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  • New president of the Allentown Art Museum is rolling out the welcome mat.

    When the search committee looking for a new president for Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley first approached David Mickenberg about the job last year, Mickenberg says the presentation was impressive. It offered a picture of a museum in a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Easter Bunny Fun Day

    The Connecticut Trolley Museum is now open for the season. Hours are Saturday10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Easter Bunny Fun Day is Saturday, April 19. The Bunny will be on the grounds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each child with...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Goff House Museum Available To Rent

    The Goff House Museum, located at 2 Barton Hill Road, East Hampton, across from the fire station, is available to rent for small events such as support groups or club meetings, educational programs, fundraisers, training sessions, baby or bridal showers...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Joseph N. Goff House Museum Looking For Board Members

    The Joseph N. Goff House Museum invites members of the community to serve as board members. The Museum, located on the first floor of the building at 2 Barton Hill Road in the historic Village Center of East Hampton, stands as proud testament to our...
  • Sue the T. rex's voyage to space delayed

    Sue the T. rex's voyage to space delayed
    ¬† Sue the T. rex has waited 67 million years to blast into space, so what’s a few more days at this point? ¬†NASA officials have scrubbed today’s launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9, which is slated to carry microbes collected from the Field...
  • Museums, good food, scenic wandering are draws to historical Skagit Valley town

    Museums, good food, scenic wandering are draws to historical Skagit Valley town
    Nearby tulip fields aren't the only reason to visit this little town. But with the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival running the whole month of April, that's undoubtedly why many visitors will make the drive in coming weeks. But even after flowers wilt and...
  • Colonial Williamsburg exhibit demonstrates unexpected richness of Southern furnishings

    When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened. Instead, the remarks...
  • L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art form

    L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art form
    It could be argued, maybe not by snooty art historians but certainly by congenitally low-brow connoisseurs of kitsch, that to be famous in America, truly iconic, one's likeness must be painted on black velvet. Step into a cramped, dimly lit storefront...
  • Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1,000-year-old historic find

    Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1,000-year-old historic find
    For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota. But this week, archaeologists who conducted radio carbon tests on the canoe said...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "The Fabric Of Time" Has History Covered

    On May 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Simsbury Historical Society will host an event celebrating the significance of fiber arts in America. "The Fabric of Time" offers real-life illustrations of the story of important household industries including quilting,...
  • Historical museum to have grand reopening

    TAVARES — After several months of tweaking exhibits, the Lake County Historical Museum will hold a grand reopening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Located on the first floor of the historic courthouse at 317 W. Main St., the museum's exhibits...