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Genocide’s Legacy: A Museum in a Khmer Rouge Prison

13 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

At least 1.7 million people died during the Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. Take a 360 tour of a former prison that has been transformed into a museum to preserve the history of the Cambodian genocide.

'Treasure 20', British Museum Dumbdown and Perverted Misrepresentation of Archaeological Research

Laura Silverman in her 'lifestyle' presentation of Treasure hunting and the Treasure 20 campaign begins with 'a horror story in history (sic) circles about how we almost lost the treasure at Sutton Hoo'. which she then uses as justification...Show More Summary

Woman who embezzled from Chicago museum gets prison

An ex-employee of Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History who authorities say stole nearly $1 million from the institution has been sentenced to three years in federal prison. The Chicago … Click to Continue »

Reframing the American West Through Latinx Eyes

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

An exhibit at the Denver Art Museum conceives of the American West according to art history, but also through the lens of our current cultural climate. The post Reframing the American West Through Latinx Eyes appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Old Computer Museum is a portal to the captivating past of vintage tech

Do you ever wish you could just take a trip down nostalgia lane and dabble in the mesmerizing history of vintage computers? The Old Computer Museum is your portal to the past. The quirky museum is essentially an online collection of tons of information about phased-out computing tech. Show More Summary

The Ducati Scrambler was a bike for hippies — but now it's a motorcycle for hipsters

I recently took a short vacation to Bologna, Italy and while I was there I spent some time at the Ducati factory and museum. Ducati is a very old motorcycle brand, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Bologna for its entire history. In...Show More Summary

Photos: New History Of Cannabis Museum Is First Of Its Kind On The East Coast

Ironically, it's one of the rare places in D.C. that does not, even a little, smell like weed. [ more › ]

Hang out with a hologram of Sir David Attenborough thanks to VR

"Hands-on" experience Hold the World coming soon to London's Natural History Museum.

David Attenborough wants to show you some fossils (in VR) - CNET

A virtual reality experience takes you inside the Natural History Museum's collection with a little help from Sky and everyone's favourite naturalist.

Viking Gods and Mosaics at Gothenburg City Museum

The Gothenburg City Museum charts this Swedish city’s history. I’ve always been rather intrigued by the Vikings, so as I had limited time in the museum, I went straight to the ‘Vikingr – Between Odin and Christ’ exhibition. There were sculptures of several Viking Gods. I hadn’t heard of any female Viking gods previously. Freyia […]

Art world luminaries named at Bruce Museum's eighth annual Icon Awards in the Arts

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich recognized the contributions of nine distinguished figures in the art world in six categories at the eighth annual Icon Awards in the Arts ceremony. The Bruce Museum?s century-long history of excellenceShow More Summary

Artists Decolonize the History of the Americas at the Vincent Price Art Museum

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas features works by 18 contemporary artists and collectives from the US and Latin America, plus a selection of works by Native American artists from the museum's permanent collection The post Artists Decolonize the History of the Americas at the Vincent Price Art Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Bryan Stevenson: America's failure to deal with history of slavery and Jim Crow has manifested

As a white nationalist says President Trump incited him to shove a black female protester at a campaign rally last March, a new museum in Montgomery, Alabama aims to advance truth and reconciliation while addressing the often unspoken reality of racial horror in America. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

New York-Historical Society Offers Workshops for US Residents Seeking Citizenship

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The New-York Historical Society will launch the Citizenship Project, a major initiative to offer green card holders free civics and American history workshops led by the museum's educators. The post New York-Historical Society Offers Workshops for US Residents Seeking Citizenship appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Introducing Abbott Square Part 7: How Getting Sued Ruined My Vacation and Taught Me about Stress

6 days agoArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

This is the seventh in a series of posts on the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH)'s development of Abbott Square, a new creative community plaza in downtown Santa Cruz. My husband and I had just come back from a glorious four-day trek through the Pasayten wilderness in the fall of 2015. Show More Summary

Dallas Museum of Art mounts a new installation of one of the world's leading Islamic art collections

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

One of the world?s most important private collections of Islamic art receives the largest public presentation in its history when the Dallas Museum of Art inaugurates The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery. Opening on April 18, 2017,...Show More Summary

Städel Museum offers free online course on Modern art

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Sta?del Museum in Frankfurt has developed an innovative educational format that seeks to set a new standard in the realm of online education: ?Art History Online ? The Sta?del Course on Modern Art? is a comprehensive, free online...Show More Summary

Lice and their bacterial sidekicks have evolved together for millions of years

(Florida Museum of Natural History) A Florida Museum of Natural History study provides new insights into the complex, shared history between blood-sucking lice and the vitamin-producing bacterial sidekicks that enable them to parasitize mammals, including primates and humans.

Art Review: A Mini-Met-Mashup on the Museum’s Roof, With Summer Views

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

In “The Theater of Disappearance,” the young Argentine Adrián Villar Rojas installs his sculptures atop millenniums of art history.

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