Restorers at Calverley Old Hall in Yorkshire, England are calling the discovery “a time machine to the age of the Reformation.”
From competitive glass blowing to professional LEGO building, stream these creative programs.
The unfortunate restoration of a Bartolomé Esteban Murillo painting has prompted the conservation community to call for stricter regulation.
Willem de Kooning’s “Woman–Ochre” was missing for over 30 years. Now recovered, it shows signs of mishandling and amateur restoration that are difficult to fix.
Patience and Fortitude, the 108-year-old lions that have guarded the Library’s Main Branch since 1911, will be covered for cleanup and repair beginning September 2.
Closed for almost two decades, the historic Capitol Theatre in Flint, Michigan, is being restored and reopened as a cultural hub.
A group of wall paintings in Stratford-upon-Avon’s Guild Chapel should have been destroyed in 1563, but John Shakespeare had them covered in limewash instead, preserving them for centuries.
After a previous Leonardo restoration project at the Louvre resulted in multiple staff resignations, the recent cleanup of “Saint John the Baptist” took place under intense scrutiny.
Established in 859 CE, Morocco’s al-Qarawiyyin Library will soon reopen to the public with architectural details for the 21st century.
The central space of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building had been closed for repairs after one of the plaster rosettes on its ceiling plummeted to the ground in May 2014.
Nothing remains of Alexander Pope’s 18th-century villa except its grotto, which has experienced three centuries of quiet decay alongside the River Thames in Twickenham, England.
A 19th-century theater that’s been disused for over 80 years is preparing to reopen in London.