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  • Getty Trust chief: Islamic State attack on Iraq museum 'heartbreaking'

    To the editor: The tragic destruction of antiquities at the museum in Mosul, Iraq, demands our outrage. As civilized people, we can't allow the destruction of the world's cultural heritage by a small group of fanatics. ("Islamic State says it destroyed...
  • Jewish heirs sue Germany in US over medieval art treasure

    The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million. The suit, which attorneys said was filed late Monday in...
  • Curtain raised on revamped history museum

    Curtain raised on revamped history museum
    History is back on display in Western Springs. After being closed for six months for building renovations, the Western Springs Historical Society has reopened its exhibit space in the village's historic water tower. Visitors can see items such as...
  • Children & Parents Day celebrates the mango

    Children & Parents Day celebrates the mango
    The mango is the star of this year's 10th annual Children & Parents Day sponsored by the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History in partnership with National Nutrition Awareness Month and Viva Florida, a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of...
  • Rare works from a Renaissance master

    In any ranking of American art museums, the College of William and Mary's Muscarelle Museum of Art is far from the largest, oldest or best-endowed. But that hasn't stopped it from playing big — and doing so with a kind of ambition and success...
  • Kurdish fighters rout IS militants from town near Iraq

    Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region,...
  • Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

    Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk
    This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
  • NYC ID program starts off with a bang

    A municipal ID program that city officials thought would draw a few hundred thousand people in its first year has been much more popular than anticipated, with New Yorkers waiting hours in line and months for appointments to register. City officials have...
  • Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process

     Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process
    One image feels like confrontation: In Dirk Hagner's woodcut on washi paper, the Austrian painter Egon Schiele appears in stark form — the point of the eyes, the fault lines in the face, the hands entrenched in pockets and a deep shadow running...
  • Social Scene: Food and Wine Festival a Bacchus affair at Virginia Living Museum

    The Virginia Living Museum's 11th Annual Bacchus Wine and Food Festival was a sold-out event for 2015. The Feb. 6 festival raised $73,072 and had more than 650 people attend, said museum spokeswoman Virginia Gabriele. The funds support science...
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences opens branch in rural region

    A state science museum is setting up a smaller version of itself in a small North Carolina community to see if it attracts interested visitors. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/1zrI8MP) that the North Carolina Museum of Natural...