I. M. Pei, one of the world's most famous building designers, died last Thursday at age 102. Mr. Pei created buildings which are known and recognized around the world.
Posts tagged as “museums”
Though many people know of Christopher Columbus, not many people are familiar with his children. Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost 500 years after his death.
Today, museums around the world are holding "Slow Art Day" in order to encourage their visitors to take their time and appreciate art more deeply.
When you hear the word "museum", you probably think about great works of art, special items from history, or cool displays about science. You probably don't think about disgusting food. But Samuel West does.
How do you clean a huge 400-year-old painting that is a national treasure? The Rijksmuseum, Netherland's national museum, is planning on doing it with the whole world watching.
Thirteen years after they were stolen, a pair of red slippers from The Wizard of Oz have been found. The FBI tracked the shoes down in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Brazil's National Museum in Rio de Janeiro went up in flames on Sunday. The country's prized museum held pieces of art, history, and information collected over 200 years.
After a US radio show wrongly reported that a city in Japan was having trouble finding ninjas, the city got messages from over 100 people asking about the jobs.
A French museum that was meant to show the works of the painter Étienne Terrus found out recently that most of their paintings were by other people.
A famous stolen painting was found by French government officers on Friday, February 16. Where did they find it? Inside a suitcase on a bus!