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  • Boston Children's Museum: More Imagination, Inspiration and Science

    Boston Children's Museum: More Imagination, Inspiration and Science
    If you think you've "been there, done that," think again. Four years ago, a 23-thousand square foot addition was built onto Boston Children's Museum, filling this iconic spot with even more imagination, inspiration and science.  Founded by teachers...
  • Traveling while black created a stir in China

    Traveling while black created a stir in China
    During a recent trip to China, my family and I caused quite a commotion in the Forbidden City. It also happened at the terra-cotta warriors museum and again in Tiananmen Square. In Beijing, we were strolling in the palace courtyard when suddenly we...
  • Where Times readers are traveling in 2015

    Where Times readers are traveling in 2015
    From what you've told us, you're going places in 2015, from domestic destinations such as Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota to international locales like the European Arctic. Some are traveling to explore their family roots, including Roderick...
  • DuSable Museum celebrates first day of Kwanzaa festival

    DuSable Museum celebrates first day of Kwanzaa festival
    Sisters Jordyn Sims and Monique Partee are hoping to start a new tradition — to mark the seven days of Kwanzaa by spending time with family and reflecting on the principles the holiday represents. The sisters joined their grandparents Friday at...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA:off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $24 when tickets are purchased...
  • Curator Joanne Heyler sketches out Broad Museum's 2015 opening

     Curator Joanne Heyler sketches out Broad Museum's 2015 opening
    By late next year, the stretch of Grand Avenue between 2nd and 3rd streets in downtown L.A. will be a corridor of contemporary art. The $140-million Broad Museum, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and showcasing Eli and Edythe Broad's private art...
  • The Art Institute video collection is on YouTube

    The Art Institute video collection is on YouTube
    The artist William Wegman is probably best known for his photographs of Weimaraners. For decades now he has been able to coax his pet dogs to pose stoically before his lens, offering a steady, curious, tolerant gaze to the camera despite the oddball...
  • For some in Britain, reclaiming Winnie-the-Pooh from NY is a cause

    BERLIN England wants its bear back. Not just any bear, of course. The English want Winnie-the-Pooh, the original stuffed bear, the one from before the stories and movies and millions of plush toys made based on his imaginary adventures. They want the...
  • Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor

     Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor
    More than 150 years after it sank off Cape Hatteras inside the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, a woolen coat discarded by a Union sailor trying to escape the doomed ship is approaching another milestone. Found inside the vessel's famous gun turret not...
  • Review: 'In Search of a Lost Avant-Garde' by Matti Bunzl

    Review: 'In Search of a Lost Avant-Garde' by Matti Bunzl
    Matti Bunzl entered the Museum of Contemporary Art in January 2008, not to check out the paintings but to conduct field research. The museum granted Bunzl, an anthropologist at the University of Illinois, unrestricted access to view the making of cultural...