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Art & Design
Two museums in the Lebanese capital dazzle in the shadow of civil unrest.
As curators Adrian Loving and Vikki Tobak explore in their FotoWeekDC exhibition, nowhere did a communal space emerge as acutely as in the city’s underground clubs.
In this interview, Zimmern reflects on his many journeys, the personalities he met along the way, and the social role of food in our lives.
A stone carver chisels a Roman capital letter in the surface of an expansive granite wall. His face obscured from view, all that can be gleaned over the din of his tools are the words of a narrator.
Behind the Scenes
Digital technology has long been cast as a mere supplement to the in-person museum experience—a set of tools more obtrusive and transient than they are integral and paramount.
“If humanity survives another century, it will be because of music.” What Pete Seeger captured in a single line is the profound consolation that only music brings.
Music, Social Justice
John Taylor’s “Stormy Monday” needs no accompaniment. The seasoned gospel singer’s bellowing voice can command a room with ease. It’s only after Taylor finishes singing that he’s introduced to audiences as an inmate
Behind the Scenes, Education
Long considered austere, labyrinthine institutions, museums are keeping pace in today’s cultural landscape with new educational programming focused squarely on visitors.
In “The Urgency of Empathy and Social Impact in Museums,” Mike Murawski, director of education and public programs at the Portland Art Museum, called on museums to foster dialogue