of the art world.. The Wall Street Journal. 7 August.

80 Years After Hitler's 'Degenerate Art' Show, Two German Museums Confront Its Dark Legacy

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). 80 Years After Hitler's 'Degenerate Art' Show, Two German Museums Confront Its Dark Legacy. ArtNet News. 4 August.

U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon

(United States of America; Lebanon)

AFP (2017). U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon. The Daily Star. 4 August.

Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair

(United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 August.

Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America; Lebanon; Italy)

Katherine McGrath (2017). Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Architectural Digest. 3 August.

Rare bicycle stolen from Williton's Bakelite Museum

(United Kingdom)

Somerset County Gazette (2017). Rare bicycle stolen from Williton's Bakelite Museum. Somerset County Gazette. 3 August.

Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors

(United States of America; Lebanon)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors. The New York Times. 1 August.

Should a Museum Be Allowed to Sell $50 Million of Work to Keep the Lights On?

(United States of America)

Anna Louie Sussman (2017). Should a Museum Be Allowed to Sell $50 Million of Work to Keep the Lights On?. Artsy. 31 July.

Ancient Vase Seized From Met Museum on Suspicion It Was Looted

(United States of America; Italy)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Ancient Vase Seized From Met Museum on Suspicion It Was Looted. The New York Times. 31 July.

Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief. Yahoo News. 25 July.

Stolen Nazi-era art found 5 years ago. Public to finally see collection in Switzerland

(Switzerland)

Helena Bachmann (2017). Stolen Nazi-era art found 5 years ago. Public to finally see collection in Switzerland. USA Today. 25 July.

British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'

(United Kingdom)

Rachel Roberts (2017). British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'. The Independent. 21 July.

Israeli student admits stealing items from Auschwitz for art project

(Poland; Israel)

Peter Beaumont (2017). Israeli student admits stealing items from Auschwitz for art project. The Guardian. 19 July.

Historical artifacts stolen from Sugar Pine Railroad, deputies say

(United States of America)

Paige McIntyre (2017). Historical artifacts stolen from Sugar Pine Railroad, deputies say. KMPH. 16 July.

Cultural gem or 'tax grab'? $20M in Annie Leibovitz photos caught in Canadian quandary

(Canada)

Richard Cuthbertson, Susan Allen, Jack Julian (2017). Cultural gem or 'tax grab'? $20M in Annie Leibovitz photos caught in Canadian quandary. CBC. 12 July.

Bardo National Museum attack 'accomplices' go on trial

(Tunisia)

Sky News (2017). Bardo National Museum attack 'accomplices' go on trial. Sky News. 12 July.

First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum

(Germany; Switzerland)

AFP (2017). First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum. The Local. 9 July.

'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say

(United States of America; Iraq)

Steven D'Souza (2017). 'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say. CBC. 9 July.

The Scandal Over Hobby Lobby's Purchase of 5,500 Smuggled Artifacts, Explained

(United States of America; Iraq)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). The Scandal Over Hobby Lobby's Purchase of 5,500 Smuggled Artifacts, Explained. Artsy. 7 July.

Hallaron un documento de Sarmiento gobernador y la Casa Natal quiere conservarlo

(Argentina)

Document of of Sarmiento governer found and the Casa Natal wants to keep it.

Diario La Provincia (2017). Hallaron un documento de Sarmiento gobernador y la Casa Natal quiere conservarlo. Diario La Provincia. 5 July.

Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

(United States of America; Iraq)

Alan Feuer (2017). Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq. The New York Times. 5 July.

Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids

(Switzerland; Germany; Austria)

SwissInfo (2017). Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids. SwissInfo. 5 July.

ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums. The Hindu. 5 July.

Attica museums, ancient sites to be closed on Thursday morning due to walkout

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2017). Attica museums, ancient sites to be closed on Thursday morning due to walkout. eKathimerini. 3 July.

The first glimpse inside a Nazi looted art collection

(Germany; Switzerland)

Noah Charney (2017). The first glimpse inside a Nazi looted art collection. Salon. 2 July.

Iraq accelerates work on its virtual national museum

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Iraq accelerates work on its virtual national museum. Al Monitor. 2 July.

Medication dating back to the 1800s stolen in Homer

(United States of America)

Aaron Bolton (2017). Medication dating back to the 1800s stolen in Homer. KBBI. 30 June.

'Suspicious' art from Nazi dealer to go on show in Germany

(Germany)

Stefan Dege (2017). 'Suspicious' art from Nazi dealer to go on show in Germany. DW. 27 June.

The many headless Buddha

(Afghanistan)

Emran Feroz (2017). The many headless Buddha. Qantera. 26 June.

ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 23 June.

Gems, minerals valued at $30,000 stolen from Franklin Mineral Museum

(United States of America)

Kathy Stevens (2017). Gems, minerals valued at $30,000 stolen from Franklin Mineral Museum. New Jersey Herald. 20 June.

At British Museum Protest, Australian Aboriginal Activist Demands Repatriation of Ancestor's Shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Isabella SMith (2017). At British Museum Protest, Australian Aboriginal Activist Demands Repatriation of Ancestor's Shield. Hyperallergic. 20 June.

Audit report shows 227 artefacts missing from Bahawalpur museum

(Pakistan)

Majeed Gill (2017). Audit report shows 227 artefacts missing from Bahawalpur museum. Dawn. 18 June.

Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Raymond Brown (2017). Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears. Cambridge News. 16 June.

R12m to fix vandalised museum

(South Africa)

Rochelle de Kock (2017). R12m to fix vandalised museum. Herald Live. 14 June.

Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jessica Gelt (2017). Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy. Los Angeles Times. 13 June.

Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare

(France)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare. ArtNet News. 12 June.

Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2017). Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls. iNews. 12 June.

Bern museum sells part of controversial inheritance

(Switzerland)

SwissInfo (2017). Bern museum sells part of controversial inheritance. SwissInfo. 6 June.

Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home

(Iraq)

G. H. Renaud (2017). Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home. K24. 6 June.

Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Chris Foote (2017). Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada. STV. 2 June.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu (2017). Police to seek documents from Australian authorities. The Hindu. 2 June.

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week. Hyperallergic. 31 May.

Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Michael Gray (2017). Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains. Common Space. 30 May.

REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Luke Sproule (2017). REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces. The Oxford Times. 30 May.

Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives

(United States of America)

Melissa Merli (2017). Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives. The News Gazete. 28 May.

Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Peter Cowan (2017). Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry. CBC. 26 May.

Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case

(Russia)

RAPSI (2017). Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case. RAPSI. 12 May.

Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Joan Altabe (2017). Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned. Blasting News. 9 May.

The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?

(United States of America)

Carrie Collins-Fadell (2017). The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?. Nonprofit Quarterly. 8 May.

The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors. The New York Times. 5 May.

Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles. The Art Newspaper. 5 May.

How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids

(Russia)

Nick Holdsworth (2017). How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids. Christian Science Monitor. 3 May.

Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite

(Greece)

Lina Giannarou (2017). Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite. eKathimerini. 29 April.

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

(Switzerland; Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June. News 1130. 26 April.

Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson (2017). Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum. Daily Herald. 24 April.

5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession

(India)

Samhati Mohapatra (2017). 5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession. The Times of India. 23 April.

3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). 3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum. CBS. 22 April.

Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

(Italy; United States of America)

Cristina Ruiz (2017). Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy. The Art Newspaper. 20 April.

In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate

(United Kingdom)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition. Indian Express. 18 April.

Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups. The Art Newspaper. 17 April.

Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts

(United States of America)

The Toledo Blade (2017). Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts. The Crescent-News. 17 April.

Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Jessica Long (2017). Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen. Stuff.co.nz. 15 April.

Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect

(United States of America)

Alex Riggins (2017). Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect. Magic Valley. 14 April.

Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'

(Mexico)

Anna Marie de la Fuente (2017). Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'. Variety. 14 April.

Cambridge Fitzwilliam stolen jade 'lost for generations', expert says

(United Kingdom; China)

BBC News (2017). Cambridge Fitzwilliam stolen jade 'lost for generations', expert says. BBC News. 14 April.

How Do You Purge The Memory Of An Emperor?

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Bond (2017). How Do You Purge The Memory Of An Emperor?. Forbes. 11 April.

Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2017). Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces. The Toledo Blade. 5 April.

Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak. Hyperallergic. 4 April.

Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2017). Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 April.

Workers' Strike Closes Centre Pompidou in Paris for Fifth Consecutive Day

(France)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Workers' Strike Closes Centre Pompidou in Paris for Fifth Consecutive Day. ArtNet News. 31 March.

Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest. The Art Newspaper. 30 March.

Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild. Al Monitor. 30 March.

Strike at the Musée Rodin Steals Thunder of Major Survey of the Artist at Grand Palais

(France)

Perwana Nazif (2017). Strike at the Musée Rodin Steals Thunder of Major Survey of the Artist at Grand Palais. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Prosecutors seek 4 years for ex-Field Museum worker who stole nearly $1 million

(United States of America)

Jason Meisner (2017). Prosecutors seek 4 years for ex-Field Museum worker who stole nearly $1 million. The Chicago Tribune. 21 March.

Feds: $1M stolen from Field Museum funded luxury cars, jewelry

(United States of America)

Jon Seidel (2017). Feds: $1M stolen from Field Museum funded luxury cars, jewelry. Chicago Sun Times. 20 March.

How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove (2017). How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights. Forbes. 17 March.

Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?

(General)

Alice Farren-Bradley (2017). Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?. Apollo. 16 March.

The Forged 'Ancient' Statues That Fooled the Met's Art Experts for Decades

(United States of America)

Natalie Zarrelli (2017). The Forged 'Ancient' Statues That Fooled the Met's Art Experts for Decades. Atlas Obscura. 16 March.

Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum

(Iraq)

Kawa Omar (2017). Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum. Reuters. 11 March.

No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey

(India)

Vinita Chaturvedi (2017). No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey. The Times of India. 10 March.

Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul. The National. 8 March.

Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

Facing Germany's colonial heritage: It's 'detective work'

(Germany)

Julia Hitz (2017). Facing Germany's colonial heritage: It's 'detective work'. DW. 7 March.

Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art. CBS. 6 March.

Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back

(Australia)

Paul Daley (2017). Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back. The Guardian. 3 March.

Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Australia)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2017). Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia. ArtNet News. 3 March.

The Grand Master's dagger

(Malta)

Petra Caruana Dingli (2017). The Grand Master's dagger. Times of Malta. 26 February.

Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears

(United Kingdom)

Robin de Peyer (2017). Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears. Evening Standard. 20 February.

How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums

(United States of America)

Josh Niland (2017). How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums. Hyperallergic. 19 February.

Here's Your Chance to See Cornelius Gurlitt's Infamous Art Trove

(Switzerland; Germany)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Here's Your Chance to See Cornelius Gurlitt's Infamous Art Trove. ArtNet News. 16 February.

Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show. ArtNet News. 16 February.

One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat

(South Africa)

Lynsey Chutel (2017). One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat. Quartz. 16 February.

'Booze, bullies and perverts' rife at museum

(Ireland)

Allison Bray (2017). 'Booze, bullies and perverts' rife at museum. Irish Independent. 10 February.

Germany Arrests Alleged Mastermind Behind Bardo Museum Terror Attack

(Tunisia; Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Germany Arrests Alleged Mastermind Behind Bardo Museum Terror Attack. ArtNet News. 9 February.

Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Traci Watson (2017). Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire. Nature. 7 February.

Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It

(Egypt)

WCAI (2017). Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It. WCAI. 5 February.

Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents. The Art Newspaper. 4 February.

Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man

(France)

BBC News (2017). Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man. BBC News. 3 February.

Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany. ArtNet News. 24 January.

How should museums respond to art smuggling scandals?

(General)

Victoria Reed (2017). How should museums respond to art smuggling scandals?. Apollo. 24 January.

Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba

(Cuba; United States of America)

Randy Kennedy (2017). Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba. The New York Times. 23 January.

The museum director, the culture minister, and more trouble in Brussels

(Belgium)

Ian Mundell (2017). The museum director, the culture minister, and more trouble in Brussels. Apollo. 23 January.

Colonial looting of our culture calls for justice

(Rwanda; Germany; Belgium)

The New Times (2017). Colonial looting of our culture calls for justice. The New Times. 19 January.

Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure. Ahram Online. 18 January.

Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD

(United States of America)

Cameron Luttrell (2017). Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD. Patch. 17 January.

Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum. ArtNet News. 17 January.

Museum cut company out of multi-billion dollar art deal: suit

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Kathianne Boniello (2017). Museum cut company out of multi-billion dollar art deal: suit. New York Post. 15 January.

Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2017). Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania. ECNS. 13 January.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam (2017). 'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'. The Times of India. 11 January.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris

(France)

Javier Pes (2017). Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris. The Art Newspaper. 5 January.

London's Victoria & Albert Museum Evacuated in Bomb Scare

(United Kingdom)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2017). London's Victoria & Albert Museum Evacuated in Bomb Scare. ArtNet News. 4 January.

Kirklees council considers selling Francis Bacon painting

(United Kingdom)

Nazia Parveen (2016). Kirklees council considers selling Francis Bacon painting. The Guardian. 28 December.

Thieves steal hood from historic Shackleton exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Peter Johnstone (2016). Thieves steal hood from historic Shackleton exhibition. The Packet. 24 December.

Director of Belgian Royal Museums Files Criminal Complaint Against Secretary of State

(Belgium)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2016). Director of Belgian Royal Museums Files Criminal Complaint Against Secretary of State. ArtNet News. 23 December.

Napoleon's pillaged works of art on show in Rome

(Italy)

AFP (2016). Napoleon's pillaged works of art on show in Rome. Shanghai Daily. 17 December.

Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?

(United States of America; Russia)

Rich Tenorio (2016). Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?. The Times of Israel. 16 December.

Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation

(United States of America)

Dave Collins (2016). Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation. Myrtle Beach Online. 16 December.

Gericht: Gurlitts Testament ist gültig

(Switzerland; Germany)

Court: Gurlitt's will is valid

Monopol (2016). Gericht: Gurlitts Testament ist gültig. Monopol. 15 December.

Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork

(Australia)

Isabelle Hellyer (2016). Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork. Vice. 14 December.

A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should

(Spain)

Los Angeles Times (2016). A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should. Los Angeles Times. 14 December.

As Artist's Murder Trial Drags On, Display of His Work Sparks Uproar

(South Africa)

Jillian Steinhauer (2016). As Artist's Murder Trial Drags On, Display of His Work Sparks Uproar. Hyperallergic. 13 December.

Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate

(United States of America)

Sophia Kishkovsky Helen Stoilas (2016). Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate. The Art Newspaper. 13 December.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

(Poland; United States of America)

JNi.Media (2016). New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds. The Jewish Press. 13 December.

Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece

(United States of America)

Ryan Torok (2016). Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece. Jewish Journal. 12 December.

Six major challenges facing Indian museums, says museologist Vinod Daniel

(India)

Adrija Roychowdhury (2016). Six major challenges facing Indian museums, says museologist Vinod Daniel. The Indian Express. 8 December.

INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel

(Mexico)

INAH recovers monument that was in a hotel

Union Yucatán (2016). INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel. Union Yucatán. 7 December.

Yucatán recupera valiosa estela de antigua ciudad maya

(Mexico)

Yucatan recovers valuable steala from ancient Maya city

Terra (2016). Yucatán recupera valiosa estela de antigua ciudad maya. Terra. 6 December.

Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection. The Australian. 2 December.

Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler

(India; United States of America)

Paige Fry (2016). Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler. Alligator. 30 November.

Iran Cancels Long-Awaited Exhibition of Shah Collection in Berlin

(Iran; Germany)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). Iran Cancels Long-Awaited Exhibition of Shah Collection in Berlin. ArtNet News. 28 November.

In Wake of Trump's Election, Protestors Address Climate Change at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). In Wake of Trump's Election, Protestors Address Climate Change at the British Museum. Hyperallergic. 28 November.

Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson (2016). Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'. Vice. 23 November.

See Famous Artwork Missing for Over a Century at New Hokusai Museum

(Japan)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). See Famous Artwork Missing for Over a Century at New Hokusai Museum. ArtNet News. 23 November.

Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD

(United States of America)

Maya Rajamani (2016). Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD. DNA Info. 22 November.

A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2016). A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell. ECNS. 22 November.

A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art

(United States of America)

Christopher Green (2016). A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art. Hyperallergic. 22 November.

History re-told through the Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Louis Klee (2016). History re-told through the Gweagal shield. Varsity. 18 November.

Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest

(China)

Lisa Movius (2016). Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest. The Art Newspaper. 18 November.

Scotland back in the day: The complex tale behind how Elgin lost his Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National (2016). Scotland back in the day: The complex tale behind how Elgin lost his Marbles. The National. 15 November.

Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic

(Czech Republic)

Julia Michalska (2016). Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.

Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture

(Portugal)

Claire Voon (2016). Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture. Hyperallergic. 10 November.

NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond

(United States of America)

Emmet Teran Jenny Davis (2016). NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond. The Wesleyan Argus. 8 November.

I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake

(United States of America)

Bill Sanderson (2016). I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake. New York Post. 6 November.

Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer

(United States of America)

Maria Di Mento (2016). Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer. The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 6 November.

Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus)

Aimee Dawson (2016). Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction. The Art Newspaper. 5 November.

Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas

(France)

Anny Shaw (2016). Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas. The Art Newspaper. 4 November.

14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe

(United States of America; Italy; Switzerland)

ICE (2016). 14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe. ICE. 4 November.

'They've got no claim': Indigenous Australian demands British Museum return ancestral shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

CBC (2016). 'They've got no claim': Indigenous Australian demands British Museum return ancestral shield. CBC. 2 November.

Egypt bans cooperation with Toledo Museum over antiquities' sale

(Egypt; United States of America)

Middle East Monitor (2016). Egypt bans cooperation with Toledo Museum over antiquities' sale. Middle East Monitor. 1 November.

Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones

(France)

Kim Willsher (2016). Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones. The Guardian. 1 November.

Egypt wants sanctions against museum for selling antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Egypt wants sanctions against museum for selling antiquities. The Toledo Blade. 29 October.

Controversial auctioning of artifacts ends

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Controversial auctioning of artifacts ends. The Toledo Blade. 27 October.

Ownership questions trigger NGV action on antiquities

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland (2016). Ownership questions trigger NGV action on antiquities. The Australian. 26 October.

Rare Toledo museum items sold despite protests

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Rare Toledo museum items sold despite protests. The Toledo Blade. 26 October.

Museum makes plea for missing maritime trail signs

(Cayman Islands)

Jewel Levy (2016). Museum makes plea for missing maritime trail signs. Cayman Compass. 25 October.

Cyprus demands auction be stopped

(United States of America; Cyprus)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Cyprus demands auction be stopped. The Toledo Blade. 25 October.

Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus; Greece)

Wynne Everett (2016). Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities. The Toledo Blade. 24 October.

Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction. Ahram Online. 21 October.

Framed: art crime in focus

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Fox (2016). Framed: art crime in focus. Otago Daily Times. 19 October.

Some looted Idlib National Museum artifacts resurface, fate of others a mystery amidst 'thriving black market trade'

(Syria)

Noura Hourani (2016). Some looted Idlib National Museum artifacts resurface, fate of others a mystery amidst 'thriving black market trade'. Syria Direct. 18 October.

Find the artifact thief and win

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Today (2016). Find the artifact thief and win. Pakistan Today. 18 October.

AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen. The Australian. 17 October.

¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional

(Costa Rica)

Do you have Precolumbian pieces on your hands? Bring them to the National Museum.

Hassel Fallas (2016). ¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional. La Nación. 16 October.

Northampton Council Sekhemka statue 'now in US'

(United Kingdom; United States of America; Egypt)

BBC News (2016). Northampton Council Sekhemka statue 'now in US'. BBC News. 15 October.

Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets

(France)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2016). Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets. ArtNet News. 14 October.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian (2016). Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal. The Australian. 14 October.

Mayan vase subject of latest provenance inquiry at NGA

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland (2016). Mayan vase subject of latest provenance inquiry at NGA. The Australian. 14 October.

Man jailed 2 years for possessing stolen N.B. Museum plaques

(Canada)

Jericho Knopp (2016). Man jailed 2 years for possessing stolen N.B. Museum plaques. CBC. 13 October.

Why Taking Photographs Is Banned in Many Museums and Historic Places

(General)

Jay L. Zagorsky (2016). Why Taking Photographs Is Banned in Many Museums and Historic Places. Observer. 12 October.

Terrorism fears see DCMS museums and galleries lose a million visitors

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel (2016). Terrorism fears see DCMS museums and galleries lose a million visitors. Museums Journal. 11 October.

Basra Museum: How Saddam's palace was given to the people

(Iraq)

BBC News (2016). Basra Museum: How Saddam's palace was given to the people. BBC News. 8 October.

St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway. Hyperallergic. 7 October.

Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves

(China)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves. ArtNet News. 7 October.

Treasures of the Black Sea turn into political hostages

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Stas Sokolov (2016). Treasures of the Black Sea turn into political hostages. DW. 6 October.

The future of 'Scythian gold' to be finally decided on Dec. 14

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Ukraine Today (2016). The future of 'Scythian gold' to be finally decided on Dec. 14. Ukraine Today. 6 October.

Paintings That Bear the Scars of War

(Belgium)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Paintings That Bear the Scars of War. The New York Times. 5 October.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad

(Australia)

Esther Anatolitis (2016). Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad. Eureka Street. 3 October.

I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault

(United States of America)

Peter Simek (2016). I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault. D Magazine. 1 October.

Northampton Sekhemka statue sale: Council 'warned by lawyers'

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Northampton Sekhemka statue sale: Council 'warned by lawyers'. BBC News. 1 October.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return. The Times of India. 1 October.

Egypt's Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored

(Egypt)

Garry Shaw (2016). Egypt's Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored. The Art Newspaper. 23 September.

Egypt's Malawi Museum inaugurated

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Malawi Museum inaugurated. Ahram Online. 22 September.

Banksy artwork removed from Liverpool street to enter street art museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Banksy artwork removed from Liverpool street to enter street art museum. BBC News. 19 September.

Replicas now sit where items were stolen from Roger Maris Museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Bishop (2016). Replicas now sit where items were stolen from Roger Maris Museum. Valley News. 19 September.

Art. Passion. Politics.

(United States of America; Russia)

Edward Goldman (2016). Art. Passion. Politics.. Huffington Post. 13 September.

Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector

(General)

Julia Halpern (2016). Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector. The Art Newspaper. 7 September.

Suspect in Colombo National Museum theft further remanded

(Sri Lanka)

Daily News (2016). Suspect in Colombo National Museum theft further remanded. Daily News. 5 September.

V&A director's decision to quit hastened by Brexit vote

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2016). V&A director's decision to quit hastened by Brexit vote. The Guardian. 5 September.

MUNA construction damaging ancient remains

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). MUNA construction damaging ancient remains. Peru This Week. 5 September.

Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push. The New York Times. 26 August.

Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise

(United Arab Emirates)

Mikolai Napieralski (2016). Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise. Quartz. 24 August.

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'. Bangkok Post. 24 August.

Israeli museum transfer sets 'dangerous precedent'

(Palestine; Israel)

Ylenia Gostoli (2016). Israeli museum transfer sets 'dangerous precedent'. Al Jazeera. 24 August.

Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Lucy McNally (2016). Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums. ABC Australia. 23 August.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Action urged for Yama lintel return. Bangkok Post. 23 August.

Will a $395,000 lawsuit make Craig Breedlove's damaged Spirit of America great again?

(United States of America)

Lisa Bertagnoli (2016). Will a $395,000 lawsuit make Craig Breedlove's damaged Spirit of America great again?. Autoweek. 23 August.

Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks. Ahram Online. 19 August.

Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show

(Russia; Ukraine)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show. The Art Newspaper. 19 August.

UK Museum Ethics Committee Rejects Allegations of Corruption in BP's Sponsorships

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). UK Museum Ethics Committee Rejects Allegations of Corruption in BP's Sponsorships. Hyperallergic. 17 August.

Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought

(French Polynesia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought. The Art Newspaper. 15 August.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez (2016). Lost and found: "What Was Ours". Santa Fe New Mexican. 12 August.

Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue

(Chile; United Kingdom)

AFP (2016). Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue. 9 News. 12 August.

Uma discussão de há décadas

(Portugal; Angola)

A discussion for decades

Joana Gorjão Henriques (2016). Uma discussão de há décadas. Publico. 10 August.

Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open

(Nepal)

UN News Centre (2016). Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open. UN News Centre. 10 August.

Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums

(United States of America)

Robert Ekelund (2016). Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums. The Washington Post. 4 August.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2016). A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears. The Guardian. 31 July.

Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct. ArtNet News. 28 July.

BP sparks campaigners' fury with new arts sponsorship deals

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2016). BP sparks campaigners' fury with new arts sponsorship deals. The Guardian. 28 July.

Undermined by silence: lack of provenance is devastating flaw of al-Sabah collection catalogue

(Kuwait)

Jane Jakeman (2016). Undermined by silence: lack of provenance is devastating flaw of al-Sabah collection catalogue. The Art Newspaper. 26 July.

High Court of Justice okays transfer of ancient library to western Jerusalem

(Israel; Palestine)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2016). High Court of Justice okays transfer of ancient library to western Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post. 24 July.

Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty

(Brazil)

Mac Margolis (2016). Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty. Bloomberg. 22 July.

Museums win bid to keep antiquities

(Iran; United States of America)

Patricia Manson (2016). Museums win bid to keep antiquities. Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. 20 July.

Iconic Punk Rocker Defaces the British Library's Punk Rock Exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Jessie Guy-Ryan (2016). Iconic Punk Rocker Defaces the British Library's Punk Rock Exhibit. Atlas Obscura. 17 July.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal (2016). Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery. The Politic. 8 July.

Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted

(Australia; India)

ABC Australia (2016). Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted. ABC Australia. 4 July.

Two more antiquities may have to be returned by the National Gallery of Australia to India

(Australia; India)

Sally Pryor (2016). Two more antiquities may have to be returned by the National Gallery of Australia to India. The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 July.

In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Anne Quito (2016). In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces. Quartz. 2 July.

German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis

(Germany)

Menachem Rephun (2016). German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis. JP Updates. 30 June.

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces. The Australian. 23 June.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton (2016). First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement. Vancouver Sun. 23 June.

Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed

(Zimbabwe)

Nqobile Tshili (2016). Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed. Chronicle. 16 June.

King Lobengula stolen 'golden spear' a replica

(Zimbabwe)

Joel Tsvakwi (2016). King Lobengula stolen 'golden spear' a replica. Bulawayo 24. 12 June.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art

(Italy)

ANSA (2016). Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art. ANSA. 8 June.

Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft

(United States of America)

News Net 5 (2016). Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft. News Net 5. 2 June.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern (2016). US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding. ArtNet News. 2 June.

Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all

(United States of America)

James Cuno (2016). Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings. Hyperallergic. 20 May.

Inquiry report points out irregularities in Peshawar Museum

(Pakistan)

The News (2016). Inquiry report points out irregularities in Peshawar Museum. The News. 20 May.

Greenpeace activists scale British Museum to protest BP sponsorship

(United Kingdom)

Adam Vaughan (2016). Greenpeace activists scale British Museum to protest BP sponsorship. The Guardian. 19 May.

Protesters Disrupt a BP-Sponsored Exhibition at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). Protesters Disrupt a BP-Sponsored Exhibition at the British Museum. Hyperallergic. 18 May.

Palestinian Museum Prepares to Open, Minus Exhibits

(Palestine)

James Glanz (2016). Palestinian Museum Prepares to Open, Minus Exhibits. The New York Times. 16 May.

Italian Mayor Refuses to Loan Piero della Francesca Masterpiece Fearing It Won't Be Returned

(Italy)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Italian Mayor Refuses to Loan Piero della Francesca Masterpiece Fearing It Won't Be Returned. ArtNet News. 16 May.

Egypt's Sohag archaeological gallery was not subjected to blaze: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Sohag archaeological gallery was not subjected to blaze: Ministry. Ahram Online. 11 May.

Can we trust in museum trustees?

(United Kingdom)

Giles Waterfield (2016). Can we trust in museum trustees?. Apollo. 29 April.

Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi

(United Arab Emirates)

Carey Dunne (2016). Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi. Hyperallergic. 29 April.

Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look

(United States of America)

Sarah Lyall (2016). Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look. The New York Times. 26 April.

The Case against the Universal Museum

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). The Case against the Universal Museum. Artsy. 26 April.

National natural history museum gutted

(India)

Vibha Sharma (2016). National natural history museum gutted. The Tribune. 26 April.

Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination. ArtNet News. 25 April.

Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer (2016). Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'. The Telegraph. 23 April.

Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?

(Colombia; United States of America)

Richard Emblin (2016). Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?. The City Paper. 14 April.

Dolls theft: Cops clueless even after 40 days

(India)

TNN (2016). Dolls theft: Cops clueless even after 40 days. The Times of India. 5 April.

Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint. Cleveland.com. 4 April.

British Museum must sever its links with BP

(United Kingdom)

Margaret Atwood (2016). British Museum must sever its links with BP. The Guardian. 3 April.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra (2016). Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired. The Chakra. 2 April.

Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins (2016). Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture. The Guardian. 2 April.

AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'. The Australian. 2 April.

Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes

(United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Egypt)

Martin Bailey (2016). Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

CAG holds Directorate of Arts & Culture guilty

(India)

The Shillong Times (2016). CAG holds Directorate of Arts & Culture guilty. The Shillong Times. 28 March.

Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?. Swarajya. 27 March.

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration. Ahram Online. 27 March.

Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks

(Belgium)

Rain Embuscado (2016). Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals. The Hans India. 22 March.

Egyptian bid to buy Sekhemka statue back for £15m is 'unethical', says action group

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch (2016). Egyptian bid to buy Sekhemka statue back for £15m is 'unethical', says action group. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 18 March.

Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums

(Australia)

Rosemary Neill (2016). Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums. The Australian. 12 March.

Egyptian embassy could buy Sekhemka statue and loan it to British Museum

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Paul Lynch (2016). Egyptian embassy could buy Sekhemka statue and loan it to British Museum. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 11 March.

Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions

(United States of America; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue

(United Kingdom; Russia; Greece)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue. The Art Newspaper. 9 March.

Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka. The Art Newspaper. 8 March.

How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?

(United States of America)

Samuel J. Redman (2016). How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?. History News Network. 6 March.

Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns

(United Kingdom)

Cahil Milmo (2016). Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns. The Independent. 1 March.

Why art galleries are quietly clearing out their vaults

(General)

Patricia Treble (2016). Why art galleries are quietly clearing out their vaults. McLean's. 28 February.

Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?

(United States of America)

Ken Faulk (2016). Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?. AL.com. 26 February.

Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures

(Australia; India)

Geoff Hiscock (2016). Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures. Nikkei. 26 February.

Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull. The Australian. 18 February.

National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities. The Australian. 18 February.

National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomen (2016). National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance. Business Insider. 17 February.

Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt

(Australia; India)

Shalailah Medhora (2016). Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt. The Guardian. 17 February.

FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2016). FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum. Leadership. 5 February.

'Short-sighted' council 'lost opportunity to put Northampton on the map' by selling Sekhemka

(United Kingdom)

Nick Bieber (2016). 'Short-sighted' council 'lost opportunity to put Northampton on the map' by selling Sekhemka. Northants Herald & Post. 3 February.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales (2016). Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas. The Universe. 31 January.

Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller (2016). Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho. East Idaho News. 29 January.

Sekhemka Egyptian statue sale prompts museum ethics code change

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Sekhemka Egyptian statue sale prompts museum ethics code change. BBC News. 28 January.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt (2016). Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March. Honolulu Magazine. 27 January.

Connecting with artefacts taken by Cook

(New Zealand)

The Gisborne Herald (2016). Connecting with artefacts taken by Cook. The Gisborne Herald. 25 January.

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum

(Tunisia)

David Robert (2016). Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum. The Art Newspaper. 16 January.

Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being

(United Kingdom)

Javier Pes (2016). Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being. The Art Newspaper. 13 January.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden (2016). Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?. The Atlantic. 7 January.

Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson (2016). Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K. The Chicago Tribune. 4 January.

Jackie Chan donates replicas of 12 zodiac antiquities to a museum in Taiwan

(Taiwan)

Gu Liping (2015). Jackie Chan donates replicas of 12 zodiac antiquities to a museum in Taiwan. ECNS. 30 December.

Gurlitt 'sane' when donating art to museum

(Switzerland)

Swiss Info (2015). Gurlitt 'sane' when donating art to museum. Swiss Info. 22 December.

Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name

(Denmark; United States of America)

WENN (2015). Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name. Contact Music. 22 December.

Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks

(France)

Gareth Harris (2015). Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation

(Canada; India)

Nazim Baksh (2015). Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation. CBC. 21 December.

Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty

(Canada)

Todd McEwen (2015). Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty. Northumberland News. 21 December.

Lambayeque: difunden en Panamá hallazgo de tumba intacta de Señor de Sipán

(Peru; Panama)

Lambayeque: Recreation in Panama the site of the intact tomb of the Lord of Sipán

RPP (2015). Lambayeque: difunden en Panamá hallazgo de tumba intacta de Señor de Sipán. RPP. 19 December.

Figurine from sophisticated ancient South African society creates culture war over whether it should be allowed to tour abroad

(South Africa)

AFP (2015). Figurine from sophisticated ancient South African society creates culture war over whether it should be allowed to tour abroad. The Japan Times. 18 December.

Former Field Museum employee charged with theft resulting in $900,000 loss

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson (2015). Former Field Museum employee charged with theft resulting in $900,000 loss. The Chicago Tribune. 16 December.

Former Field Museum employee accused of stealing $900,000 over 7 years

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson (2015). Former Field Museum employee accused of stealing $900,000 over 7 years. The Chicago Tribune. 11 December.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy (2015). Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition. Australian Geographic. 7 December.

Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends

(Spain)

Gareth Harris (2015). Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends. The Art Newspaper. 26 November.

Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2015). Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder. The Guardian. 26 November.

Science Museum ends sponsorship deal with Shell

(United Kingdom)

Adam Vaughan (2015). Science Museum ends sponsorship deal with Shell. The Guardian. 12 November.

Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home

(Australia)

Julie Power (2015). Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home. The Sydney Morning Herald. 6 November.

Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin (2015). Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting. The Bristol Bay Times. 6 November.

Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti

(Lebanon)

TF Chan (2015). Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti. Wallpaper. 4 November.

How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts

(General)

Jeremy Malies (2015). How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts. Source Security. 30 October.

Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights

(United Arab Emirates)

Michelle Chen (2015). Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights. The Nation. 26 October.

Monmouth's Earp Birthplace Museum in limbo

(United States of America)

Matthew Dutton (2015). Monmouth's Earp Birthplace Museum in limbo. The Register-Mail. 26 October.

Fire destroys historic trams and buses at Sydney Tramway Museum

(Australia)

Lucy Cormack (2015). Fire destroys historic trams and buses at Sydney Tramway Museum. The Sydney Morning Herald. 24 October.

National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2015). National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings. ArtNet News. 21 October.

How to Save Art From Islamic State

(United States of America)

Maxwell L. Anderson (2015). How to Save Art From Islamic State. The Wall Street Journal. 20 October.

Museum Of The Aleutians Closes After 1801 Bible Found In Director's House

(United States of America)

Greta Mart (2015). Museum Of The Aleutians Closes After 1801 Bible Found In Director's House. KUCB. 19 October.

Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage. Ahram Online. 18 October.

Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'

(United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch (2015). Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 17 October.

Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism

(United States of America)

Stephanie Weldy (2015). Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism. Marinij. 17 October.

Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin (2015). Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians. The Bristol Bay Times. 16 October.

Elizabeth Hurley Booted From V&A Museum After Selfie on 16th-Century Bed

(United Kingdom)

Abigail Rowe (2015). Elizabeth Hurley Booted From V&A Museum After Selfie on 16th-Century Bed. Observer. 13 October.

Probe opened into alleged graft in Grand Egyptian Museum

(Egypt)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Probe opened into alleged graft in Grand Egyptian Museum. The Cairo Post. 13 October.

'Poisonous feud' poses a tricky conundrum at the Sherlock Holmes Museum

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett (2015). 'Poisonous feud' poses a tricky conundrum at the Sherlock Holmes Museum. The Telegraph. 13 October.

Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot

(Germany)

DW (2015). Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot. DW. 10 October.

Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot

(Germany)

DW (2015). Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot. DW. 10 October.

Action group says DCMS lobbied it to fundraise for Sekhemka

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel (2015). Action group says DCMS lobbied it to fundraise for Sekhemka. Museums Journal. 7 October.

Association of Art Museum Directors Establish New Protocol for Protecting Antiquities

(United States of America)

Art Forum (2015). Association of Art Museum Directors Establish New Protocol for Protecting Antiquities. Art Forum. 2 October.

Marion True Does Not Deserve Our Sympathy

(General)

Justin St. P. Walsh (2015). Marion True Does Not Deserve Our Sympathy. Hyperallergic. 2 October.

Chance For Locals To Turn Detective Over Art Forgery

(United Kingdom)

Bath Echo (2015). Chance For Locals To Turn Detective Over Art Forgery. Bath Echo. 1 October.

Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends

(United States of America)

Meghan E. Irons (2015). Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends. The Boston Globe. 24 September.

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm (2015). Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages. Los Angeles Times. 21 September.

Vandals Smear Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Vandals Smear Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst. ArtNet News. 18 September.

Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works

(Czech Republic)

Simon Hewitt (2015). Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works. The Art Newspaper. 18 September.

Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree

(United States of America)

Dawn Gagnon (2015). Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree. Bangor Daily News. 18 September.

Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October. Ahram Online. 15 September.

Activists occupy British Museum over BP sponsorship

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson (2015). Activists occupy British Museum over BP sponsorship. The Guardian. 13 September.

The revised mission of the Green family's Museum of the Bible

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2015). The revised mission of the Green family's Museum of the Bible. Tulsa World. 13 September.

Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection

(Australia)

Clare Colley (2015). Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection. The Canberra Times. 10 September.

Britain has a 'hidden' art collection worth £3.5bn

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Britain has a 'hidden' art collection worth £3.5bn. BBC News. 4 September.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection

(Russia)

Ukraine Today (2015). Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection. Ukraine Today. 28 August.

Former Lander Museum Director found Guilty of Larceny of theft of materials

(United States of America)

County10 (2015). Former Lander Museum Director found Guilty of Larceny of theft of materials. County10. 28 August.

Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank

(Hungary; United States of America)

Hungary Today (2015). Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank. Hungary Today. 27 August.

Disgraced Getty Curator Marion True Roars Back With Tell-All Memoir

(United States of America)

Alanna Martinez (2015). Disgraced Getty Curator Marion True Roars Back With Tell-All Memoir. Observer. 25 August.

Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million

(Taiwan)

Michael Segalov (2015). Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million. The Independent. 25 August.

Statue 'might never be seen in public again'

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Ian Johnston (2015). Statue 'might never be seen in public again'. IOL. 24 August.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears

(Russia)

Ivan Nechepurenko (2015). Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears. The Moscow Times. 23 August.

Egypt in crowd-funding campaign to save ancient statue sold by UK museum

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Ian Johnston (2015). Egypt in crowd-funding campaign to save ancient statue sold by UK museum. The Independent. 23 August.

One of the world's most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.

(United States of America)

Geoff Edgers (2015). One of the world's most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.. The Washington Post. 22 August.

Egypt's antiquities ministry urges Egyptians to donate to buy ancient statue sold by museum

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Maram Mazen (2015). Egypt's antiquities ministry urges Egyptians to donate to buy ancient statue sold by museum. Star Tribune. 22 August.

Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce. The Art Newspaper. 21 August.

Marion True, the exiled curator, in her own words

(United States of America)

Geoff Edgers (2015). Marion True, the exiled curator, in her own words. The Washington Post. 20 August.

Artifacts from Crimean Museums Are Held Hostage by Politics

(Ukraine; Russia; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2015). Artifacts from Crimean Museums Are Held Hostage by Politics. The New York Times. 17 August.

Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum

(United States of America)

Tom Humphrey (2015). Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum. Knoxville News Sentinel. 17 August.

The China Collectors by Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac [Review]

(General)

Donna Yates (2015). The China Collectors by Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac [Review]. Anonymous Swiss Collector. 14 August.

Tennessee State Museum employee arraigned on theft charges

(United States of America)

Stacey Barchenger (2015). Tennessee State Museum employee arraigned on theft charges. The Tennessean. 12 August.

Government extends Sekhemka export bar

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel (2015). Government extends Sekhemka export bar. Museums Journal. 11 August.

How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

(United States of America)

Micah Schweizer (2015). How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home. NPR. 8 August.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage

(United Kingdom)

James Rose (2015). Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage. Kent Online. 5 August.

Art, royalties and other treasures of unclaimed estates

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Peachy (2015). Art, royalties and other treasures of unclaimed estates. BBC News. 31 July.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson (2015). Feds probe MU artifact collection. The Herald-Dispatch. 29 July.

Museum in Cable St about women and suffragettes turns out to be 'Jack the Ripper'

(United Kingdom)

Mike Brooke (2015). Museum in Cable St about women and suffragettes turns out to be 'Jack the Ripper'. The Docklands & East London Advertiser. 28 July.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums. Business Standard. 27 July.

Sekhemka statue export: PM David Cameron urged to "intervene"

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Sekhemka statue export: PM David Cameron urged to "intervene". BBC News. 26 July.

Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum

(India)

The Asian Age (2015). Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum. The Asian Age. 26 July.

The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting

(India; Russia)

Nayanjot Lahiri (2015). The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting. Hindustan Times. 24 July.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2015). British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show. The Art Newspaper. 1 July.

Delaware Art Museum Completes Sale of Artworks to Repay Debt

(United States of America)

Randy Kennedy (2015). Delaware Art Museum Completes Sale of Artworks to Repay Debt. The New York Times. 30 June.

Museums and looted art: the ethical dilemma of preserving world cultures

(General)

Kanishk Tharoor (2015). Museums and looted art: the ethical dilemma of preserving world cultures. The Guardian. 29 June.

Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel

(Chile)

Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum

Pura Noticia (2015). Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel. Pura Noticia. 31 May.

Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco

(Chile)

Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered

La Nación (2015). Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco. La Nación. 31 May.

James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts

(General)

James Cuno (2015). James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts. Foreign Affairs. 11 May.

Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt (2015). Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?. Fortune. 9 May.

Egypt urged to expedite efforts to keep Sekhemka statue on display

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Marwan Sultan (2015). Egypt urged to expedite efforts to keep Sekhemka statue on display. Ahram Online. 11 April.

Export bar on ancient Egyptian treasure sold by Northampton council

(United Kingdom)

Caroline Davies (2015). Export bar on ancient Egyptian treasure sold by Northampton council. The Guardian. 30 March.

'Rebel' museums face funding blacklist

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). 'Rebel' museums face funding blacklist. BBC News. 27 March.

Head of Egypt museums arrested for taking bribe

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2015). Head of Egypt museums arrested for taking bribe. Ahram Online. 24 March.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home. The Australian. 6 March.

Committee set up to review security in museums: Minister

(India)

Web India 123 (2015). Committee set up to review security in museums: Minister. Web India 123. 2 March.

Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old

(United States of America)

Stephen Hudak (2015). Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old. Orlando Sentinel. 27 February.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC. Z News. 3 February.

The moment vandal was caught punching Monet

(Ireland)

Maeve Sheehan (2014). The moment vandal was caught punching Monet. Irish Independent. 7 December.

Elgin marbles are not political pawns

(United Kingdom; Greece; Russia)

Tifanny Jenkins (2014). Elgin marbles are not political pawns. The Scotsman. 6 December.

Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2014). Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia. The Guardian. 5 December.

Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2014). Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum. The Guardian. 5 December.

Museums bring objects closer to home

(United States of America)

Theresa Bakker (2014). Museums bring objects closer to home. SIT News. 4 December.

Nazi Looted Pissarro Discovered in Gurlitt Trove Gifted to Bern

(Switzerland)

Henri Neuendorf (2014). Nazi Looted Pissarro Discovered in Gurlitt Trove Gifted to Bern. ArtNet News. 4 December.

Stolen cultural objects: what's the role of Australian galleries?

(Australia)

Lyndel Prott (2014). Stolen cultural objects: what's the role of Australian galleries?. The Conversation. 30 November.

NCMM to stop illegal museums

(Nigeria)

Osun Defender (2014). NCMM to stop illegal museums. Osun Defender. 29 November.

With Naming Rights, 'Perpetuity' Doesn't Always Mean Forever

(General)

Sam Roberts (2014). With Naming Rights, 'Perpetuity' Doesn't Always Mean Forever. The New York Times. 28 November.

The Frenchman who saved the Mona Lisa

(France)

Justin Jalil (2014). The Frenchman who saved the Mona Lisa. The Times of Israel. 23 November.

St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities

(United States of America)

Garry Shaw (2014). St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

The art world's shame: why Britain must give its colonial booty back

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Jones (2014). The art world's shame: why Britain must give its colonial booty back. The Guardian. 4 November.

Getty plans to redisplay the Getty Villa

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2014). Getty plans to redisplay the Getty Villa. The Art Newspaper. 3 November.

Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art

(United States of America)

Mike Boehm (2014). Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects

(France)

Laurent Carpentier (2014). French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects. The Guardian. 3 November.

UK cultural institutions leave their WWI cases empty to protest insane copyright

(United Kingdom)

Boing Boing (2014). UK cultural institutions leave their WWI cases empty to protest insane copyright. BoingBoing. 2 November.

Swiss Museum's Decision on Gurlitt Art Trove

(Switzerland)

Rozalia Jovanovic (2014). Swiss Museum's Decision on Gurlitt Art Trove. ArtNet News. 9 October.

Authorities probe burglary at Yogi Berra museum

(United States of America)

Sporting News (2014). Authorities probe burglary at Yogi Berra museum. Sporting News. 8 October.

Egyptian Sekhemka Statue: Trials and Tribulations of Northampton Museum Private Auction Row

(United Kingdom)

Mary-Ann Russon (2014). Egyptian Sekhemka Statue: Trials and Tribulations of Northampton Museum Private Auction Row. Yahoo News. 7 October.

ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof

(India)

Express News Service (2014). ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof. The Sunday Standard. 7 September.

Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah Cascone (2014). Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver. ArtNet News. 3 September.

Stolen National Treasures From France's Presidential Palace Turn Up on eBay

(France)

Kristin Hohenadel (2014). Stolen National Treasures From France's Presidential Palace Turn Up on eBay. Slate. 4 August.

Egypt fails to retrieve ancient statue before sale at UK auction

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2014). Egypt fails to retrieve ancient statue before sale at UK auction. Egypt Independent. 11 July.

Sale of Egyptian Statue By English Museum Draws Criticism

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Tom Mashberg (2014). Sale of Egyptian Statue By English Museum Draws Criticism. The New York Times. 11 July.

French Museum Collections in Trouble

(France)

Mostafa Heddaya (2014). French Museum Collections in Trouble. Hyperallergic. 10 July.

Egyptian bid to stop Northampton's ancient statue sale

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

BBC News (2014). Egyptian bid to stop Northampton's ancient statue sale. BBC News. 8 July.

Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm (2014). Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay. Los Angeles Times. 5 June.

Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm (2014). Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday. Los Angeles Times. 4 June.

India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India (2014). India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon. The Hindu. 4 June.

Sorry, Italy, the 'Getty Bronze' belongs in L.A

(United States of America; Italy)

The Times Editorial Board (2014). Sorry, Italy, the 'Getty Bronze' belongs in L.A. Los Angeles Times. 2 June.

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum. Ahram Online. 10 May.

Former Ukrainian president's art collection on display in Kiev museum

(Ukraine)

UPI (2014). Former Ukrainian president's art collection on display in Kiev museum. Ed Adamczyk. 10 May.

Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem (2014). Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling. Los Angeles Times. 8 May.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia)

David Ng (2014). Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

Italian high court asked to order return of ancient statue

(United States of America; Italy)

Gazzetta del Sud (2014). Italian high court asked to order return of ancient statue. Gazzetta del Sud. 7 May.

The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem (2014). The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

London's Victoria and Albert Museum willing to lend Eros head to Istanbul

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Hurriyet Daily News (2014). London's Victoria and Albert Museum willing to lend Eros head to Istanbul. Hurriyet Daily News. 5 May.

Russian ministries set to return Scythian gold collection back to Crimean museums

(Russia; Ukraine)

Voice of Russia (2014). Russian ministries set to return Scythian gold collection back to Crimean museums. Voice of Russia. 12 April.

Overcoming looting and years of war, Iraq Museum moves to reopen

(Iraq)

Jane Arraf (2014). Overcoming looting and years of war, Iraq Museum moves to reopen. The Christian Science Monitor. 11 April.

'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles

(Greece)

Scoopit (2014). 'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles. Scoopit. 10 April.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen. The Sydney Morning Herald. 7 April.

Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art

(Nepal)

eKantipur (2014). Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art. eKantipur. 4 April.

Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris

(Nepal; France)

eKantipur (2014). Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris. eKantipur. 2 April.

Second Australian gallery removes stolen Indian artefact from display

(Australia; India)

IBN Live (2014). Second Australian gallery removes stolen Indian artefact from display. IBN Live. 2 April.

Three Kapoor statues from Tamil Nadu still with NGA

(India)

M. Kalyanaraman (2014). Three Kapoor statues from Tamil Nadu still with NGA. The Times of India. 31 March.

Museum porcelain may have been looted by Nazis

(United Kingdom)

David Sanderson (2014). Museum porcelain may have been looted by Nazis. The Times. 29 March.

Tate to return Constable painting looted by Nazis

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Padraic Flanagan (2014). Tate to return Constable painting looted by Nazis. The Telegraph. 28 March.

Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

APA (2014). Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums. APA. 27 March.

Crimean museums fear loss of ancient treasures

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP (2014). Crimean museums fear loss of ancient treasures. Global Times. 27 March.

India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days. The Sydney Morning Herald. 27 March.

Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen (2014). Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back. Business Insider. 27 March.

NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple. The Sydney Morning Herald. 24 March.

Whereabouts and future of Gaza Apollo still unclear

(Palestine)

Haaretz (2014). Whereabouts and future of Gaza Apollo still unclear. Haaretz. 21 March.

Shiva swap involves National Gallery of Australia in international art looting case

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). Shiva swap involves National Gallery of Australia in international art looting case. The Sydney Morning Herald. 21 March.

National Gallery Director Steps Down As Cloud Remains Over $5M Indian Sculpture

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen (2014). National Gallery Director Steps Down As Cloud Remains Over $5M Indian Sculpture. Business Insider. 21 March.

The National Gallery of Australia dances into trouble with Shiva

(Australia; India)

Rachel Kleinman (2014). The National Gallery of Australia dances into trouble with Shiva. The Sydney Morning Herald. 18 March.

Idol talk? Kapoor loot was huge, sold across world

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2014). Idol talk? Kapoor loot was huge, sold across world. The Times of India. 17 March.

Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

(United States of America; Greece)

Mike Boehm (2014). Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art. Los Angeles Times. 14 March.

The Great Giveback

(United States of America)

Hugh Eakin (2013). The Great Giveback. The New York Times. 26 January.

Return of lost Matisse revives questioning of Caracas museum

(Venezuela)

Virginia Lopez (2012). Return of lost Matisse revives questioning of Caracas museum. The Guardian. 17 August.

Italy Presses Its Fight for a Statue at the Getty

(Italy; United States of America)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2010). Italy Presses Its Fight for a Statue at the Getty. The New York Times. 15 January.

Greece demands return of stolen heritage

(Greece; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Helena Smith (2006). Greece demands return of stolen heritage. The Guardian. 11 July.

Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Polly Curtis (2004). Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate. The Guardian. 11 May.

New shots in Marbles battle

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard (2004). New shots in Marbles battle. The Guardian. 15 January.

Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons (2003). Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles. The Guardian. 7 October.

Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom; Italy)

Fiachra Gibbons (2002). Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum. The Guardian. 13 December.

Museum sinks hope of marbles deal

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons (2002). Museum sinks hope of marbles deal. The Guardian. 13 November.

Greeks offer deal to get marbles back

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2002). Greeks offer deal to get marbles back. The Guardian. 11 November.

Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2002). Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece. The Guardian. 13 January.

Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard (2001). Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles. The Guardian. 20 August.

Greek weapon in fight for marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard (2001). Greek weapon in fight for marbles. The Guardian. 22 June.

Talking Turkey; Who owns the treasures of antiquity?

(Turkey; United States of America)

Geraldine Norman (1993). Talking Turkey; Who owns the treasures of antiquity?. The Independent. 13 June.

Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud

(Australia; Peru)

Helen Thew (1989). Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud. AAP. 24 October.

'Hot' Relic Goes Back

(Australia; Peru)

QNP (1989). 'Hot' Relic Goes Back. QNP. 24 October.

Wrong Mantle, Claims Gallery

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane (1988). Wrong Mantle, Claims Gallery. The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 September.