A modest subject—joinery—belies the magic of Japan Society’s current show.
Images of ancient artifacts made using magnification, X-rays and more are aesthetically pleasing and scientifically illuminating.
The recently reopened Revs Institute is home to over 100 significant cars from Miles Collier’s impressive trove.
An exhibition at the Grolier Club examines the ways magazines have reflected and shaped the country’s politics and culture.
The online collections of music museums and schools offer the opportunity to meet the acquaintance of Cajun accordions, buzzing mirlitons and the world’s oldest piano.?
The Petersen Automotive Museum showcases sports cars of the uberwealthy—sports cars from Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini and more.
Nashville’s new National Museum of African American Music enshrines gospel, R&B and all that jazz.
An exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum argues that much of today’s Western food culture is rooted in France, during the period from 1650 until the 1789 Revolution.
The National Museum of the United States Army spans over 400 years in its recounting of the battles and the people that have defined the military branch’s history.
This year’s Costume Institute exhibition at the Met enlists Virginia Woolf as its ‘ghost narrator’ in an ingenious exploration of time as told through women’s clothing.
The restoration of Virginia’s Menokin plantation house takes a sophisticated, ambitious approach to historic preservation.
Though it boasts a rich collection of artifacts, the Peabody Essex Museum’s exhibition fails to make sense of the colonial-era frenzy.
A model Japanese house in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park contains—and is the star attraction of—an exhibition celebrating four remarkable designers who worked together in 1930s Tokyo.
The newly reopened Maine Mineral & Gem Museum takes an enlightening, local approach to the story of deep time.
Even if you aren’t hitting the open road, web offerings from automotive museums can rev your engine.
A museum profile of the eccentric inventor, painter, publisher and proselytizer whose endeavors rarely succeeded.
A new show at the Hayden Planetarium reveals as much about the history of planetariums themselves as it does our solar system.
After undergoing a major reinterpretation, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home balances historical seriousness with self-celebration.
Sandy Schreier, who has pledged to donate part of her couture collection to the Met, sees clothing as artwork in and of itself, regardless of its utilitarian function.
An exhibition looks at objects from two shipwrecks—and the difficulties in recovering them and determining ownership.