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  • 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...
  • Oklahoma's effort to lure tourism with showplace Native American museum turns into debacle

    Like many states, Oklahoma wants to be a tourist destination. And leaders here believe they have an ideal attraction: Oklahoma's heritage as the U.S. Indian Territory in the 1800s and as home to 39 tribes. But after nearly 10 years and $90 million spent,...
  • Two Delray cultural nonprofits receive marketing boost

    Two Delray cultural nonprofits receive marketing boost
    Two Delray Beach cultural facilities will receive financial help to pay for a marketing boost aimed at attracting more people. Late Thursday, the Community Redevelopment Agency Board approved spending money to help the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum and...
  • Lincoln selfie contest seeks photos of the people, by the people

    Lincoln selfie contest seeks photos of the people, by the people
    Abraham Lincoln was one of the most photographed public figures of his time, patiently sitting for portraits and understanding of the need to get his image out to the people. Now, 150 years after his death, he's doing it again by way of selfies....
  • King Tut's mask damaged after beard glued back on with epoxy

    King Tut's mask damaged after beard glued back on with epoxy
    The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said Wednesday. The museum is one...
  • Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women

     Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women
    The Mennello Museum of American Art opens its yearlong "Storytellers of the South: Voices of Women" series of exhibitions next week with "Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington." Born in Savannah, Ga., in 1935, Kennington has...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • National Museum of Mexican Art: A vibrant scene in Pilsen

    National Museum of Mexican Art: A vibrant scene in Pilsen
    When Carlos Tortolero was starting what is now known as the National Museum of Mexican Art, "there were three things people told me I was crazy for," he said. "One, doing a museum in a working-class neighborhood; two, starting an arts museum in a working-...
  • Living Museum hosts Bacchus Wine and Food Festival in February

    Living Museum hosts Bacchus Wine and Food Festival in February
    The Virginia Living Museum will present its 11th annual Bacchus Wine and Food Festivalfrom 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. The event will feature wines from around the world and food selections...
  • History of stained glass: from churches to collectors

    History of stained glass: from churches to collectors
    When America was building its great institutions, including the churches that would form the cultural center of many newly-emerging communities, it was an absolutely booming time for the stain glass industry, noted Donald Samick. What so many of those...