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Kanye West in Oxford History Museum Freestyle

The 'College Dropout' gave an address to students, in which he said that he would have aimed to "become Picasso or greater," had he studied art.

Women’s History Month at the Museum

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

March is Women's History Month, and we're looking to our nearly 150-year past, exciting present, and bright future to bring you stories of women in science here at the American Museum of Natural History. Read more...

Kanye West Lectures at Oxford University

15 hours agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

With his new single “All Day” finally out in the wild, it’s safe to say Yeezy Season is in full swing. Earlier today he visited the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to deliver a lecture to a group of students. Throughout the speech he touched on anumber of topics including fine art, classism and […]

Bedlam’s New Museum Looks Beyond Madness

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The name Bedlam is so evocative of chaos and madness, the real history of one of the world's oldest institutions for the treatment of mental illness often goes detached from its public presence.

This is what Kanye West said during his bizarre lecture at Oxford University

Kanye West visited Oxford University on Monday and students live blogged some of the crazy things the US rapper came out with. Yeezus spoke at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History at a function hosted by the Oxford Guild Business Society, which dates back to 1897. Show More Summary

Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum Inc.

The Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum Inc. educates Virginians about the history, use, and efficiency of public transit.

Whose history is women's history?

Hidatsa woman, Mrs. White Duck As we segue from Black History Month into Women's History Month, the shift in images across the internet, on official sites, and in museums moves from black to white. Yet if we are to truly tell the her-stories...Show More Summary

“We Are Here”

WARSAW, Poland—There were ministers and presidents and an audience full of people from around the world. But at the opening of the beautiful Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw last week, there was one speech that stood out from all of the others. Show More Summary

Lawyer Spends 15 Years Transforming A Plantation Into America’s First Slavery Museum

America’s First Slavery Museum About time, right? Whereas most refurbished plantations are there to recount the history of the “glory days” of the Antebellum south, the recently opened Whitney Plantation is there to expose and memorialize the open shame of

Putin’s Chosen People

Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center is an impressive place. Original artifacts, film clips, and interactive displays take visitors on a tour through centuries of Judaism’s rich but tragic history in Russia, from the Middle...Show More Summary

New Mexico Officials Cancel Museum’s Darwin Day Event After Creationists Complain About Not Being Included

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History was going to have a Darwin Day event this month, that was co-sponsored by New Mexicans for Science & Reason, the Humanist Society of New Mexico, and the Freedom from Religion Foundation chapter...Show More Summary

Henry Ford Museum gives rare look under the hood

The Henry Ford Museum has an exhibit called Engines Exposed running through March 15, showing off some of the most important powertrains in automotive history from over 40 classic vehicles. Continue reading Henry Ford Museum gives rare...Show More Summary

Does destroying human history serve ISIL's goals?

Scenes of ISIL fighters smashing artifacts at museum in Iraq's Mosul have drawn an unprecedented outcry worldwide.

New Mexico museum scuttles Darwin events after creationists demand ‘intelligent design’ coverage

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History canceled a series of events honoring scientist Charles Darwin after two local retired engineers lobbied for discussions on “intelligent design” to be included, KRQE-TV reported. “It’s a very controversial issue,” said James...

Discover Subway Etiquette's Long, Difficult History

     Just like the Peach Pit, the New York Transit Museum is going After Dark. Amongst their upcoming evening programs in March is an event that will focus on subway etiquette. [ more › ]

Museo del Juguete Antiguo México in Mexico City, Mexico

Opened in 2006 and showing off over 20,000 playthings from the early 20th century, Mexico's Museo del Juguete Antiguo México (Old Toy Museum of Mexico) gives curious visitors an alternate history of the country's culture, told exclusively through its toys. Show More Summary

Tim Cook at the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum in Israel

Tim Cook is in the midst of a European tour. This photo from his tour of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum caught my eye. You can feel the solemnity. ?

Centuries of Collecting the Curious and Macabre through Digital Storytelling

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

John Tradescant founded Britain's first museum in the 17th century on a collection of mermaid hands, natural history specimens, and a purported piece of the crucifix.

49 percent of Republicans do not believe in evolution

It's all a conspiracy by the powerful natural history museum lobby. There's a new Public Policy Polling poll out identifying Scott Walker as the top Republican pick among their presidential maybe-candidates. But some of the other poll results among self-identified Republicans are doozies. Show More Summary

Thursday Links: A History of Dicks + The Future of Head Transplants

4 days agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_71292" align="aligncenter" width="409"] Via: Freeze_de instagram. So good.[/caption] Paddy Johnson on the New Museum Triennial: It's good! [Artnet] Your new favorite Instagram, @freeze_de. For the ultimate art insider. Show More Summary

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