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British-Nigerian artist Shonibare tells us about a stunning and thought-provoking new commission, called The British Library, for Brighton Festival and the HOUSE Festival
In a record-breaking year for entries, three artists have been short-listed for the 25th anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
History & Heritage
Leeds City Museum's World View gallery has switched its focus from Africa to Asia. Curator Antonia Lovelace tells us about tea, jade, ivory and Dhol drumming videos.
Science & Nature
The Northern Irish venue's first event for Museums at Night features a cinema, balloons and a robotic dinosaur made out of foam. We find out more.
The Gas Museum in the Norfolk town of Fakenham will light a lamp for the public this May. Chairman Mike Bridges tells us about pubs, cookers and the holes in every field.
Culture Street Content Director Keith Alexander introduces his new project designed to connect teachers and pupils with contemporary artists, writers, filmmakers and performers.