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Kevin Roche, Architect Who Mel...

The favored architect of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mr. Roche created the enormous glass pavilion enclosing the Temple of Dendur, completed in 1979. He also redesigned the front stairs and the plaza in front of the museum.

2019-03-03

Source: The New York Times

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One Man’s Junk Is Another Ma...

In a part of rural Vermont known as the Northeast Kingdom, the Museum of Everyday Life makes insignificant articles seem remarkable.

2019-03-12

Source: The New York Times

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Disability: A New Invitation t...

Alice Sheppard, top, and Laurel Lawson rehearsing a Kinetic Light performance at the Whitney Museum.

2019-02-27

Source: The New York Times

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Critic’s Pick: Miró’s Gre...

The Museum of Modern Art takes a euphoric dive into the Spanish artist’s early years.

2019-03-14

Source: The New York Times

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The Queen is now on Instagram...

Queen Elizabeth II might be the next big Instagram influencer. Her Majesty made her first ever post to Instagram today while visiting the Science Museum in London. Her post, made from the official TheRoyalFamily account, was a photo of a letter sent to her gr…

2019-03-07

Source: Engadget

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Hilde Zadek, Mainstay of the V...

Hilde Zadek, right, in 2010 at the Jewish Museum in Vienna. Throughout her career, she was praised for her dark-hued voice, dramatic intensity and fine musicality.

2019-02-25

Source: The New York Times

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The Museum of English Rural Li...

The Museum of English Rural Life is already internet-famous because of its animal tweets. The thicc ram has nothing on a live bat, however. This story actually started back in Nov. 2018 when a bat was discovered just chilling out near the ceiling of the museu…

2019-02-24

Source: Mashable

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Brussels Jewish Museum murders...

Mehdi Nemmouche gunned down four people in Brussels after returning from fighting for IS in Syria.

2019-03-12

Source: BBC News

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Will Senegal be bowled over by...

Can a big new bridge, train and museum convince Senegal to vote for Macky Sall as president again?

2019-02-21

Source: BBC News

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Art Review: Nari Ward Shows th...

The artist’s large, site-specific works are slightly diminished in this midcareer museum retrospective, though his found-object aesthetic remains moving in his smaller sculptures.

2019-03-14

Source: The New York Times

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After 94 years, Forbidden City...

Visitors were treated to a rare experience as Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, was illuminated after dark.

2019-02-19

Source: CNN

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David Hockney Loves Van Gogh. ...

David Hockney’s “The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011” is one of several paintings by the British artist featured in a new exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

2019-03-04

Source: The New York Times

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Critic’s Notebook: The Los A...

Allen Ruppersberg's “Reading Standing Up” at an important retrospective at the Hammer Museum. The artist helped establish Los Angeles as a locus for Conceptual art with innovative projects that melded sculpture and installation.

2019-02-28

Source: The New York Times

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Snow and Extreme Cold Forecast...

The Philadelphia Museum of Art on Friday. Forecasters say New England could get as much as 10 inches of snow starting Sunday night as a large section of the country also contends with dangerously low temperatures.

2019-03-02

Source: The New York Times

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A Former Prison Breaks From th...

Cellblock 7 at Eastern State Penitentiary. A tour guide for the museum said it was important to include discussions about mass incarceration into the museum’s story since Eastern State helped shape the modern prison system.

2019-03-12

Source: The New York Times

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$350,000 raised to save this f...

The Hard Rock Cafe sign was dismantled in 2017. It now has 1,500 new bulbs, 4,000 feet of neon tubing, and a new permanent home at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas.

2019-03-05

Source: CNN

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Grand Canyon Museumgoers Expos...

Earlier this month, a National Park Service safety manager sent a “rogue” email alleging the improper storing of radioactive material at a Grand Canyon facility frequented by children, the Arizona Republic reports. Read more...

2019-02-19

Source: Gizmodo.com

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Masterpiece or Mistake? A Hawa...

A statue of a Hawaiian war god bought at auction for about $7.5 million is now the centerpiece of a major exhibition in Honolulu. But some experts say it might not be as old, or as valuable, as the auction house claimed.

2019-02-27

Source: The New York Times

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Queen Elizabeth II posted on I...

The Queen, 92, shared a letter to her great-great grandfather Prince Albert, by computer pioneer Charles Babbage. The Queen wrote that it was fitting to share the post from London's Science Museum "which has long championed technology, innovation and inspired…

2019-03-11

Source: Mashable

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Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of...

Jerry Merryman, right, with a fellow co-inventor of the pocket calculator, Jack Kilby, at the American Computer Museum in Bozeman, Mont., in 1997. The third inventor was James Van Tassel. Mr. Kilby received a Nobel Prize for his work on integrated circuity.

2019-03-07

Source: The New York Times