Activists want a high school mural removed. Should its impact today overshadow the artist's intentions?
(CNN) — For nearly a century, a massive mural by painter Victor Arnautoff titled "The Life of Washington" has lined the hallways of San Francisco's George Washington High School. Washington High School's
Never before have purple crested irises from North Carolina, blazing orange butterfly weeds from Georgia, and pink and crimson begonias from Texas bloomed together as they do now—riotously—in the country’s
From the outset, the Blackies’ domestic staff were discreetly positioning buckets around Hill House to catch drips Fate has not been kind to the buildings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland’s most
The Smithsonian’s initiative on documenting Asians in America started humbly enough two decades ago, with a borrowed exhibit in a borrowed museum wing and a tiny staff. There was a National Museum of American
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Imagine speaking in real time to divers exploring a shipwreck off Door County, watching an American Indian elder describe how to harvest wild rice, climbing inside a vintage Oscar
Why brave the chaos of a MoMA or a Met when you can go on a hyper-specific adventure worth traveling for? Museums built to house a single person’s art collection are the best kind of vanity project. When
The National Park Service announced it would ban commercial tours inside the Statue of Liberty as a "necessary response" to overcrowding. Commercial guided tours will not be permitted inside the new Statue