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Peruvian child mummy X-rayed in Texas hospital

An ancient Peruvian mummy that has been part of the collection of the Corpus Christi Museum of Natural History and Science for 60 years received its first X-ray yesterday at Driscoll Children’s Hospital. Very little is known about the mummy which was removed from Peru by unknown (illegal?) means at an unknown time. It has […]

Getty Museum to exhibit rare Michelangelo drawing

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Getty Museum will exhibit a rare drawing by one of history?s most admired artists, Michelangelo, for a limited time from September 20 through October 29, 2017. The drawing was part of a landmark group of 16 drawings and one painting acquired by the Getty Museum in July of this year. Show More Summary

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens first major museum survey of artist Michael Rakowitz

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first major museum survey of Chicago-based, Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz whose work explores contested social, political, and cultural histories. Rakowitz revives destroyed...Show More Summary

Brooklands Museum: Delightful hodgepodge of British motor history

Brooklands Museum features classic vehicles, British aircraft and more Continue reading Brooklands Museum: Delightful hodgepodge of British motor history Brooklands Museum: Delightful hodgepodge of British motor history originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

didoofcarthage: Cleopatra’s Feast by Jacob Jordaens (and...

didoofcarthage: Cleopatra’s Feast by Jacob Jordaens (and detail). Flemish, 1653. Oil on canvas. The State Hermitage Museum.   From the Hermitage: Pliny’s Natural History is the source for the subject of this painting from the workshop of the Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens. Show More Summary

Seven Must-See Museums in Norway

Each institution celebrates a different aspect of this Scandinavian country’s history

These Two Museums Are Pitting Their Exhibits Against Each Other - It's A Fantasy Draft for Museum Nerds

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The London Natural History Museum and Science Museum have been vividly imagining a melee between their exhibits, like some sort of fantasy draft for a Night at the Museum sequel.

Who loves animals more, a big-game hunter or a big-city dog lover? Inside ‘Trophy’ and its complex ideas

Philip Glass is walking through the African Mammal Hall at the Natural History Museum, pointing out which of the species on display he’s shot and killed in his life. There’s the giraffe and greater kudu, the cape buffalo and the hippopotamus. But the animal he’s most proud of hunting is the lion....

15 artists respond to architecture's vernacular at the Berman Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

Architecture is art. From the monumental to the ordinary and from the historic to the derelict, the architectural spaces that we construct, visit, inhabit, socialize, or work in are more than structures. They signify history and within them dwell politics, shared memories, and the fabric of everyday life. Show More Summary

A visual history of lunchboxes

last weekHumor / odd :

I have rarely clicked on a link as quickly as this one for A Visual History of Lunchboxes. For Design Observer, John Foster looked through the National Museum of American History’s online collection of lunchboxes and pulled out some gems. My childhood lunchboxes didn’t make either collection’s cut. Show More Summary

50 States of Quirky and Cool Museums

Sure, it's easy to find an art museum or a history museum or even a space museum anywhere in this country, but did you know there's a museum entirely dedicated to mustard? Or to the evolution of the kazoo? Yeah, those are real museums, and you can learn more about them ahead. Show More Summary

Missouri Activists Gather Outside Civil Rights Exhibit To Denounce Trump Voter Fraud Panel

last weekNews : The Newsroom

ST. LOUIS ? While President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission met publicly for the second time on Tuesday, a coalition of voting rights groups gathered outside the Missouri History Museum here to denounce the panel and warn that Trump’s commission will likely lead to more voting restrictions.

NYFW: Be the belle of the ball with Carolina Herrera Spring 2018

For the first time ever, New York City's famed Museum of Modern Art hosted a fashion presentation in its gorgeous botanical-filled sculpture garden. This place in fashion history wasn't given to just any fashion designer: Instead, the renowned Carolina Herrera swooped in and put on a show that we'll remember for fashion weeks to come. Show More Summary

Plywood manufacturing history surprisingly interesting

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

London's Victoria and Albert Museum recently posted a 7-minute assembly of footage from plywood manufacturing "then and now." The result, aided by some nice sleazy electronica, is a mesmerizing adventure in composite laminates.

'After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History' on view in New York

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Asia Society Museum presents a timely exhibition exploring artistic practice as a response to social and political change through the works of seven contemporary artists and one artist group from three Southeast Asian countries: Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Show More Summary

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