PM Jacinda Ardern announces bailout for the arts sector | nzherald.co.nz

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Postponed SpaceX launch 2020 – 5/27 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

The Washington Post will have exclusive camera angles of the SpaceX’s Crew Dragon’s first test flight to the International Space Station, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on board. The mission, scheduled for 4:33 p.m. ET Wednesday, is being celebrated as a historic moment for NASA and the nation. It’s also an enormously … Read more Postponed SpaceX launch 2020 – 5/27 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Film show: Hollywood searches for alternative glam red carpet options amid Covid-19

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news, including coronavirus-safe red carpets, how to get the real cinema experience in your own home and the online retrospective of American independent filmmaker Mark Rappaport from the Munich Film Museum. She also gives us the week’s film picks, including Romanian director Anca … Read more Film show: Hollywood searches for alternative glam red carpet options amid Covid-19

New York Governor Cuomo: We Thank Our Heroes of Today

May.25 — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state had 96 new deaths, a drop from 109 reported a day earlier and not as low as the 84 registered on Saturday. He also says the families of front-line workers who died from Covid-19 would be eligible for death benefits. He speaks at his daily … Read more New York Governor Cuomo: We Thank Our Heroes of Today

Coronavirus UK: Museums warn of ‘cultural bonfire’

Precious historical artefacts could be sold off as museums try to make up losses caused by cancelled and postponed exhibitions. Many museums – like the Mary Rose Collection – receive little public funding and rely on visitor revenue to pay for on-going costs like preservation. Even the Victoria and Albert Museum expects visitor numbers to … Read more Coronavirus UK: Museums warn of ‘cultural bonfire’

Recording history: Collecting the stories of everyday Australians during COVID-19 | ABC News

Australia’s cultural custodians are feeling a little lost these days as the coronavirus keeps their museums and galleries shut to the public. But, the National Museum of Australia in Canberra is determined to find new ways of engaging the community, including collecting the stories of everyday Australians enduring the COVID-19 shutdown. Craig Allen reports. For … Read more Recording history: Collecting the stories of everyday Australians during COVID-19 | ABC News

CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Episode 2: Tianchi Lake

The world’s highest crater lake emerges as a piece of jade on the main peak of Changbai Mountain. In ancient folklore, the 12-million-year-old lake is home to mysterious creatures. About CGTN Nature Changbai Mountain in northeast China is named after its iconic, perpetually white snow-capped peaks. The 14-episode Changbai Mountain Series reveals a “natural museum,” … Read more CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Episode 2: Tianchi Lake

CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Ep. 1: Gift from the Volcanos

After nearly 30 million years of geological movements, the distinctive volcanic landform and intact forest ecosystems have formed, providing sanctuary for thousands of wild species. About CGTN Nature Changbai Mountain in northeast China is named after its iconic, perpetually white snow-capped peaks. The 14-episode Changbai Mountain Series reveals a “natural museum,” as it is one … Read more CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Ep. 1: Gift from the Volcanos

Italy: A device to enforce social distancing in Florence Cathedral

Italy is slowly easing its measures, after one of the strictest coronavirus lockdowns that has lasted more than two months. In Florence, the famous Duomo Cathedral and its museum prepared their reopening with an original system: A sensor aimed at enforcing social distancing. Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Italy: A device to enforce social distancing in Florence Cathedral

Student charged after allegedly having a ‘night at the museum’ in Australia

A German student has been charged by New South Wales police after he is alleged to have broken into Australia Museum. 25-year-old Paul Kuhn is believed to have climbed into the museum via nearby scaffolding. He then spent 40 minutes exploring the museum and took selfies with the dinosaur exhibit say police. Mr Kuhn is … Read more Student charged after allegedly having a ‘night at the museum’ in Australia

CCTV shows man allegedly breaking in and taking ‘selfies’ at Australian Museum

Police have released footage showing a man allegedly breaking into the Australian Museum in Sydney’s CBD in the early hours of Sunday 10 May. The man was seen taking photograph with different exhibits, including a T-Rex dinosaur. He also allegedly took a hat believed to be owned by a member of staff before leaving the … Read more CCTV shows man allegedly breaking in and taking ‘selfies’ at Australian Museum

Auckland museum under lockdown | nzherald.co.nz

More than 2000 visitors per day would swarm to the Big City’s cultural hub to experence its latest exhibitions and absorb new works of art, with those numbers swelling at weekends. But with the lockdown period keeoing everyone at home and our overseas visitors unable to grace our shores, it’s been a perpetual night at … Read more Auckland museum under lockdown | nzherald.co.nz

Australian Museum CCTV shows man allegedly breaking in and taking ‘selfies’ with exhibits

Police have released footage showing a man allegedly breaking into the Australian Museum in Sydney’s CBD in the early hours of Sunday 10 May. The man was seen taking photograph with different exhibits, including a T-Rex dinosaur. He also allegedly took a hat believed to be owned by a member of staff before leaving the … Read more Australian Museum CCTV shows man allegedly breaking in and taking ‘selfies’ with exhibits

Live: The beauty of summer in the Palace Museum带你走进5月的紫禁城

To commemorate international museum day on May 18, China’s Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, brings a live broadcast where the audience can experience the beauty of summer and see the richness of the traditional Chinese culture. The Palace Museum reopened on May 1 after it was closed on January 25 to curb … Read more Live: The beauty of summer in the Palace Museum带你走进5月的紫禁城

Discovering France’s lesser-known museums

France is full of small museums that retrace its history. In the south-western town of Agen, the museum of fine arts houses 3,000 works of art. Ranging from ancient times to the present day, they are housed in four Renaissance-era mansions which have been graced by the presence of Catherine de Medici and Queen Margot. Meanwhile, 800 … Read more Discovering France’s lesser-known museums