This autumn the V&A Museum in London will present the India Festival, marking the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Museum’s Nehru Gallery, which displays some of the most important objects from the V&A’s South Asian art collection produced between the 16th and 19th centuries. Show More Summary
Clumsy folks the world over are cringing at the just-released footage of a young Taiwanese boy’s million dollar stumble. While visiting a museum in Taipei, the boy triped and planted his fist through a 350-year-old, $1.5 million dollar painting by Paolo Porpora. Show More Summary
10 London museums have paired up on @instagram this week to highlight our shared stories. Our partner is @imperialwarmuseums, whose incredible collection brings people’s experiences of modern war and conflict to life. Follow #MuseumInstaSwap...Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, while a friend and I were driving to Rockland, Maine, where I was scheduled to give a lecture, we stopped in Portland, because I wanted to see the exhibition Rose Marasco: index at the Portland Museum of Art.
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History has a collection of beautiful Belgian laces made during World War I at the behest of future President of the United States Herbert Hoover. Hoover’s name is nowadays most commonly associated with the lack of relief for the destitute of the Great Depression — the notorious tent [...]
Is your old lunch box in this museum?
It's a depressingly reliable fact of Los Angeles architecture: Nothing comes easily on Bunker Hill.
I'm Kelly Scott, and here are some arts and culture stories from L.A. Times writers and critics to check out. Enter your email and click "Subscribe" to sign up. How the Broad museum measures up As we get closer to the Sept. 20 opening of the Broad museum on Grand Avenue, Times architecture critic...
The Gemäldegalerie is returning two paintings, originally from the Zeughaus (Armoury) holdings, to the Deutsches Historisches Museum. The 18th century portraits had been placed in safekeeping at the Gemäldegalerie, as works of unknown provenance. Show More Summary
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum unveiled Flyin? Saucers Rock & Roll: The Cosmic Genius of Sam Phillips this Friday, August 28, 2015. The exhibition will run through June 2016 and is the first to appear in the museum?s recently expanded East Gallery, which has almost doubled in size, to 1500 square feet. Show More Summary
A rare gathering of stunning British landscape paintings and photographs by legendary artists opened at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts on August 29 for a 15-week fall run. The UMFA is one of four exclusive U.S. museums to host The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales, and the only venue in the western United States. Show More Summary
The San Jose Museum of Art presents the first survey of work by artists who are responding to the uncertainties of the post-9/11 world. Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns includes works by international artists who pursue...Show More Summary
As part of a growing initiative to increase holdings by artists from Texas or currently based in the state, the Blanton Museum of Art presents a special installation of newly acquired works by San Antonio native Donald Moffett. With eight works by Moffett in its collection??including the entire suite of eighteen drawings comprising the artist?s Mr. Show More Summary
M&T Bank Southern NY Region President Peter Newman and Vice President Chris Giammichele announced today that The Rockwell Museum will receive a charitable contribution of $2,500 from M&T Bank to support the continuation of the Great Circle Residency. Show More Summary
The Syracuse University Art Galleries is presenting the exhibition James Rosenquist: Illustrious Works on Paper, Illuminating Paintings. Developed in collaboration with the Oklahoma State Museum of Art and curated by Sarah C. Bancroft,...Show More Summary
When explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and his flagship San Salvador pulled into San Diego Bay on Sept. 28, 1542, he was not just trying to impress the locals with the grace of his three-masted galleon.
I am much enjoying Adam Nicolson's The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters (London: William Collins, 2014). I love the weaving of the literary landscapes and the application of Homer's works to contemporary society. And I am about to move...Show More Summary
Although ten years have passed, the Louisiana State Museum keeps an exhibit titled 'Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond' that showcases eerie items recovered from the aftermath of the state's most deadly storm.
Tardar Sauce (aka Grumpy Cat), the sour-faced feline sweetheart that took the Internet by storm a year ago is now given the distinction of being immortalized as Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum’s very first feline animatronic wax figure. (#GrumpyWax) Clearly, she was over the moon with the announcement. (or maybe, just over it?) The historical wax […]
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