An unprecedented shutdown of museums is taking place in Venice, Turin, and Milan as private and public institutions close their doors in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-2019) outbreak across northern Italy.
Some 85,000 artifacts that tell the story of the Chinese migration to the United States may have been lost in a blaze that ravaged a building in the heart of Manhattan’s Chinatown, a museum official said.
The Museum of Copenhagen takes visitors through the most important events in the history of the Danish capital thanks to an exciting interactive exhibition. Following relocation, the museum will reopen and unveil its exhibition on February 7, 2020. It will now be located behind the City Hall building.
After nearly a decade-long forced absence, Poland’s premier artwork, Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine,’ returned home to Poland’s oldest museum, the Czartoryski Princes Museum, which reopened its doors in Kraków after a full revamp.
Carbon dating of an item in the collection of the National History Museum of Latvia has thrown up a surprise with a small boat recovered from a swamp turning out to be far more ancient than initially thought, reported Latvian Radio.