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The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced that it is considering loaning precious mosaics from Israel to the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., which has sparked an outcry from archaeologists and academics around the world.
Here is a list of six great American museum cafés from coast to coast to visit after you've seen the art on view.
Last week, a U.S. federal court sided with Vermont Law School, stating they the school is legally justified in concealing two murals that it deems offensive. The mural, painted by artist Samuel Kerson, depicts the slave trade and the history of the Underground Railroad in Vermont. 
The prevalence of the sun as a symbol throughout art history is undeniable. From the Virgin Mary’s biblical association with Solar bodies (both sun and moon) to the Incan sun god Inti to an eventual blending of the two that can be seen to this day across South and Central America, the evidence is clear. 
Sotheby's is set to present Bibliotheca Brookeriana, the sale of the book collection of T. Kimball Brooker, featuring over 1,300 sixteenth century French and Italian books, which is estimated to bring in over $25 million. 
'A Summer Arrangement: Object & Thing' at LongHouse Reserve is an exhibition of new and site-specific contemporary art and design installed within Jack Lenor Larsen's East Hampton home and sculpture garden. While there are many works of art and design on view, Curator-at-Large Glenn Adamson selects one set of objects, Julia Kunin's trio of ceramics, and tells us something about it.
The Jewish Museum announced on Monday that James S. Snyder will be the next leader of the museum, beginning his post as the Helen Goldsmith Menschel Director in November. 
Founded in 1879, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world’s largest and oldest art museums. Located in Chicago’s Grant Park, the museum houses the works of some of the nation’s most prominent artists, such as Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) and Archibald Motley (1891-1981). The museum’s collection also includes the works of many stalwarts of the Western canon beyond the U.S.
Since its 1996 debut, Pokémon has grown into a worldwide, pop-cultural phenomenon. For Japanese fans, however, Pokémon carries far more cultural significance due to its strong connection to the still widely practiced Shinto faith.
In Giverny, Claude Monet (1840-1926) spent over four decades nurturing a flourishing garden that has become almost as iconic as his celebrated artworks. The garden is still an oasis that brings visitors into the world of the Impressionist painter.