Twain's boyhood home in Hannibal, pictured circa 1955, is now a museum. Three Lions/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Three Lions/Getty Images
Hannibal, Mo.: Art Abounds In Twain's Hometown
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/156564691/160293983" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

After John F. Herring by Ken Perenyi, circa 1989. Courtesy of Pegasus Books hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Pegasus Books
'A Contest Of Wits': A Former Forger Recalls His Art
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/159369271/160078777" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
New Project Aims To Map The World's Street Art
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/159931387/159931374" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

MASS MoCA is a complex of 26 renovated 19th-century factory buildings. The site was formerly the home of Arnold Print Works (1860-1942) and Sprague Electric Company (1942-1985). MASS MoCA hide caption

toggle caption MASS MoCA
North Adams, Mass.: A Manufacturing Town For Art
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/159357612/159392669" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Edward Hopper's wife, Josephine N. Hopper, served as his model for 1952's Morning Sun. Columbus Museum of Art/Howald Fund hide caption

toggle caption Columbus Museum of Art/Howald Fund
Hopper's Pensive Lady In Pink Travels The World
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/157104327/159308878" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Tilman, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, 2012 Charlotte Dumas/Courtesy of the Corcoran Gallery of Art hide caption

toggle caption Charlotte Dumas/Courtesy of the Corcoran Gallery of Art
A Photo Homage To The Working Class ... Of Animals
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/159013613/159082807" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Experts say glass buildings kill millions of birds every year. Scientists at Powdermill Avian Research Center are studying ways to help prevent this. Here, a volunteer tags a black hooded warbler in Rector, Pa., in May. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Maggie Starbard/NPR
A Clear And Present Danger: How Glass Kills Birds
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/157657499/158405664" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Architect Guy Maxwell holds a printout of his proposed design for the new Bridge Building at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

toggle caption John W. Poole/NPR
Building For Birds: Architects Aim For Safer Skies
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/157792377/158477176" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript