Given that the greatest composer lived most of his life in Vienna, and that Vienna makes a fortune from exploiting its musical past, you’d have thought someone would have opened a proper Beethoven museum in the composer’s house. Well, they have now. In good time for 250th death anniversary in 2020.
Name: Lezli Clendening Location: Vicenza, Italy Size: 1,614 square feet Years lived in: 4 years, renting Walking into Lezli's second floor Italian apartment is like walking straight into a museum. With artifacts from all around the world,...Show More Summary
A big part of art appreciation is rubbing shoulders with other tourists in a gallery. But the art lovers who go the extra mile to visit artists’ house museums walk in the dining rooms, vegetable gardens, and footsteps of Renaissance greats, Impressionists, and Pre-Raphaelites.
Since taking the helm of the Hammonds House Museum in 2013, Murrell has breathed new life into the West End arts center by pushing conversations about racial injustice and inequality. Murrell, an accomplished painter herself, is known for reaching out to younger artists.
Tucked away in Seville’s labyrinthine Barrio Santa Cruz, this quiet and peaceful villa is now a museum housing a small but exquisite collection of oil paintings by Diego Velasquez, Francisco Varela, and other painters of the SpanishShow More Summary
A former atomic bomb shelter built in 1949 in anticipation of a World War III Soviet air strike and occupied by the National Guard will house Los Angeles’ newest museum building. The Wende Museum of the Cold War will open in a renovated Culver City armory on Sunday. The museum, the brainchild of...
Was it the peace and quiet? Or the lenient Swiss tax code? From 1953 until 1977, the silent film star lived on the Swiss Riviera in a house that recently opened as a museum.
On Saturday 11th November to coincide with Remembrance Day an exhibition opened in the York and Lancaster Regimental Museum housed within Clifton Park Museum in Rotherham, which focuses on the highly charged painting Eve of the Battle of the Somme by Sir Herbert James Gunn RA, which has been loaned by the Fleming- Wyfold Art Foundation. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum’s “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” is a stupendous metaphysical-visual exhalation. Somewhere amid the High Renaissance master’s drawings, time and mediums piled up for me, and art’s house was set on fire. The show burns, from Michelangelo’s time, into the past — with his rediscoveries and reinterpretations of ... More »
The museum houses some of the best examples of urban contemporary art from around the globe.
Until now, the most advanced technology for determining the age, composition and authenticity of ancient artifacts and relics has been an ocean away from the United States, in England. Now American auction houses, dealers, museums, appraisers...Show More Summary
China meets Britain with the celebrated auction house Duton?s third edition of their Appreciation of China presentation to take place in Mayfair, London from 5th - 8th November, a highlight of the 20th Anniversary of Asian Art in London. Show More Summary
One was the macabre Army Medical Museum. The other housed fish experts — and fish.
Airbnb is hosting a contest for an overnight stay at the new Lego House in Denmark. The colorful mansion is filled with 25 million Lego bricks and houses a Masterpiece Gallery, Lego history museum, hands-on play zones, restaurant, and more. Read more... More about Travel, Games, Mashable Video, Kids, and Lego
The Barcelona “house museum” will open to the public on November 16 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information. After a series of setbacks and a painstaking renovation...Show More Summary
The new Asian Heritage Museum will be housed in the iconic Carcosa Seri Negara in Kuala Lumpur
The Kröller-Müller Museum is presenting The patron and the ?house painter?. Helene Kröller-Müller and Bart van der Leck. A selection of the forty-two paintings and approximately four hundred drawings from the collection are on display. Show More Summary
Shawn Levy is best known for making comedies like JUST MARRIED and DATE NIGHT, and family friendly films like CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN, BIG FAT LIAR, and the NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM series. He even directed episodes of the late '90s Lassie...Show More Summary
How élite does opera get? From the private loo to the movie & the museum – opera’s for all Watercolour showing Covent Garden Opera House, The Colonnade, Walter Bayes, about 1940, England. Museum no. E.1762-1949. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London Who knew? To the right of the Royal Box at the Royal Opera... read […]
Who knew? To the right of the Royal Box at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, is the Bedford Box, its identical twin, but nearer the stage. Same private entrance, same butler-run dining-room, even the same china/thunderbox private loo. It’s the only privately-owned box in the ROH and belongs to some generous people who occasionally […]