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How Ove Arup Brought Engineers Out Of The Shadows

The legendary engineer's building philosophy has never been more relevant. This summer, he's getting his first major museum retrospective. In 1956, the Danish architect Jørn Utzon's won the competition to build the Sydney Opera House with a visionary charcoal sketch of the now-iconic design. Show More Summary

The Wende Museum in Culver City, California

Located in an inconspicuous business center in Culver City, California, the Wende Museum is one of the world's largest collections of Cold War era items, paraphernalia, artifacts, and archives. The museum currently houses nearly 75,000...Show More Summary

Museum in der "Runden Ecke" in Leipzig, Germany

Germany's Museum in der "Runden Ecke" (literally "Museum in the 'Round Corner'") sits in a curved corner space that was once an office of the sinister East German secret police, the Stasi, and now houses a memorial museum full of their...Show More Summary

Vitra's new museum addition will house a permanent exhibition of iconic furniture designs

Since its conception, the museum has had a number of temporary exhibitions, but its collection has never been on permanent display. Schaudepot aims to address this problem and act as a venue for presenting key objects from the collection...Show More Summary

What Mona Lisa Selfies Teach About Sports Business

Leonardo DaVinci's Mona Lisa is the most viewed and most visited painting in the world. Housed in The Louvre in Paris, it is certainly a "must-see" attraction for those who visit the famed Paris museum. What, you are asking, does that have to do with sports business? More than you may initially [...]

Watch A Conservator Clean The Gunk Off A Van Gogh

“This video from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston takes us behind the scenes of the conservation work necessary to restore Vincent van Gogh’s Houses at Auvers. According to [conservator] Lydia Vagts … the ‘gunk’ … comes from previous cleanings, and includes varnish residues, wax residues, and cotton fibers.”

House of Opium in Tambon Wiang, Thailand

The House of Opium, in the town of Sop Ruak in the Chiang Rai province of Northern Thailand, is everything you ever wanted to know about opium but never dared ask. This small museum is located right on the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia, the area where Thai, Lao and Myanmar borders converge. Show More Summary

Forbes Pigment Collection in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Begun in the early 20th century by Edward Waldo Forbes, director of the Fogg Art Museum from 1909 to 1944, the Forbes Pigment Collection is housed under the greater umbrella of the Harvard Art Museums — the United States' oldest fine...Show More Summary

High Desert Heritage Museum & Visitor Center

This past weekend, Sharon and I went to the 2nd Anniversary Open House Celebration for the High Desert Heritage Museum and Visitor Center. We had a wonderful time and met lots of interesting people. Sharon and I spoke on our ghostly experiences (mostly Sharon) along with others talking about the center. Show More Summary

Tate Modern opens new Switch House building designed by Herzog & de Meuron

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London's Tate Modern museum will this week unveil a vast pyramidal extension providing extra gallery space for the millions of guests who pour through its doors each year. The modern art museum has been a roaring success since it opened...Show More Summary

Inside the New Tate Modern

London’s Tate Modern museum has undergone a £260 million renovation that will be unveiled to the public Friday. The former Bankside Power Station, now known as Switch House, has been expanded by 60 percent to accommodate more art exhibitions...Show More Summary

Before Broad museum opens for business, L.A. students have it to themselves, and the poetry flows

It’s early in the morning in the house where Jean-Michel Basquiat lives down the hall from Marlene Dumas and not far from Ed Ruscha. And now some visitors are at the door. One group of students is from Belmont High’s Multimedia Academy. Almost three dozen ninth-graders. Another group has bused...

Readers recommend: Phillips-Yates-Snowden House in Charleston, S.C.

South Carolina For true Southern hospitality we highly recommend 15 Church St. Phillips-Yates-Snowden House,  a lovely historic B&B near the harbor and several museum homes, all within walking distance. Besides being fabulous hosts, Jack and Annelise Simmons share the rich history of the home as...

Muhammad Ali Makes His Final Journey

Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Friday—past the little pink house where he grew up and the museum that bears his name—as thousands of mourners along the route pumped their fists and chanted, "Ali! Ali!" for the former heavyweight champion of the world known simply...

Susan B. Anthony Museum & House in Rochester, New York

In 1872, Susan B. Anthony lead fifteen other women from this house at 17 Madison Street to a polling place around the corner on West Main Street (a barbershop, at the time), to demand to be allowed to vote. She used the 14th Amendment, which defined U.S. Show More Summary

Mid-Morning Open Thread [CBD]

Tragic Prelude John Steuart Curry American Regionalism is one of those art movements that many people have seen, not just in museums but in court houses and capitol buildings and county office buildings...and other places whose correct identification might...

Five Libraries Win 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Ten libraries and museums were presented with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service in a ceremony at the White House on June 1. First Lady Michelle Obama joined IMLS director Kathryn K. Show More Summary

Air Force Museum to Spread Its Wings with $40M Expansion

The new, privately funded 224,000-square-foot hangar that houses many historical aircraft will open on June 8.

Inflatable Sculptures Are Art's Bounce Houses

Inflatable sculpture artist Jimmy Kuehnle is taking over the Hudson River Museum this summer with the solo show ‘Tongue in Cheek’.

EVENT: High Desert Heritage Museum Open House: Julie and I Speaking

Julie Ferguson and I will be talking at this event (below) and hope to meet some folks who are here in Arizona and interested in all things para. We will also be doing a book signing with many of our books! High Desert Heritage Museum holds Anniversary Open House – Everyone Welcome! Cordes Junction, Arizona, May 10, 2016. Show More Summary

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