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5 Ways Museums Are Using Technology for New Experiences

By Ula Ilnytzky | Jan 1
Museums are always looking for ways to make their exhibitions more exciting. Now, new technologies are making that easier.

Groundbreaking National Park Service LGBT Exhibit Opens in SF

By Michael Nugent | Dec 17
The Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park has made history with the opening of its new exhibit "LGBTQ Histories: Stories from the WWII Home Front."

New Black Museum Prepared to Deal with Visitors' Emotions

By Jesse J. Holland | Sep 24
America's newest museum brings to life all the pain and tribulations of the black experience and its creators expect many visitors will be shaken by what they see and hear.

Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels

By EDGE | May 12
Forget the Picasso and the Monet. Head instead to the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada, for "Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels."

Travel Off the Beaten Path :: Weird Museums

By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Dec 21
Here are some suggestions from among dozens of unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an attraction devoted to wet wipes, of all things. They're all worth a stop.

Conservatives Try to Block Natl. Women's History Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
The Religious Right is making one last attempt to block the creation of a new museum dedicated to American women's history, despite numerous failed efforts to derail the project.

NSFW: Breaking and Entering

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 31
If you feel like you're living life with a ball and chain attaching you to a cubicle, fear not. EDGE has scoured the globe for quintessential vacation experiences that will reinvigorate your zest for adventure. Consider the "YOLO" package in Sante Fe.

Panama Inaugurates Frank Gehry-Designed Museum

By Juan Zamorano | Oct 1
After years of delays, Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry that officials hope will become a cultural landmark and symbolize the country's recent economic ascent.

Flappers, Bootleggers and More in New Prohibition Exhibit

By EDGE | Aug 19
The Indiana State Museum features an exhibit about one of the most colorful periods in American history with "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" on display through February 15, 2015.

World Aids Museum and Educational Center

By Mike Halterman | Aug 6
It's been nearly three years since the World AIDS Museum was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and since then nearly all of the hopes and dreams of the Museum's Board of Directors have been fulfilled.

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