'#TheRemix with James Braxton Peterson took a road trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture with Dr. Charles Blockson of Philadelphia. Blockson donated a shawl, hymnal, and other artifacts owned by Harriet Tubman. Show More Summary
Chicago History Museum will be holding walking tours through Graceland on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, led by native Uptowner and noted historian Al Walavich. "Visit the graves of some of Chicago’s most prominent citizens, including Marshall Field, Louis Sullivan, Potter and Bertha Palmer, and George Pullman. Show More Summary
This Halloween weekend, Civil War sites including battlefields, museums and one office are inviting the public to enjoy the popular celebration with a history twist. On Saturday, from 7 to 9 p.m., the New Market battlefield managed by the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, New Market, Va., is inviting the public to, “travel back […]
After months of searching, a history museum in Ohio has finally found a time capsule that was sealed by a local church in 1866. But it’s missing a few items, including a check that was supposedly made out to “generations yet unborn.” Read more...
Last Monday, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $300,000 for the conservation and display of the Ruby Slippers famously worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in the 1939 film classic The Wizard of Oz. The Smithsonian’s budget is sufficient to keep the Ruby Slippers relatively stable in their [...]
This autumn the British Museum will host the first major UK exhibition on South African art that explores a 100,000 history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks, which look at the long and rich artistic heritage of the country. Show More Summary
Virginia Overton (b. 1971) creates exhibitions in response to the natural and manmade environments in which she works, often overlaying these sites with diverse references ranging from the history of modern art to her upbringing in rural Tennessee. Show More Summary
Topic: Libraries Technology Book: Man and the Computer (1972) John G. Kemeny Man and the Computer is an expanded version of the widely acclaimed Man and Nature Lectures delivered at the American Museum of Natural History in the fall of 1971. Chapter 8 of the book is - Library of the Future Tweet
The beloved emoji that we take for granted and use every day to transmit our deepest emotions have a history, and now that history will be protected as part of the Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) permanent collection. SEE ALSO: Interracial...Show More Summary
Immersive journalist Nonny de la Peña is creating a VR experience based on Mary Katherine Goddard, first printer of the Declaration of Independence, for the proposed Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C.
A research group led by the American Museum of Natural History and global wild cat conservation organization Panthera has published the largest gene-based survey of its kind on wild jaguar populations in Mesoamerica. The analysis, published...Show More Summary
(American Museum of Natural History) A research group led by the American Museum of Natural History and global wild cat conservation organization Panthera has published the largest gene-based survey of its kind on wild jaguar populations in Mesoamerica. Show More Summary
Nonny de la Peña, the godmother of VR, makes a flagship experience for the Women’s History Museum.
Smithsonian has launched a new podcast called Sidedoor that takes listeners behind the scenes at the museums. The first episode, called Tech Yourself, looks at technology. And to be honest, the episode takes a while to get interesting. But it’s definitely worth a listen. Read more...
The Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg) When in Frankfurt, take the opportunity to visit one of the largest natural history museums in Germany, the Naturmuseum Senckenberg (Senckenberg Natural History Museum). Show More Summary
The museum is readying one of the largest exhibitions ever in the United States on Cuba’s biodiversity and culture.
The nude is one of art history's most important subjects. Both sensual and controversial, sacred and sacrilegious it has adorned everything from cave walls, museums for centuries. Barnebys, the world?s leading art and auction search engine, has been tracking the view of artists on the controversial presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Show More Summary
The Natural History Museum’s winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year for 2016 highlight the wonders of nature captured from behind the camera lens. The 52nd edition of the NHM’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition resulted in 10 winners in 10 categories from 8 different countries. Show More Summary
War History Online posted this photo on their Facebook page. 26-inch thick armor from Japanese Yamato class battleship, pierced by a US Navy 16-inch gun. The armor is on display at the US Navy Museum. I found this Ballistic Test Report which I believe to be about this specific piece of armor. Show More Summary
(Field Museum) Scientists have long believed that the Isthmus of Panama emerged three million years ago, triggering a massive interchange of species between the Americas. However, recent conflict in both geological and biological literature suggests that this simple story is insufficient to explain the available evidence. Show More Summary