Topics :: museums

Oh, My! Wizard of Oz Collection Arrives in Rockland, Maine

By Clarke Canfield | Monday Oct 14, 2013
A new exhibit that opened Saturday at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland features items from the world’s largest Wizard of Oz collection.

2013: LGBT’s Biggest Year So far

By Thom Senzee | Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
As years go, 2013’s destiny is to be remembered as an LGBT-history heavyweight - even more so than 2012.

Gallery Shows: A Fall Preview

By Sura Wood | Sunday Sep 8, 2013
An impressive array of eclectic exhibitions is on offer at local galleries this fall. Here’s a tantalizing hint of what awaits you between now and the end of the year.

New Museum Puts Bay Area on Exhibit

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Apr 17, 2013
Two years ago construction began on the Exploratorium’s new $300 million bayside home.

"David Bowie Is" Exhibit Opens in London

By Jill Lawless | Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
For the first time in its history, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum showcases a pop icon in a new major multimedia exhibit.

NYC Museum to Explore the Early History of AIDS

Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
The New-York Historical Society will present an exhibition this summer that will explore the early history of the AIDS epidemic in New York City.

World’s First King Herod Exhibit Set to Open in Jerusalem

By Daniel Estrin | Monday Jan 28, 2013
Israel’s national museum announced that it will open the world’s first exhibition devoted to the architectural legacy of biblical King Herod, the Jewish proxy monarch who ruled Jerusalem and the Holy Land under Roman occupation two millennia.

Celebrating The Dandy at RISD’s "Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion" in Providence

Monday Dec 31, 2012
Artist/Rebel/Dandy is a groundbreaking look at the artistic, imaginative, and rebellious figure that epitomizes the fashionable man: Thom Browne, Tom Wolfe, John Waters, Oscar Wilde, and Beau Brummell are just a few of the style icons featured.

’The Postcard Age’ Debuts at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston casts a look back at the vivid designs, political and commercial messaging, and documentary value of the postcard with an exhibit of 700 postcards drawn from an archive donated by Leonard A. Lauder.

Titanic Jewels on Display in Three-City Tour

By JOHNNY CLARK | Wednesday Nov 14, 2012
The jewelry is from a single purser’s bag found during a 1987 research and recovery mission. The collection includes diamond and sapphire rings, brooches, necklaces, cuff links and a gold pocket watch.