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5 lucrative credit card perks you didn’t know you had

Experts tell Moneyish about some of the hidden bonuses you get just by carrying a Chase, MasterCard, AmEx, or Discover card<p>These credit-worthy perks …

Money

32 marvellous things to do in London this weekend

No plans this weekend? Not anymore. Spend the next two days marching on Downing Street in the name of gender equality at the Time’s Up rally, …

London

Plans Filed To Build Greenhouse Next To Cloisters

The 280-square-foot greenhouse would occupy the grounds of the museum dedicated to medieval art and artifacts.<p>WASHINGTON HEIGHTS-INWOOD, NY — The …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

'What Is Distance?': Keynote Address By Fred Wilson At 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024.

Taking our annual research theme What is Distance? as inspiration, this festival is a twenty-four hour meditation in which a group of artists will …

Art

Presidential Portrait Painters - Why the Rich Still Have Portraits Painted

While pundits are still debating which of Barack Obama’s policies might make it through the current administration unscathed, the 44th president made …

Art

48 Hours in Kansas City: The Perfect Itinerary

01 of 04<p>An Intro Guide to Kansas City<p>If the United States were a romantic comedy, Kansas City would be the heroine. Full of beauty and substance—if …

Barbecue

The life of Riley: meet the dog protecting the works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Meet Riley, the newest (and, dare we say, the most cuddly) addition to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The 12-week-old Weimaraner puppy joined the …

Archaeology

Kylie Jenner Had A Crib Delivered To Her Home

Kylie Jenner just had a crib delivered to her home, and fans believe that this is the best indication that the 20-year-old is pregnant.<p>The Daily Mail …

Entertainment

Object Lessons: our pick of New York's Winter Antiques Show

<b>Yup’ik seal mask, Alaska (around 1870s)</b><p><b>Tambaran, New York</b><p><b>$100,000</b><p>This late 19th century mask, made of painted cedar wood, was created by the Yup’ik …

Art

Light on Stone: Greek and Roman Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Photographic Essay | MetPublications | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

<i>Light on Stone</i> offers a visit to the new Greek Galleries at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since 1999 the Museum's collection of Classical marble …

Museums

National Geographic unveils the best small cities in America for 2018

There's nothing like a city break for culture, food and nightlife, but sometimes the world's biggest cities can be somewhat overwhelming with how …

National Parks

Should a Museum Be Allowed to Cash In On Its Art? Yes, But on Two Conditions

Opinion<p>The museum industry has a deaccessioning problem. Adrian Ellis believes this policy can solve it.<p>,<p>The story is by now depressingly familiar: A …

Museums

Here are the top 7 things to do in Houston this weekend

With the weather promising to be more nice than ice, this weekend offers plenty to do — from an art reception, an outdoor market, and a bake sale, to …

Texas

Afterlife Identities: Art and Peoples of Kharga Oasis

If you had the choice to decorate your future tomb with art, what would you take with you to the afterlife? How would your choices reflect your …

Archaeology

Tacita Dean’s film of Hockney smoking bought by Royal Academy and National Portrait Gallery

A meditative film of David Hockney smoking five cigarettes by the UK artist Tacita Dean has been jointly acquired by the National Portrait Gallery …

Art

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons | Portland vase | British, Staffordshire | The Met

Josiah Wedgwood, whose ceramic creations evoked the styles and themes of antiquity so popular in the late eighteenth century, produced a copy of the …

Art Museums

Possibly Heinrich Roth | Plate | American | The Met

Pennsylvania German potters of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, utilizing the locally available red clay, produced for a local …

Art Museums

Lapita Pottery (ca. 1500–500 B.C.) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Works of Art (2)<p>Essay<p>The term <i>Lapita</i> refers to an ancient Pacific culture that archaeologists believe to be the common ancestor of the contemporary …

Art Museums

Oumar Ka | Self-Portrait at Home | The Met

During his career Oumar Ka produced dozens of carefully composed self-portraits. Here, he has lowered his glasses and placed a pen in his pocket, and …

Art Museums

Google’s Arts & Culture app makes your selfie the muse

The meme-able new technology is making the elitist art world more fun<p>17January 2018<p>Brushed up on your Roesen, Kandinsky or Gauguin recently? When’s the last time you saw the words “French Polynesian”, “Post Impressionism” or “Hessian Fabric” in your news feed? I don’t know about you, but my latest …

Matched

Google Face Match App Thinks Anakin Skywalker is Elvis Presley

Star Wars gets weird on that face match app.<p>Filed Under Art, Google, History & Kylo Ren<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your …

Star Wars

Meet Riley, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts’ Newest Volunteer

Who says a puppy can’t donate his time to culture?<p>There are many different types who volunteer their time at museums. Senior citizens. Rich ladies in …

Museums of Fine Arts

This is what it will take for ‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour to officiate your wedding

Actor willing to get ordained in exchange for cake<p><i>Stranger Things</i> star David Harbour has said that he’s willing to officiate a fan’s wedding – but …

Finn Wolfhard

A rehang, a mega-show and 1.5m visitors: Tate Britain director’s vision

Alex Farquharson, the director of Tate Britain, is planning a complete rehang of the gallery, five years after the last major transformation of the …

Art

The Met’s Dining Room is worth the price of admission

If you manage to brave the crowds to see the Michelangelo masterpieces now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can now end your cultural …

Lifestyle

Kylie Jenner Pregnancy: 5 Theories About 'KUWTK' Star's Absence, Baby

Kylie Jenner's pregnancy has been plagued with a lot of conspiracy theories.<p>The "Life of Kylie" star has been rumored to be expecting her first baby …

Entertainment

Bristol Museum sold unauthorised Banksy angel prints

<b>A museum which produced prints of a Banksy artwork and sold more than 1,000 in a day did not have permission to do so.</b><p>Bristol Museum and Art Gallery had been doing a roaring trade in its £5 prints of the Angel Bust - at one point selling one every minute.<p>But a buyer contacted Banksy's agent on …

Street Art

See LI pols in a museum (almost)

The Google Arts & Culture app has gone viral this month with a feature that lets users match their selfie to artwork in museums around the world.<p>The …

Matched

Report: Counterintelligence Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship with Chinese American Businesswoman

Wendi Deng Murdoch at a gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016, in New York City.Mike Coppola/Getty Images Counterintelligence …

World Leaders

MetFridays: Drop-in Drawing

Be inspired by artists and original works of art. Experience The Met collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries. Materials are …

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