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These Older Workers Hadn’t Planned To Retire So Soon. The Pandemic Sped Things Up

Roughly 2 million more people than expected have joined the ranks of the retired during the pandemic, according to The New School's Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis. While …

So Much For ‘Please Touch,’ After COVID-19, Kids’ Museums Will Be Less Hands-On

It's hard enough for any museum trying to reopen right now, but children's museums face especially tough challenges. (Especially those with names like Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum, …

Van Gogh Painting Stolen After Thieves Apparently Smash Dutch Museum Entrance

A painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen early Monday morning from a Dutch museum in what appeared to be a smash-and-grab from the institution's front entrance. The painting, an 1884 …

‘Time Is Running Out’: Museum Curator In Florida Races To Preserve Holocaust Items

Aimee Rubensteen didn't have the luxury to take her time and get acclimated to her new job. Immediately after starting last spring as South Florida's acquisitions curator for the United …

Where ‘Human Zoos’ Once Stood, A Belgian Museum Now Faces Its Colonial Past

Aimé Mpane remembers when he first saw the old statues. It was 1994, and the Congolese visual artist had just moved to Belgium, which once ruled his country. Growing up in the Democratic …

3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users …

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Looking Ahead: Embracing Sustainability and Resiliency for a Better Tomorrow

Category: Environmental Sustainability
The United Nations (UN) Climate Week provides a platform for organizations which include museums and cultural institutions to come together to discuss how an understanding on environmental …

Telling overlooked stories at New-York Historical Society

Category: Education & Interpretation

The New-York Historical Society Museum and Library has announced a $140m expansion of its building on Central Park West. This will add more than 70,000 square feet of space to the …

Getty launches YouTube series for ‘art curious’ audiences

Category: Surveys & Reports

The Getty has launched a YouTube series called 'Becoming Artsy', available to stream weekly and hosted by the museum's senior creative producer Jessie Hendricks. 'Becoming Artsy' was …

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