Tag - museums

Dennis Weaver in Duel

A History of Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Finding a set of antique pistols in a Croatian museum might be, in our experience, an opportunity to say, “Ooh. That’s pretty cool.” This would probably be followed by “How the hell did I suddenly wind up in Croatia...

Museum of Natural History, Vienna

Taxidermy and Glass Sea Life in Vienna

Curious Expeditions’ latest outing takes them through the Vienna Natural History Museum, where they check out scads of incredible taxidermy and also the glasswork that goes into making replica sea-life. Why? Because you can’t...

Justine Cooper at the museum

Justine Cooper: Storage at the Museum

Justine Cooper went behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, as its first artist-in-residence, to take pics of lots of stuff that the museum has in storage. You get everything from 19th century circus seals...

The Big Still Life: If the Mary Celeste Was...

A supermarket in southwest France closed its doors to customers thirty years ago…and then turned into art. It’s now a museum exhibit, maintained exactly as it was when it closed. It’s also the base of operations for a can...

It’s Pinball Freaking Heaven!

When I finally get my ass to Vegas, I’m going to hit every Cirque show I can and when I’m not at Cirque, I’m going here. Screw your casinos. 4500 square feet of pinball machines of all eras! Playable...