Sotheby's to sell Robert Colescott's take on George Washington crossing the Delaware River
The painting's low estimate of $9m is ten times the artist's record at auction
What can we learn from the Salem Witch Trials?
A historical exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum traces the political and religious forces that led to the executions of innocent people
NewsMuseums & Heritage
The Huntington Library acquires two collections of US slavery and abolition records
The historic documents highlight the complexities of documenting America’s "peculiar institution"
Celebrating a French artist who captured a young America
New-York Historical Society profiles the intrepid Baroness Hyde de Neuville
North Carolina to stage first show on American South
'Southern Accent' combines art and music to showcase the impact of the American South on US culture
Books: Restitution justice, American style
Two books reveal the complexities involved in restitution