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An app that will change museums?

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Canada has launched a new App for Smartphones and tablet computers that is designed to give museum …

Metropolitan Museum of Art signs new amendment over admission fees

The<p>Metropolitan Museum of Artin New York is allowed to charge a recommended admission fee under a new amendment to its lease with the city.<p>In an announcement made Thursday, the Met said that at the city's request, it has signed an amendment to its 1878 lease under which the museum is permitted to …

Dutch museum study pinpoints Nazi-looted art

Following an intensive survey, Dutch museums have identified 139 artworks in their collections — including paintings by French master Henri Matisse …

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Best 5 Washington, D.C. Museums

01 of 05<p>There is something for everyone at this world-renowned museum. Natural history appeals to all ages and there are so many artifacts that you …

Must See Museums in New York City and Nearby Restaurants • Ahoy New York Food Tours

New York City is blessed with a number of world class museums. We here at Ahoy New York want to highlight some of those museums so here is our guide …

Touring The Almost-Finished Perez Art Museum Miami

PAMM Tour right before opening<p>[Photos by Silvia Ros]<p>As <b>Herzog & de Meuron's Perez Art Museum Miami</b> gets its finishing touches, hanging gardens and sculptures are installed on the exterior, and art gets placed in galleries around the interior, work continues furiously for the Museum's grand Art Basel …

Familiar faces in new places at the Norton Simon Museum

On a recent Monday at the Norton Simon Museum, everything was in its usual spot in the grand gallery where visitors first encounter an extraordinary collection of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.<p>Edgar Degas' "Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen," a must-see for little girls who dream of …

The Secret Museum: Van Gogh’s Never-Before-Seen Sketchbooks

Given my soft spot for the sketchbooks of famous artists and private notebooks of great creators, I was delighted to discover that, unbeknownst to most, <b>Vincent van Gogh</b> kept one. In an 1882 letter to his brother Theo, he wrote: “My sketchbook shows that I try to catch things ‘in the act.’” This …

MEXICO: Museo Maya de Cancun- Cancun's Mayan Museum of Archaeology

Shares 3K<p>Museo Maya de Cancun<p>Cancun’s Mayan Museum of Archaeology<p>When visiting a major metropolis like <b>Cancun</b>, it’s easy to forget that the area known …

6 Museum Apps for Virtual Field Trips

MoMA<p>Canadian Museum of Civilization<p>Guggenheim<p>Musée Du Louvre<p>American Museum of Natural History<p>Love Art: National Gallery, London<p>You’re nearly three …

The American Museum of Natural History Launches Girl’s Meteoric Career in “Maria and the Dinosaur” Ad

In an ad to promote the mission, exhibitions and education programs available at for the American Museum of Natural History, a young girl’s visit to …

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Modernist art haul, 'looted by Nazis', recovered by German police

About 1500 works, includining pieces by Chagall, Klee, Matisse and Picasso, had been considered lost until raid in Schwabing<p>About 1,500 modernist masterpieces – thought to have been looted by the Nazis – have been confiscated from the flat of an 80-year-old man from Munich, in what is being …

Getty Museum and Khan Academy Partner in Online Learning

<b>More than 80 videos now featured; new collaborative learning resources to come</b><p>Getty Museum’s educational videos on Khan Academy’s website<p>The Getty …

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“As Inspiration Dictates”: Henri Matisse on Color

Draft of a letter from Courthion to Matisse, 16 June 1941. Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute, ID no. 88-A259. © 2013 J. Paul Getty Trust<p>What was …

Exclusive Video: George Lucas Explains His Museum

Retired Star Wars supremo George Lucas had a fairly busy June. He went back to his hometown of Modesto to lead a parade of classic cars for the 40th …

Rembrandt smiles on Getty Museum visitors and staff

The riches and fame he would earn as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age were still to come. Many years ahead lay the death of his beloved wife and three of their four children, along with bankruptcy and near financial ruin.<p>But in 1628, or thereabouts, a robust and ambitious Rembrandt …

Curses: Egyptian Statue In Museum SPINS ON ITS OWN

This is a time-lapse video of an Egyptian statuette of Osiris, the god of death, slowly rotating 180-degrees in its locked display case over the …

How a Type Museum Rewrote Its Fate

The passion and generosity of font fans helped save Wisconsin's Hamilton Wood Type when it was forced to leave its historic factory building.<p>Hamilton’s goal, Moran tells me, was to keep the museum in Two Rivers but have enough space in which to grow— “and we did both.” They settled into the former …

A Museum Designed to Be Invisible Until You Look Down

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 11.01.13.<p>Time of Publication: 11:45 am. 11:45 am<p>The Danish National Maritime Museum sits …

The long Yellow Brick Road to Hollywood's new museum

The organization that brings us the Oscars aims to debut a major motion-picture museum in Los Angeles about 31/2 years from now. A star attraction will be a pair of the ruby slippers Judy Garland wore as Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz."<p>Leonardo DiCaprio, Stephen Spielberg and former Warner Bros. …

Haunted House, An Interactive Art Exhibit For Kids at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo

“Haunted House” is an interactive exhibit for kids created by Torafu Architects that features famous paintings with moving eyes or other …

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