A random walk through the narrow residential streets of Yokohama can often lead to unexpected discoveries. Like stumbling on an unassuming little house that’s a toy museum, home of one of the world’s largest vintage tin toy collections. In...Show More Summary
Nestled on the main castle road, this museum is devoted to classical depictions of Jesus' birth, including the Czech Republic's largest mechanical nativity scene. The museum houses dozens of nativity scenes, a craftwork that goes back...Show More Summary
There's a lot going wrong in today's Britain (let's not even speak of Brexit): "Drastic cuts to public funding have led to the demolition of social housing, and to the closure of public libraries, galleries and museums.... The arts and humanities are disappearing as educational options: most recently the preparatory step of A?level art […]
A teacher in South Korea has turned a lifetime love of Pinocchio into a museum. The Pinocchio Familia Museum in northeastern Seoul houses her dolls, artwork and ephemera related to the Italian tale of a wooden puppet that became a real boy. Show More Summary
The museum will be housed in L.A.'s landmark Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire. [ more › ]
In a project that joins modern architecture with ancient archaeological finds, the Czech Republic’s new Archeopark in Pavlov houses a museum where visitors can get an up-close look at many Paleolithic-era tools as well as skeletal remains of early humans and their artwork. Show More Summary
Gazelli Art House announces the first UK solo exhibition of multi-award-winning artist and photographer Francesco Jodice (Naples, 1967). Following Jodice?s solo museum retrospective at CAMERA ? Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Cabaret...Show More Summary
Many years ago, museum conservator Clarke Bedford found himself alone with time to spare in his plain, mid-sized Maryland abode. From that day forward, Bedford began using all of his energy and heaps of unique objects and recycled metal...Show More Summary
First proposed by the Spanish government in 1995, the project to restore the only surviving part of Philip IV’s Buen Retiro pleasure palace, which housed Spain’s Army Museum until 2005, has been hampered by years of austerity. The building was officially assigned to the nearby Prado last October.
For NE.SENSE’s latest lookbook “Roam,” the Taiwanese fashion house looks to the other half of the world into the rural parts of Copenhagen for inspiration. Situated within the Rudolph Tegner Museum and the middle of an unknown area, NE.SENSE intelligently plays a twist of contrast in between nature and urbanity through a series of mash-ups. […]
The Department of Awesome Automata seldom gets an opportunity to show off, but today they’re pulling out all the stops with this breathtaking Silver Swan automaton. Housed at the Bowes Museum in North East England, this exquisite 18th century clockwork bird was designed by designed and built by John Joseph Merlin along with London inventor James Cox. Show More Summary
Standing 20 feet tall in front of the Custom House, Key West's Art and History Museum, the “Time for Fun” statue of an old fashioned dancing couple was inspired by French artist Auguste Renoir's famous 1883 painting “Dance in the Country."...Show More Summary
The first large-scale expansion and upgrade to the building that houses the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum since its opening in 1985 is slated to break ground in April 2017, marking the conclusion of a $40 million capital campaign announced two years ago. Show More Summary
In honor of Elizabeth "Betsy" Broun's thirty years at the helm of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and her imminent retirement, Broun spoke to a full house last month at the McEvoy Auditorium, revealing insights and personal observations about her favorite works of art in SAAM's collection.
Washington, DC may be best known to international visitors as the capital of the U.S. and home of the White House, which will soon have a new occupant, but its many museums and memorials make it a popular destination for U.S. residents as well. Show More Summary
The Icelandic Phallological Museum in Reykjavik houses the world's largest collection of penises featuring 286 specimens from 93 different species of animals.
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The complete an overhaul of the HVAC system and make other repairs to the historic Georgetown home. [ more › ]
Lurking in the ancient, grandiose city of Florenze (aka Firenze) is a museum dedicated to all things Gucci. The Gucci Museo is home to a treasure trove of iconic Gucci artifacts, and offers a pretty jaw-dropping look at the house’s glamorous past. Jersey dresses from the era of Tom Ford’s sexed-up glam can be found […]
For the New Delights exhibition celebrating cultural legacy of Hieronymus Bosch at the Moti Museum, Dutch creative house Studio Smack was asked to reimagine the center panel of the artist’s iconic painting “The Garden Of Earthly Delights“. The resulting PARADISE was a wonderfully wild, vividly animated, short 4K film that brings to life modern versions […]