The main idea behind the Young at Art project is to focus on the way children experience the world. Inspired by the possibility of facilitating interaction between children and the space, the architects decided to connect the building to its surroundings and
The Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History has removed a reference to God in an exhibition space for visitors, according to reports. An inscription in the museum's new Nature Lab that referenced God was taken down from the space Monday.
The Frick Collection—housed in a luxuriant old mansion at East 70th and 5th Avenue—opened as a museum 78 years ago today. It remains one of the most gorgeous spaces in Manhattan, with plenty of silence and secrets to warrant return visits and ongoing fascination. Show More Summary
Exhibit profiles Eastern European science-fiction and retro-futuristic fantasies.
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, the only Smithsonian facility to have been built with private funds, will mark 10 years of operation Dec. 15. Since it opened in conjunction with the nation?s Centennial of Flight in 2003, the center has expanded in all areas: size, scope of collections, displays, programs and educational activities. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announces its Art + Technology initiative, a new program and lab space that promotes innovative ideas and fosters collaboration across disciplines and industries. The endeavor will award grants, in-kind...Show More Summary
The fifth floor of the New Museum will be transformed into a spaceship next month. A simulated interior of a spaceship. For those with Space Camp dreams lingering over from the 1980s, this is even better than Carsten Höller's crazy slide that took over the museum last year. [ more › ]
Between the eerie glowing lights, the otherworldly cavernous spaces and the long strange trip it takes to get there, this subterranean museum feels like it...
The Madison Children's Museum was the first and only venue we considered for our wedding. We loved that it has indoor and outdoor space with built-in entertainment. (Chickens! A slide! A human hamster wheel!) Most importantly, it's a...Show More Summary
The Kimbell Art Museum has just unveiled an impressive new building designed by Renzo Piano, home to works by Picasso and Matisse. We toured the space.
Freelance photographer Kristoffer Tripplaar says a group of guards grabbed him and slammed him into the ground when he was covering a protest inside the Air and Space Museum. [ more › ]
A lone cellist started to play in the National Air and Space Museum, and then magic happened.
They should feature The United State Air Force Band, they should happen around Christmas time, they should be nice to listen to, they should only add joy and bother no one, and they should happen at the Air and Space museum. Is that so much to ask?! (Via ViralViral.)
If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s packed full of awesome. (Scroll down for video). The USAF Band decided to surprise visitors to the National Air and Space Museum with its first ever ‘holiday flash mob.’ They documented it on
"Mr. President as you call for the elimination of unfair wages, I hope you remember the words of Jesus," Del. Norton said today. "'Physician, heal thyself.'" [ more › ]
Signs at the ready outside Air & Space Museum for fast-food minimum wage protest. pic.twitter.com/0PVQQzvExj-- Terence Burlij (@burlij) December 5, 2013
Federally contracted McDonald's workers at the Air & Space Museum will join a nation-wide strike for more livable wages. [ more › ]
Fast food workers are planning walkouts in 100 cities nationwide, demanding higher minimum wage. On Thursday morning, workers employed at a McDonald's restaurant at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. plan to walk off their jobs. Show More Summary
McDonalds employees from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum plan to walk off the job Thursday morning, joining fast-food workers in 100 U.S. cities demonstrating for better pay. The strikes are part of a growing movement this year from community organizers, local politicians and national unions to mandate a “living wage” of $15 an hour. In August, […]
It was "the first flash mob to be produced by one of the five military branches' top bands." [ more › ]