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  • Review: Norton Simon's 'In the Land of Snow' is an enlightening exhibit

    Review: Norton Simon's 'In the Land of Snow' is an enlightening exhibit
    At a time when museums seem to be torn between blockbusters and specialized scholarship, it's refreshing to come across "In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas" at the Norton Simon Museum, a no-nonsense exhibition that spares the bells and...
  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "Quassy Zoo" Ready To Roar To Life

    Will there by lions and tigers and bears, oh my? Perhaps not that exact menagerie, but there will be a variety of friendly creatures ready to greet youngsters at "Quassy Zoo," an expanded children's play area to be unveiled May 3 and 4 at Quassy...
  • Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents

    Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents
    He craved more, more and even more stuff. "I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters. Was...
  • Fort Lauderdale museum's Turtle Walks coming right up

    Fort Lauderdale museum's Turtle Walks coming right up
    Now's the time to register for a chance to catch sea turtles in the act of laying their eggs. The Museum of Discovery and Science's annual Turtle Walks on Fort Lauderdale beach start in June, but fill up fast. "South Florida is one of the most...
  • Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala

    Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala
    Diana Ross, in a ruffled crimson dress layered with sparkles, strutted across the stage Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art's gala, belting out the lyrics to a classic tune that had particular resonance: “Did you think I’d...
  • Virginia Living Museum granted association accreditation

    Virginia Living Museum granted association accreditation
    The Virginia Living Museum was granted accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. “The Association of Zoos and Aquariums accredits only those zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards," AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy said in...
  • Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery

    Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery
    The Getty Museum has announced that it is voluntarily returning a 12th-century Byzantine illuminated New Testament to a monastery in Greece after learning that the item had been illegally removed from the Monastery of Dionysiou more than 50 years ago....
  • Art Institute taking its work outside this summer

    Art Institute taking its work outside this summer
    Washington crossing the Eisenhower? “Nighthawks” at the bus stop? Come August, American art will be meeting the public in public, with such possible combinations as Grant Wood's “American Gothic” on a subway poster, a Frank Lloyd...
  • Florence Griswold, Bruce Celebrate Impressionism

    Florence Griswold, Bruce Celebrate Impressionism
    Greenwich and Old Lyme are the two cradles of American impressionism, the sites of the country's two most influential turn-of-the-century artist colonies. Right now art spaces in both towns have exhibits of impressionism on the walls. Bruce Museum A...
  • Ohio museum races to raise money for tiara sold on 'Pawn Stars'

    AKRON, Ohio A tiara that once belonged to first lady Ida Saxton McKinley is now sitting in a pawn shop in Las Vegas, and a Canton, Ohio, museum is racing to get it out of hock. OK, this is no back alley pawn shop. It's Gold & Silver Pawn, the setting...