Martinez City Council Moving Forward On Converting Train Depot Into A MuseumThe Martinez City Council approved a plan Tuesday night to start making the city’s old train depot into a museum.
Contra Costa County's Oldest 'Rancho' Adobe House May Open To Public As MuseumA fundraising drive has nearly reached its goal of saving and restoring the oldest home in Contra Costa County. And one day soon it may be a museum to fill a gap in the Bay Area’s history.
Man Suspected Of Burglarizing Gold Rush-Era Mine Museum In Amador CountyA man was arrested early Thursday morning after allegedly breaking into a Gold Rush-era mining museum in Amador County and stealing several items, according to authorities.
San Francisco’s Legion of Honor Reopens This Week After 7-Month ClosureSan Francisco's Legion of Honor museum announced Wednesday that it’s reopening this week after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to close for seven months.
Lawsuit Against Asian Art Museum Seeks Return Of Artifacts 'Looted' From Ancient Thai TemplesThe federal government has filed a civil lawsuit and was asking the Board of Directors of San Francisco's Asian Art Museum "to do the right thing" and return religious artwork illegally removed from ancient temples to the people of Thailand.
Picture This: Museum in Oakville Toasts History of Napa Valley Wine1881 Napa, a wine history museum and tasting salon, opened this month in Oakville offering self-guided tours on Napa Valley's history and early pioneers, along with a collection of rare winemaking tools.
Peter Selz, Founding Director of Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive Dies at 100Peter Selz, the founding director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive from 1965 through 1973, died Saturday morning in Berkeley. He was 100.
San Francisco Museum Exhibition Shines New Light on Dark Side of ProgressA new exhibition at the California Historical Society focuses attention on societal disruption that came with completion of the transcontinental railroad.
Asahara Ekundayo Gallery Opens In OaklandBR's Christin Ayers gets a sneak peek inside the new Ashara Ekundayo Gallery, a new art space in Oakland dedicated to the creativity of Black women.
Inflatable Art Floats Into San Francisco’s Exploratorium“Inflatable: Expanding Works of Art” features five massive pieces that all incorporate air and will be on display at the Exploratorium through Sept. 3.
Epic Selfie 'Fail' At Los Angeles Museum Knocks Down Art Worth $200,000A viral video shows a visitor at The 14th Factory art gallery in Lincoln Heights knocking down nearly a quarter-million-dollars’ worth of an exhibit in her attempt to take a photo.
New Director Chosen For Mark Twain House & MuseumThe new director of the Twain House & Museum says he views the historic mansion as a "nexus for writers."
Haunting, Historical Images by Bay Area Photographer Dorothea Lange Featured at Oakland MuseumA new exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California called "Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing" features politically-charged photos across decades and cultures.
Museum Of Romantic Breakups Opens In LAGo through a bad holiday breakup? Now there's a museum dedicated to your pain.
George Lucas Unveils Design For Treasure Island MuseumFamed Northern California filmmaker George Lucas hopes he doesn’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to build his art museum.