Museums

Jewish Museum creates history-themed board game

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By Jesse Berman Calling all chess champions, Monopoly mavens, Boggle bosses, and titans of tic-tac-toe. The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) has created its own...

Asylum inmates and asylum seekers in Israeli photographer’s AU exhibit

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The black-and-white photo from 1855 shows a young woman with long hair, parted in the middle and draped over her slightly curved shoulders, her...

Mixed race, collodion photography

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An indigenous and Jewish photographer wants to tell her people’s story before it’s too late

Unlikely refuge

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Jewish Museum exhibit tells the story of Shanghai’s Hongkou Ghetto

At Jewish Museum, a Halloween attempt to summon Houdini’s spirit

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BALTIMORE — Harry Houdini was buried alive three times. Once without a casket, under six feet of dirt, in an attempt that nearly suffocated...

Bible museum the right fit for Jewish exhibitions director

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Washington’s Museum of the Bible is a dramatic scene change for Rena Opert.

The man who made Rube Goldberg a household name

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An exhibit of the artist's work opens in Philadelphia

From stage to canvas: KISS frontman Paul Stanley brings art show to D.C.

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He's painting, not partying, every day

Escape Artist

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How the immigrant son of a rabbi transformed himself into magician Harry Houdini

A Renaissance man who wanted to do it all

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7 treasures from a Library of Congress exhibit on Leonard Bernstein