The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will display objects from a slave ship that sank off the coast of Cape Town in 1794.
The Georgetown Library remains closed and some of its artifacts are damaged after burst pipes leaked water in the building last week, WNEW Senior Correspndent Mark Segraves reports.
More than 5,000 artifacts salvaged from the wreck of the Titanic are on the market, including a 17-ton section of the luxury liner’s hull.
The Smithsonian Institution continues to use substandard facilities in suburban Maryland to store important art and science collections, despite risks cited in a 2006 audit, according to the inspector general of the museum complex.
A partnership between Cuba and a private U.S. foundation is working to preserve more of writer Ernest Hemingway’s papers and belongings that he left at his home near Havana when he died.