Wyoming is the least populous state in the U.S. but ranks near the top in per capita gun ownership. It’s also home to the nation's most comprehensive collection of historical firearms. Jeffrey Brown reports from Cody, where a renovated firearms…
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
Authorities said it appeared the thieves had broken open only one glass case containing three sets of Baroque jewelry made up of dozens of gems each.
By David Rising, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The site of the world’s worst radiological catastrophe is unexpectedly coming back to life -- due to an American television show. Scores of tourists are visiting Chernobyl, located in northern Ukraine, in response to an HBO miniseries that illuminates the…
By Simon Ostrovsky
Detroit is home to an unusual museum that draws on African history and customs, filling an entire city block with installations and sculptures. The MBAD African Bead Museum also allows visitors hands-on experiences -- and acts as a stabilizing force…
By Mary Ellen Geist
By Jeffrey Brown
Africa’s first contemporary art museum just opened its doors in Cape Town, South Africa, featuring art from across the continent and the African diaspora. The grand new space has a grand ambition: to tell the stories of a diverse continent…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Participants in a recent study said they'd much rather be entertained than educated, and preferred social interactions at museum exhibits over quiet reflection.
By Larisa Epatko
Visitors to the new Kitsch Museum in Bucharest, Romania, can see a crucifix nightlight and Last Supper clock, among dozens of other gilded baubles and plaster statues of the pre-1989 communist era.
By Justin Scuiletti
Hoping to take a selfie with the Hope Diamond or a recreation of a NASA space module on a visit to a Smithsonian museum? Go right ahead. However, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way.
By Alexis Cox
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced its largest-ever single donation: 47 pieces of art valued at $500 million. The generous benefactor is Jerry Perenchio, the former CEO of the Spanish language television network "Univision." The artwork includes…
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