Things have been really exciting on the University of Hull campus since January 3rd, as City of Culture started with welcoming the Lines of Thought travelling exhibition from the British Museum.
Where can you find a British country house, Italian chapel, Spanish monastery, French chateau, sculpture courtyard and Egyptian temple, besides thousands of art treasures, in the middle of New York City? The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, backing onto Central Park.
In celebration of Jane Austen's birthday, I thought I'd write about the joys, wit and importance of her work.
Long-lasting love stories weren't common on the Grand Tour, but this is one which took place between Nostell Priory and Vevey, Switzerland.
It isn't just in the modern era that royal weddings are so celebrated - when Princess Elizabeth Stuart married Frederick, Elector Palatine, on Valentine's Day in 1613, it was a landmark occasion.
The Restoration is immortalised as a period of decadence and debauchery - when Charles was restored to the throne in 1660, a new libertine age commenced following the Puritan years under Oliver Cromwell.
Botticelli is an artist whose reputation has been in flux ever since his work became eclipsed by High Renaissance masters, with this exhibition, the biggest of Botticelli in Britain since 1930, aiming to show how his work has permeated popular culture.