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  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Most Chicagoans OK with Lucas museum spot

    Most Chicagoans OK with Lucas museum spot
    Much has been made of Mayor Rahm Emanuel offering lakefront land to "Star Wars" creator George Lucas for a museum and the pushback from open-space advocates opposed to the site, but a Chicago Tribune poll found that many city voters don't think it matters...
  • Children's museum starts school year with new director

    The Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center starts its school year off with a new executive director. Suzanne Ross, 56, has been promoted to executive director from her former role as the museum's development officer, replacing former executive...
  • Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

    Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum. The Nationals feared the veteran's lingering shoulder injury was bad when it didn't respond as well...
  • Boynton artist selected for 63rd annual All Florida Exhibition

    Since relocating to Boynton Beach this year from Lexington, Ky., to begin her new position as assistant professor of art at Florida Atlantic University, Sharon Lee Hart has become fascinated by the sea. "Not as in fun in the sun," the photographer is...
  • R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

    R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...
    One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University....
  • Hammer Museum announces winners of 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards

    Hammer Museum announces winners of 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards
    The Hammer Museum thrilled four Los Angeles artists with the announcement Tuesday that they had won the 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards. The top prize -- the juried Mohn Award, which honors artistic excellence with $100,000 funded by philanthropists and...
  • Puppet Festival announces lineup

    Puppet Festival announces lineup
    The full roster of artists performing as part of the first Chicago International Puppet Festival was announced on Tuesday. In January, the 11-day compilation will bring together many Chicago venues that will present works by puppeteers from the United...
  • Free admission for two to Boca Museum with purchase at Brio Tuscan Grille

    Free admission for two to Boca Museum with purchase at Brio Tuscan Grille
    Get two free admissions to the Boca Raton Museum of Art with purchase of a specialty entree at Brio Tuscan Grille in Boca Raton. Get the free $16 tickets when you dine-in and order from the special Florida-centric specialty menu featuring Shrimp &...
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
  • Museum of Art goes back to school

    Museum of Art goes back to school
    Call it a TED talk for fine-art buffs. That's the description Bonnie Clearwater, director of the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, is giving to her new series of art-education conferences debuting next spring at the downtown museum and its neighbor,...