‘Polocaust museum’: Polish minister calls for commemoration of non-Jewish victims of WWII

Poland’s Deputy Minister of Culture has endorsed the creation of a special “Polocaust” museum to commemorate the non-Jews who died in Poland during World War II. It is estimated that around three million ethnic Poles were among the six million people who were killed in Poland during the war. Minister Jarosław Sellin said in an […]

6 Amazing Museum Sleepovers Around the World

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CROSS POST – Smithsonian American Art Museum Puts Out Call For Indie Devs

The following is a repost from Gamasutra. To see the original post, click here. The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Arcade is a yearly event that celebrates game culture and the work of indie game developers, and submissions for the museum’s fourth annual SAAM arcade are now open. This is a good opportunity for devs […]

9 Competing Airlines Donate $28 Million for Museum Makeover

9 Competing Airlines Donate $ 28 Million to Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which […]

UAE museum 'annexes' Omani territory, deletes Qatar in map mishaps

A map in the United Arab Emirates’ Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum shows the Omani exclave of Musandam as being part of the UAE, the second time the museum has come under fire for a geographical error within a week. The map shows Musandam, a northern Omani exclave, as part of the UAE. Musandam is separated […]

Google’s museum app finds your fine art doppelgänger

If you’ve ever wondered if there’s a museum portrait somewhere that looks like you and you’re ready to have your ego crushed, there’s now an app for that. Google Arts & Culture’s latest update now lets you take a selfie, and using image recognition, finds someone in its vast art collection that most resembles you. […]

Ukraine may soon have world’s largest Apple museum, thanks to MacPaw founder’s obsession

If you want to get a sense of the extent of Apple’s cultural might, glance about 6,200 miles east of the company’s Cupertino headquarters to the capital city of Ukraine. Sometime in 2018, the Eastern European city of Kyiv will somewhat improbably become home to a new museum devoted to Apple products. While the city […]

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will display an iPhone 5s

Director Sean Baker ripped up the filmmaking rulebook by shooting his Sundance hit Tangerine on an iPhone 5s. Now, over two years since the flick scooped more than seven times its budget at theaters, the Oscars has come knocking. No, the filmmaker isn’t getting a belated gong (although his current indie success story The Florida […]