Rich with art and artifacts, an exhibition at the National World War I Museum and Memorial tells the story of the conflict’s millions of POWs.
The Smithsonian museum’s newly renovated west wing features eight exhibition spaces that tell a stirring, diverse American story of ingenuity and the enduring thrill of flight.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum looks at the evolving, music-altering West Coast country-rock scene.
The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, newly open to the public, catalogs human error through over 375,000 rare books, journals, historical documents and incunabula.
In her runway collections, the Chinese fashion designer who grew up in the shadow of the Cultural Revolution melds Imperial methods and traditions with cutting-edge sensibilities, as seen in the Legion of Honor’s exhibition of more than 80 sumptuous items.
This exhibit at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum offers haunting insight into the former president’s unexpected last run for office, undertaken as he battled his poor health at home and World War II abroad.
Over 300 ancient are the focus of a show that looks at the personal adornments of people in antiquity and the Westerners, including Howard Carter, who treasured them.
This exhibit at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures celebrates black film before Hollywood dissolved the color line, showing rarely seen recovered footage and memorabilia from some of the most famous names: Lena Horne, Josephine Baker, Louis Armstrong and others.
“Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex,” a huge new building devoted to near-future space travel, is just the latest—and least successful—of NASA’s celebratory visitor offerings.
This exhibit at the Delaware estate documents the First Lady’s renovation of the Executive Mansion and the astounding results of her collaboration with H.F. du Pont, the foremost American furniture specialist of his day.
This exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum provides a close look at the history of the exquisite building designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead & White—a structure whose exterior is now easier to see.
Gleaned from the archive of the Velvet Underground frontman, this show at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts displays both career-making moments and personal items.
The new museum in Washington—funded by private donors and gifts from the governments of Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia—unsparingly illuminates the most murderous ideology of modern times.
The revamped and rechristened Virginia Museum of History and Culture isn’t afraid to face state history head-on, through exhibits detailing its own involvement in the Civil War and Virgina’s remembrance of it.
An exhibit pulled from the collections of the Museum at F.I.T. pits Cristóbal Balenciaga’s craft against Christian Dior’s social theater.
At the Dallas Museum of Art, nearly 500 objects reveal how Middle Eastern influences made their way into the styles of the storied jeweler.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art places “narratives” about this country’s clothes in 13 of its 20 American period rooms, staged by nine film directors, including Martin Scorsese
A show at the British Museum—with over 400 objects from 35 lenders—immerses visitors in the enigmatic site.
The new museum is the first to put indigenous voices completely in control of telling their story.
A show at the Getty reveals how Christian pictorialism was used to co-opt Jewish texts.