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  • Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014

    Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014
    In 2014 architecture put the recession in the rearview mirror. A wave of residential towers washed over American downtowns while, in Chicago, controversies flared over George Lucas' plan for a massive museum along the lakefront and Donald Trump's...
  • Chicago's best visual art in 2014

    Chicago's best visual art in 2014
    This has been a year of bittersweet goodbyes, as some of the brightest curators in Chicago have left for Toronto, Philadelphia, Kassel, Germany, and beyond. 2015 will fill those Lucite platform shoes with who-knows-who, but in the meantime, here's what we...
  • New Mystic Seaport Exhibition Building Meant To Evoke Tradition Of The Sea

    New Mystic Seaport Exhibition Building Meant To Evoke Tradition Of The Sea
    For decades, visitors to Mystic Seaport have enjoyed a 19th-century seafaring village with cobblestone walks, colonial-style buildings, and moored period whaling ships that can be toured. The first major construction project at the Seaport in 50 years...
  • History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel

    History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel
    Walking through the Colonial Industrial Quarter in historic Bethlehem, it's easy to imagine what life may have been like there centuries ago. Log and stone structures conjure images of a bustling hub full of blacksmiths, masons, spinners and more. In...
  • noted

    Women & Children First recently raised more than $36,000 from 322 donors on Indiegogo for store renovation that will take place during the last week of January. The monthlong drive raised $36,405 for the independent bookstore, which will hold a grand...
  • Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion

    Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion
    Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and her firm, Studio Gang Architects, have been selected to design a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The six-story, $325 million addition, which has yet to be designed and which...
  • Datebook: Videos about secrets, photography about rising tides

    Datebook: Videos about secrets, photography about rising tides
    Visceral video pieces about secrets, a show devoted to the ways in which man is contending with rising seas, and a photographer who takes on L.A.’s bus system. Plus: an anniversary show and a video about hallways. It’s all happening in L.A....
  • Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum In Wethersfield Displays Three Centuries Of Christmas

     Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum In Wethersfield Displays Three Centuries Of Christmas
    WETHERSFIELD -- The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum is offering a guided tour through three centuries of Christmas in Connecticut this holiday season. Staring this weekend, the museum will give tours of exhibits illustrating the evolution of Christmas in...
  • Out of the Blue: A world view of our past and future

    I recently returned from an exotic trip to three continents. I am ridiculously privileged, not only to travel but also to be able to return to a place as near-perfect as Laguna in autumn. My good fortune is never lost on me, and it helps me appreciate...
  • Aieeee! MoMA to host Yoko Ono exhibition

    Aieeee! MoMA to host Yoko Ono exhibition
    Yoko Ono — transgressive conceptual artist, widow of John Lennon, bane of Beatles fans, peace activist and enduring feminist icon — will receive a major solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2015, the organization...
  • Sigal Museum to present Battle of the Bulge survivors

    Sigal Museum to present Battle of the Bulge survivors
    Hear first-hand accounts of the Battle of the Bulge on Saturday afternoon at the Sigal Museum in Easton. To mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II battle, the museum will present a roundtable of three survivors who live in the Lehigh Valley...