The Twentieth Century is a surreal, irreverent anti-biopic of Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King.
We do not need to physically preserve these objects to preserve history. The Toppled Monuments Archive seeks to reroute the impulse to preserve these objects altogether.
The British Library uploaded 3-D scans of its collection of celestial and terrestrial globes.
Freedom on the Move from Cornell University is the first major digital database of fugitive slave ads from North America.
In 1940, a landmark Italian Renaissance exhibition made a stop at the Museum of Modern Art, leading visitors to question its commitment to the contemporary.
The Art of Sound: A Visual History for Audiophiles by Terry Burrows is an illustrated history of recorded sound, from gramophones to the rise of digital.
The Museum of Yesterday is an augmented reality app that excavates the secret histories of Rio de Janeiro, including its major role in the transatlantic slave trade.
A roadside marker in Jordan, New York, will commemorate the former home of 19th-century folk artist and abolitionist Sheldon Peck.
Visitors can read the handwritten 1830 act that was signed by Andrew Jackson and led to the forced removal of indigenous tribes across the United States.
In 1723, a teenaged Benjamin Franklin created his first printing piece, a broadside elegy recently acquired by the University of Pennsylvania.
In October, the Landmarks Preservation Commission opened its new research center where New York City’s archaeological collections are accessible to researchers for the first time.
The Museum of the City of New York opens its first permanent exhibition, an ambitious multimedia journey through 400 years of the city’s turbulent history.