A selection of airplanes showcased in the ?Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover,? will be on display outside the National Air and Space Museum?s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Show More Summary
The one-of-a-kind aircraft is on loan from The Museum of Flight in Seattle. If you live in the DC area and you're a fan of aviation, comic books, or just real things that aren't pranks, you should head down to the National Air and Space Museum today to check out a truly unique exhibit. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum got into the "holiday spirit" today, unveiling its limited exhibition of Wonder Woman’s invisible jet.
The National Air and Space Museum has taken 12-year-old humor and done with it what most kids can only aspire to. Yes, they really had someone up on an industrial lift mime cleaning Wonder Woman's invisible jet and talked about the process of putting it on display. I had myself convinced I'd never use the word "adorkable" to describe something, and then I saw this.
06-08 Jun On the June long weekend, Archikidz and Sydney Living Museums will transform the Hyde Park Barracks forecourt into an interactive playground. The space...
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. In this group of photographs taken between 1914 and 1927, students...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences added a feather into the cap of its under-construction museum by purchasing an iconic prop from 2001: A Space Odyssey: the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Spherical Space Shuttle. Read more...
Proving they are serious about getting top drawer content for their new Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures, the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has added a biggie with the $344,000 successful auction bid yesterday for the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Show More Summary
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. Tuesday night, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, conservators opened a box that was buried beneath the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in 1795. Show More Summary
On 27 March the Museum of Cultures - MUDEC opened its spaces with a preview to speak of the ancient ties Milan has with the Universal Expositions and the cultures of the world through two great shows, ?Worlds in Milan? and ?Africa?.Show More Summary
George Carlin today has his own space on the wall of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, and it's because you wanted to "Recognize" him there. The Smithsonian held an online vote last month among three nominees to hang a comedian's portrait on the museum's "Recognize" wall -- Carlin, Ellen DeGeneres or Groucho Marx -- and […]
Hey isn’t that… superhero parents Ben Affleck (a.k.a. “Batman”) and Jennifer Garner (a.k.a. “Elektra”) and their eldest daughter, 8-year-old Violet, touring the National Air and Space Museum on Wednesday? A crowd of students on a school field trip got a big surprise when the Affleck clan was spotted getting a personal tour of the museum by a […]
There's more than love in the air this spring in Paris, as the city's top museums and cultural spaces unveil a scintillating roster of new events and exhibitions. Plus, the best of the new boutiques, restaurants, and an exclusive new...Show More Summary
And is now preserved in resin. A 50-year-old corned beef sandwich, preserved in resin, sits on a table at the Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum in Mitchell, Indiana. The ordinary-looking sandwich is a memento from space. In 1965,...Show More Summary
Your moment of Zen has arrived early today with Panther Modern. The online exhibition space is a huge digital building outfitted with artist-designed rooms. So many rooms. [Panther Modern] Attention, museum directors: You might want to reconsider the benefits of exhibiting a sculpture showing the former king in an act of coitus with a dog. Show More Summary
The latest 21c Museum Hotel—the brand of legally-zoned museum spaces attached to modern-day boutique hotels—opened March 16 in Durham, North Carolina. The Durham outpost of 21c is the fourth since 2006, when married collectors Laura Lee Brown and Steve...
CORNING, NY — This Friday, a luminous new wing of the Corning Museum of Glass opens for the display of contemporary glass art and its molten creation.
On March 20, The Corning Museum of Glass will open the doors of its new Contemporary Art + Design Wing?the largest space in the world devoted to the display and creation of contemporary art and design in glass. The $64-million expansion,...Show More Summary
Think of the Tornado Tower as Tulsa's Space Needle, with a revolving restaurant on top. If you're an Oklahoman, there's probably no sight that would fill you with with more dread than a 300-foot-tall twister looming along the city skyline. Show More Summary
Wharton Esherick was a unique sculptor who worked not in clay, but in wood, making pieces of furniture and architectural flourishes that embodied a flowing, natural spirit that he extended to his actual living and working space that is now a museum to his singular aesthetic. Show More Summary