The owners of Finchcock’s Musical Museum have let it be known they are shutting down and selling up. Housed in a stately home in Kent, Finchock’s has one of the world’s finest concentrations of historic keyboard instruments. But its owners, Katrina and Richard Burnett, are in their late 70s and ready to sell up. They […]
Whenever I have time off, I enjoy visiting museums and historic houses with my daughter. It is something that we both share a love for as we both enjoy learning new things and history. Well, she enjoys it most times, sometimes I have...Show More Summary
Good news for those traveling to the nation's capital in the near future: The Renwick Gallery across the street from the White House reopened Friday after being closed for two years for renovation. In keeping with its mission of highlighting American art, the 156-year-old building's new show "Wonder...
The acquisitions policy employed by the Rubens House continues to turn up surprises, and after the announcement of the Clara Serena portrait, the museum has now brought a newly discovered Van Dyck to Antwerp. The work is a study for a portrait that was revealed to be an original Van Dyck during a 2013 episode of the BBC?s Antiques Roadshow. Show More Summary
The primary way that researchers know anything about the distribution of species in the natural world is via the specimen collections housed in museums all around the world. As a result, tremendous effort is being put into uploading data on those collections into free and accessible databases. Show More Summary
The primary way that researchers know anything about the distribution of species in the natural world is via the specimen collections housed in museums all around the world. As a result, tremendous effort is being put into uploading data on those collections into free and accessible databases (for example, http://www.gbif.org). Show More Summary
The Skulpturensammlung (sculpture collection), housed at the Bode Museum together with the Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, is not only a highly important part within the family of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, it is also the only systematic and encyclopedic collection of sculptural works in Germany. Show More Summary
As a new report from the US Holocaust Museum details the targeting of Iraq’s Yazidi community by the self-proclaimed Islamic State terrorist group, the United States may push to label the atrocity genocide. But that designation could force Washington to adopt a military strategy it’s not prepared to take on.
In Charleville-Mézières, France, an old mill on the River Meuse has been renovated to house the story of notorious 19th century poet, Arthur Rimbaud. Charleville-Mézières is also the place of Rimbaud’s birth. More: The town of Charleville-Mézières has renovated the Old Mill on the river Meuse to house a new collection telling the story of […]
(Scott Johnson) Following Prime Minister Netanyahu’s meeting with President Obama in the White House on Monday, AEI hosted its 2015 annual dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. AEI presented its 2015 Irving Kristol Award to Netanyahu. Show More Summary
“The museum, she wrote, would examine policies for renting space to third parties and offered to hold a separate gathering there on affordable housing and workspaces. Ms. Pasternak also wrote that she had contacted Ms. Quinter to ‘invite a conversation between the museum and the protest organizers.'”
The museum has offered to hold a separate gathering on affordable housing and workspaces and its director has reached out to invite “a conversation between the museum and the protest organizers."
Or so it looks in these pictures in The Guardian.Maybe that's just the museum wing.The man's been in the inspiration business for 2 decades. How many motivational speeches has he given over the years? What plaques and statuettes andShow More Summary
The replica Walker Guest House, built by architect Joe King, will be open to the public November 6 at the Ringling Museum of Art. All images by Chris Mottalini The Sarasota Architecture Foundation found itself in an intriguing situation...
The sleek $325 million addition will house all things science in the museum's collection. The Natural History Museum in New York City has revealed plans for a $325 million addition designed by architect Jeanne Gang. Renderings reveal a smooth, undulating form that looks as though a polar ice cap floated right onto West 79th Street. Show More Summary
Admirers of the works of Auguste Rodin will soon be able to once again enjoy the museum that has housed his work since 1919. The Rodin Museum, inside the 18th-century Hotel Biron, will reveal its three-year, €16 million ($17.4 million) restoration on Nov. Show More Summary
The American Museum of Natural History has finally revealed the design for its $325 million expansion. The museum's board has unanimously voted to approve Jeanne Gang's contemporary addition, which will house the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and...
The newest addition to the Smithsonian's Museum of American History is an exhibit called "America Innovates." The Mars Hall of American Business (namesake: the sponsoring candy company) now houses an ode to capitalism through the ages. Beginning...Show More Summary
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“In the mid-18th century, George Frideric Handel wrote his epic oratorio Messiah in a Georgian town house here. Around 230 years later, Jimi Hendrix moved in next door. Now, a revamped museum dedicated to both musical pioneers is set to open Feb. 10 on Brook Street in the Mayfair district, in the adjacent apartments where […]