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"Project Vaccine: Our Best Defense," the latest exhibit from the Museum of Science, explores the development of the COVID-19 vaccines, from how they work to how they are distributed.

New vaccine exhibit at the Museum of Science offers big dose of hands-on exploration

The Museum of Science explores the COVID-19 vaccines in its latest, all-ages exhibit, showing kids and adults alike how they work, why they're important, and who contributed to them.

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From Sim Chi Yin's series "Most People Were Silent": Mountain Range surrounding the Nevada Test Site, November 2017.

Capturing the military’s footprint on American soil

"Devour the Land" photo exhibit at Harvard Art Museums surveys costs of conflict on the landscape at home.

Visitors to the Harvard Art Museums will soon be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.

Harvard Art Museums to require proof of vaccination

The new policy, which goes into effect Sept. 28, is similar to requirements already in place at Harvard University and a variety of area performing arts organizations.

The press preview for "Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" was held in London in July.

Company behind delayed Van Gogh exhibit announces new Boston opening date, location

On Friday, the company that co-produced “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” announced the exhibit will now open in Boston on Sept. 29. Customers affected by the delayed opening will have the option to choose a new time and date to attend or receive a full refund.

Benny Andrews’s "Wounded Sgt. (Wounded Sergeant)" (1970) and Dana Chandler Jr.’s "Fred Hampton’s Door 2" (1974) on view in "New Light: Encounters and Connections" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

At the MFA, a door opens to the history of Black art in Boston

In 1970, Dana Chandler Jr. delivered a manifesto demanding change to the museum’s director. Now, more than 50 years later, he’s making a grand entrance.

Selections from Linda Benedict-Jones’s “CRLS” portfolio, 1981, on view this fall at Harvard Art Museums.

Four decades later, portraits of Cambridge high school students graduate to Harvard Art Museums

In 1981, Linda Benedict-Jones took photos of dozens of high school students at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Now, eight of them are on display mere blocks away, at Harvard Art Museums.

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Installation view of "Automania," with Jaguar E-Type roadster, at the Museum of Modern Art.

Driven to beauty, driven to distraction

"Automania," at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, puts museumgoers in the driver’s seat

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Bob Thompson's "Blue Madonna," 1961.

The house that Bob Thompson built

Fifty-five years after his death at 28, a little-known painter with a big vision gets his due at Maine’s Colby College Museum of Art.