From salami to art: how migrants helped turn Rome factory into a gallery

Rome’s Maam gallery exhibits artists from all over the world, who often incorporate the site’s previous use as a slaughterhouse into their work, or are inspired by the lives of its residents

The Connecticut garden that inspired American impressionist painters

Florence Griswold’s house and garden, now a museum, has barely changed since the turn of the 20th century when artists escaped here to paint outside, says the director of a new film on American impressionism

Great exhibitions: 2017’s best art, photography, architecture and design

From the biggest ever Hockney show to the Bayeux tapestry of space, with the Russian revolution, Renaissance miracles and California’s tech visions thrown in … the best art and design exhibitions to come in 2017

Blackpool Illuminations gets arty with new LightPool festival

Yoko Ono is among the artists taking part in Blackpool’s festival of lights, a showcase of 30 installations, sculptures and performances across town

Album Covers – From the 1960s to the 1990s

In the days before digital downloads there were album covers, some of which are more recognisable than others, See how you do in these four quizzes from The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/quiz/2014/apr/29/90s-music-album-covers-sleeves-quiz-1990s http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/quiz/2014/may/06/80s-album-covers-quiz-sleeves-1980s-albums-best http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/quiz/2014/may/13/70s-album-covers-quiz-albums-best-1970s-sleeves-art http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/quiz/2014/may/21/60s-album-covers-quiz-artwork-sleeves-albums-best-1960s