After 24 days and 41,497 votes, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened Boston Loves Impressionism?its first ?crowdsourced? exhibition?and reveals Boston?s favorite Impressionist works of art. The public was given the opportunity to cast their votes on a group of 50 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces from the MFA?s collection. Show More Summary
The Anne Frank House, a museum dedicated to the Jewish girl who died in a Nazi concentration camp, on Saturday donated 3,400 copies of its catalogue to Japanese libraries after hundreds of copies of Anne Frank's diary were damaged. The...Show More Summary
Several hundred people protested in Belgrade on Saturday against plans to move the ashes of Nikola Tesla, one of the pioneers of modern electrical engineering, to Serbia's biggest church. Tesla's remains have been housed in his Belgrade museum, surrounded by his inventions, since 1957. Show More Summary
A rare exhibition of Andy Warhol?s photographic portraits is being held at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center. ?Sessions with Andy: Warhol Photography from the University of South Carolina Upstate? opened in the Kimbrough Gallery on March 6th. Show More Summary
Ever want to get out of the house even though you have no real desire to interact with other human beings? There's an app for that! Avoid Humans is the new web app that will warn you about which restaurants, bars and museums are more...Show More Summary
The childhood home of artist Ian Strange has literally landed right in front of the Art Gallery of South Australia as if it were picked up by a tornado and...
Evidently, the money tree has sprouted again and is flowering a healthy crop of $100 bills: House Speaker Michael Madigan called today for the state to put up $100 million to boost efforts to land the presidential library and museum of President Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Usually, if a museum announced its website had been hacked, it would ring alarm bells among the staff and create problems for its visitors. But just months after the launch of the new reynoldahouse.org, Reynolda House Museum of American Art asked a New York-based business to do just that. Show More Summary
Photo via Domaine Despite the fact that NYC-based interior designer Joe Nahem has a ridiculously enviable contemporary art collection at his Amagansett, N.Y. beach house—there's a Warhol print of Jackie Kennedy and a Richard Prince collage, to name a couple—the...
Looks like London is getting on the bandwagon of jail hotels: the former Bow Street Magistrates Court, around the corner from Covent Garden and opposite the Royal Opera House, will become a 99-room hotel and police museum. The latter...Show More Summary
The Liang Yi Museum opened its doors on February 28, in Hong Kong. The non-profit private museum sprawls over 20,000 square feet and houses one of the world’s most prestigious antiquities collections. Read the rest of the story at: Antique Showcase: Liang Yi Museum Opens in HK
Country superstar Miranda Lambert has been pretty busy, it seems. She and her husband, Blake Shelton, just bought a house in Nashville, and she is also getting an exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. During an interview with Taste of Country, Lambert revealed that she and Shelton are now homeowners in... Show More Summary
The Parlor and Library of the Colonel Robert J. Milligan House of Saratoga Springs, New York, have been conserved and refurbished for the first time since the two rooms were installed in the Brooklyn Museum in 1953 as a part of a group of late nineteenth-century American period rooms. Show More Summary
Vincent Price delivers his first starring role within the Horror genre as Prof. Henry Jarrod, a crippled but talented wax museum sculptor who was scarred by a greedy business partner years earlier. Jarrod continues his work in a brand...Show More Summary
Finished in 1874, the Mark Twain House & Museum was built by the author to serve as a home for he and his wife, but financial troubles and the death of one of their children eventually made the house unlivable. Twain had the Neo-Gothic mansion built in 1873, near the height of his literary fame and wealth. Show More Summary
By Hannah Vinter, Reuters Showy entertainment venues, museums and new housing blocks have replaced many of the shipyards that once lined Glasgow's River Clyde.
If it was up to me, the National Park Service would take over the boxcar turned house where Merle Haggard grew up and run it as a National Historic Site, not only with a restoration of it but a museum next door telling the story of the Okies in California.
It was over 60 million years ago that the world's largest snake slithered the earth, during the Paleocene epoch. Measuring 42-feet long and weighing an astounding 2,500 pounds, the long extinct species of mega snake has been dubbed Titanoboa, and so massive were these reptiles that they were capable of sucking down crocodiles in a single gulp. Show More Summary
A room based on Poe's "The Philosophy of Furniture" created for a 1959 exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Photo via Smithsonian Mag Horror, especially gothic horror, has always been preoccupied by houses—vaulted castles where timeless evils lie in wait,...
It takes a killer eye to make a modern home shine: Too much midcentury or minimalism and your living room feels like a museum; not enough and the look just doesn't gel. That's why we love these readers' house tours—they each put their...Show More Summary