Architecture & Design

Ming: The Golden Empire - National Museum of Scotland

Discover the extraordinary story of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a period of China’s history marked by economic strength and a dramatic flourishing of the arts. Meaning brilliant or bright, the Ming era represents the starting point of modern China.

Serpentine Pavilion - Serpentine Gallery

Radić is the fourteenth architect to accept the invitation to design a temporary Pavilion outside the entrance to the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens. His design follows Sou Fujimoto’s cloud-like structure which was visited by almost 200,000 p

Serpentine Gallery 2014, Kensington Gardens, review: 'captivating'

The Serpentine Gallery has unveiled the latest of its annual pavilions - and it resembles a giant doughnut.

This summer's Serpentine pavilion is the weirdest ever

Is it a giant cocoon? The site of a pagan ritual? Or a 60-tonne pebble? Chilean architect Smiljan Radic breaks new ground with his creation for the annual experimental commission.

First Look: the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy's annual exhibition doesn't open to the public until next week but Ben Luke has had a preview and finds that new life has been breathed into the old format.

Small Stories: At Home in a Doll's House - V&A Museum of Childhood

This exhibition will reveal the fascinating stories behind some of the UK's best-loved dolls' houses, taking you on a journey through the history of the home, everyday lives and changing family relationships. The small stories of 12 dolls' houses from the

Tulle and Taffeta, Satin and Silk – Wedding Dresses at the V&A

It is a fact universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife….and that bride-to-be will obviously be in want of a wedding dress.

The Ancient Lives Of Eight Mummies At The British Museum

The British Museum is renowned for its Egyptian collection, including its mummies.

Ancient Lives New Discoveries - British Museum

The British Museum brings the stories of eight mummies to life in this latest and fascinating exhibition. By using the latest technology, the exhibition will build up a picture of the lives of those who were mummified.