(RNS) — Mistaken identification of religious imagery is more common in museums than many might think, misleading a public already less biblically literate than ever.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — More than 1,700 groups have visited the high-tech Museum of the Bible that sits two blocks from the National Mall, the site of the U.S. Capitol, art galleries and other museums.
(RNS) — At this year’s Met Gala, New York’s biggest fashion night, the theme was 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.' For practicing Roman Catholics, the red carpet coverage was at once thrilling and troubling.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Amud Aish Memorial Museum, located far from the tourist crowds, near the very edge of the Brooklyn, focuses on the experiences of Orthodox Jews during and after the Holocaust.
(RNS) The idea for the museum comes from Austrian historian Andreas Maislinger, who says the "House of Responsibility" will allow students and young people to do research on crimes against humanity and World War II.
(RNS) If developer Sharif El-Gamal has his way, the site of the proposed Islamic community center near Ground Zero may become a museum of Islamic culture.
(RNS) Recent conversions of former Byzantine-era churches from museums into mosques, encouraged by religious and political leaders, have caused alarm among religious minorities and Turkey's Christian neighbors.