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Discovering ancient Egypt in Germany

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“The Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum in Hildesheim is not as big or famous as some others. However, it houses a good collection of well-organized and showcased Egyptian antiquities. These exhibits appeal to children and adults alike.”

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Polynesia and the accidental tattoo model

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"Under the Skin" - The people behind the archives at Grassi. Photo © Anne-Coralie Bonnaire
"Under the Skin" - The people behind the archives at Grassi. Photo © Anne-Coralie Bonnaire

On her transition into adulthood, she lent a French Polynesian tattoo artist a piece of her skin for his art, and ended up part of the living archive at Leipzig’s Grassi Museum – connecting with her own history and others’ in ways she couldn’t have imagined.

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Virtual normality. Netzkünstlerinnen 2.0

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We become the voyeurs as Signe Pierce sits in her bedroom installation checking her messages. Is this art imitating life or life imitating art? Virtual normality women artist exhibiton at MdBK, photo: maeshelle west-davies

Due to public demand, MdbK’s current exhibition of female digital natives has been extended for the time being. GO!

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MdbK through the eyes of museum-goers

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Rita Wallace next to "Hot Spot III," a piece by Mona Hatoum featured in the exhibition Displacements at MdbK. (Photo courtesy of R. Wallace)
Rita Wallace next to "Hot Spot III," a piece by Mona Hatoum featured in the exhibition Displacements at MdbK. (Photo courtesy of R. Wallace)

Get fresh perspectives on contemporary art from a student, a pensioner, a city guide, a media person, a language teacher, a translator, and a guy with amazing insights into history and philosophy. The next “Newcomer” guided tours are this Sunday at the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts (the one in English is at 4 pm).

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At a glance: Museum Night Saturday

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Museum Night in Leipzig and Halle, Saturday, 6 May. Here are some useful tips to carry with you. https://leipglo.com
Museum Night in Leipzig and Halle, Saturday, 6 May. Here are some useful tips to carry with you. https://leipglo.com

Your mini-guide to Museumsnacht in Leipzig and Halle (5 May 2018).

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Zagreb’s gallery of broken hearts

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The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb. Photo: Ana Ribeiro
The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb. Photo: Ana Ribeiro

The concept of giving a cathartic shrine to breakups began in the Croatian capital in 2006, and has traveled to other cities in Europe, the Americas and Asia; a branch has now opened in Hollywood.

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