Weekly News Roundup: June 30, 2014

IMG_1644London’s Foundling Museum reaches settlement with its connected children’s charity.

Museums in Sarajevo mark anniversary of archduke’s assassination;  and the legacy that continues.

Gulag Museum in Perm, Russia in danger of collapse; appeals to public for funds.

Collecting contemporary history: Museum of Rural Life collects Glastonbury Festival objects and the V & A Museum highlights “disobedient object” placard from Russia.

Peru attempts to address years of violence with tolerance museum

Spain returns artifacts to Colombia.

UNESCO reaffirms that Kherson, a World Heritage Site in Crimea, is still considered a Ukrainian site as the annexation by Russia is considered illegal by the United Nations.

Manifesta 10 opens in St. Petersburg and International Biennale for Young Art kicks off in Moscow.

Carnival funland at New York’s Museum of Sex.

What’s gorgeous to you?  San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum challenges our thinking in a new show.


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