April 12, 2024

Museum Fires Employee for Hanging His Own Painting in an Exhibition

Many artists work very hard, hoping for their breakthrough moment when galleries and museums finally exhibit their work. Instead of waiting for that invitation, one creative took matters into his own hands. A staff member at a German museum drilled two holes in a wall and mounted his own painting with the hopes of kickstarting his career. Much to his dismay, he has promptly been fired from the museum.

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March 7, 2024

Former Japanese Internment Camp in Colorado Is America’s Newest National Park

The U.S. has a new national park—one that spotlights an important episode of recent American history. “Camp Amache,” also known as the Granada Relocation Center, was an incarceration camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. Now, it has been turned into the Amache National Historic Site, safeguarding the memory of this difficult chapter. Located in rural southeastern Colorado, the Granada Relocation Center was one of ten such facilities.

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