National Museum of African American History and Culture

Critic’s Notebook: Oprah Earned This Museum Show. And It’s a Potent Spectacle.

An exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture captures what Oprah Winfrey and her TV show have meant.

At Some Museums, the Art Is Now on the Outside

Institutions from Sydney to Cincinnati are hoping to draw more visitors by using outdoor projections, sometimes putting art on their buildings’ facades.

Museums With Such Good Taste (Meaning the Restaurant, Dear)

With elegant dishes and celebrity chefs, museum food has come a long way since the Met opened its cafeteria in 1954.

Museums With Such Good Taste (Meaning the Restaurant, Dear)

With elegant dishes and celebrity chefs, museum food has come a long way since the Met opened its cafeteria in 1954.

Museums Chart a Response to Political Upheaval

In a tumultuous era, some museums are rushing to embrace the political moment, while others deliberately retreat.