Mayflower replica ship returns home after £8.6 million restoration

The Mayflower II, a replica of the 17th-century ship Mayflower, which transported the first Pilgrims from England to North America in 1620, returned after a three-year restoration on Monday to the port of Plymouth, Massachusetts, the same place where settlers arrived 400 years ago. There had been plans for a celebratory tour of the ship to mark the 400th … Read more Mayflower replica ship returns home after £8.6 million restoration

Beirut Blast: Landmark Sursock Palace Seriously Damaged

(AP) The 160-year-old Sursock Palace in Beirut withstood two world wars, the fall of the Ottoman empire, the French mandate and Lebanese independence. After the 1975 to 1990 civil war in Lebanon, it took 20 years of careful restoration to return the palace to its former glory. “In a split second, everything was destroyed again,” … Read more Beirut Blast: Landmark Sursock Palace Seriously Damaged

Why do the BIG FORTUNES keep their WORKS OF ART in SWITZERLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Where would you say the largest number of artworks in the world are concentrated? And the most valuable ones? Probably most of you will think of the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris or the MOMA in New York. However, in order to answer this question, we have to travel to Geneva, Switzerland. … Read more Why do the BIG FORTUNES keep their WORKS OF ART in SWITZERLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Christian Borle & Comics in Theatre! | Marvel’s Storyboards

While exploring the Museum of the Moving Image, Joe Quesada and Christian Borle bond over their love of comics and the impact Stan Lee had on their lives. Later, the Tony-winning star and Joe act out a scene from the play Christian wrote for Marvel’s Spotlight program, and Joe puts Christian’s drawing ability to the … Read more Christian Borle & Comics in Theatre! | Marvel’s Storyboards

Tourist posing for photo breaks 19th Century Antonio Canova sculpture

A tourist has broken the toes off a 200-year-old Italian sculpture. The man, now identified as Austrian, was posing for a photograph on the statue when the accident happened. The 19th century sculpture by artist Antonio Canova is a plaster cast model, with the marble statue version in Rome. The individual was part of a … Read more Tourist posing for photo breaks 19th Century Antonio Canova sculpture

Mayor Sadiq Khan Hasn’t Spoken to Boris Johnson for 87 Days | Good Morning Britain

The Mayor of London joins Good Morning Britain to talk about opening up key tourist attractions and iconic landmarks in the capital to get the economy booming again and London up and running. The Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum and Science Museum are to reopen this month. South Kensington’s museum district – usually … Read more Mayor Sadiq Khan Hasn’t Spoken to Boris Johnson for 87 Days | Good Morning Britain

El Paso Walmart Shooting Anniversary Remembers Victims With Crosses

El Paso marked the anniversary of a shooting at a crowded Walmart by remembering the 23 people killed. A memorial for the victims of last year’s shooting was held outside the Walmart store Monday, with people holding crosses. Authorities have said the shooter traveled from his home near Dallas to target Latinos in the Texas … Read more El Paso Walmart Shooting Anniversary Remembers Victims With Crosses

El Paso Shooting 1 Year Later: Remembering the 23 Killed After a Gunman Fired at a Crowded Walmart

El Paso marked 1 year since a gunman opened fire at a crowded Walmart, leaving 23 people dead. Authorities say the #ElPasoShooting targeted the Texas border town’s Latino community. More: When Stephanie Melendez, her husband and two young daughters tested positive for the coronavirus, the person she most wanted to call was her father. “I’m … Read more El Paso Shooting 1 Year Later: Remembering the 23 Killed After a Gunman Fired at a Crowded Walmart

Museum reopens with electronic music exhibition

In the age of closed music venues, canceled festivals and social distancing, London’s Design Museum is filling the void by providing an atmosphere of hedonistic celebration with its latest exhibition. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. … Read more Museum reopens with electronic music exhibition

US museum launches modern global guide programmes

Philadelphia’s Penn Museum is known for its ancient artifacts – from the Middle East, Africa and Central America. Now, in a modern twist that is getting international attention, it has tour guides from those places too. Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more US museum launches modern global guide programmes

Eid al-Adha: Turkey’s President Erdogan Takes Part in Prayer at Hagia Sofia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes part in prayer at the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque in Istanbul. To Erdogan and his religious conservative supporters, the reconversion of the Hagia Sophia to a mosque is a milestone in Turkey’s rebirth as a powerful, Muslim nation after a century of misguided efforts to imitate the Christian West. … Read more Eid al-Adha: Turkey’s President Erdogan Takes Part in Prayer at Hagia Sofia

Waxworks form distanced queue for Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds’ most popular figures led by example as they formed a socially distanced queue outside the wax museum on Thursday to celebrate the venue’s reopening after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please form a socially distanced line outside Madame Tussauds Location: London, England The waxwork museum is encouraging visitors to stick … Read more Waxworks form distanced queue for Madame Tussauds

Statues social distance at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds’ most popular figures led by example as they formed a socially distanced line outside the wax museum on Thursday to celebrate the venue’s reopening after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Statues social distance at Madame Tussauds