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  • Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy

    Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy
    Norwich Free Academy is one of two high schools in the United States to have a museum on its campus.  The museum, which was donated to NFA in 1886, has given thousands of students as well as community members a little culture that is typically experienced...
  • Warhol family to tell story of 'Uncle Andy' in documentary

    Like any great actor on the world stage, Andy Warhol played many parts — prince of Pop art, celebrity, filmmaker and provocateur. To the seven children of Paul and Anne Warhola, he was Uncle Andy. That is why fashion photographer Abby Warhola, the...
  • Picturing the father of our country

     Picturing the father of our country
    If you ever wanted to look the most indispensable Founding Father in the eye, this might be a good time. With the recent acquisition of an iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait — plus the timely loan of a much earlier landmark likeness — Colonial...
  • Virginia Arts Fest announces single ticket sales

    Single tickets to the 2015 Virginia Arts festival have gone on sale. The annual spring event will take place April 10 through May 30 in venues from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach. The opening week includes performances by Ballet Hispanico on April 10...
  • Performing arts camps spark creativity and learning

    Performing arts camps spark creativity and learning
    Imagination, learning and fun will come together when the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosts summer camps starting this June. From music to theater to magic, the center’s innovative summer programming will give students of all ages...
  • 500-year-old Allentown Art Museum paintings inspire new works by artists

    500-year-old Allentown Art Museum paintings inspire new works by artists
    We learn a great deal from the past. Looking backward often means gaining insight into what lies ahead — something especially true for artists. Like science, artistic achievement is built on the foundations of our predecessors. Just like there...
  • A growing list of AACM celebrations

    A growing list of AACM celebrations
    This year will be rich in events celebrating the AACM's 50th anniversary. Among the highlights: "Free at First: The Audacious Journey of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians": Exhibition runs through Sept. 6 at the DuSable...
  • 15 things to do with the kids March 2-8

    15 things to do with the kids March 2-8
      Monday, March 2: "FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES" How do monarchs migrate from the north all the way to Mexico? This acclaimed 40-minute documentary explains how scientists cracked the riddle of this insect's perilous, multigenerational journey. If you...
  • New York exhibits mark centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth

    A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive. "Sinatra: An American Icon" opens Wednesday at the New York Public Library for...
  • John Currin has a way with awkwardness

    John Currin has a way with awkwardness
    John Currin’s paintings are catnip for art historians. In terms of style, substance and composition, as well as scale, palette and paint handling, the roots of Currin’s 11 pictures at Gagosian Gallery run back to Northern European painting...
  • Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy's arts trek covered many galaxies

    Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy's arts trek covered many galaxies
    “Leonard Nimoy carried conviction,” is the first sentence ever written in the Los Angeles Times, 59 years ago, about the man-who-would-be-Spock. He was playing a supporting role in a now-forgotten play called “Life Is But a Dream”...