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September 12, 2017

Keith Haring was a widely known, successful, and respected artist based in New York City during the 1980s, the most prolific period for his work. He became particularly known for his public art—paintings on subway walls, for example—that incorporated simple, almost chi...

August 11, 2017

The largest Michelangelo exhibit in the Met’s history

Michelangelo is probably the most famous Italian artist of the Renaissance. Not only was he an extraordinary talented genius, he was also quite prolific as a sculptor, painter, architect, and poet. His statue of Davi...

August 7, 2017

Italy has long been an international tourism destination with its spectacular mix of landscapes—the southern Alps, the hills of Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast—ancient and historic sites, from the Greeks, Etruscans, and Romans through the medieval and Renaissance periods, an...

July 24, 2017

In 2016, the US National Park Service released online a report entitled “LGBTQ Heritage Theme Study.” Such theme studies are designed to provide the context necessary for individuals groups, and organizations to research, identify, document, and preserve important heri...

July 23, 2017

The volcanic destruction of the Roman city of Pompeii in 79 AD happened to occur during the early years of Christianity. Paul the Apostle converted to Christianity in ca. 31-36 AD and helped spread his ministry through missions and sermons across the Roman empire, fina...

June 20, 2017

Two years before Stonewall Inn was designated a National monument, the New York City LGBT Historic Sites Project began to document historic sites related to the history of the LGBT community in that city. Recognizing the difficulty in identifying and interpreting sites...

June 20, 2017

The American LGBTQ community recognizes June as Pride Month, intended to celebrate the civil rights gains and ongoing struggle for equal rights for the LGBTQ community. In recent years, the US National Park Service has undertaken a series of initiatives to identify, pr...

May 3, 2017

In the face of record visitation to US National Parks, this one gentleman is hoping to expand awareness of 'America's best idea.' Mikah Meyer Is on a personal journey to visit 417 national parks representing "the most beautiful and culturally relevant places in America...

February 19, 2017

The African American community had their "green books" during the Jim Crow era of the 20th century—guides to the relatively few motels, restaurants, resorts, and other businesses that were safe and welcoming to African American customers. In the 1980s and '90s, the gay...

October 23, 2016

October 11, 2016 marked the 28th anniversary of National Coming Out Day, celebrating lesbian, gray, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals who openly accept and express their sexual orientation and gender identify. The US National Park Service, which this year is...

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