This amazing museum is a mad house of toys, each there to be used and played with. Housed in a huge old mansion, Le Museé du Jouet has 3 floors, 20 rooms and 160 showcases with 25,000 toys that comprises an extravagant cabinet of curiosities. Show More Summary
Thanks to Wayne Motts and the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA for hosting me yesterday as part of their monthly lecture series. We had a packed house for […]
The private home in Barcelona had been the residence of a single family for almost a century, but now it will be (another, but can you have too many?) museum about Gaudí.
Antoni Gaudí is known to many as the genius behind Sagrada Família, the monumental church in Barcelona, Spain, that has been called “the most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages.” Originally...Show More Summary
Little World's path is only about a mile and a half long, but along that short walk are houses from more than 20 different countries. At this open-air theme park, founded in 1970, visitors can travel all around the world in just a few...Show More Summary
Friday: Mayor Eric Garcetti lays out his vision, a subculture of night surfers, and the new Museum of Ice Cream.
One unexpected sight at the London museum's new Switch House extension is a view straight into the glass-walled condos of the Neo Bankside complex, just 20 meters across the street. And visitors have been taking full advantage of that view, sharing photos of it all over social media. (The museum has not been sympathetic.) Now […]
This week in art news: the first house Antoni Gaudí designed will reopen as a museum, the Getty Center was evacuated following a bomb threat, and Scotland’s national art collection was made available online. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
"Last year, during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, which is housed in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence, builders made the discovery of a lifetime: a cache of 30 lead coffins that had lain undisturbed for centuries."
FIRST - PHILADELPHIA AS A MONUMENT THAT STANDS TALLER THAN "DR KING" IN WASHINGTON DC" The Spirit Of The "American Founding Fathers", Housed In The Brand New "Revolutionary War" Museum In Philly - Rehash The Warnings They Made 240 Years Ago, But This Time TO FREE BLACKS
Christina Prescott-Walker has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, the collaboration of over 4-dozen international Asian art galleries, five major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions. ?I...Show More Summary
Just delightful Just a short walk away from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, this sweet three-bedroom house is just as charming inside as it is outside. A mix of Storybook and French Normandy Revival styles, the house is entered via an impressive wood door set into a turret. Show More Summary
To the editor: Stupidity usually does not require a response. (“White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologizes for saying Hitler didn't use chemical weapons,” April 11) However, I suggest the following for White House spokesman Sean Spicer, who wrongly said that Adolf Hitler did not use chemical...
The Aeroscopia Aeronautical Museum in Toulouse, France houses incredible aircraft from Airbus and more, including two Concordes, an A300 and a Super Guppy.
HMNS is home to 11 permanent exhibit halls that house many wonderful and rare things. Even if you’ve visited our museum several times, we can guarantee you’ll always find something new to see! Next time you stop by HMNS, see if you can spot these five extremely rare items that are on display. Moon Rock Just […]
An ultra-rare Apple-1 prototype used by Steve Jobs as a demo unit is going on display at a Seattle computer museum. It’s the crown jewel of an impressive collection of vintage Apple gear that will be housed in a new wing opening Friday at Living Computers: Museum + Labs. L?th Carlson, the museum’s executive director, […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
centuriespast: Femme vue du dos Gustave Ricard (1823–1873) Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
The Lehmans have filled up not only their high-ceiling floor-through in Brooklyn, but also a house in Maine and an apartment in Miami. So they’ve finally slowed down. “Collecting is a lot easier now that we’re not collecting anymore,” said Mr. Lehman, who also formerly led the Baltimore Museum of Art.
On the night of April 14 th, 1865, John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater, jumped off a balcony and broke his leg. As Booth galloped through Maryland in escape, his first stop was at the house of Dr. Samuel Mudd. Show More Summary
Green energy meets the carbon-based variety at Kentucky site that houses relics from the state's coal mining past