The National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. is displaying a brand new American flag made entirely of bricks. Lego bricks, that is. See also: The last 50 years of Lego, in true Lego form LEGO Systems Inc. builds the world's...Show More Summary
“The Whitworth underwent the largest physical transformation in its 125-year history in 2014. The project doubled its size and connected the building with its surrounding park. During its redevelopment the Whitworth continued to offer pop-up projects all over the city, maintaining established audiences and building new ones ahead of its February reopening.”
This past Sunday was both an auspicious and sobering time to visit the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence.
WASHINGTON, DC — Last month’s demonstrations outside the National Museum of Natural History might not have prompted the public outcry activists had hoped for, but the claim that David Koch’s relationship to the museum impacts the content of their Human Origins exhibition deserves consideration.
Recent criticism of The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sheds light on the many issues that arise when mainstream art museums present Native American art.
A new report on the restitution of Holocaust-era artworks condemns a number of US museums for failing to resolve claims straightforwardly and instead resorting to legal maneuvers to have them dismissed.
Percentage of 40,000 museum visitors surveyed in 2010 who enjoyed guided tours = 31
We all know it costs a lot of money to sit on the board of a major art museum, so naturally the question becomes: where does that money come from?
flemishgarden: Pieter Claesz. - Tobacco Pipes and a Brazier 1636 oil on panel Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
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Photo: Ary Bassous/Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Natural History Museum That mound looks like it belongs in a sci-fi movie, but it's actually real. Photographer Ary Bassous took a photo of an old termite mound in the savannah of Emas National Park, central Brazil, that is inhabited by click beetle larvae. Show More Summary
You know what to expect if you go to the beach. Sand in your shoes, salt water in your hair, subtle yet frantic scanning for sharks. This year, as their fourth annual summer block party, the National Building Museum has taken all that away.Read full article >>
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You hide in the museum bathrooms until the building is closed and everyone is gone. What is the first thing you do? Do you touch everything you possibly can or go exploring in the back rooms? Don’t forget to watch out for security guards! The post Night at the Museum appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
This is DANCE MIX WATCH. I’m posting the best mixes coming in right now. DMW #5 comes from Brooklyn based deejay IZLA, who takes us on a journey of queer global bass, and very quickly too. While Izla’s selecting skills definitely leave a mark (from Celia Cruz to Ynfynyt Scroll), it’s the quick, precise mixing that defines this set. Show More Summary
The now decrepit home where Muhammad Ali was raised is currently being restored to how it looked in the 50's when Ali lived there. Muhammad Ali grew up in a small, non-descript home on Grand Avenue in Louisville, KY during the 1950's - a house has since decayed mightily over the years. Show More Summary
Cultural London, as interpreted by artists.
“The Air and Space Museum, designed by Hellmuth Obata and Kassabaum Architects (HOK), is marked by its four marble-clad pavilions, separated by three recessed steel-and-glass atria. Construction started in 1972 and continued until the museum opened on July 1, 1976. It has undergone basic repairs since, but the systems and materials are running on borrowed […]
When preparing for a visit to the enchanting Food Shark Museum of Electronic Wonders & Late Night Grilled Cheese Parlour it’s best to begin by checking traditional notions of both “museums” and “parlours” at the door. The reason forShow More Summary