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From Tahiti to Australia, Royal Museums Greenwich's new show follows Captain James Cook's voyages between 1768 and 1780 through the eyes and easels of artists.
This week, artist Simon Faithfull set fire to a boat off the coast of Dorset, letting it sink to the bottom of the sea in a new reef being streamed live as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial. He tells Culture24 why.
The University of Bristol's Dr Merle Patchett tells Culture24 about the technology that is bringing plumage trade history to life in a taxidermy installation.
Caleb Charland plans to make a huge organic charger with 800 pieces of fruit and vegetables in a work set to be unveiled in London’s Westfield shopping centre.
Duo Walter Hugo and Zoniel fill a Toxteth building with tanks of jellyfish, while the World Museum prepares to host boa constrictors and royal pythons later this year.
The musician's soundscapes take the listeners back to the origins of sound, showing how our ancestors discovered melody and rhythm by mimicking the fauna.
Combining art and science, the community festival moves to a wild 31-acre cemetery for its second year. Science Director Grace Boyle tells Culture24 about death and asylums.
A state-of-the-art easel is literally shedding new light on the ingenious materials used over the centuries to create artists’ paint pigments at the National gallery.
Phantom limb syndrome, foot binding and phrenology are part of new show An Idiosyncratic A to Z of the Human Condition at the Wellcome. Here are five star exhibits.
The Museum of Science & Industry has just launched a new online game, #HookedOnMusic, developed to explore the science behind what makes a musical hook.
A new art exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology explores the relationship between nature and its representations through the digital manipulation of fish bone.
Jeremy Deller follows the African Eagle Owl, Marcus Coates lies in a hole and Zana Briski portrays the Mountain Gorilla of Rwanda in an environmentally-friendly London show.
Artist Joshua Sofaer, who previously created a human scavenger hunt at Tate Modern, will assemble The Rubbish Collection from the Science Museum's waste this summer.
The Ulster Museum's new semi-permanent show, From Actinium to Zirconium, reveals "everything around you" and much invisible matter, says curator Dr Mike Simms.
An enthusiastic team of Mathematicians and balloon artists are planning to take the mathematical world by storm next week, creating the world's largest balloon pyramid.