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Original Emancipation Proclamation Displayed at The Henry Ford Museum in Michigan

DEARBORN, MI.- In a special two-day, once-in-a-lifetime event, The Henry Ford is displaying the original Emancipation Proclamation in the Discovering the Civil War exhibit on display in Henry Ford Museum. The museum will remain open around the clock un...

Ford Foundation Gives a Major Contribution of $3 Million to African...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Elsie McCabe Thompson, president, the Museum for African Art, announced that the Museum has received a major contribution of $3 million from the Ford Foundation. The grant supports the final stage of construction of the Museum’s ne...

Virginia Historian Thomas P. Lowry Denies Tampering with Abraham Lincoln Pardon

McLEAN, VA (AP).- Colleagues of a Virginia historian accused of altering a presidential pardon signed by Abraham Lincoln to make it appear he had made a major discovery say he betrayed the trust that had been placed in him. The accused historian —...

Museum Offers Tactile Tours for People Who Are Visually Impaired

KANSAS CITY, MO.- A new program at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art offers monthly tours through 2011 for people who are blind or visually impaired. Inspired by the 100th anniversary celebration of Alphapointe Association for the Blind, as many as nine ...

MIA Adds Prized Objects to its Sculpture and Decorative Arts Collection

MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), one of the nation’s leading art museums, is undertaking a thoughtful and purposeful expansion of its sculpture and decorative arts collection. Over the past few months, the museum has acqu...

Provincetown Art Association & Museum (PAAM) to Present a Weekend With...

Provincetown, MA - The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) and Norman Mailer Writers Colony (NMWC) announce two special events featuring the internationally acclaimed contemporary artist Walton Ford; both events are open to the p...

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