A museum in New York City’s Chinatown that recently reopened after its archives were damaged by a fire last year is now facing more heat as protestors gather to boycott the institution.
The protest: The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) reopened on Wednesday, since shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to a crowd of protestors accusing the institution of supporting mass incarceration and gentrification, reported Hyperallergenic.
A museum known for its ninja attraction in Mie Prefecture, Japan was the target of a late-night burglary on Monday, with nearly $10,000 taken from a safe.
What happened: Iga-ryu Ninja Museum confirmed the events on Thursday, according to Kyodo News.
Recovery efforts are currently underway for the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in Manhattan days after being ravaged by a five-alarm fire.
A new museum celebrating the Korean American heritage is set to start construction next year in Los Angeles’ Koreatown.
Scheduled to be built by early 2022, the Korean American National Museum will be situated on the corner of Vermont and Sixth Street, a property currently being utilized by the Department of Transportation as a 57-space parking lot.
A national museum preserving the history, culture and accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) may be erected in Washington, D.C. in the future.
On July 31, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced new legislation examining the possibility of creating such an institution, which would be the first in the nation.
Two neighborhood cats have captured many hearts online for their adorable antics while trying to enter a Japanese museum.
Eighty global delicacies including balut and durian will be featured in the Disgusting Food Museum in the Swedish town Malmö from now until Jan. 27.
The museum will have mostly replicas and interactive exhibits and videos, according to Business Insider.
A pair of cats who have been trying to enter an art museum in Japan for two years to no foreseeable avail is instead getting into people’s hearts online.
The resilient felines, Ken (Ken-chan, black) and Gosaku (Go-chan, ginger), began their attempts to step into the Hiroshima Onomichi City Museum of Art in 2016 during a cat photography exhibit.
A museum exhibition, which features cadavers of real humans, is currently the subject of controversy in the United Kingdom amid concerns that the bodies belonged to murdered Chinese political prisoners.
Showcased at the Birmingham NEC, “Real Bodies: The Exhibition” displays skinless preserved bodies from China.
A digital art museum opening in Tokyo, Japan is making the news as a breathtaking journey to the wonderland of the future.
TeamLab will open the permanent museum, “MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless,” on June 21 after a series of exhibitions all over the world.
De ARCA Statue Art Museum in Yogyakarta, on the Indonesian island of Java, removed a life-size statue of Adolf Hitler from its exhibit after the backlash it received from international communities.
Many people expressed outrage after several photos were shared on social media showing students and others taking selfies with Hitler in front of a backdrop set in the Auschwitz concentration camp.
The British Museum’s attempt to participate in a worldwide publicity stunt has backfired tremendously, as they have revealed that they steer clear from too many Asian names since they “can be confusing”.
The tweet was in response to a question posited by the Sydney Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences during the worldwide #AskACurator event, wherein museums all over the globe answered burning questions from inquisitive minds.