Union Terminal in Cincinnati is one of those happy examples of a defunct historic building finding a new life. Rather than meeting with a wrecking ball, the art deco building now houses multiple museums and features a priceless Rookwood tiled ice cream parlor. When Union Terminal first opened in 1933, it wasn't so different from modern-day airports. Show More Summary
The Museum of London has recently acquired a mysterious and highly unusual piece of manuscript evidence believed to be direct reportage from a House of Commons committee investigating the causes of the Great Fire. The hastily pennedShow More Summary
343 Industries is the Microsoft-owned development house of the Halo series, and it's darn proud of it
The 50,000-square-foot project will rise around the existing museum, housed in the humble Hitsville, U.S.A., building where Berry Gordy Jr. launched the careers of stars such as the Supremes, Temptations and Stevie Wonder.
TONIGHT: We're thrilled to be giving the 'Ghost Variations' concert to open the Kensington & Chelsea Music Society's new season, at the gorgeous Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ. Music by Ravel, Bartok, Mendelssohn,...Show More Summary
The project will be built around the existing museum, housed in the Hitsville, U.S.A. building.
Fen Edge Archaeology Group (FEAG) will host a lecture given by Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis on the ‘The International Illicit Antiquities Network: Dealers, Auction Houses, Private Collectors and Museums Date: Wednesday, 19 October 2016Show More Summary
This large, contemporary hotel built into a hillside on the outskirts of Cadaqués isn’t the most central you’ll find, but staff are helpful and there’s an excellent-sized pool. Salvador Dalí’s former house and studio, now a museum, and the Cap de Creus National Park are both within easy reach.
Oftentimes we find ourselves in social situations with people we’ve never met before. You may be in a doctor’s office, a school open house, or even at a social event in our Museum. While mingling with new people the same … Continue reading ?
Sue, the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex fossil housed at Chicago’s Field Museum, measures 13 feet tall from the ground to the top of her hip — a grown man balancing on another man’s shoulders, arms fully outstretched, would barely reach the top. But in terms of reach, an average human arm just about matches the length of Sue’s. Show More Summary
At the Hammer Museum’s annual Gala in the Garden fundraiser, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s race for the White House dominated the cocktail chatter Saturday evening as A-list artists and museum officials mixed with a celebrity contingent that included recent Emmy winner Sarah Paulson, Jane...
From the witch trials to the House of the Seven Gables, from the Peabody Essex Museum to America's oldest candy company, Salem, Massachusetts is steeped in history and culture, making it a popular tourist destination for visitors from elsewhere in Massachusetts and beyond. Show More Summary
Leading French auction house Artcurial completed its second sale in Hong Kong on 3 October, 2016, at Liangyi Museum, under the hammer of Isabelle Bresset. The auction has realised 2,5M?/ 21,9 M HKD, with 70 % of the lots sold, and 4 new world record at auction. Show More Summary
The building will undergo a $3.9 million renovation to become home of the Basrah Museum’s antiquities collection The Lakeside Palace in Basra, Iraq, was just one of nearly 100 homes built by dictator Saddam Hussein to house his family, mistresses, and friends. Show More Summary
Los Angeles County Museum of Art director Michael Govan will kick off South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action, which starts Monday morning with Govan’s breakfast conversation with light and space artist James Turrell and architect David Adjaye. The event is a White...
From a C-130 to a PBY Catalina to an Avro Vulcan, the Royal Air Force museum at Cosford in the UK houses dozens of incredible aircraft. Here's a full tour.
Other winners included the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and The Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Manitoba.
At a time in the late 80s when Van Gogh's paintings were listed on the "Top 10 Prices Paid for Paintings" at two of the world's two premiere auction houses, Christie's and Sotheby's stealing Vincent's artwork might have seen like a fast way to make money. Show More Summary
"An author values a compliment even when it comes from a source of doubtful competency." --Mark Twain If an author values a compliment regardless of the source, imagine the value when the source is The Mark Twain House & Museum, the compliment is the inaugural Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, and the prize is $25,000. T.C. Show More Summary
The European "capital" of Brussels is going to get its own version of the Pompidou Centre, the contemporary art gallery in Paris that has become one of world's biggest cultural attractions. The new Pompidou branch will be housed in a...Show More Summary