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Plantations aren’t paying reparations, but have started programs to give back to descendants

Plantations that now serve as museums have worked in recent years to better acknowledge the experiences of enslaved people, rather than focusing on those of enslavers. Although none has …

Meet Patrice, the Spy Museum robot who is opening a secret world to hospitalized kids

In Baltimore, the Walters Art Museum confronts the Confederate history of its founders

Once the ‘World’s Only Klan Museum,’ it is becoming a center for history and healing

Black history is vital to understanding racial injustice. But the museums holding that history are under threat.

Women are increasingly getting the top museum jobs. Will more of them finally get equal pay?

Lonnie Bunch isn’t afraid to address white supremacy. What else will that change for the Smithsonian?

A critically acclaimed National Gallery show must come down, so workers are moving the art without pay

Is it a museum or not? The question is worth asking.

This new museum doesn’t want Instagram or crowds. Does that make it elitist?

European museums may loan back some works stolen from former colonies

50 years later, St. Louis’ Gateway Arch emerges with a new name and a skeptical view of western expansion

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