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Museums
8 Hidden Museums Around the Globe
Whether it’s a trash museum in NYC or a David Hasselhoff museum in Berlin, these semi-private collections make it worth going out of your way.... READ ON
Art
French Curator Rediscovers 'Lost' Gustave Courbet Painting
For decades, experts believed the work was a forgery.... READ ON
Museums
Women Can Visit Italy’s Museums for Free on International Women’s Day
Cultural sites around the country will also host talks and exhibits highlighting women.... READ ON
Books
Researchers Want to Recreate What a New York Library Smelled Like in 1906
The olfactory experts have analyzed books, fabrics, and cigars to capture the perfect scent profile.... READ ON
Museums
A Ninja Museum Is Coming to Japan
The Japan Ninja Council announced a plan to drum up excitement around a fading culture.... READ ON
Art
Lose Yourself in Artist Yayoi Kusama’s 'Infinity Mirrors'
The world-famous exhibition opens this weekend at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.... READ ON
Music
London’s Jewish Museum to Host an Amy Winehouse Exhibition and Art Trail
The show include photographs and mementos from throughout her life.... READ ON
Art
Watch Smithsonian Conservationists Restore and Study Asian Art Treasures
Before these priceless items go on display, they need a little TLC.... READ ON
History
Museum Finds Winston Churchill’s Lost Essay on Extraterrestrial Life
The essay is pure Churchill: expansive, informed, philosophical, and just a little bit cranky.... READ ON
Art
German Museum Discovers Lost Rembrandt Sketch In Its Collection
For years, the drawing had been attributed to another artist.... READ ON
News
Met Museum Makes 375,000 Images Freely Available Online
You can now freely download, edit, and distribute a variety of high-resolution images off the Met’s website, with no copyright restrictions.... READ ON
Museums
Elevate Your Coloring With Books From 67 Library Collections
Color in images from the archives of the Smithsonian Libraries, JSTOR, and more.... READ ON
Art
After 400 Years, This Forgotten Master Painter Is Getting Her First Solo Show
17th-century painter Michaelina Wautier is finally getting her due at a 2018 exhibition in Antwerp.... READ ON
Art
This Museum Wants to Match You With Your Ancient Statue Doppelgänger
The winning twins will be featured in an exhibit.... READ ON
Animals
Museum Immortalizes Weasel That Shut Down the Large Hadron Collider
Fans of the weasel will be delighted to learn that its stuffed and slightly singed body will soon go on display at the Rotterdam Natural History Museum in the Netherlands.... READ ON
Museums
Restoration Reveals Human Skull in Famed Natural History Museum Diorama
Museum researchers have not been able to trace the origins of the skull yet, so they can’t return it anywhere for reburial.... READ ON

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