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Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: It’s Halloween! And since this year the holiday falls on a Sunday, the celebration will be lasting all weekend. Read up on our guide to New York City’s Halloween and get going on those costumes!   Watch: Monsters – Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The Victoria and Albert Museum

Fondly known by Londoners as “The Queen’s Attic,” The Victoria & Albert Museum hosts a variety of objects, from the shimmering chandelier by contemporary artist Dale Chihuly in the entrance way to medieval statuary. The museum is in fact the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design. Founded in 1852, it has since then grown to encompass 12.5 acres ... Read More »

News: International Controversy at the Louvre

  The Louvre may have just put on display more works of art that inspire a little violence as it has just revealed its new exhibition, “Counterpoint, Contemporary Russian Art.” The exhibition includes four pieces by Russian artist Avdei Ter-Oganyan, one of which calls for an attack on the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The works of art are from ... Read More »

Chronicles: The Algonquin Hotel

  The Algonquin Hotel at 59 West 44th Street in Manhattan opened its doors in 1902, designed by architect Goldwin Starrett. Its first manager, Frank Case (who bought the hotel in 1927), established many of the hotel’s traditions as well convinced the original owner of the hotel to name it after the Algonquin tribe who had first occupied the area. Read More »

News: Daft Punk Unveil New Tron Video

  Disney has released the new video for the song ‘Derezzed’ from Daft Punk for the December film Tron: Legacy. Though the video is obviously just an excuse to release a new trailer for the film, the song featured has been receiving buzz from all corners of the web. The video features the guest appearance the French electronic duo make ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to NYC’s Halloween Parade

  Celebrating it’s 38th year, New York City’s Halloween Parade lists the following facts on their website about the event: The nation’s largest public Halloween celebration Named as The Greatest Event on Earth by Festivals International for October 31 Attended by over 2 million people, seen by over 1 million on TV The nation’s only major night Parade Seen LIVE ... Read More »

News: Rare Warhol Hits Auction Block

A 1962 Andy Warhol painting of a Campbell’s soup can, with can opener, is headed for the auction block at Christie’s auction house. The painting is part of a lot featuring post-war and contemporary art, and is expected to go for between $30 million and $50 million. The work was one of 11 Warhol would paint of large-scale Campbell’s soup ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Salem, MA

  There is no spookier and more spirited place in America to spend the week of Halloween than in Salem, Massachusetts. Located about 30 minutes north of the state’s capital, Salem is most well known as the location of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 (though most of the actual “witches” lived in nearby ‘Salem Village’, now known as Danvers) ... Read More »

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