The Cash-Strapped Museum Embraced by Cops and Corporations
Just a few months after opening, the shaky existence of the National Museum of Law Enforcement suggests that the one-topic museum may exist in a country disinterested in its message.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections
Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum Is Bringing Bull Penis and Baby Mouse Wine to Los Angeles
The Disgusting Food Museum is probably the only place where Pop-Tarts are displayed next to fermented birds in a seal carcass.
Akinola Davies Jr. Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonizers
His latest film criticizes museums for holding onto looted art.
8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Ancient Sword From Lake, Is Our Ruler Now
Long may Saga reign.
Memes Have Finally Made It to the Museum
Inside the boyfriend-distracting, Doge-approved KnowYourMeme gallery exhibit, which traces the evolution of "Two Decades of Memes."
To Fight Racism Within Museums, They Need to Stop Acting Like They're Neutral
The art world is full of the longstanding, racist histories that have affirmed white supremacy.
A 'Museum of Pizza' Is Coming to New York to Ruin Your Instagram Feed
There's even a (sort of NSFW?) trailer.
The History of the World Is Being Carved into Stone by an Old Man in the Desert
Jacques André-Istel has spent 30 years creating a museum he thinks will be there after humanity has departed Earth.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
This Family Spent the Last 13 Years and $125K Amassing Beanie Babies
Leon Schlossberg and his daughter Sondra are putting everything into their dream of opening a Ty museum.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Trump Wanted Art So This Museum Offered Him a Gold Toilet
The Guggenheim couldn't lend the White House a Van Gogh, but it was more than willing to hand over Maurizio Cattelan's "America."
It's Time to Stop Hating on Museum Selfies
Between Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity” rooms and The Museum of Ice Cream, 2017 was the year of the art selfie. But are anxieties over Instagram's effect on museum culture another approach to keeping the art world insular?