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Football: An offer you can't refuse - FIFA on show at Mob Museum in Las Vegas

21 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Football's global corruption scandal is to be the subject of a new exhibit at Las Vegas's Mob Museum, the Sin City tourist attraction which immortalizes the lurid history of the American underworld. The museum said the permanent display...Show More Summary

Wildlife Photos

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 exhibition opens at the Natural History Museum in London on 16 October. The competition attracted 42,000 entries from 96 countries this year. Shown is Thomas Peschak's The Shark Surfer, an image I find difficult to believe (CLICK).

Is Logan Paul’s Split Game Up To “Drag Race” Standards?

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Vine star Logan Paul recently hit New York, where he showed off his flexibility by performing splits all over town. (Our favorite is when he does a drop split in the Museum of Natural History.) But is Paul’s split game up to the standards of the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, some of whom have... Read more »

Smithsonian scientists discover new species of ancient dolphin

The one-of-a-kind fossil, which sheds light on the evolution of Amazon river dolphins, is now at the National Museum of Natural History.

"Scholars and Debutantes: A Contrast of Ascetic and Opulent Luxuries" opens at Liang Yi Museum

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Liang Yi Museum presents Scholars and Debutantes: A Contrast of Ascetic and Opulent Luxuries, a two-part exhibition examining the unique history of ?play things? or objects of desire that belonged to scholars and sophisticates of the past. Show More Summary

"Credible provenance" and the Minoan larnax

Back in September 2008 the Michael C. Carlos Museum spoke about the importance of a "credible provenance" or "history of ownership" in a press statement responding to Greek claims for three items in the museum.As far as I can see the...Show More Summary

Dinosaur Britain – Part 1

Dinosaur Britain – Part 1 – Quick Review The Oxford University Museum of Natural History might not be the same again after one of its most famous items in the collection, the Megalosaurus bucklandii came to life and pursued a cyclist down the high street.  Just one of the scenarios acted out tonight in the very […]

Illinois' history museum is latest target in political fight

The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois' state budget that has dragged on for months with no sign of endin...

National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City exhibits the enigmatic Calakmul mask

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

A series of temporary exhibits called ?One piece, one culture? starts with the exhibition ?The Calakmul Mask. Universe in Jade.? During its inauguration, Teresa Franco, director of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH),...Show More Summary

Herbert Hoover’s World War I laces

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History has a collection of beautiful Belgian laces made during World War I at the behest of future President of the United States Herbert Hoover. Hoover’s name is nowadays most commonly associated with the lack of relief for the destitute of the Great Depression — the notorious tent [...]

Berlin?s Top 10 Experiences

From beer gardens to history museums, Berlin offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.

I Went to Vienna’s Abortion Museum

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Tucked away on a small Vienna street sits The Museum of Contraception and Abortion, which charts humans’ history of avoiding pregnancy.

The Queer History Of Hollywood Is Available For Your Viewing Pleasure

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Whoever says history — even of the queer cinema variety — can’t be recaptured hasn’t visited the Hollywood Museum. The four-floor complex which inhabits the famed former Max Factor building a short walk from the epicenter of Tinseltown is a monument to the colorful movie and television history that has doubtlessly helped lead the way to […]

Black Pastors Campaign to Remove Racist Planned Parenthood Founder Sanger’s Bust from Smithsonian Museum

A group of black pastors are continuing their campaign to have the bust of racist Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger removed from America’s premier history museum, the Smithsonian in Washington

"The Black Republican Omega Wolf" Follows The Trail Of The "Progressive History Re-Narrators", Demanding The Removal Of Margaret Sanger From A Museum

THE BLACK REPUBLICAN OMEGA WOLF ABSENT a larger construct from which to judge political operatives from - YOU'LL GET LOST IN THEIR TRANSACTIONS.MY MANDATE: Be INFORMED By History To Understand How The World Converged To Its Present Day...Show More Summary

'The River Mur: A Cultural History' opens at Museum im Palais

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The special exhibition of the Museum im Palais is part of the themed focus of ?Landscape? to be taken up at several locations of the Universalmuseum Joanneum and places at centre stage the relationship between man and Styria?s largest river ? the Mur. Show More Summary

Religious Museums, Historical Memory, and Public History

Lauren Turek Photo by Lindsay Eyink Now that Fall classes have begun, I am (naturally? neurotically?) thinking ahead to the classes that I'll be teaching in the Spring semester. One of those will be a course on Museums and Society, which I will be designing as an introduction to public history as well as to museum work. Show More Summary

Jewish solidarity activists remember Gaza one year later in NY

“Destruction of Gaza is not history; it’s still news”, Jewish Voice for Peace says, and demands end to Israeli blockade, in a demonstration outside the Museum of Natural History in NY

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