Museum interactive devices could breed bacterial culture.

  • Menachem Wecker
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Current events are suddenly a common theme in many exhibitions.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Bars and restaurants are getting in on the act with themed cocktails, while museum and science facilities will have telescopes and experts on hand to field questions.

Why it matters if pop culture tells black love stories

The latest episode of “Historically Black” explores black love and marriage from slavery to today.

He went searching for his roots, and found the most popular black fiddler in 1920s Missouri

A search for a family connection led one man to an online forum and his great-great-grandfather's music.

‘I don’t scare easily’: A 94-year-old judge’s refusal to bow to racism, death threats

Damon Keith is still crusading for justice as a U.S. Court of Appeals judge.

“One Year Later,” Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, Black Masala, “The Nerd” and more.

  • Perspective

President Trump shredded the last reasonable argument to preserve the Lee statue.

  • Review

A giant exhibition at MoMA celebrates the quintessential American artist.

Group show gives ephemeral objects a solid and enduring presence.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Aug 11
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One critic’s response to jaded sensibilities: An exhibition curated by a terrier.

  • Pat Padua
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  • Aug 10
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L’il Margaret’s Bluegrass Festival, “The Nerd,” the CrossRhodes, Mary J. Blige and more.

There is a big market for looted antiquities — and international institutions that are supposed to stop it.

  • Asif Efrat
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  • Aug 7
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A collection of photographs and artifacts plumbs but never solves the mystery of her screen allure.

  • Review

An exhibition shows the exuberance and youthful joy of the poet who died from suicide in 1963.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Aug 4
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Two artists use manufactured materials in re-creations of biological phenomena.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Aug 3
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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye transforms a contemporary art space with old ideals of painting.

  • Review

A Hemphill Fine Arts group show traces generational influences.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jul 29
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  • Perspective

A New York installation about surveillance sends all the wrong messages.

“Women have been doing this and it is an important part of the story,” curator says.

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“Escape” at AU Museum illustrates boundaries and risks tied to immigration.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Jul 19
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The Smithsonian craft museum continues its experimental trend with illusions of grandeur.

  • Review

Donald Sultan’s disaster paintings recall the anxieties of the 1980s.

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