A virtual photogrammetry tour of the Tenement Museum in New York and how the lives of immigrants were affected by disease, public health, and housing laws.

“How do you understand the situation you are in if you don’t understand where it began?” asks Alice M. Greenwald, president of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

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Raises questions about who has access to resources, citizenship, and the right to sovereignty.

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National Capital Planning Commission votes for a revised design that ends two years of discussion and compromise about the Smithsonian site.

Matisse's "The Three O’Clock Sitting” puts his model in the spotlight at the Met

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The Getty surveys the meticulous and chilling vision of Henry VIII’s court painter.

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Intricately constructed sculptures sidestep chaos with a strong and harmonious vision.

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Jan van Eyck's “Saint Francis of Assisi" painting at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a miniature masterpiece of visionary thinking.

“Geppi’s Gem’s” will delight superhero buffs and connoisseurs of comic-book history.

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The most popular Smithsonian museum needs to shut its doors to complete the first phase of a seven-year renovation.

The Baltimore Museum of Art credits one of the city’s great daughters, Etta Cone, as it launches a major Henri Matisse love-in.

He championed the concept of beauty in art, arguing that what a painting looked like was far more important than what it meant.

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Collaborative show teams 20 artists into 10 pairs for works that combine their respective views.

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The landmark building, closed since 2004, is coming back to life for the exhibition “Futures.”

Sanford Biggers’s “Mosaic’ installation engages in a dialogue that borrows from several cultures.

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“The Tub,” at the Hill-Stead Museum in Connecticut, is one of the painter’s most daring attempts to revolutionize the tradition of the female nude.

She grappled with the Lebanese Civil War in her poetry and fiction while making paintings that reflected her love of nature and the cosmos.

Conceived in a very different Hong Kong, the new M Plus museum walks a tightrope between artistic expression and China’s control.

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Works by Arab diaspora artists challenge preconceived notions of the Middle East in “Converging Lines: Tracing the Artistic Lineage of the Arab Diaspora in the U.S.”

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Venetian glass steals the spotlight at the American Art Museum, while contemporary glass dazzles at the Renwick.

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