Museums in the changing world order: Restitution to Africa reaches tipping point

theartnewspaper.com/comment/museums-in-the-changing-world-order-restitution-to-africa-reaches-tipping-point Adrian Ellis Senegal’s president Macky Sall cuts a ribbon at the opening of the Museum of Black Civilisations in Dakar last Decembercourtesy of the Department of Arts, University of Pretoria When Felwine Sarr and Bénédicte Savoy delivered their report…

Parthenon Marbles focus of meeting between Greek president, US rights advocate

Greek President on the Parthenon Marbles: “It is easy to blame Lord Elgin but he’s been gone for awhile. This is an ongoing and perpetual crime, which is being perpetuated by the British government against Greece..” ekathimerini.com/238718/article/ekathimerini/news/parthenon-marbles-focus-of-meeting-between-greek-president-us-rights-advocate TAGS: Diplomacy, Culture Greek President…

Norway’s Kon-Tiki museum to return thousands of Easter Island artefacts

theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/29/norways-kon-tiki-museum-to-return-thousands-of-easter-island-artefacts Agence France Presse29 maart 2019 Norway has agreed to hand back thousands of artefacts removed from Easter Island by the explorer Thor Heyerdahl during his trans-Pacific raft expeditions in the 1950s. An agreement was signed by representatives of Oslo’s Kon-Tiki…