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Which cities will profit off the Star Wars museum?

May 22, 2014
Chicago is competing with San Francisco to host a new George Lucas museum.
Posted In: Star Wars, museum, tourism

Making art out of the housing crisis

Aug 14, 2013
A new art exhibit in Los Angeles looks at the history of housing in America and how our views on the home have changed over time.
Posted In: art, housing crisis, museum

Detroit art sale: Museum ready to fight

Aug 8, 2013
The city of Detroit has brought in Christie's to appraise its art collection to help bail the city out of its $18 billion debt.
Posted In: Detroit, art, museum

Thieves make off with millions of unsellable artwork

Oct 17, 2012
In the Netherlands, thieves made off with seven paintings valued at $130 million. But they probably won't make much money from the heist.
Posted In: art, theft, museum

Retired war ships navigate the seas of tourism

Jul 12, 2012
As the USS Iowa opens in San Pedro, Calif., a look at what it takes to run a successful war ship museum.
Posted In: museum, ship, tourism, history

Is this art? The Smithsonian gets into gaming

Feb 22, 2011
Beginning March 16, 2012, The Smithsonian Institute will celebrate the art of video games. The exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum wil...
Posted In: art, museum, not news, smithsonian, video games