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The Year of Numbered Rooms

An author shares the highs and lows of life on tour.

Ken Burns shooting Thomas Hart Benton.

A Selected Filmography

A selected filmography

illustration f Marianne Moore

Moore or Less

Did the persona distract from the poetry?

The Future of Democracy

Teaching the art of democracy—how humanities education supports civic participation.

Garrison Keillor in his signature footwear.

The Next Stage for Garrison Keillor:

After 40 years on the radio, what to do next?

Portrait of Andersons by Laszlo

Two Kinds of Society in One Museum

Anderson House in Washington, D.C., recalls a pair of American socialites and serves as headquarters to the Society of the Cincinnati.

19th-century copy of a Vierbiest world map

Global Impact

The Osher Map Library invites the whole world in.

A visitor uses the Cleveland Museum of Art's Gallery One touch screen

Museums in the Age of Social

Museums are turning away from big exhibitions and toward community.

Opening pages of the First Folio

Did He Even Know He Was Shakespeare?

What the First Folio's history tells us about our greatest playwright

Balanchine rehearses with Suzanne Farrell.

George Balanchine and the United States: An Artist in Love with His Adopted Country

George Balanchine adored the United States, especially all those dancers from Texas or wherever