Photo of people visiting the Newseum in Washington

Newseum Hailed Free Press, but Got Beaten by Free Museums

WASHINGTON — In 2008, the Newseum — a private museum dedicated to exploring modern history as told through the eyes of journalists — opened on prime Washington real estate. “We’re proud of how we did our storytelling. We changed the model of how museums did...
Picture of William Saroyan as a hologram

In a Small Space, Saroyan Is Reborn Thanks to Technology

It was well above 100 degrees the afternoon I visited the William Saroyan House Museum a couple blocks from where I grew up. Sweat poured from electricians and carpenters racing against a tight deadline to transform the 1,228 square-foot home built by Oscar...