Posts Tagged ‘Mona Lisa’

Archives’ Photo Ban Will Protect Its Documents. Could It Change the Culture of Museumgoing?

It's impossible to make your way through the National Archives and not know that flash photography is banned. There are signs in the rotunda and throughout the exhibits. Guards remind visitors to turn off their flashes when they pass through security. And yet the institution estimates that some 50,000 flashes go off each year—making historic [...]