Robin Pogrebin

culture reporter for New York Times

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Indoor museums are still closed — while malls, tattoo parlors, hair and nail salons have been open since Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted parts of the state’s stay-at-home order last month.

Museums remain closed in California while retail shops are open. What that means for institutions large and small

Indoor museums are still closed — while malls, tattoo parlors, hair and nail salons have been open since Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted parts of the state’s stay-at-home order last month.

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“Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” is the title of a new draft executive order that the White House is mulling.

Should all new federal buildings feature classical architecture?

“Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” is the title of a new draft executive order that the White House is mulling.

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