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  • Delivering lessons through kids' comedy

    South Florida native and comedian Michael Luongo (aka "Mr. L") will entertain kids ages 5-9 at the Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center on Saturday, Nov. 8, with his comedy show, "Stand-Up For Kids." Luongo, who grew up in Hollywood and now...
  • Palm Springs Art Museum names Elizabeth Armstrong as new director

    Palm Springs Art Museum names Elizabeth Armstrong as new director
    A familiar face in the Southern California museum world will soon be returning to the area. Elizabeth Armstrong has been named the new executive director of the Palm Springs Art Museum, leaders announced on Friday. Armstrong, who will begin her new...
  • Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace

    Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace
    "Bigger Than T. rex," the story of two University of Chicago paleontologists piecing together the facts about the largest predatory dinosaur yet found, unfolds at the pace of a good thriller. That's a rare thing to be able to say about a science...
  • Living Museum oyster roast coming up Saturday Nov. 15

    Living Museum oyster roast coming up Saturday Nov. 15
    Tickets are still available for the Virginia Living Museum’s third annual Awww Shucks! Oyster Roast taking place from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. The lineup includes local Rappahannock area oysters, plus all-you-can-eat seafood prepared by the...
  • 'Women Take Flight' at New England Air Museum

    'Women Take Flight' at New England Air Museum
    For thousands of years, men dreamt of flying, being able to soar with the birds. So did women. Although Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the dream into a reality in 1903 with the first controlled flying machine, women had to wait a little longer. But...
  • Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer

    Object Lesson: Robert Heinecken's filtered television at the Hammer
    It's not the sort of thing you generally see in a museum: a comfortable easy chair, a working TV set turned to an afternoon talk show on which "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" mom Kris Jenner is making salsa and talking about her boob jobs.  But this...
  • Readers have say on Lucas Museum proposal

     Readers have say on Lucas Museum proposal
    On social media, readers responded quickly — and, often, negatively — to the design for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art unveiled Monday by Chinese architect Ma Yansong. Here are edited versions of their comments, comparing the design to...
  • Lucas museum has a brave new architectural look

    I’m not sure why the proposed Lucas museum has to be on the lakefront, but I think that it’s another brave new architectural look — and isn’t that what Chicago is about? People will probably be raving about it after it’s...
  • Visit Cleveland to help envision Lucas museum

    Two years ago I was in Cleveland for a wedding and made it my business to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the shore of Lake Erie. This museum is no mistake by the lake. I believe the Lucas museum would offer Chicagoans and our many...
  • Proposed museum design is shocking

    The architectural renderings of the proposed Lucas museum on the lakefront, appearing in the Chicago Tribune, are a shocker. If it’s built to this design, the museum is going to be a big white sand dune and an eyesore amid the picturesque...
  • Museum could be a winter hit

    In response to Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin’s Nov. 6 critique of the proposed design of the Lucas museum, where one person sees a “blob,” I see a sledding hill. If George Lucas  allows the children of Chicago to sled off a...