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  • Valpo museum showcases Andy Warhol screen prints

     Valpo museum showcases Andy Warhol screen prints
    From April 15 to May 10, the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University will be showing screen prints by Andy Warhol, a part of their permanent collection, in the Ferguson Gallery. Gregg Hertzlieb, Director and Curator of the Brauer Museum of Art,...
  • Unfrozen in time: New life, and crowdfunding, for dioramas at Field Museum

    Unfrozen in time: New life, and crowdfunding, for dioramas at Field Museum
    There is a masterpiece in the Field Museum. Walking by, though, you might not know it. You might look at the four room-size display cases showing white-tailed deer in each of the four seasons and think, "Oh, dioramas." You might consider this square-...
  • Doreen Bolger to retire from the Baltimore Museum of Art

    Doreen Bolger to retire from the Baltimore Museum of Art
    Doreen Bolger, who to many artists is the face of the Baltimore Museum of Art, is planning to retire, according to a BMA press release. Bolger will retire from her position effective June 30, the release said. Bolger has been director of the museum...
  • British Museum director Neil MacGregor stepping down

    British Museum director Neil MacGregor, who led the London institution as it became the country's top tourist draw, is stepping down. The museum said Wednesday that MacGregor will leave in December after 13 years. MacGregor, 68, said working at the...
  • Longtime director to retire from Baltimore Museum of Art

    The longtime director of the Baltimore Museum of Art plans to retire after 17 years leading the institution. The museum said Wednesday that Doreen Bolger will retire June 30. Bolger is credited with redefining the museum's mission to focus on modern art....
  • Road to Lincoln's end ran through Baltimore

    Road to Lincoln's end ran through Baltimore
    From the night Abraham Lincoln secretly rode a train into Baltimore en route to his inauguration in 1861, through April 24, 1865, when his body lay in a coffin at the Merchant Exchange downtown, his fate was a tragedy largely written in Charm City —...
  • 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...
  • President Lincoln's slaying 150 years ago recalled at Ford's Theatre

    President Lincoln's slaying 150 years ago recalled at Ford's Theatre
    "Don't know the manners of good society, eh?" Asa Trenchard said to Mrs. Mountchessington. "Well, I guess I know enough to turn you inside out, old gal; you sockdologizing old man-trap!" As actor Harry Hawk delivered those lines, the crowd roared with...
  • 'Mockingbird' production at risk in Harper Lee's hometown

    'Mockingbird' production at risk in Harper Lee's hometown
    Each spring when the azaleas bloom, attorney Atticus Finch, daughter Scout and other characters from "To Kill a Mockingbird" come to life on the courthouse lawn in the Alabama hometown of author Harper Lee, who will release a sequel to her classic novel...
  • Art strolls in Orlando, Mount Dora, St. Pete

    Art strolls in Orlando, Mount Dora, St. Pete
    There are art strolls all round Central Florida. Here's your guide to this week's adventures. •Mount Dora's Second Friday art walk is Friday, 6-8 p.m. The area is compact, picturesque and full of shops, cafes and galleries. The Mount Dora Center...
  • Brontosaurus is back!

    Brontosaurus is back!
    The mighty Brontosaurus just stomped back into the halls of paleontology, throwing his 33-ton weight around to topple the longstanding organizational scheme for a family of ancient dinosaurs. A five-year effort to sort through hundreds of specimens in...