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  • Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees

     Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees
    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new members to its board of trustees, the latest sign of growing confidence in the museum under new director Philippe Vergne. Prominent L.A. artist Mark Bradford is among the additions,...
  • 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail

    'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail
    When Henri Matisse (1869-1954) finished his breakthrough painting "The Joy of Life," he was 36. A new century was just getting underway, and he flung open a door to an artistic adventure that would occupy him for almost 50 years. The escapade took a...
  • Public weighs in on Museum Campus plan

     Public weighs in on Museum Campus plan
    Dozens of residents sat around tables at the Spertus Institute on Tuesday night to discuss the future of Chicago's Museum Campus. The meeting was the beginning of a broad effort to improve recreation, access, sustainability and education across the 375-...
  • Taste of Laurel offers bites from local restaurants

    The Taste of Laurel is back for its seventh year. The Laurel Historical Society is hosting the event on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The entrance will be at the Laurel Museum, 817 Main St. Main Street Pharmacy in Laurel will be sponsoring the...
  • Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland

    Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland
    WARSAW, Poland — The woman welcoming members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum was more than a little happy to see them. “I have been waiting 20 years for you to come to Poland,” Monika Strugala, the...
  • Yoga at Orlando Museum of Art?

    Yoga at Orlando Museum of Art?
    Did you know that yoga is a quarterly event at the Orlando Museum of Art? WUCF-TV's "Artisodes" spotlights the trend that mixes yoga and fine art in an episode at 8 p.m. Thursday. "Yoga in the Galleries" has been drawing more than 100 persons per...
  • Kimchi and sauerkraut fanatics wanted for inaugural Ferment festival in Long Beach

    Kimchi and sauerkraut fanatics wanted for inaugural Ferment festival in Long Beach
    These days restaurant chefs are pickling everything they can get their hands on. That clearly signals that pickling and fermenting are a trend. But fermenting also hearkens back to the old days and the old ways. And the Institute of Domestic...
  • A leisurely look at art

    A leisurely look at art
    It's the season for our many evening art strolls, which will be full of ambling patrons from now until about May or June. Get out and enjoy our wonderful weather, sip some wine and fill your eyes with art. You can start Friday, Oct. 24 in historic...
  • Inside Julian Schnabel's 'Diving Bell' at Museum of Art

    Inside Julian Schnabel's 'Diving Bell' at Museum of Art
    “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death” is the story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, the 43-year-old editor of Elle magazine in Paris, a free spirit entombed in a body locked by a paralyzing stroke. His intellect is unharmed,...
  • Review: 'Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti' opens at Field Museum

    Review: 'Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti' opens at Field Museum
    The first striking thing in "Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti," the haunting, otherworldly new temporary exhibition at the Field Museum, was the smell. It's earthy, dusky, not unpleasant, and it offered an immediate sense of something real finding its...
  • Museum gets beneath the history of women's undergarments

    Museum gets beneath the history of women's undergarments
    The McKinley Museum's underwear is showing. You might think a presidential library and museum would be a pretty staid place, but it's letting its hair down with "Mentioning the Unmentionables," an exhibit that explores the evolution of women's...