Topics :: museums
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday Oct 12, 2012
After more than 15 years of planning, the Neon Museum, a Las Vegas historical institution dedicated to the preservation and celebration of some of the city’s most distinctive architectural landmarks, will open its doors to the public in October 2012.
Tuesday Oct 2, 2012
It’s Gaultier time again! Celebrating Gaultier’s bold, ground-breaking global vision and extraordinary virtuosity, "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk" will make its European premiere in Madrid.
Wednesday Sep 5, 2012
"Evita: Passion and Action," an exhibition of works on loan from the Museo Evita in Buenos Aires, will open at the Consulate General of Argentina in New York on September 7, 2012.
Monday Jun 18, 2012
The GLBT History Museum has announced the first temporary exhibit in its new Corner Gallery space: "The Birth of the Rainbow Flag" focuses on the origins of an internationally recognized symbol of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
By JAMIE STENGLE | Monday Jun 11, 2012
A collection of paintings including works by Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyck and Thomas Gainsborough has left its home at London’s Kenwood House and will travel to museums around the U.S. while the stately home undergoes renovations.
By MEGHAN BARR | Sunday Jun 10, 2012
Beer was hip in New York long before hipsters were into craft brews, according to a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society that traces the history of beer all the way back to drunken Colonial times.