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.
First lady Melania Trump has transformed the White House into a winter wonderland with holiday decorations that celebrate the spirit of the season.
President Trump has added the names of "seven extraordinary Americans" to the list of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
An improbable Broadway hit, "The Band's Visit" is an award-winning musical that emphasizes the common humanity of people thrown together in a remote desert town.
An ancient Persian artifact stolen decades ago will soon be headed home. Learn how, and why, the U.S. combats art smuggling and repatriates stolen cultural property.
See how Vatican treasures, religious art and couture come together in a seamless mix of the sacred and the secular at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
For the first time, three ancient lacquer Buddha sculptures were exhibited at the Freer-Sackler galleries. Research helps ensure they'll last another thousand years.