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  • Social scene: Virginia Living Museum hosts oyster roast

    Social scene: Virginia Living Museum hosts oyster roast
    Oysters raw, roasted and fried were the highlight of the Virginia Living Museum's third annual Awww Shucks! Oyster Roast held Nov. 15 in the outdoor Conservation Garden of the Newport News museum. More than 600 people also feasted on seafood, desserts...
  • 'A Waterhouse Christmas Carol' in Maitland

     'A Waterhouse Christmas Carol' in Maitland
    WHAT: As part of Orange County's yearlong "What the Dickens!" celebration, honoring the famed British writer, the Art & History Museums — Maitland are showing a new Christmas exhibition at its historic Waterhouse Residence Museum. Using the...
  • Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results

    Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results
    The J. Paul Getty Trust is plugging a fresh executive into what's perhaps the art world's most counterintuitive job: getting rich folks, corporations and charitable foundations to make big cash donations to an organization that already sits on a pile of...
  • Midwest's rural 'galleries' share their art all year long

    Midwest's rural 'galleries' share their art all year long
    For some artists, nothing goes to waste, and galleries have no walls. Art and nature intertwine at these rural destinations, to enrich a Midwest road trip during any time of year, even in the depths of winter. Admission is free unless noted....
  • Barlage appointed to Schoolhouse Museum's board

    Barlage appointed to Schoolhouse Museum's board
    Barbara Barlage, assistant branch manager at BankUnited in Boca Raton, recently was appointed to the board of directors for the Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center in Boynton Beach. A former Realtor, Barlage, was formerly on the...
  • Talbott Retiring As Director, CEO Of Wadsworth Atheneum

    HARTFORD — Susan Lubowsky Talbott, who has been director and chief executive officer of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art since 2008, will announce her retirement Friday, Talbott told The Courant. Talbott will stay in the position until the...
  • 15 things to do with your kids: Dec. 22-28

    Monday, Dec. 22: WORLD'S LARGEST SNOW GLOBE Have you ever imagined what it would be like if downtown Chicago were contained inside a snow globe? The Adler Planetarium has. Through Jan. 4, following every screening of "Destination Solar System" or "Cosmic...
  • Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors

    Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors
    This column generally is all about planning your own Florida getaways, but this time of year it's more likely that family and friends are getting away to visit you in sunny Central Florida. That's nice, but face it, no one wants to spend the holidays...
  • Museum admission should be free: The state of art in 2014

    Museum admission should be free: The state of art in 2014
    Recently I visited six prominent art museums in two states (Texas and Ohio) and saw a wide variety of rewarding special exhibitions and exceptional permanent collections. Aside from individual works of art, which included some of the most important...
  • Christopher Knight's best art shows of 2014

    Christopher Knight's best art shows of 2014
    These were the 10 most rewarding and provocative Los Angeles art museum shows that I saw in 2014 — plus one that was almost entirely superfluous. They are listed in the order in which they opened to the public: "Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris,...
  • Christopher Hawthorne's best of architecture in 2014

     Christopher Hawthorne's best of architecture in 2014
    Here is Christopher Hawthorne's look at the best of architecture in 2014. Progress on remaking the Los Angeles River. The feds chipped in and momentum flowed; in a twist unimaginable even three years ago, river backers are now on Gentrification Watch....