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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...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Abie's Irish Rose, Hunterdon Hills Dinner Theatre, April 8. $75. The Fox on the Fairway, June 10. $75. Twist & Shout Aug. 19. $80. Inspire, American Music Theater, includes lunch at Shady Maple. April 29. $75. Giselle, American Ballet...
  • Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show

    Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show
    "How would a guy make a quilt?" Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft. "He would make it out of concrete and stone," he answered. And so he did. Otterson's "quilts" consist of interlinking blocks of concrete, stone and...
  • Getty's Josef Koudelka retrospective is grim yet riveting

    Given subjects that repeatedly focus on human barbarism, whether between people or by people against the natural environment, you won't find yourself smiling much in the large Josef Koudelka retrospective at the J. Paul Getty Museum. But again and again,...
  • Antiquities expert says King Tut mask can be restored after beard reattached with epoxy

    Epoxy used to glue a blue and gold braided beard back on to the burial mask of Egypt's famed King Tutankhamun can be removed and the mask properly restored, a German expert summoned to Cairo to examine it said Saturday. Speaking at a packed news...
  • The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs

    The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs
    Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who...
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...
  • Museum collects neon blast from Orlando's past

    Museum collects neon blast from Orlando's past
    Looking for a sign from the past? Turn a corner in an otherwise nondescript warehouse in Winter Park and you'll find yourself in a glowing, neon fantasyland — as if your fondest memories of nighttime car rides across Central Florida all reassembled...
  • Backers want to open automotive museum in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa planning commissioners are expected to examine a proposal Monday to add a vintage car museum to the city's Westside. Beverly Hills Motorsport, 1609 Pomona Ave., wants to convert a nearby industrial building on Farad Street into a museum....
  • Preservation board looks for incentives for historic preservation

    Preservation board looks for incentives for historic preservation
    At a time when builders are eying Winter Park for new construction projects and newcomers are buying older homes with the express purpose of tearing them down and replacing them with large new ones, finding ways to encourage the preservation of historic...
  • Crowdfunding and Amazon gifts: Adler and Shedd try new fundraising ideas

    Crowdfunding and Amazon gifts: Adler and Shedd try new fundraising ideas
    It beats mailing out another membership solicitation, apparently. Two Chicago cultural institutions are turning to web culture to try to raise money, innovative responses to the eternal challenge such not-for-profit institutions face. Adler...