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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.

Galileo's Idol

Ex Libris

A still from Hypertext showing Andy van Dam talking with students

Computers in English Class, Circa 1974

It was the early 1970s and NEH was funding a project using hypertext to teach college students how to read poetry.

A veteran pays his respects

Troops and Tropes

Veterans write about what they know: the modern soldier.

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch

When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

Spread of "The Documentarian"

Spring 2016 edition on ISSUU

A new way to read the magazine that mimics reading it on paper. 

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