The folk magic tradition of concealing shoes to trap witches probably started in the Middle Ages.
Just underneath the surface of many paintings, both famous and obscure, is another hidden painting that could have been.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei used LEGO bricks to build a 50-foot long tribute to Monet.
The royal couple has seen better days.
Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone helped fund his future experiments—some of which have proven tough to decipher.
Hitler's Germany stole over 600,000 paintings during World War II. A new law will make sure museum visitors know about it.
The 72-year-old museum visitor claimed she had no idea the jacket was part of an art installation.
At the Franklin Institute’s Harry Potter exhibition, you can pot Mandrakes, brew potions, visit the Forbidden Forest, and much more.
If you were born during the Gen X years—1965 to 1980—the Illinois State Museum might feature your old Trapper Keeper.
The artist has left behind a body of work that keeps expanding. This time, it's a pencil sketch that's been in private hands since 1910.
After announcing its closure, the Museum of Pinball in California is auctioning off hundreds of classic arcade games this month.
For many years, the nude model for Gustave Courbet's 'L’Origine du monde' remained unknown.
There are a lot of things we don't quite get right about the Renaissance, including when it actually took place.
The 9/11 Museum has compiled over 1000 firsthand accounts from survivors, first responders, and eyewitnesses from one of the most cataclysmic days in American history.
‘Notorious RBG,’ the bestselling book, has inspired a traveling retrospective dedicated to Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Near, far, wherever you are, an iceberg is plotting revenge after years of being the butt of all your Titanic-themed jokes.
Michelangelo is one of the most celebrated artists in history. While he disliked signing his work, time and humidity changes may have just revealed a thumbprint on a wax butt.
The legendary singer and performer Prince's massive shoe collection is on display at his former home and studio, Paisley Park.
One of Judy Garland’s Dorothy dresses from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ was gifted to Catholic University in the 1970s, but nobody had seen it since.