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  • A re-edited plan for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

    A re-edited plan for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the organization that awards the Oscars — is poised to build a new museum stretching across 208,000 square feet on Wilshire Boulevard just west of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....
  • Natural History Museum renames Dinosaur Hall for Director Jane Pisano

    Natural History Museum renames Dinosaur Hall for Director Jane Pisano
    The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County held its bi-annual Dinosaur Ball on Saturday evening at which trustees, museum staff and other guests gave Director Jane Pisano a monster of an honor. The museum announced it would be renaming its...
  • BCFPD hosts antique fire truck expo

    BCFPD hosts antique fire truck expo
    Drivers motoring by the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District (BCFPD) at 22222 N. Pepper Road in Lake Barrington might have noticed something different in front of the headquarters station May 16. "We're happy to welcome the community to our...
  • FreeCity, dosa tapped for latest Wear LACMA collection

    FreeCity, dosa tapped for latest Wear LACMA collection
    Beloved L.A. brands FreeCity and dosa have been tapped by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to create the fifth edition of the Wear LACMA collection of fashion and accessories inspired by the museum’s permanent collection. Both brands celebrate...
  • New York: Nine tips for dodging crowds, enjoying new Whitney Museum

    New York: Nine tips for dodging crowds, enjoying new Whitney Museum
    The Whitney Museum of American Art opened its new home in New York City's Meatpacking District on May 1, and New Yorkers and visitors have come in droves. I turned up on a recent Saturday and was discouraged by the line that wrapped half of the building....
  • Wilmette celebrates 'Preserving Our Past' in annual house walk

    Wilmette celebrates 'Preserving Our Past' in annual house walk
    History buffs, home remodelers and more than 150 others were expected to participate May 17 in the Wilmette Historical Society and Museum's 28th Annual Spring Housewalk, visiting local residences noted for their owners' preservation and restoration...
  • Roundup: USC students boycott graduation; Fox station censors Picasso

    Roundup: USC students boycott graduation; Fox station censors Picasso
    The announced withdrawal of an entire MFA class from USC's Roski School of Art and Design continues to make news. Historic ruins are threatened in Syria. A Picasso inspires talk of inequity and censorship. And Renzo Piano’s Academy Museum moves...
  • 'Inana': Love, looting, loss in a play about Iraqi artifacts

    'Inana': Love, looting, loss in a play about Iraqi artifacts
    In the final weeks of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, I found myself in the Mesopotamian Gallery at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute. The then-director Karen Wilson was showing me photographs of antiquities in the collection of the National...
  • Boca Raton considers final go-ahead for Chabad project

    Boca Raton considers final go-ahead for Chabad project
    BOCA RATON — The long-running debate over Chabad of East Boca Raton's proposed 18,000-square-foot synagogue and museum on East Palmetto Park Road may finally come to an end Wednesday night at City Hall. It's the first house of worship that would be...
  • Newport News installing 200 wayfinding signs

    Newport News installing 200 wayfinding signs
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city has launched a wayfinding effort, installing 200 signs in the hopes of steering drivers to attractions and branding its eight city districts. The blue signs are funded through a federal and state grant, through four phases....
  • Women's Philanthropy Board looks ahead

    Women's Philanthropy Board looks ahead
    Against the vibrant backdrop of amazing works of art, nearly 100 local Jewish women came together on April 27 for the annual installation of the Women's Philanthropy Board of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Together — with joy,...