Joy Harjo, a Native American poet, playwright and musician, has been named the new U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.
Cuban artists are boycotting the 2019 Havana Biennial. Their alternative show protests Decree 349, a law that makes independent artistic expression a crime.
Americans’ interest in what’s happening in the rest of the world is reflected in their growing appetite for foreign literature.
Working closely with Chinese officials, the FBI has accomplished the largest repatriation of cultural items from the U.S. to the People’s Republic of China.
The Cuban Communist Party has failed to deliver on the promises of the revolution that ushered it into power 60 years ago.
Actors and filmmakers from Poland to Taiwan have contributed to the world's first and most profitable film industry, centered in Hollywood, California.
Copyrighted works dating back to 1923 have now entered the public domain. That's important news for teachers, theater groups and others.
Discover a seasonal treat at Washington's National Cathedral, which offers an annual exhibition of nativity scenes from around the world.