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Official Guide to the Smithsonian, 4th Edition

Shared via Kindle. Description: The Smithsonian Institution holds more than 142 million artifacts and specimens in its trust. This colorful guide to …

The Getty Museum

Curator’s Gallery Tour<p>Curator Arpad Kovacs leads a gallery tour of the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Entrance Hall. Sign-up begins at 1:30 …

Art

On view February 10—#GuggVisionaries features over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim Collection.

Great moments from past presidential inaugurations – in pictures

As Donald Trump prepares to become the 45th president of the United States, we take a look back at some of the best moments from previous inaugurations

Library of Congress

For all luxury lovers out there...this is a place for you!

Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece home to a world-renowned collection of art. Tweets by Harineta Rigatos and Alex Barber.

Hillary Clinton

It's a squeeze, but Paris Impressionist museum is still a hit after 30 years

Paris: It is one of the greatest and most visited art museums in the world, and the only one in an old railway station. Thirty years after the Musee …

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▶<b>TWITTER</b> moments (like the one below) and social media content today archive the results of web search for the term #ArmisticeDay with story and …

Libraries

10 of the Oldest Books in the World and Where to See Them

The beginnings of the book are hard to pinpoint, but between about 150 and 450 CE writing slowly moved away from scrolls and toward the codex, an …

Ancient History

The World’s Most Beautiful New Museums

Architectural marvels from New York City to Shanghai.<p>Spain’s powerful Botín family, longtime bankers and philanthropists, hired Renzo Piano to build …

Google's Art and Culture app turns your phone into a museum

Art is a big subject. It embodies the values of humanity, preserves our culture and serves as a record of our very history. Jumping into it can be daunting and scary, but Google just made it a little easier: the company's new Art and Culture app puts the works of over 1,000 museums in the palm of …

The 'Maverick Modernist' you don't know but should: Peter Krasnow at the Laguna Art Museum

In 1929, photographer Edward Weston made a portrait of his friend Peter Krasnow, 43, a painter and sculptor whose studio in Atwater Village was not far from Weston’s own in the Glendale area then known as Tropico.<p>Krasnow had painted his portrait a few years earlier, portraying the camera artist as …

Lucas Museum abandons Chicago, blames parks group

The Lucas Museum saga in Chicago has ended.<p>"Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday he is abandoning plans to build the project in Chicago, ending months of debate and controversy. Lucas, who wanted to build a museum showcasing his art collection along the city's lakefront, said in a …

Study Shows Long-Term Effects of Science Museums

<b>Science museums and fairs have clear positive effects in the long term, both for its visitors and for the cities hosting them</b>. This is the main …

Research

Robo Librarian Tracks Down Misplaced Books

The robots have now become shelf-aware<p>You know you've done it. You grab a library book off the shelf, flip through the pages, then go to put it back and realize you forgot where it came from. So you just glance over your shoulder and take a wild guess. Misplaced library books frustrate patrons and …

Check out Mars tonight: It's closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years

As you wind down from your Memorial Day festivities tonight, take a minute to find Mars glowing yellow and bright in the eastern sky.<p>On the evening of May 30, the Red Planet will come closer to Earth than it has in 11 years.<p>Because Mars and Earth are so close to each other tonight, our planetary …

A Designer Wants to Build a Companion to the Montreal Biosphere From the 1967 World’s Fair

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Expo 67 in Montreal, the World’s Fair that included an R. Buckminster Fuller geodesic dome at the U.S. …

Design

First look at the Smithsonian's museum of African American history – in pictures

The Guardian was invited for an early viewing of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is scheduled to open in late September. The expansive 400,000 square foot exhibition space is still awaiting many of its exhibits, but with its larger artifacts already …

Museums

New Documentary Takes a Look at Southwest Museum Founder Charles Lummis

Lummis played a big role in the formation of LA's early creative culture<p>A new season of KCET's show Artbound is premiering tonight on the station with a documentary on Charles Fletcher Lummis, who was a writer and editor for the Los Angeles Times, a poet, an activist, a collector, an avid walker, …

Art

Prince's massive $10 million home is being turned into a museum

Prince's Paisley Park home, in a suburb of Minneapolis, will become a museum to honor his legacy.<p>“We will turn Paisley Park into a museum in Prince’s memory," the late singer's brother-in-law, Maurice Phillips, 52, told British newspaper The Sun. Phillips is married to Prince's sister Tyka …

Draft: Even after blockbuster deal, Titans trying to trade into the top 10

According to numerous NFL executives who have spoken to Jon Robinson, the Titans general manager is now exhausting possibilities to move back into the top 10 from the 15th pick.<p>Jon Robinson isn’t done putting his stamp all over this upcoming NFL Draft. Not by a long shot.<p>The rookie general manager …

The Whitney Museum of American Art in NYC guide

After nearly 50 years in its Marcel-Breur-designed building on Madison Avenue at 75th Street, the Whitney Museum decamped in 2015 to a brand new home …

New York City