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Attractions news | London Resort new Paramount deal |...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – Lego and Blackstone to buy Merlin Entertainments;...

Smithsonian launches AR moon landing app...

The Smithsonian Channel has launched the 'Apollo's Moon Shot' augmented reality app, which lets users experience Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's moon landing of 1969. ...

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn concept for revitalized...

The Hirshhorn’s concept for a revitalized Sculpture Garden has been approved. The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has conceived a new space to...

Smithsonian elects Lonnie Bunch as first African...

The Smithsonian has elected Lonnie G. Bunch III as the first African American Secretary. Bunch is the founding director of the National Museum of African American...

Celebrity and fashion boost museum and gallery visitors...

The Art Newspaper's annual international survey, Art's Most Popular, shows that fame sells, as it reveals 2018's most visited shows and museums. The survey suggests that...

Smithsonian requests 2020 budget of $978m for four...

The Smithsonian has requested a 2020 budget of $978.3 million, for projects at its National Air and Space Museum, National Zoo, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,...

Smithsonian museums roll out Aira accessibility...

Smithsonian visitors who are blind or have low vision will soon be able to access to innovative and groundbreaking new technology. Starting this spring, the Smithsonian...

Bowdoin turns art installation into instrument

Two exhibitions will work in tandem with a mobile app to let visitors to the Bowdoin Museum "play" an art exhibit as if it were an instrument. Linn Meyers' artwork...

Oprah Winfrey exhibition opens at The National Museum...

Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture, explores contemporary America via the story of the world-famous media mogul at the The National Museum of...

The Smithsonian reports 30 million “visits”...

Once again Smithsonian releases their year-end statistics, as they have since 2001. Since the Smithsonian museums are free, visit counts are not based on tickets...