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  • Jeff Koons' Whitney retrospective ending with 36-hour marathon viewing

    Jeff Koons' Whitney retrospective ending with 36-hour marathon viewing
    This is the final weekend for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective,” the controversial exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art that occupies all four floors of exhibition space. It will be the last show prior to the museum’s departure...
  • MSI hosts Columbian Ball benefit

    MSI hosts Columbian Ball benefit
    The 34th annual Columbian Ball, benefiting the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), was held at the Museum on Oct. 11, with nearly 800 guests in attendance. The black-tie event honored Chicago native Sherry Lansing, former CEO of Paramount Pictures,...
  • Best bets for Oct. 18

    Best bets for Oct. 18
    Art Art Fallout: The fifth annual community event includes special exhibitions, interactive projects, open artists studios, live demonstrations, food trucks and pop-up cafes. Free shuttle buses will be running between downtown Fort Lauderdale's...
  • George Lucas lays out vision for his museum

    George Lucas lays out vision for his museum
    Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson is the reason the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will rise in her hometown rather than the hometown of its namesake, San Francisco. It was always assumed Hobson, who wed George Lucas last year, played a role....
  • Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region

    Hiking the Appalachian Trail through Lehigh Valley region
    Leaving the security of home for the unpredictability of the outdoors isn't for everyone. But for those who love nature, the Appalachian Trail — showcasing breathtaking scenery from Georgia to Maine —is a "must do." Known as the "AT" and...
  • A family-friendly encounter with spirits in Easton

    A family-friendly encounter with spirits in Easton
    A mysterious washerwoman from the late 1800s has been said to haunt the Guard Lock No. 8 next to the Chain Dam in Glendon, about two miles west of Easton on the south side of the Lehigh Canal. "This woman would wash the clothes of canal boat families...
  • Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection

    Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection
    The Tacoma (Wash.) Art Museum debuts its new Western American art collection in November in a new wing that doubles its gallery space. The collection's 295 pieces, which spans two centuries, includes familiar artists such as Thomas Moran and Frederic...
  • George Lucas museum to feature more than 'Star Wars'

    George Lucas museum to feature more than 'Star Wars'
    Yes, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas is building a museum on Chicago's lakefront. But it will not be a “Star Wars” museum, the filmmaker said in Chicago Friday, calling that an idea that has been “blown all out of...
  • Orange County hands out $2 million in arts and cultural grants

    Orange County hands out $2 million in arts and cultural grants
    The Orange County Board of County Commissioners this week accepted the recommendations of the Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Board to provide $2,085,400 to a long list of arts organizations. The money comes from the Tourist Development Tax. About 2...
  • Gerhard Richter painting to be sold to fund new Linda Pace art space

    Gerhard Richter painting to be sold to fund new Linda Pace art space
    A work by Gerhard Richter that belonged to the late collector and philanthropist Linda Pace will be sold at an auction in November to help fund the creation of a new art space for Pace's foundation in Texas. Christie's will sell Richter's 1992...
  • Lucas museum plans must preserve the lakefront

      Chicagoans are thrilled that George Lucas has decided to locate his museum in our great city. There are two stories he must know about one of our city’s most precious resources, the lakefront, before he makes a final decision to locate his...