| Dec 7, 2012
| 7:52 AM
There are days when you wake up and think that there is no wonder left in this world, no mountains left to conquer, no oceans left to explore, no frontiers left to discover. That, of course, is exactly the day you find yourself in an apartment in Logan...
| Aug 19, 2013
Thousands of years is an awfully long period of time. You might think that life was unimaginably different in the ancient Middle East, and that we today, working at our 21st century jobs, would find it unrecognizable.
But it turns out that when it comes...
| Aug 25, 2013
Just how long curator Michael Preble has been thinking about water can be seen in the impressive scale and diversity of the works collected for his latest series of exhibits at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.
Sparked by Hampton Roads' defining links...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Joel Wachs hasn't been an Angeleno for a dozen years, but he still has his key to the city. And he feels its political tremors. L.A., where he made his political bones on the City Council, has just sworn in a new mayor — a brass ring he tried...
| Sep 24, 2011
Most of the dozens of art spaces now showing off Southern California art history weren't even around when Ed Ruscha set up his easel and his style in Los Angeles in the 1950s. Ruscha's classic, defining works are keystones in Pacific Standard Time, a...
| Dec 3, 2011
Along the 405 is L.A.'s version of a shining city on the hill -- a castle of culture in all its incarnations. The Getty Trust is more than its collections and museums; it's about worldwide research, preservation and philanthropy. Its new chief, James...
| Aug 10, 2013
Even a tourist knows that Florida's official nickname is "The Sunshine State," but the identity of the state pie (Key lime) and state wildflower (Coreopsis) is perhaps not-so-common knowledge.
Such minutiae can be found on the walls of Florida's...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:34 PM
By Rebecca Massie Lane
Special to The Herald-Mail
Painter Brad Clever of Chambersburg, Pa., won Best of Show at the 81st annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition for his oil on wood panel painting, “Milk Glass and Peppers.” His...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:16 PM
The Rural Heritage Museum will hold Spudfest at the museum Saturday, Aug. 24. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., and the event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Potatoes will be harvested by a horse-drawn plow and picked up by children for prizes. All village...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The Maitland Art Center (231 W. Packwood, Maitland, 407-539-2181) continues its Summer Concert Series on Friday with an "unplugged" version of classic rock favorites — and some current tunes — performed by The Loria Brothers. In addition to...
| Dec 12, 2013
Most of Chicago's major zoos and museums are more than just showpieces for their collections, animal or anthropological.
Two new scientific studies — both based in the Bahamas and deriving from 18 or more years of work there — highlight...