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Articles with keyword "museums"

Feature

A Silken Path to Trade

Six thousand years of art goes on display at the new Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

Stuart Parnes

In Focus

Connecticut's Stuart Parnes

Parnes takes up the cause of the humanities in Connecticut.

Feature

Preparing for the Worst

An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.

Conversation

The Collector

William H. Gerdts talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about American art, scholarship, and his fixation with pears.

John Updike

Conversation

The Artist as Showman

Jefferson Lecturer John Updike talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about his writing, the "gorgeous creatures" of modernism, and much else.