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9:30 am – 5:15 pm
The experiential video allows visitors to reflect upon notions about Pacific culture and history.
By Claudia Schmuckli
The wallpaper’s subject imagined a perceived idyllic way of life in the South Pacific.
By Martin Chapman and Eve Rosekind
Rubens’s painting Daniel in the Lions’ Den is a favorite of visitors.
By Alexandra Libby
Rubens’s interest in dark subject matter is evident in his riveting Head of Medusa.
By Corrinne Chong with Petr Tomášek
In this edition of Transits, a series that looks at the movement of art in the Museums’ galleries, we’re highlighting three paintings by Peter Paul Rubens.
This magnificent salon is one of the finest examples of French neoclassical interior architecture in a museum.
Learn more about the conservation treatment of Morris Louis’s painting “No. 11” (1961).
By Tricia O’Regan
Native Artists of Western North America spans over one thousand years of artistic expression.
By Hillary Olcott
In the past decade, modest fashion has become one of the most pervasive international fashion stories.
By Jill D’Alessandro
Rulers across India and Europe used jewelry to underscore their status.
By Martin Chapman
Until the 1730s, most of the world’s diamonds were sourced from India.
Mughal emperors and later Indian rulers wore turban ornaments as a sign of their rank.