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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Trunks educate kids about the Shoah

    Trunks educate kids about the Shoah
    For some young teens in the religious school at Temple Shaarei Shalom in Boynton Beach, much of what they knew about the Holocaust came from viewing "The Diary of Anne Frank." But thanks to "Teaching Trunks," a unique teaching program for the school's...
  • 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...
  • Tracing Green Bay's beloved football history trail

     Tracing Green Bay's beloved football history trail
    It's common to find copies of the Bible in hotel rooms across America. But at Debbie Jacques' guesthouse, there's a second book in the nightstand drawer: Vince Lombardi's biography. That's fitting, because among Packers fans, the former coach is a...
  • llinois Holocaust Museum partners with Naperville School District 203

    llinois Holocaust Museum partners with Naperville School District 203
    Naperville school children will learn about tolerance, compassion and peace through a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie. Kelley Szany, ┬┐director of educational outreach and genocide...
  • Naperville panel names recommendations for $2M events and amenities grants

    Most of those who asked to be included in Naperville’s largest locally funded grant program for the coming budget year are likely to receive less than they requested. Some appear on track to come away empty-handed – a virtual certainty when a...
  • Bev York: historian and teacher

    Bev York has been active with the Windham Textile and History Museum for all of its 25 years, serving in the past as its director and currently as museum educator. "In a small museum with only a couple of part-time staff, we wear many hats to keep the...
  • 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-...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • 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...