The Orlando Museum of Art has announced the completion of a one-year strategic planning process that examined the Museum?s history, its present standing, and where it should aspire to go as a 21st century cultural institution in service...Show More Summary
The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium opened their new exhibition ?2050. A Brief History of the Future?. In partnership with the Louvre Museum, this unique concept questions our future up to 2050. Paintings, sculptures, photographs,...Show More Summary
Justin Walsh, associate professor of art history and archaeology at Chapman University, writes in Hyperallergic (October 2 2015) on why he thinks 'Marion True Does Not Deserve Our Sympathy' for her role in the Getty's illicit antiquities scandal. Show More Summary
During her 14 years as president of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Jane Pisano focused on "letting in the light," she says, referring to the sweeping physical and philosophical renovations that took place during her tenure. When Pisano steps down, she will leave behind an entirely...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 30: Rappers Sandra Denton, Deidre Roper, and Cheryl James of Salt-N-Pepa and director Spike Lee attend the 2015 CLIO Awards at the American Museum of Natural History on September 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for CITI) The 56th annual CLIO [...]
Over its 50-year history, there have been only 77 members of the invitation-only Cowboy Artists of America, a group of accomplished Western painters, sculptors, and other artists.
On October 16th–17th, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will hold the final event in its five-part series: "The Terra Symposia on American Art in a Global Context." This fall's capstone event, "Shifting Terrain: Mapping a Transnational...Show More Summary
The engineering feat that recreated a ferocious carnivore, now bound for D.C.’s Natural History Museum
Museums are known in London to be brilliant as a cost-effective way of seeing the city as they are mostly all free. The Science Museum, Natural History Museum and many more. Embankment is just a nice place to sit back and enjoy the whole city in front of you. Listen to the Buskers on the Continue Reading »
A few weeks ago, the world met a couple who loved the Victorian era so much they decided to live in it and now conduct their lives like they are actors in a living history museum. Today, the New York Post brings us a couple, Kitten Von Mew and Richard... More »
This week, two artists use fans in uncanny ways, and riding the escalator in a new museum feels like seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Filing holes in movie history The web magazine East of Borneo has been hosting Wikipedia edit-a-thons for going on two years now...
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces a major gift of over 500 photographs from photographer, curator, and collector Jack Shear. Shear?s extensive donation serves as a visual history of photography from its inception in the 1840s to the present day. Show More Summary
For lovers of art, culture, and history, there isn’t a bad time to visit Amsterdam, a city serving up all three in glorious abundance. But this Fall new museum openings and exciting exhibitions mean those of us with culture-lust should really, really waste no time: Go for the museums, and [...]
Nearly two centuries ago, Belgium launched continental Europe's first commuter train line connecting Brussels to Mechelen, a small city halfway to the port of Antwerp. To mark that place in rail nostalgia, Brussels has opened a state-of-the...Show More Summary
Changing Perceptions Towards Homo neanderthalensis The Gibraltar Museum is holding a special conference at the end of September. It is in part a celebration of the Museum’s eighty-five year history but it also sets out to re-dress some of the misconceptions about our nearest ancestor, the Neanderthal. The idea that these hominins were nothing more […]
Image courtesy Maya Sugarman/KPCC LA proved itself to be an exciting hotbed of "urban biodiversity" earlier this year, when a Natural History Museum (NHM) study made the "unprecedented" discovery of over two dozen totally new types of flies living...
The American Museum of Tort Law, which opens Sunday in Connecticut, is Mr. Nader’s effort to educate people on the history of consumer protections.
An exhibition on the history of the nation kicks off in Singapore, a museum show in The Hague explores the advent of modernism, and a music festival gets underway in Malawi.
Highland Park, Texas real estate magnate Harlan Crow owns a collection of historic artifacts that any history museum would love to have. Indeed, in 2013, Mr. Crow made a zoning request to the Highland Park government for the purpose of turning his home into an official private museum. Show More Summary
Who would believe that there is common ground among the safari-like dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History, David Byrne’s Talking Heads and little