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  • Washington and Lee University will remove Confederate flag replicas

    Washington and Lee University will remove Confederate flag replicas
    Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., has agreed to remove replicas of Confederate flags several months after 12 black law students demanded their removal from campus. The flags in the university's Lee Chapel were replicas of original...
  • New England Air Museum offers family fun this summer

    New England Air Museum offers family fun this summer
    The New England Air Museum, already considered as one of the best places to bring children for fun and education, has added some new kids' activities for the summer. On Monday, June 30, some guests to the NEAM gathered just beyond the children's area to...
  • In reshaping LACMA, Michael Govan sets his sights on a new L.A.

    In reshaping LACMA, Michael Govan sets his sights on a new L.A.
    Michael Govan's field of dreams stretches far beyond the campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which he wants to radically remake over the coming nine years. In a visit to the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, the museum director outlined what...
  • LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard

    LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced plans this month to build a new wing spanning Wilshire Boulevard. It also wants to build up — way up. The museum is working on an ambitious proposal for a skyscraper near the corner of Wilshire...
  • Academy Salutes Designers in Hollywood Costume Exhibit

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 145 pieces of film history in the exhibition Hollywood Costume, which is the organization's first, and probably last, show at the May Co. space. The show, running Oct. 2-March 2, includes works...
  • Art of Cuban food at Fort Lauderdale museum

    Art of Cuban food at Fort Lauderdale museum
      The work of nine Cuban exile artists is front and center in a new show opening Saturday at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale.   Along with art, however, the museum is for the first time making changes in its café menu for the duration of the...
  • Historic Babe Ruth ball to be auctioned

    Historic Babe Ruth ball to be auctioned
    — It is common knowledge that Babe Ruth hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium the day it opened in 1923. But the very first home run in Yankee Stadium came more than two months earlier. And that ball, which is being put up for auction Saturday,...
  • American Museum of Natural History is holding an adult sleepover

    American Museum of Natural History is holding an adult sleepover
    Having recently cleaned its big blue whale, the American Museum of Natural History in New York is ready to welcome adult visitors for its first 21-and-over sleepover Aug. 1. The museum has hosted sleepovers for children during which the young visitors...
  • Historic tiara to be displayed in McKinley library

    Historic tiara to be displayed in McKinley library
    A bit of historically significant bling has come home to Canton, Ohio. A tiara that wended its way from a first lady to the TV series Pawn Stars is now on display at the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. The tiara, which originally...
  • John Beckman, director of exhibit design and development, Museum of Science and Industry

    John Beckman, director of exhibit design and development, Museum of Science and Industry
    John Beckman has been appointed as the director of exhibit design and development at the Museum of Science and Industry. Beckman has been on staff at MSI since 2002, most recently serving as the director of exhibit and business development. His new role...
  • China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations

    China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations
    The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever." But in recent months, curators at the museum dedicated to Japan's 1931-...