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  • Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy

    Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy
    Norwich Free Academy is one of two high schools in the United States to have a museum on its campus.  The museum, which was donated to NFA in 1886, has given thousands of students as well as community members a little culture that is typically experienced...
  • Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum

    An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art. The museum on Wednesday handed over seven rare artifacts that it acquired without realizing they...
  • Cherries are always in season for Door County

     Cherries are always in season for Door County
    Long before most tourists ever heard of Door County, there were the cherries. Nearly a million cherry trees dotted the peninsula at the start of the 20th century. Near Sister Bay, Dale Seaquist's grandfather planted a modest 700 trees he'd bought for...
  • Exhibit in ex-psychiatric ward celebrates Brazilian artist

    When Arthur Bispo do Rosario needed art supplies within the psychiatric institution where he lived, he'd barter cigarettes or trade favors with the guards. When that didn't work, he'd sometimes rough up fellow inmates and snatch away their belongings....
  • Twain House Hosts Writers Weekend

    Twain House Hosts Writers  Weekend
    Registration is open for the Fourth Annual Writers' Weekend at The Mark Twain House & Museum. The event, which includes lectures, workshops, panels, readings, receptions and book signings with authors and playwrights, will take place April 17 to 19 at...
  • Joined at hip, family sets skeleton displays

    Joined at hip, family sets skeleton displays
    Jay Villemarette Sr.'s company is assembling a new International Drive attraction piece by piece. The bones of more than 400 birds, beasts and other beings are now arriving in Orlando for his Skeletons: Animals Unveiled, which is scheduled to open...
  • Home and garden briefs for April 2: Count the birds for the Virginia Living Museum

    The Virginia Living Museum's third annual Birding Cup event encourages people to "go outdoors, breathe in fresh air, walk, look and listen throughout the Peninsula's wild and not so wild areas." The April 10-11 event is a timed search for as many...
  • Easter Weekend Brings Seasonal Fun To CT

    Easter Weekend Brings Seasonal Fun To CT
    It’s Easter weekend so while the parties and the galas are on hiatus for a few days, it is all about some other activities, so let’s start hopping. Get a dose of airborne history and the Easter season at the New England Air Museum in Windsor...
  • Emanuel, Garcia take different stances on Lucas museum

    Emanuel, Garcia take different stances on Lucas museum
    Debates over city finances, school closings and crime have taken center stage during the mayoral election, but lower on the list is another issue that separates Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia: the proposal to build the Lucas museum on Chicago'...
  • New York: Cooperstown museum displays notes from Lincoln's autopsy

    New York: Cooperstown museum displays notes from Lincoln's autopsy
    The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., opens a small exhibition Wednesday (today) that displays handwritten notes made by doctors who performed an autopsy on President Abraham Lincoln. The documents chronicle the physical damage done by the...
  • Avedon exhibit features portraits of 1960s-70s newsmakers

    A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie. "Richard Avedon: Family Affairs" opens Wednesday at the National Museum of American...