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Get Your Free Museum Day Ticke...

The Smithsonian’s Free Museum Day is happening this year on September 21, but you can snag your tickets for the day now. Read more...

2019-08-17

Source: Lifehacker.com

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The Museum Is the Refugee’s ...

Without exiles and émigrés there is no modern culture. A new show in Washington maps a century of art and displacement.

2019-08-13

Source: The New York Times

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Behind Basquiat’s ‘Defacem...

A curator’s time capsule of a violent moment and its repercussions brings fresh insights — and reveals stresses with a museum.

2019-08-01

Source: The New York Times

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Inside Hushed Museum Hallways,...

Art workers around the country are sharing their salaries and in some cases forming unions to put pressure on their institutions.

2019-07-23

Source: The New York Times

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An Art Show Pushes Boundaries...

Friday: A museum exhibition in L.A. shows the work of incarcerated artists. Also: Warming temperatures, and a tiny chef.

2019-08-16

Source: The New York Times

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Tate Modern Museum in U.K. on ...

A teenager was arrested after the incident, the police said. An air ambulance helicopter could be seen landing on the grounds of the museum.

2019-08-04

Source: The New York Times

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'Human-sized penguin' lived in...

The animal, dubbed "monster penguin" by Canterbury Museum, stood around 1.6m (5ft 3in) tall.

2019-08-14

Source: BBC News

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'Snow White' gravestone on sho...

The gravestone honours a lady whose life is believed to have inspired the Snow White fairy tale.

2019-08-05

Source: BBC News

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New York Knows Its Arts Organi...

The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more diverse.

2019-07-29

Source: The New York Times

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King Tut's coffin to be restor...

Tutankhamun's coffin has been moved from his tomb in Luxor to the Grand Egyptian Museum for the first restoration work since 1922.

2019-07-18

Source: CNN

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Learn More About Earth's Ecolo...

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans and waterways as well as Earth’s atmosphere. Read more...

2019-08-11

Source: Lifehacker.com

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Barbara Crane, 91, Dies; Photo...

A master of illusion, Ms. Crane transformed the quotidian into the quirky by distorting images through a variety of formats.

2019-08-15

Source: The New York Times

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Whitney Trustee Warren Kanders...

Days after eight artists left the Whitney Biennial, the vice chairman stepped down amid criticism of how his company’s law enforcement supplies are used.

2019-07-25

Source: The New York Times

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The Knight Foundation launches...

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership with Microsoft the foundation is offering a share of a $750,00 pool of cash and the…

2019-07-27

Source: TechCrunch

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Vogue Beyoncé Portrait Headin...

Tyler Mitchell, the first African-American photographer and one of the youngest to shoot a cover for Vogue, announced the news on Tuesday.

2019-08-06

Source: The New York Times

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Will Keep ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as director of the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium following an investigation into three incidents of alleged sexual misconduct. Two women had accused Tyson of unwanted sexual attention while a thi…

2019-07-29

Source: Gizmodo.com

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Daimler and Bosch inch closer ...

Daimler has plans for self-driving trucks, autonomous taxis and cars that drive themselves on the autobahn. Now, it's moving forward with its vision to bring fully automated, driverless parking to the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart, Germany.…

2019-07-23

Source: Engadget

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Apple opens augmented reality ...

Get a blast of culture without having to go to the museum.

2019-07-30

Source: Cnet.com

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Japan's past and future trains...

Check out the Maglevs, bullet trains, steam locomotives, and more at Nagoya's incredible train museum.

2019-08-17

Source: Cnet.com

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Information on Museum Fire - N...

Information on Museum Fire NAU News Fire crews battling Arizona blaze get boost from rain, humidity NBC News A wildfire in Arizona has grown to 1,800 acres. Authorities are ordering evacuations CNN Monday timeline: County issues first evacuation notice, Museu…

2019-07-22

Source: Nau.edu