According to The Economist, the British Museum has seen its public funding squeezed by one-third over the past five years. Yet it is still expected to run the national Portable Antiquities Scheme on this shrinking funding.
"The National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul has been looted and is missing a great part of its collection, much of which has found its way into the art market". ICOM Afghanistan Antiquities at Risk Surely not? At the conference 'Uniting...Show More Summary
Learn Halloween tips from 'Saban's Power Rangers Dino Charge' in a new video featuring a museum discovery adventure.
Forgotten for two decades, a dusty old canvas hidden in a corner of a small Dutch museum has been revealed as a painting by American artist James Whistler. "Thanks to chemical analysis and an examination of its origins, we have concluded that we have an authentic Whistler," museum curator Jan Rudolph de Lorm told AFP. Show More Summary
The French justice system on Friday closed an official investigation into allegations that the Louvre museum in Paris discriminated against Israeli students who wished to visit the world-famous museum, finding no proof to back the claim. Show More Summary
This October, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition ?Before the March King: 19th-Century American Bands,? a collection of items that trace the history of early American concert bands from their inception in the 1830s until their decline at the turn of the 20th century. Show More Summary
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library welcomed Catharine Dann Roeber, Ph.D., to the Research Division at Winterthur in August as the Assistant Professor of Decorative Arts and Material Culture in the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (WPAMC). Show More Summary
The New Museum is presenting the first New York survey exhibition of the work of Jim Shaw (b. 1952). Over the past thirty years, Shaw has become one of the United States? most influential and visionary artists, moving between painting,...Show More Summary
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro announced the appointment of Emily Stamey as its new Curator of Exhibitions, following a national search that reaped a number of highly qualified and talented candidates. Show More Summary
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is one of the central hubs for the ArtPrize activities that throw the city into a cultural frenzy each fall.
Surely not? "F. Rahimi: photos of artifacts looted from Afghan museum - one of these LOOTED artifacts was sold at Sothebys yesterday!" AntiquitiesCoalition ? @ CombatLooting 6 godz. 6 godzin temu "Note: Piece on bottom left of slide is looted antiquity that was sold by @ Sothebys #"
The jungle is a magical one, dense with dangling vines and voluminous blossoms awash in green and gold glitter. The foliage sways in the breeze, casting glimmering shadows that dance on a nearby wall to the chorus of crickets chirping, leaves rustling and crows cawing. Chris Natrop's hand-cut paper...
The May Natural History Museum hosts one of the largest privately owned collections of insects in the world.
Muzeiko is an interactive playspace where kids can learn about science.
There are numerous free events where you can meet a food legend, learn a new cooking skill, and see why the celebration of food in American culture has become a central feature of the museum's focus on innovation. [ more › ]
On Thursday morning, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told a group of voters at the State Historical Museum in Des Moines, Iowa, that he doesn’t support reauthorizing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He said that the federalShow More Summary
“Critics of the Whitney have made this problem particularly clear by their tendency to heap praise on the galleries while expressing indifference or hostility toward the building as a whole—a schizy split often reflecting a division of editorial labor in which the art critic cheers how great the art looks and then hands off to […]
A simulation of the Palace of Fine Arts, now Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Dr. Lisa M. Snyder from UCLA's Institute for Digital Research and Education has been slowly building out a...
Laptop recovered from Glasgow Airport terrorist attack, 2007 Source: All images courtesy of the Museum of London Objects relating to the acid bath murder of Mrs Olive Durand-Deacon by John Haigh, 1949...Continue reading
The LeMay’s 1966 Ford Mustang. Photos courtesy LeMay – America’s Car Museum. To classic car enthusiasts, a 2,400 mile trek in a 1957 Chevrolet Nomad, a 1961 Chrysler 300G or a 1966 Ford Mustang is the stuff dreams are made of. Make that trek from Tacoma, Washington, to Detroit, Michigan, in the dead of winter, […]