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Benin gets €20m loan for new museum to show restituted heritage


France’s president pledged to return 26 items seized in the 19th century by the French military Benin is preparing a […]

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Er zijn ook zorgen om restitutie Afrikaanse kunst


Frankrijk en koloniale roofkunst President Macron wil 26 door het Franse leger geroofde werken teruggeven aan Benin na een kritisch […]

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Belgium’s revamped Africa Museum triggers request by DRC


The reopening of Belgium’s Africa Museum, a former colonial institution holding one of the world’s largest collections of African art, […]

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Senegal unveils China-funded Museum of Black Civilisations


Senegalese President Macky Sall inaugurated the Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar on Thursday. The establishment intended to celebrate the […]

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Haunted by colonial past, Belgium’s Africa museum reopens after revamp


TERVUREN (AFP).- Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical […]

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Black heritage museum, ‘crucible of creativity’, opens in Dakar


DAKAR (AFP).- A museum showcasing black heritage from the dawn of time to the modern era opened in the Senegalese […]

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Belgian king skips re-opening of ‘looted’ Africa museum


BRUSSELS (AFP).- The king of the Belgians will not attend the re-opening of his country’s notorious Africa Museum, for fear […]

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‘Oceania,’ Art of the Islands


The wonders of the Royal Academy’s “Oceania” exhibition begin with the evocation of a myriad islands, scattered over more than […]

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British Museum opens ‘Reimagining Captain Cook: Pacific Perspectives’


LONDON.- To mark the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s first voyage, the British Museum opened a new exhibition which re-examines […]

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‘Give Africa its art back’, Macron’s report says


A report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron will recommend the full restitution by French museums of works in their […]

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