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MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology presents a symposium: “Seeing...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) "Seeing / Sounding / Sensing" September 26–27, 2014 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 [email protected] arts.MIT.edu The MIT Center for Art, Science &...

BBC Uploads 63,000 Paintings Online as It Launches Your Paintings; Aims...

LONDON.- The BBC in partnership with the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) announced the launch of Your Paintings, a project to create a complete catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, on a dedicated website. In all, the national c...

BBC Uploads 63,000 Paintings Online as It Launches Your Paintings; Aims...

LONDON.- The BBC in partnership with the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) announced the launch of Your Paintings, a project to create a complete catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, on a dedicated website. In all, the national c...

After Theft, Auschwitz Sign Won’t Go Back to Gate

WARSAW (AP).- The notorious sign that once spanned the main gate at Auschwitz will not return to its original spot after being recently repaired from the damage it suffered during a 2009 theft, an international council that oversees Auschwitz-Birkenau...

Mysterious Wanderer, The Leatherman, from 1800s Gets More Peaceful New York...

OSSINING, N.Y. (AP).- A mysterious man who wandered New York and Connecticut in a 60-pound leather suit during the 19th century became a little more mysterious Wednesday. Historians announced that all they found when they dug up the 1889 grave of the m...

National Archives and Partners Launch New International Nazi-Era Records Internet Portal

WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Archives and its partners today launched an international Nazi-era assets related records database – making millions of records related to Nazi-era cultural property available online for the first time. A National Arc...

Yad Vashem National Holocaust Memorial Starts Collecting Holocaust Items

TEL AVIV (AP).- Lydia Avidan, an elegant 79-year-old widow, walked into a Tel Aviv high school with tears streaking from beneath her tinted sunglasses. She was about to hand over to historians the only mementos she had left from relatives who perished ...

Yad Vashem National Holocaust Memorial Starts Collecting Holocaust Items

TEL AVIV, ISREAL (AP).- Lydia Avidan, an elegant 79-year-old widow, walked into a Tel Aviv high school with tears streaking from beneath her tinted sunglasses. She was about to hand over to historians the only mementos she had left from relatives who p...

Old Times Not Forgotten: Reporter Embarks on a 600-Mile Tour of...

NEW YORK (AP).- A hush fell over the crowd filling the elegant hall in downtown Richmond, Va. The vote was about to be announced, and a young staffer of the Museum of the Confederacy balanced his laptop across his knees, poised to get out the news as ...

Audio of Dwight D. Eisenhower Speech at New York’s Metropolitan Museum...

DALLAS (AP).- As commander of Allied forces in Europe during World War II, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower explicitly ordered his troops to safeguard objects of cultural and historical importance whenever possible — even while fighting a war of devastat...

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