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  • Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture closer to reality

    The 100,000 or so artifacts earmarked for the would-be Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture have for several years been neatly tucked away in numerous boxes at the state's history center in Oklahoma City. While historians pined for the day when they'd be...
  • West Virginia museums to let military members in for free

    Several West Virginia attractions are participating in the National Endowment for the Arts initiative to offer free admission to active-duty military members and their families. The Blue Star Museums program includes more than 2,000 museums across the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ellis Island museum reopening aided by New Jersey company

    A new addition to Ellis Island's Immigration Museum is having its grand opening next week after numerous delays following the destruction of Superstorm Sandy. The Daily Record reports (http://dailyre.co/1Bm3CNl ) the Wednesday opening of the Peopling...
  • Florida attractions in June: A circus, dragons, dinosaurs and butterflies

    Florida attractions in June: A circus, dragons, dinosaurs and butterflies
    Whether it's circus performers, hundreds of fluttering butterflies or animatronic dinosaurs, there's something to delight everyone when it comes to new Florida attractions for the month of June. Summer Circus Spectacular at The Ringling World-class...
  • Nearly century-old plane returns to Ohio

    A 1929 tri-motor airplane, part of a pair once flown by Amelia Earhart, landed back in Ohio just in time to take to the skies for Memorial Day weekend. The 5-AT-B Ford Tri-Motor airplane, historically known as the "City of Wichita," returned to the...
  • Memorial Day kicks off free museum admission for military personnel, families

    Memorial Day kicks off free museum admission for military personnel, families
    Memorial Day marks the start of free museum admission for members of the U.S. military and their families.  The 2015 Blue Star Museums program offers free general admission to select museums nationwide for U.S. active-duty military personnel and their...
  • Senior travelers attracted to Road Scholar program

    She is 84 and, much to her dismay, doesn't get around as well as before. Only rides her bike 15 miles a day, now. In her younger days, she would navigate a sailboat to far-flung locales such as the Baltic and South China seas, hike in Tibet and Egypt,...