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A Christmas Story House and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio

For many Americans the 1983 film 'A Christmas Story' is the Platonic ideal of holiday entertainment, and the actual home used in the film is now restored to its cinema quality. There is even a museum devoted to the singular movie directly across the street. Show More Summary

George Eastman House unveils new Photographic Process Video Series on YouTube channel

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

George Eastman House announced the official launch of its completed Photographic Process Videos project. The video series was funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services Museums for America Program. The complete series can be found on the museum's YouTube channel. Show More Summary

Sou Fujimoto to design lotus-like House of Hungarian Music museum in Budapest

Sou Fujimoto's design was selected in an anonymous competition held by the Liget Budapest museum project. French architecture studio Vallet de Martinis DIID Architectes and Hungarian firm KÖZTI Architects & Engineers were also selected to design museums.

Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This historic building, rising above the ill-kept neighbourhood of São Cristóvão in Rio de Janeiro's marginalised North Zone, houses a research institute and museum dedicated to the study of the skies known as the Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences or Museu de Astronomia e Ciencias Afins (MAST). Show More Summary

Great British Houses: Holkham Hall – A Stunning Palladian House With a Huge Art Collection in Norfolk

With one of the finest private collections of sculpture and paintings in the world, Holkham Hall is an art museum in its own right. An 18th century country house built in an exquisite Palladian style, Holkham Hall is located in the heart...Show More Summary

Boijmans honours gigantic art space: Submarine Wharf

last weekArts : Artdaily

Between 2010 and 2013 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen reconnoitred its borders in Rotterdam?s dockland. The Port of Rotterdam gave the museum the chance to use the 5,000 m2 Submarine Wharf as an open house for talent and new challenges. Show More Summary

A Permanent Home for a Collection of Art Ephemera

last weekArts : ArtsBeat

The vast collection of Steven Leiber will be housed at the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Museum Receives A Million Dollars' Worth of Taxidermy

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And you thought you had a lot of random stuff lying around the house. The Virginia Museum of Natural History just scored a taxidermy collection so enormous, its value is over $1 million. Read more...

Egyptian Museum unveils four newly renovated halls of the famed Tutankhamun gallery

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Cairo government unveiled on Monday four newly renovated halls of the famed Tutankhamun gallery in the Egyptian Museum as the facility undergoes a complete overhaul. The gallery houses treasures that were found intact in 1922 along with the mummy of the 19-year-old boy king in the temple city of Luxor, and is a world famous tourist attraction. Show More Summary

Rita Ora Joins President Barack & First Lady Michelle Obama at TNT Christmas in Washington 2014 Special

Celebrating another blessed holiday season, Rita Ora showed up at the National Building Museum in Washington DC on Sunday (December 14). The “How We Do” songstress was in the house to perform at the TNT Christmas in Washington 2014 event...Show More Summary

Small Stories

Yesterday the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green opened Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House, which runs until 6 September 2015. The museum has a fine collection of dolls' houses, dating back 300 years. For this new exhibition...Show More Summary

Exhibition reveals the fascinating stories behind some of the UK's best-loved dolls' houses

last weekArts : Artdaily

The V&A Museum of Childhood?s major 2014-15 exhibition Small Stories: At home in a dolls? house reveals the fascinating stories behind some of the UK?s best-loved dolls? houses. Through the stories of 12 dolls? houses from the past 300...Show More Summary

Great British Houses: Beaulieu Palace House – Home to Britain’s National Motor Museum

Beaulieu Palace House, as it is grandly known, is part medieval Cistercian Abbey and part Victorian Gothic revivalist country mansion. Opened up to the public in the 1950s by the famous 3rd Baron Edward Douglas-Scott Montagu, Beaulieu...Show More Summary

What's going on Wednesday? (Yo La Tengo, Museum of Love, Blind Boys of Alabama, Bob Dylan, Jhene Aiko & more)

Yo La Tengo @ The Bell House, December 2013 (more by PSquared) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... New Build, Museum of Love @ Me1rcury Lounge On tour...

Downtown Detroit Goes Dark After Major Power Failure

Much of downtown Detroit is without electricity following a "major cable failure" at one of the city's power grids. Roughly 100 buildings, including schools, museums, fire stations, court houses, and sports arenas, were still without power as of noon. Read more...

5 artist houses (and gardens) to visit around Paris

When you visit Paris, why not venture a little further outside the crowded downtown?s museums and explore authentic artists? headquarters? Here?s a selection of five houses that witnessed the lives and art of famous painters, writers, architects and collectors. Show More Summary

“Law and (Dis)Order in Boston, 1773” at Old South in December

In historical Boston, December is Tea Party time, and the Old South Meeting House and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum are collaborating on a series of public presentations.Friday, 5 December, 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.Holiday Open House...Show More Summary

Big donation to help Swiss museum receive Gurlitt art hoard

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

An anonymous benefactor has put up at least 800,000 euros to help the Museum of Fine Arts in Bern house a massive collection of 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era. The donation means preparations will start immediately for the arrival of the collection of German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt, reported Swiss paper Tages Anzeiger on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: Suffer Little Children

It's the decent thing to do: Suffer Little Children, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: The Tenement Museum, on the Lower East Side, is one of my favorite places in New York City. It’s a Civil War-vintage building that housed...

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a new museum, scheduled to open in Chicago in 2018, that will house a collection of art owned by film director George Lucas. The collection and the museum are dedicated to art that, like film, is narrative in some way, telling stories whether overtly or by suggestion. This […]

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