In today's news roundup, scientists discover the world's oldest cave painting in Indonesia, Italian police find a 500-year-old painting hidden in an apartment closet, and an original cover drawing for a Tintin comic book sells for $3.2 million.
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A group of researchers in Europe have announced a 3-year project to collect information about the important smells of Europe, from the 1500s to the 1900s. One part of the project will be recreating the smells of long ago.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand delays its election because of a coronavirus outbreak, Democrats officially choose Joe Biden to run for president, and a ninja museum in Japan gets robbed.
Love coloring? Want to get inspired by some great or unusual art? There's no better time than this week, as over 100 different museums, libraries, universities, and other groups are putting out coloring books based on art in their collections.
In today's news roundup, a teen's political message, hidden in a beauty video, spreads across the internet, police are still looking for thieves who stole jewels from Dresden's Green Vault, and farmers in Russia test virtual reality for cows.
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.
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.