From a Star Wars-inspired house in South Korea to a blob-shaped ‘friendly alien’ museum in Austria, these structures make no attempts to hide the sci-fi sources of their inspiration. All 16 of these futuristic buildings are completed or in progress – not just concept art – including flying saucers, pavilions that quiver in the wind, …
Disused subterranean spaces like former mines, quarries, tunnels, bunkers and catacombs can offer just the right combination of spaciousness, moodiness, natural drama and a sense of gravity to house museums and other places of learning. Show More Summary
In 1963, a medieval town house in the village of Bromsgrove was scheduled for demolition to make way for a bypass until a local landowner decided to step in to save it. The house was painstakingly deconstructed, it's parts labelled and...Show More Summary
Normally, fake food holidays are an annoyance — who actually celebrates Mincemeat Day (July 3), Fig Newton Day (January 16), or Tater Tot Day (February 2)? (Full disclosure: It’s always Tater Tot Day at my house.) But it’s the middle of summer, and Sunday's National Ice Cream Day doesn't sound...
Respondez S’il Vous Plait (RSVP) currently on view at the Hammonds House Museum exhibits artworks that operate as narratives.
Fundraising is underway for a larger space to house the hands-on educational museum.
An exhibition likely to divide people.
A huge show about the fabled French fashion house Christian Dior which opened Wednesday has had a galaxy of stars making the pilgrimage to Paris. With Hollywood actresses Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and Kristen Stewart already in...Show More Summary
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity, the first major exhibition in London since 1913 to be devoted to one of the most popular artists of the Victorian era, is now open at Leighton House Museum. With over 130 works, Leighton House Museum...Show More Summary
Extravagant Cristiano Ronaldo has had crystalised boots made to commemorate time in both the Premier League and La Liga, which are now housed in his museum. The Real Madrid star has always remembered his time in the Premier League with great pride and always spoken highly of the English top flight. Though, his commemorative boots […]
One of my absolute favorite parts of Walt Disney World isn't a thrill ride, but the Walt Disney museum "One Man's Dream," housed in the Animation Courtyard. Walking through the halls of history and learning where cartoons came from before...Show More Summary
While Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul in nearby Coyoacan may be the more iconic abode of the Mexican surrealist, she also resided and worked at another Casa Azul, her blue-painted house in the compound she shared with her husband Diego Rivera,...Show More Summary
Dinosaurs are cool. Going to the White House after you win isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Especially if the team has already made an appearance, all you’re really going for is yet another photo op. It’s okay, but there are better things you can do besides smile in a large group while someone holds a custom jersey. Carl Edwards Jr. Show More Summary
Sadly, the fossil hall is currently closed for renovations.
The museum houses Buddhist artifacts from China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Tibet, including 2,200 8-inch Buddha statues. The post Buddhist Museum opens in Niagara Falls, Canada appeared first on Lion's Roar.
From Gilded Age mansions to daring Modernist experiments, these are residential masterpieces that resonate At Curbed, we’re obsessed with superlative homes and groundbreaking domestic design, architecture that not only features exceptional living spaces but in some cases, looks to define new ways of living. Show More Summary
This angular museum meanders through a forest in British Columbia. Canadian firm Patkau Architects designed the elevated building to house a private collector's artwork and keep it safe from flooding. The museum's linear succession of spaces creates a promenade that evokes the experience of strolling through the forest.[...]
There are over 3,000 mystical artifacts on display at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Cornwall, England. These range, says photographer Sara Hannant, “from cures to curses, from spirit houses to spells for sailors, from the tools...Show More Summary
The Cleveland Museum of Art recently acquired a painting by Heinrich Maria Davringhausen called Der Krieg (War) from the auction house Ketterer Kunst in Munich, Germany. Painted in 1914, the first year of World War I, the artwork isShow More Summary