The oldest object on view documents an ugly reality, showing on brown paperboard one of the earliest known images of a slave in the US, accompanied by a bill of sale.
An exhibition of photographs in the collection of the Library of Congress celebrates “the humanistic and funny part of America.”
Now, for the first time, visitors are able to hear the sounds of the historical instruments on display in The Art of Music.
Published in 1814 by a Scottish flower painter, ‘Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours’ was one of the world’s first systemic taxonomy of colors.
For Triste Tropique, Topographies of Sadness, Damien Rudd sought out the world’s glummest-sounding spaces.
While the exterior of this renowned building is well know, the interiors are rarely seen, until now.
Forgotten Heritage offers visitors around 800 records to explore, from documentation of artworks to texts.
Digitized by the American Antiquarian Society, the 225 vintage images were intended for non-Native audiences and were reproduced in government reports, illustrated newspapers or mounted on stereo cards.
Long attributed to Lorenze di Credi, new research suggesting a small panel painting at the Worcester Art Museum is actually by one of the greatest masters of the Italian Renaissance.
The collection has been digitized by the Newberry Library, as part of its new open access policy.
The findings lend insight into ancient Native American inking traditions.
The Musée Terrus in Elne recently brought in an art historian to examine its holdings; he found that 82 of the 140 works in the museum’s collection are fake.