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  • Calendar: Railroad history, volunteer opportunities and more

    Calendar: Railroad history, volunteer opportunities and more
    History of the railroads Visit the Porter County Museum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, to learn about the history of the railroads, a transportation innovation that transformed American life. The Railway Garden of Taltree Arboretum and Gardens of...
  • After floating around, surfing history museum gets a home

    After floating around, surfing history museum gets a home
    The Palm Beach County Surfing History Project finally has a home of its own. Seven years after they started stockpiling relics from surfing's early days in South Florida, a group of longtime local surfers has set up what they hope will be a permanent...
  • Israeli artists featured at Norton exhibit

    Israeli artists featured at Norton exhibit
    For the fourth consecutive year, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach is presenting BIJOUX!, a contemporary art jewelry fundraiser, offering the public the chance to purchase unique contemporary art jewelry pieces directly from their creators....
  • Children & Parents Day celebrates the mango

    Children & Parents Day celebrates the mango
    The mango is the star of this year's 10th annual Children & Parents Day sponsored by the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History in partnership with National Nutrition Awareness Month and Viva Florida, a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of...
  • Former Boynton School students to reunite

    Former Boynton School students to reunite
    Many new residents to the city of Boynton Beach know the Schoolhouse Children's Museum as simply that – a museum and learning experience for children. But there is a generation of natives that know the museum in its first incarnation as The...
  • Jewish heirs sue Germany in US over medieval art treasure

    The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million. The suit, which attorneys said was filed late Monday in...
  • Curtain raised on revamped history museum

    Curtain raised on revamped history museum
    History is back on display in Western Springs. After being closed for six months for building renovations, the Western Springs Historical Society has reopened its exhibit space in the village's historic water tower. Visitors can see items such as...
  • Isle of Wight County Museum to host Battle of Smithfield walking tours

    Isle of Wight County Museum to host Battle of Smithfield walking tours
    Getting up close and personal with history isn’t hard in Isle of Wight – from the graveyard at St. Luke’s Church to the county’s historic earthworks, you will literally trip over it if you aren’t looking where you’re...
  • Ford's Theatre museum reopens after water leak

    The museum at the Ford's Theatre National Historic Site in Washington has reopened a week after a water leak flooded the museum floor. The museum reopened Wednesday and resumed normal hours for the week. The museum had been closed since Feb. 18 due to...
  • Revived at 25, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum strives to preserve, fill in fading history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. It's easy "to fall in love with the romanticism" of the Negro Leagues, Bob Kendrick said. And the vibrant cast and vivid tales have been not merely preserved but animated by the efforts of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which has...
  • Frida, Diego and friends at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

    Frida, Diego and friends at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
    At the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, the ambitious new Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit begins with a painting that doubles as an inside joke. In the two-story atrium that bends into the main gallery, the first artwork to greet visitors is the...