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Art/Museums

  • Art’s rising rock stars

    Blank walls but your budget doesn't stretch to an Emin or Hirst? Here's 12 cool, collectable artists who won't require you to sell a loved one (and may prove to be a good investment).

  • How to buy art

    Everyone can enjoy buying and owing art. Here, Laura Walford, director of Surrey-based gallery Belgravia Art shares her top tips for starting, building and displaying a collection.

  • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

    Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

  • Muddy’s 23 best autumn culture picks

    It's all going on! Behold, your cheat-sheet to the season's best art, theatre, music and film, as curated by Muddy's deeply cultural Kerry Potter.

  • New Ashmolean exhibition

    There's a brand new exhibition in Oxford and it's all about magic. Muddy hopped on a broomstick and headed down for an exclusive tour and it's a corker.

  • Top 20 culture picks

    Want to make the most of 2018? We've curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art for the year ahead.

  • The best autumn art exhibs

    Need a culture fix? Here's our pick of the best art exhibitions this autumn.

  • London Calling! The City’s Best Spring Exhibitions

    You can’t beat London’s museums for a culture fix. So unleash your inner Brian Sewell and check out these must-see Spring exhibitions – featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie’s Terminator suit.

  • Easter Weekend Muddy Guide (14-20 April)

    It's Thursday, it's Easter and we are careering wildly into the long weekend. Hell, we're about to trip over it. Crack open the rosé and take a deep breath...

  • Easter 2017 – Head for the big smoke this Easter

    A trip to London could be just what the doctor ordered. Move over healthy bracing walks, farm parks and country pubs, bring on the bright lights, thumping music, sexy cocktails, 5 Hertford Street, Loulous...Sorry, got a bit carried away there. As the kids are off school and most likely in tow, how about clashing swords at the Tower of London? Fighting fire at the Museum of London? Stuffing your face at the Chocolate Museum? Now that's more like it..

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