The Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery, has received three Kalevala-themed tempera paintings by Joseph Alanen (1885?1920) for its collection, from a private donor. Before this donation, the Finnish National Gallery?s collection only included one work by Alanen. Show More Summary
Why are we still building so many three-bedroom, single-family homes when most households in America can’t use them? In the middle of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., visitors walk through a full-scale, 1,000-square-foot...Show More Summary
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) This month, two seminal documents in American history -- the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment to the Constitution -- went on display (link is external) at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Show More Summary
Marking a 150-year anniversary and a promise kept to return the people to their ancestral home
As part of its 10th birthday celebrations, the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park in the UK set eight computing machines spanning 80 years against each other in a race to find numbers in a mathematical sequence. An old WITCH...Show More Summary
We often wish old firearms could speak, share their stories and tell us what they’ve seen. Well a Smith & Wesson revolver, recently acquired by Britain’s National Army Museum, has a hell of a story. The National Army Museum in London,...Show More Summary
In 2015 the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles acquired the items that are now on display in an exhibition that underscores the tragic context of their making. The post Years After Controversial Sale, Artworks from Japanese Internment Camps Go on View appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The J. Paul Getty Museum, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, and the National Technical University of Athens announced today the signing of a research agreement to collaborate on a project to protect museum objects in the event of an earthquake, beginning with the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. Show More Summary
The National Museum has acquired a drawing by François Chauveau depicting the procession of Queen Kristina?s solemn entry into Paris on 8 September 1656. She was then at the height of her sovereign fame and large crowds of people had gathered on the streets of the city to get a glimpse of the Queen. Show More Summary
The Speed Art Museum unveiled a special ?Mystery Masterpiece?, Jean Honoré Fragonard?s (1732?1806) Young Girl Reading (c. 1769). The painting is on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., through May 15, 2018. The painting was most recently part of the Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures exhibition at the National Gallery of Art. Show More Summary
Sugimoto's Hirshhorn design is the latest to transform the Smithsonian museum on the National Mall. The post Hiroshi Sugimoto Revamps Hirshhorn Museum Lobby, Includes a 700-year-old Nutmeg Tree appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women is hosting a reading in celebration of the acclaimed poet at the Brooklyn Museum. The post Seeking Poetic Justice with Sonia Sanchez at the Brooklyn Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.
(Southwest Research Institute) Dr. Alan Stern has been selected to receive the National Award of Nuclear Science & History from the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Stern, associate vice president of the Space Science and...Show More Summary
The next H&H Classics motorcar sale at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford on March 21st includes two Ferrucio-era Lamborghini tractors and an ultra-rare Lamborghini motorbike at the H&H motorcycle sale on March 4th at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham. Show More Summary
"In a masterstroke of cultural diplomacy, the Louvre will launch a major exhibition next month at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, comprising 50 works [ of Greek, Roman, and Persian art] drawn from its collection and the Musée Eugène Delacroix in Paris."
Opening today at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo — known locally as the Miraikan — is a new exhibit called “The Searching Planet.” Using the museum’s famed “Geo-Cosmos” earth-shaped display, this video art uses icons and graphs to show how people are searching the Internet all around the world. Show More Summary
On the 45th anniversary of ?Operation Homecoming,? the Smithsonian?s National Museum of American History accepted a donation from Rep. Samuel Robert Johnson (R-Texas), a fighter pilot who endured almost seven years as a prisoner of war (POW). Show More Summary
WBA world super middleweight champion George Groves (27-3, 20 KOs) and Chris Eubank Jr. (26-1, 20 KOs) entertained hundreds of fans at the National Football Museum ahead of their Ali… Read More » The post Groves-Eubank Public Workout appeared first on fightnews.com.
The Terracotta Warriors have returned to the UK. In an exhibition being staged at Liverpool?s World Museum, this is the first time in more than 30 years that spectacular Class 1 National Cultural Treasures from the tomb of China?s First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, have been brought to a museum in the UK outside London. Show More Summary
Rembrandt's "Self Portrait at the Age of 34" is on loan to the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena from the National Gallery of London. Curator Gloria Williams Sander plays tour guide for a journey across the 1640 canvas.