Robert Indiana's home, studio to be transformed into museum

May 25, 2018

Reclusive pop artist Robert Indiana didn't open his island home to many strangers, but that will change with his death

From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women

May 25, 2018

From snipers to moms and window washers, this new World War II exhibit focuses on the roles of women worldwide

Rockwell work at center of controversy gets $8M at auction

May 24, 2018

One of the two Norman Rockwell paintings at the center of a Massachusetts museum's contentious decision to sell 40 works of art has been sold at auction for more than $8 million

Penny Chenery among 12 new members elected to Racing HOF

May 23, 2018

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Penny Chenery among 12 new members elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

German foundation examining origin of colonial-era goods

May 22, 2018

A German foundation that oversees researching the provenance of Nazi-confiscated property says its mandate is being expanded to also start looking into cultural objects collected during the country's colonial past

The 'King of the Commode' seeks an heir to his thrones

May 22, 2018

Retired plumber Barney Smith has spent five decades building his Toilet Seat Art Museum. But after years of rejecting offers to sell his work, the 96-year-old "King of the Commode" is looking for a buyer who will keep the collection intact.

Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

May 20, 2018

Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at a museum in Philadelphia

'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms

May 20, 2018

'Jurassic Park' dino expert Jack Horner sees hologram exhibit as the next big thing to display his colorful, bird-like dinosaurs

Restored WWII bomber Memphis Belle makes public debut

May 17, 2018

After a 13-year restoration project, the World War II bomber Memphis Belle went on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Ohio

Lynching memorial may be game-changer for Montgomery tourism

May 16, 2018

The lynching memorial that just opened in Montgomery, Alabama, may be a game-changer for tourism in this Southern city


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