Horace D. Ballard will direct American art collections at the museums.
©2014 Peabody Essex Museum
From oceanic voyages to romping in the waves, a new exhibit explores relationships to water.
Dennis Tangney Jr./Istock
Exploring the coastal fishing hub’s history, architecture, parks, and arts scene
Trade cards courtesy of the Baker Library Historical Collections/Harvard Business School
A nineteenth-century advertising medium traces the rise of consumer culture.
Image courtesy of Alexander Gassel and the Museum of Russian Icons
A blend of Russian Orthodox iconography and mythical motifs
Photograph by Tom Croke/Alamy stock photo
The renewed community life of a grand Cape Cod estate
Courtesy of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum/Milo Stewart Jr. B-50-83
The Worcester Art Museum spotlights baseball garb.
Hat courtesy of the Houghton Library. Photograph by Jim Harrison
Two explorers strip to stay aloft.