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  • Lehigh Valley events: Save the dates

    ART MUSEUM GALA: The Allentown Art Museum is hosting its annual fundraising Gala in the Galleries at 6:30 p.m. April 18. The black-tie affair features fine dining, dancing, live music and bidding on artful items in live and silent auctions. Honorees are...
  • Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series on view at MoMA

    One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. The Museum of Modern Art is paying tribute to that movement in a rare exhibition of a series...
  • On the trail of Lincoln's assassination

    On the trail of Lincoln's assassination
    One hundred and fifty years ago this week, an embittered Maryland-born actor, frustrated over Robert E. Lee's recent surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Va., and determined to avenge the Confederate cause, shot a bullet into the...
  • 'Lincoln never dies' - finding his resonance 150 years later

    In the oak-paneled hush of the reading room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, Karen Needles mostly works alone — but always in good company. Five mornings a week, Needles signs in at the National Archives, often wearing an Abraham Lincoln T-shirt,...
  • Who's Shannon Plumb?

    Who's Shannon Plumb?
    Next week, the Boca Raton Museum of Art will greet visitors with a cast of bizarre characters. In a video projected against a wall near the entrance, a model on a catwalk flaunts the latest fashion: a vest and headdress made of paper towels. The model...
  • LACMA's 'Space Sculpture' shot from center stage to oblivion

    Before there was "Urban Light," there was "Space Sculpture." Erected as a dramatic plaza centerpiece when the Los Angeles County Museum of Art first opened on Wilshire Boulevard 50 years ago, "Space Sculpture" stumbled through a less-than-splendid...
  • Albany museum displays artwork by Celtic folk musician

    An exhibit of paintings by a popular upstate New York-based Celtic folk and bluegrass musician is now on display at the Irish American Heritage Museum in downtown Albany. Singer-songwriter Kevin McKrell of Clifton Park in Saratoga County was a founding...
  • Maurice Wilder: The biggest property mogul you don't know

    He's the most powerful Tampa Bay real estate mogul you've never heard of. He has quietly built an empire. He owns eight office towers in Clearwater, Tampa and Brandon, as well as 10 mobile home and RV parks in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough counties....
  • New exhibit at Walters Art Museum showcases the statues of Maryland artist William Rinehart

    New exhibit at Walters Art Museum showcases the statues of Maryland artist William Rinehart
    At a first look and even at a second, you'd swear it was magic. Those three white towels, two folded neatly and the third rumpled and hanging every which way — surely they're made of terrycloth and purchased at a department store, not carved...
  • Allentown's America on Wheels displays pickup trucks, from Model T to modern

    Allentown's America on Wheels displays pickup trucks, from Model T to modern
    From the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra to the Ford F-150 and RAM 3500, today's posh pickup trucks are a far cry from the primitive workhorses of the early 20th century. At America on Wheels' new exhibit, "Getting' the Job Done: Evolution of the...
  • Finding Mister Rogers in Pittsburgh's museums

    Finding Mister Rogers in Pittsburgh's museums
    "It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor, Would you be mine? Could you be mine?" You'll find yourself singing this song through the many stops along the "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" trolley of memories that pop up...