Kimberly Hatfield

MFA Boston’s renovated Japanese art galleries seek to inspire deeper exploration of familiar objects

In the reopened galleries, rotating exhibits highlight collection gems—including seven newly conserved Buddha statues—and technology add-ons expand learning

Quagga-mire: Great Lakes shipwrecks slowly consumed by invasive molluscs

Preserved for centuries in pristine condition, submerged archaeological sites are now being destroyed by quagga mussels

Show draws links between China’s opium wars and today’s opioid crisis

Exhibition of artefacts of 19th-century opium trade includes training for visitors on dealing with overdoses

'Go outside and protect what already exists': AI-generated dawn chorus of songbirds has a sinister edge

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg's immersive collaboration with Superblue highlights declining numbers of songbirds

Artificial intelligence is helping researchers identify and analyse some of the world’s oldest art

New applications for artificial intelligence can help researchers identify millennia-old rock art more easily

An exhibition shines a light on pathbreaking Indigenous glass artists

‘Clearly Indigenous’ at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture looks at the myriad ways Indigenous artists have re-imagined traditional imagery and techniques in the uniquely pliable material