Museums and galleries popular with visitors and locals in the nation's capital will close starting midweek if the partial shutdown of the federal government drags on. So will the National Zoo and a lively ice rink near the National Mall.
By Associated Press
On this edition for Saturday, November 24, U.K. and Spain reach a deal on the eve of the Brexit Summit, and technology that aims to take humans out of the beginning stages of clinical trials. Later, how museums are chronicling…
By PBS NewsHour
As Black Lives Matter protests erupted in 2014 after a police officer killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture in D.C. sent curators to collect t-shirts and gas masks -- artifacts it could…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that turned historic and scientific artifacts to ashes.
By Mauricio Savarese, Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
By Peter Prengaman, Associated Press
The esteemed museum, which houses artifacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil, was closed to the public at the time of the fire, which broke out at 7:30 p.m. Sunday local time.
By Jeffrey Brown
Visitors have long come to Monticello to see and admire Thomas Jefferson's mansion, but a new silhouette and exhibition bring a largely hidden life into the open. No portrait exists of Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman who had a decades-long…
Marjorie Merriweather Post "was in Moscow at just the right time, when Stalin and his government were selling objects for hard currency.”…
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 PBS NewsHour
What do we see when we look at art? Many of us aren't sure what we're supposed to absorb. For artist David Salle, reading a painting should be natural, not intimidating. He believes that museum-goers should enjoy the act of…
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