May 2020 Blog Posts

Here are 11 of the most surprising facts about the history of the Louvre.
The exhibition of Giovanni Garzoni's work has now become a symbol of the return to normal life after the closure of Palazzo Pitti for almost three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic
A conversation with Dr. David Landau, Dr. Marcella Ansaldi, Director of the Jewish Museum of Venice, and Dr. Steven Zucker while walking through the German Synagogue (founded 1528), the Italian Synagogue (founded 1575), the Canton Synagogue (1532), and the Jewish Museum, Venice.
To learn about any culture, one of our greatest resources is its art, and America is no exception.
Dubbed the “queen of curve,” Zaha Hadid was an Iraqi-British architect who shaped modern cities the world over.
This week, one lucky raffle winner is taking home her very own Picasso.
Nothing can compare to actually seeing art in person, but online exhibitions that are chock-full of content is undoubtedly the next best thing.
Emily Jacobson works as a paper conservator at the Freer and Sackler. In this video, Emily explains how to study and conserve gold used in Islamic manuscripts, such as Qur'ans found in our collections.
Many famous paintings that have gone by different names over the years.

For years an invisible culprit has been eating away at one of the most famous paintings in the world. Edvard Munch’s The Scream, an iconic painting that many of us may be feeling a new kinship to, has slowly been deteriorating.