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The First White House Of The Confederacy Is A Museum That Won't Talk About Slavery

As a recent Southern transplant, the glut of patriotic Confederate memorabilia was off-putting.

Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi set to open in November

Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi – the first universal museum in the Arab world – will open its doors to the public on November 11th. Nestled underneath a huge porous dome, the museum galleries will house an extensive collection of artworks, artifacts and loans from France’s top museums, with a particular focus on shared human stories across civilizations and cultures.[...]

Jump Inside an Art-World Bounce House and Mourn a New York That Never Was

6 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The Queens Museum’s newest exhibition has something for every New Yorker.

Hemingway's house and cats spared by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma battered the Florida Keys over the weekend, but the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West, its staffers and its 54 six-toed cats were unharmed by the storm, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Jacque Sands, the general manager of the Hemingway Home told the newspaper that the building...

Dave Grohl Had A Cool Plan For Foo Fighters’ New Album Until PJ Harvey Beat Him To It

Back in 2015, PJ Harvey, along with her band and her producer Flood, recorded the album The Hope Six Demolition Project in the London museum Somerset House. It was a sort of live-art exhibit, where museum patrons could watch Harvey and her associates work on the album through one-way glass. And if Harvey hadn't done…

Ernest Hemingway House in Key West Rides Out Hurricane Irma With 54 Cats

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

The fate of the museum’s staff and the cats remains uncertain to date.

NY museum gets vast collection of Colonial-era artifacts

More than 100,000 artifacts from one of the earliest European settlements in North America are now housed at an upstate New York museum located near where the objects were discovered more than 40 years ago.

Culver City’s Cold War-focused Wende Museum to reopen in November in revamped National Guard Armory

The free museum will be housed in a revamped National Guard Armory Housed for more than a decade an office park, Culver City’s Wende Museum—a repository of incredible Cold War-era artifacts from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe—is...Show More Summary

The Hemingway Home And Cats In Key West Are In The Path Of Irma

The Hemingway House and Museum in Key West, Florida, is in the direct path of Hurricane Irma, but the manager of the historical site, Jacqui Sands says that she is planning to stay put and do what she can to care for the estate and that family of 55 cats that call it home. Show More Summary

New book to commemorate 50th anniversary of Reynolda House Museum of American Art

last weekArts : Artdaily

Reynolda House Museum of American Art will mark its 50th anniversary with the publication of Reynolda: Her Muses, Her Stories. Part chronicle, part memoir, the volume takes readers behind the scenes of the founding and development of...Show More Summary

Artefacts stolen by ISIL from Mosul museum recovered

Eight artifacts, stolen by Islamic State from Mosul museum, have been recovered after a displaced family returned them to police, an official said. “A displaced family found pivotal artifacts as [they] returned back to [their] house in al-Zanjili district. Show More Summary

Osaka Maritime Museum in ?saka-shi, Japan

A giant futuristic glass dome in Osaka Bay was once a museum dedicated to the city’s rich maritime culture and history. For over a decade the award-winning, weather-resistant structure housed the Osaka Maritime Museum. The dome was accessed via an undersea concrete tunnel. Show More Summary

Crystal Bridges Museum To Open Satellite Venue

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The facility, in a former Kraft Foods factory about a mile and a half from the main museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, "will be known as the Momentary and will showcase visual and performing arts. It also will house an art[ist]-in-residency program."

New exhibition about 'Gods' opens at the David Roche Foundation House Museum

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The David Roche Foundation House Museum has borrowed a significant Victorian classical painting from a private collection as part of its new exhibition, The Madness of the Gods: Love, War & Transgression. Robert Reason, Curator of the...Show More Summary

Baltimore Took Down Confederate Monuments. Now It Has To Decide What To Do With Them

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Speaking about monument removals across the U.S., Mayor Catherine Pugh says, "They're coming down so fast, I don't know if we have enough museums to house them or enough cemeteries to stick them in."

Midday open thread: Cecil Andrus dies; agriculture's impact on climate change; Rosa Parks' house

Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is The American Museum of Racist Aholes: • What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … GOP’s top priority? Giving the Trump clan a multi-billion dollar tax cut, by Jon Perr Not a Confederate general: This man’s statue...Show More Summary

Thomas Coram and a Symposium in Greenwich

On 30 October there will be a symposium in London on “Art, Charity & the Navy: The Greenwich & Foundling Hospitals.” This event is hosted and co-sponsored by the Foundling Hospital and Royal Museums Greenwich with its Queen’s House and...Show More Summary

House Republican warns of ‘global history sanitation movement’ that will shutter Holocaust Museum

During a recent interview on an Arkansas radio station, Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AK) seconded President Trump’s opposition to taking down Confederate monuments, and characterized those who want to remove tributes to white supremacy from public areas as wanting to “sanitize history and make it politically correct so that everybody can breathe easy and not feel […]

Indianapolis Museum of Art names its 152-acre campus for first time

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today that it will unite the diverse elements of its 152-acre campus?the IMA, The Garden, Lilly House, performance spaces and The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres?into a holistic cultural campus called Newfields. Show More Summary

Newly Uncovered Documents Address the Mystery of One Slave’s Life

New details surrounding the identity of a slave who once lived in the storied Ipswich house at the American History Museum

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