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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....
  • 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,...
  • Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell. Some of her best memories at the school where she graduated in 1981 came from Fabian Giroux, an Advanced Placement Art History teacher, one of...
  • Smithsonian curators look for history in Freddie Gray unrest

    Smithsonian curators look for history in Freddie Gray unrest
    As Aaron Bryant walked along North Avenue on the night of Freddie Gray's funeral, his photographer's eye noted how the rising flames framed the "waves of police in riot gear" and the wall of ministers calling for calm. Instinctively, the Baltimore man...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $110,039 for history museum programs, exhibits

    It's in Hampton's budget: $110,039 for history museum programs, exhibits
    The Hampton History Museum regularly creates new exhibitions and schedules new programs to create an experiences that provides "context to the national historical narrative and current issues," according to the city's 2016 fiscal year budget. The museum...
  • FedEx project reveals aging farmstead

    FedEx project reveals aging farmstead
    The farmstead sits in a woody oasis straddling East Allen and Allen townships, its only traces of antiquity are a disintegrating barn and a home cloaked in hungry vines. Yet that was enough to mark the 106-acre property dating back to the early 1800s as...
  • Masking the truth at the BMA

    Masking the truth at the BMA
    After reading the Baltimore Museum of Art's 400-word description of Liberia's Sande society — whose wooden masks are on now display in the renovated African Art gallery — you would be forgiven for thinking that the powerful social and...
  • The Vibrant, Far-Out, Futuristic Art Of Karl Lund At NBMAA

    The Vibrant, Far-Out, Futuristic Art Of Karl Lund At NBMAA
    For the artist Karl Lund, the future is yesterday. His dramatic canvasses, roiling with action and color, are built on a fertile foundation of boyhood fascinations with futurist science fiction, comic books and psychedelic posters, but they're also...
  • Brauer Museum of Art displays Andy Warhol's artwork

    Brauer Museum of Art displays Andy Warhol's artwork
    The Andy Warhol display at the Brauer Museum of Art began in the 1980s with only one piece — a large painting of a Campbell's soup can. "Originally we only had a soup can," Gloria Ruff, the associate curator and registrar of the museum, said....