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- Tourist injured after falling into artist's 8-foot hole at Portugal museum
A tourist was injured when he fell into an 8-foot-deep hole that was part of an installation by top British artist Anish Kapoor.
Fox News. Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018.
- How to get into museums for free in September (and all year long) - CNET
Get access to fine art, science, history and much more, gratis.
CNET. Monday, 20 Aug 2018.
- Aretha Franklin funeral: Everything we know about plans to honor the Queen of Soul
Aretha Franklin's funeral will be limited to family and friends, but there will be public viewings Aug. 28-29 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
ABC News. Monday, 20 Aug 2018.
Striking museum entrance
- Stolen artifacts: European museums may loan back works from former colonies
Museums in Western Europe are starting to reevaluate how to deal with certain colonial-era artifacts added to their expansive collections over the years -- despite being stolen or plundered.
Fox News. Sunday, 19 Aug 2018.
- Meet the YouTuber who became chief curiosity correspondent at a Chicago museum
Emily Graslie comes alive talking about dead things
CBS News. Saturday, 18 Aug 2018.
- The Getty Museum's Freakin' Amazing Ancient Hebrew Manuscript
The Getty Museum's first Hebrew Manuscript, the Rothschild Pentateuch from 1296 speaks to a human story of civilization stronger than DNA.
Forbes. Friday, 17 Aug 2018.
- Art tours tied to easing of chronic pain
(Reuters Health) - Art museums may have an analgesic effect on chronic pain, a small study suggests.
Reuters. Friday, 17 Aug 2018.
- Inside one of the world's largest taxidermy collections
A small museum in California contains a remarkable taxidermy collection.
ABC News. Friday, 17 Aug 2018.
- Vandals flood historic WWII submarine and steal memorial plaques to fallen US Navy seamen
Locks were cut and hatches opened on the USS Ling between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning at the New Jersey Naval Museum, where it has been housed since 1972.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 Aug 2018.
- Museum Curators Reflect on the Legacy of the Queen of Soul
Aretha Franklin dies at 76; her memory lives on at the Smithsonian in artwork, photographs and other ephemera
Smithsonian. Thursday, 16 Aug 2018.
- Tiffany Pollard has a museum exhibit dedicated to her Celebrity Big Brother 'David's Dead' incident
Tiffany Pollard's classic Celebrity Big Brother moment - in which she mistook David Bowie's death for David Gest dying - is part of a museum exhibition in Brooklyn, New York.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 Aug 2018.
- The Lane Museum's amphibious Hobbycar sank during an annual event - Roadshow
I guess not all cars are sea-worthy.
CNET. Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018.
- V&A Dundee museum from the air
Enjoy this beautiful drone footage of the V&A Dundee, which is due to open next month.
BBC News. Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018.
- The Computers That Changed the World
A Seattle museum keeps its vintage computers in working order, so that visitors can experience the evolution of the machine
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018.
- Chile minister resigns over Human Rights Museum row
Chile's culture minister steps down after just four days, over comments about a human rights museum.
BBC News. Monday, 13 Aug 2018.
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