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  • 'Hollywood Costume' exhibit coming to future site of Academy Museum

    'Hollywood Costume' exhibit coming to future site of Academy Museum
    Dorothy's ruby slippers are coming home -- to Hollywood, that is. Cinema's most famous shoes, which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences acquired in 2012 for its future museum, have been on loan to London's Victoria and Albert Museum for the...
  • Abstract Frank Stella sculpture 'Adjoeman' joins Cedars-Sinai artworks

     Abstract Frank Stella sculpture 'Adjoeman' joins Cedars-Sinai artworks
    An enormous abstract sculpture, a sailboat of sorts, rests on a pedestal at the intersection of Beverly and San Vicente boulevards in West Hollywood. Its dark, carbon-fiber sails seem to billow in the wind, and corkscrew spirals of stainless steel, like...
  • New York: A visit to the National September 11 Memorial Museum

    New York: A visit to the National September 11 Memorial Museum
    Perhaps you’ve heard the complaints about the National September 11 Memorial Museum: Some think it’s too expensive (admission is $24); others decry the inclusion of a gift store.   Some relatives of those of those who died in the Sept. 11,...
  • Colchester museum offers look at founding members of town

    A portion of the top of an old, wooden coffin is displayed prominently in the main downstairs room of the Colchester Historical Society (CHS) Museum. Judith Worthington Buckeley died in 1801. Her remains, and the remains of 29 of her relatives, were found...
  • Nemesis of New York museum's 21,000-pound blue whale: dust bunnies

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two days in the bath might turn anyone blue, but that's exactly the color sought by staff at New York's American Museum of Natural History cleaning a 21,000-pound (9,500 kg) fiberglass blue whale looming over exhibits. The 94-foot...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hands-On Marine Science Focus Of Natural History Museum Program

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, presents "Project O - Fun in the Lab and On the Sea!" The program takes place through Project Oceanology at UConn Avery Point on Saturday, July 26,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Joseph N. Goff House To Host Exhibit On Tourism In East Hampton

    The Joseph N. Goff House Board of Directors is pleased to host a new exhibit titled "Tourism, Summer Lodges and Camping in East Hampton." The exhibit, which features photos, drawings, memorabilia and memories of East Hampton's thriving summer vacation...
  • Frank Stella's whirlwind Los Angeles visit rekindles memories

    Frank Stella's whirlwind Los Angeles visit rekindles memories
    Los Angeles holds a special place for Frank Stella. As a young artist in the '60s and '70s, the longtime New Yorker spent time on and off working at Gemini Graphic Editions Limited in L.A., making prints. "It was the first time I went outside of New...
  • Naperville museum to add farm history center

     Naperville museum to add farm history center
    Those who have been around Naperville long enough may still remember the days farm animals seemed to outnumber residents. Newcomers and younger generations eventually will get a glimpse of what those farming days were like as Naper Settlement moves...
  • July 4 fireworks and events

    July 4 fireworks and events
    FIREWORKS Allentown: 9:10 p.m. July 4, J. Birney Crum Stadium, 21st and Linden streets, held in conjunction with the street festival beginning at 4 p.m. Bethlehem: 9 p.m. July 4, Sand Island; music by the Bethlehem Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m. Payrow...
  • Visualizing music through medieval, Renaissance works at Walters Art Museum

    Visualizing music through medieval, Renaissance works at Walters Art Museum
    Around the dawn of the 6th century, the philosopher Boethius noted that "music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior." It's still hard to argue with him. In the centuries after Boethius, artists illuminated music's benefits and...