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  • National Museum of Mexican Art: A vibrant scene in Pilsen

    National Museum of Mexican Art: A vibrant scene in Pilsen
    When Carlos Tortolero was starting what is now known as the National Museum of Mexican Art, "there were three things people told me I was crazy for," he said. "One, doing a museum in a working-class neighborhood; two, starting an arts museum in a working-...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Now you see it: 'Surrealism and Magic' at Boca Raton Museum of Art

    Now you see it: 'Surrealism and Magic' at Boca Raton Museum of Art
    For its new show, "Surrealism and Magic," the Boca Raton Museum of Art examines how Andre Breton, Salvador Dali and other icons of the surrealist movement were obsessed with magic and the occult. The show's 115 artworks and objects include a library of...
  • History of stained glass: from churches to collectors

    History of stained glass: from churches to collectors
    When America was building its great institutions, including the churches that would form the cultural center of many newly-emerging communities, it was an absolutely booming time for the stain glass industry, noted Donald Samick. What so many of those...
  • Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show

    Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show
    "How would a guy make a quilt?" Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft. "He would make it out of concrete and stone," he answered. And so he did. Otterson's "quilts" consist of interlinking blocks of concrete, stone and...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Abie's Irish Rose, Hunterdon Hills Dinner Theatre, April 8. $75. The Fox on the Fairway, June 10. $75. Twist & Shout Aug. 19. $80. Inspire, American Music Theater, includes lunch at Shady Maple. April 29. $75. Giselle, American Ballet...
  • New marketing push considered for two Delray nonprofits

    New marketing push considered for two Delray nonprofits
    Both groups focus on Delray history, but each takes a different spin on remembering the past. The Spady Museum showcases Delray's black history, while the Delray Beach Historical Society highlights how Delray became the city it is today. Both groups...
  • The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs

    The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs
    Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who...
  • Getty's Josef Koudelka retrospective is grim yet riveting

    Given subjects that repeatedly focus on human barbarism, whether between people or by people against the natural environment, you won't find yourself smiling much in the large Josef Koudelka retrospective at the J. Paul Getty Museum. But again and again,...
  • Antiquities expert says King Tut mask can be restored after beard reattached with epoxy

    Epoxy used to glue a blue and gold braided beard back on to the burial mask of Egypt's famed King Tutankhamun can be removed and the mask properly restored, a German expert summoned to Cairo to examine it said Saturday. Speaking at a packed news...
  • Backers want to open automotive museum in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa planning commissioners are expected to examine a proposal Monday to add a vintage car museum to the city's Westside. Beverly Hills Motorsport, 1609 Pomona Ave., wants to convert a nearby industrial building on Farad Street into a museum....