Pterosaurs are awesome, but their names sure are a mouthful. So to make sure we have all our Latin covered, the American Museum of Natural History enlisted some awesome kids to provide a quick refresher. Now listen up!
On Tuesday, September 2, the Fleming Museum of Art reopens for its Fall 2014 season with the first of three exhibitions commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War. A contemporary lens on the war is provided...Show More Summary
by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor According to the FBI, the Henri Matisse painting “Odalisque in Red Pants" stolen from the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas (MACCSI)) in Venezuela in December 2002 was recovered in an undercover operation in Miami on July 16, 2012. Show More Summary
One of the world’s rarest gems, the Blue Moon Diamond, will be on exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County from September 13 through January 6, 2015. The rough stone was originally sourced from the famous Cullinan mine in northeastern South Africa in January of this year. Show More Summary
The exhibition ?Minsk School of Photography? presents a key phenomenon in the history of Belarusian photography of the second part of the XX century. The display comprises more then 150 pieces from the collection of the State Museum and Exhibition center ROSPHOTO. Show More Summary
City's pop-up museums let Torontonians get up close and personal with local history. The term “pop-up” conjures images of hip retailers and restaurants occupying temporary storefronts. But the concept is spreading to other fields, too. Show More Summary
The Natural History Museum of Denmark recently discovered a unique gift from one of the greatest-ever scientists. In 1854, Charles Darwin – father of the theory of evolution – sent a gift to his Danish colleague Japetus Steenstrup, director of the Royal Museum of Natural History. Show More Summary
To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past. Show More Summary
There was a moment in recent history when Angry Birds, a smartphone game people play on the toilet, was poised to sweep all of pop culture. There would be Angry Bird theme parks, museums, stuffed animals, and tampons. Now, that dream is dead. Read more...
Leave it to leftist Illinois to use a museum dedicated to celebrating Abraham Lincoln, one of the greatest presidents in history, as a platform to celebrate a loser like Adlai Stevenson while at the same time ignoring Ronald Reagan, a native son, big winner, and another greatest president. Show More Summary
Location: Strathearn Historical Park & Museum, 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley, CA 93065 Link out: Click here Description: The Ghost Tour at Strathearn Park returns for another season of Halloween history. Once again, the ghosts of Simi Valley will rise from their graves to relate their stories to the living, as you walk the grounds of Strathearn [...]
1910 Graef & Stift Type 28/32 Double Phaeton loaned by Count Franz Harrach to the Archduke for his use in the June 28, 1914, motorcade through Sarajevo. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Military History in Vienna. Recently, Hemmings Daily ran a story on the car that shaped the events that touched off The Great […]
Description: Credits: Multimedia Art Museum Alt Text: Dmitri Baltermants Stalin’s funeral 'Magnificent' photo show illuminates Russia's history at the Photographer's Gallery Hot Ticket Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:27am What you need to know The Photographer's Gallery, London is showing a new collection of Russian images in colour. Show More Summary
The Natural History Museum in London has released 4 photos as teasers for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition 2014, which opens on 24 October and runs until 30 August 2015, when it will go on tour. Shown is young photographer...Show More Summary
The 100 winning photographs will embark on an 11-month tour around the world
Four of the winning collection of images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition have been revealed, they are among 100 going on show at the Natural History Museum from 24 October 2014 ? 30 August 2015. Alongside the exhibition...Show More Summary
From the American Museum of Natural History comes this video of kids absolutely schooling us on how to pronounce the names of pterosaurs. They're way cooler than most of us were at their age, I'm sure. Read more...
Olivia Chow, John Tory, and David Soknacki discussed history, the Ontario Municipal Board, and the concept of a Toronto museum. Just three candidates participated in last Thursday’s mayoral debate on heritage preservation issues, and in a refreshing change of pace, the participants managed to find some common ground. Show More Summary
The University of Copenhagen’s Natural History Museum has found a unique treasure in its stores: 55 barnacle specimens personally assembled and labeled by Charles Darwin. It all began, as so few things do but many should, with a 160-million-year-old Diplodocus skeleton. Misty is the skeleton of a Diplodocus longus discovered by the teenage sons of [...]
The Bullock Texas State History Museum opened the "Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit" August 18, 2014 with a ceremony that included the presentation of a flag to the widow of a fallen soldier. This poignant exhibit of individualized dog tags honors the 3,417 Texans who were killed during military service in the Vietnam War. Show More Summary