Jackson Pollock's painting Number 1, 1949, is a swirl of multi-colored, spaghettied paint, dripped, flung and slung across a 5-by-8-foot canvas. It's a textured work — including nails and a bee (we'll get to that later) — and in the nearly 70 years

A storm-ravaged Government House as photographed by St. Thomas visitor Eddie Eitches, who posted the photo to social media after entering the building in January. After last year’s hurricanes, Government House on St. Thomas stood unlocked inde

KEMAH, Texas (AP) — Bernardo de Galvez rode into Kemah on horseback. His horse rode on a tractor trailer. His head rode in the cab. The Galveston County Daily News reports a statue of de Galvez, for whom Galveston Island is named, was recently trans

About this lecture - This lecture explores representations of faces and figures in Javanese mythologies beginning from the Hindu-Buddhist Period (pre-16th century) to the Islamic and Modern Periods. The quintessence of Javanese character types that

The Golden-winged Warbler Conservation Plan, published by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and partners, lays out a blueprint for reversing one of the steepest declines of any songbird in the last half-century.

Commerce, CA – The Central Basin Municipal Water District is excited to announce that Richard Atwater, Executive Director for the Southern California Water Committee will be the keynote speaker for the February Central MWD Caucus. The Central MWD Ca

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), intend to prepare draft environmental analysis (either an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed habitat co

Theresa Zammit Lupi, book and paper conservator, and Michael S. Cuthbert, MIT Associate Professor of Music will talk about various aspects of parchment, bookmaking, and conservation, along with a discussion of chant and its performance practice. Com

Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Join us for a free webinar about planning a conservation project hosted by the New England Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). A conservator will introduce the language and standards of conservation, review so

Photo: Ayako Letizia Long before the digital age, safeguarding correspondence and important documents from prying eyes was a concern. Research by Jana Dambrogio, MIT Libraries Thomas F. Peterson, Jr. (1957) Conservator, has revealed that for centuri

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