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  • World's Largest Native American Institute A Short Drive Away

    World's Largest Native American Institute A Short Drive Away
    The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is the largest Native American institute in the world and it's right here in Connecticut.  The state-of-the-art facility features an observation tower, a large recreation of an authentic Pequot village,...
  • 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...
  • Tate Modern's Serota named most powerful person in contemporary art

    LONDON (Reuters) - The man who runs London's Tate Modern - an art gallery in a former power station that looms over the River Thames - was named on Thursday the most powerful figure in the world of contemporary art. Nicholas Serota has been in the top 10...
  • Doug Hyland To Retire From NBMAA

    Doug Hyland To Retire From NBMAA
    Douglas Hyland, who has led the New Britain Museum of American Art for 15 years, will retire from his position as director next September, after the museum's new expansion is completed and the re-installation is unveiled. "It'll be good to finish things...
  • Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees

     Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees
    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new members to its board of trustees, the latest sign of growing confidence in the museum under new director Philippe Vergne. Prominent L.A. artist Mark Bradford is among the additions,...
  • Family Time: Halloween animal fun at Lehigh Valley Zoo

    Family Time: Halloween animal fun at Lehigh Valley Zoo
    Trick or treating, mascot visits and plenty of animals await little ones at Boo at the Zoo on Saturday and Sunday. Children can wear their costumes and trick or treat all around the Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. While...
  • 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail

    'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' at MoMA follows artist's paper trail
    When Henri Matisse (1869-1954) finished his breakthrough painting "The Joy of Life," he was 36. A new century was just getting underway, and he flung open a door to an artistic adventure that would occupy him for almost 50 years. The escapade took a...
  • Twain Celebrates A Wicked Good Evening With Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz

    The word of the night at the Mark Twain House & Museum Tuesday was "wicked" and it had nothing to do with Halloween. The evening was a VIP reception for "Wicked" book author Gregory Maguire and "Wicked" musical composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz,...
  • Taste of Laurel offers bites from local restaurants

    The Taste of Laurel is back for its seventh year. The Laurel Historical Society is hosting the event on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The entrance will be at the Laurel Museum, 817 Main St. Main Street Pharmacy in Laurel will be sponsoring the...
  • Yoga at Orlando Museum of Art?

    Yoga at Orlando Museum of Art?
    Did you know that yoga is a quarterly event at the Orlando Museum of Art? WUCF-TV's "Artisodes" spotlights the trend that mixes yoga and fine art in an episode at 8 p.m. Thursday. "Yoga in the Galleries" has been drawing more than 100 persons per...
  • Kimchi and sauerkraut fanatics wanted for inaugural Ferment festival in Long Beach

    Kimchi and sauerkraut fanatics wanted for inaugural Ferment festival in Long Beach
    These days restaurant chefs are pickling everything they can get their hands on. That clearly signals that pickling and fermenting are a trend. But fermenting also hearkens back to the old days and the old ways. And the Institute of Domestic...