The president of the US Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields resigned, days after the institution apologized for posting a job listing seeking a new director who would maintain the museum’s “traditional, core, white art audience.”
The National Palaces Painting Museum in Istanbul’s Dolmabahçe Palace became one of the foremost painting museums in the world, with its collection of more than 3,000 paintings in its inventory and the opportunity to exhibit 553 paintings at the same time.
The 700-year-old Saint Michael Church in the Akçaabat district of northeastern Turkey’s Trabzon Province, restored for use in social and cultural events by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, will serve as a museum to attract local and foreign tourists.
The museum of Imam Reza’s (PBUH) holy shrine, the eighth Imam of Shias, is one of the richest museums in Iran where, among thousands of other artifacts, very precious souvenirs from Mirza Mohammad-Taqi Khan Farahani, alias Amir Kabir, have been put on public display.
More than 150 pieces of cultural relics dating back more than 1,000 years are making their first public appearance at the newly opened Yecheng Archaeological Museum in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province.