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  • Best bets for Feb. 21

    Best bets for Feb. 21
    Family Chinese New Year Party: Usher in the Year of the Sheep with an all-day Chinese New Year celebration. The day will be filled with tours, tea samples, storytelling, lectures and a raku-firing demonstration. The museum cafe will be serving Chinese...
  • Passport guides visitors through city's African-American history

    Passport guides visitors through city's African-American history
    A free publication arrived this week to help people interested in Baltimore's African-American history understand their city and its neighborhoods. "A Lasting Legacy: Baltimore's African-American History Passport" is a handy resource. These cold days...
  • Contemporary opens first exhibit after nearly three-year hiatus

    Contemporary opens first exhibit after nearly three-year hiatus
    Nearly three years after the Contemporary arts organization abruptly shut its doors in mid-exhibition and eliminated the jobs of its five-member staff, a big neon "C" on the outside of the KAGRO building in Station North will glow cherry pink Saturday...
  • 'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry

    'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry
    "Hooray for Chicago" does not have the same zip as "Hooray for Hollywood," but at the turn of the 20th century, before there was a Hollywood, Chicago was America's epicenter for film production, distribution and exhibition. This piece of film and city...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
     Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options.  The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is opening a new exhibit on Saturday about coffee and the role it plays in cultures and...
  • Museum of Contemporary Art to get a makeover

    Museum of Contemporary Art to get a makeover
    Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art will be changing its logo and remaking key portions of its building to make it more friendly to museumgoers, the institution is scheduled to announce Friday morning. The current restaurant space, 3,000 square feet at...
  • Cabin Fever Relief: Museum Destinations At Little Or No Cost

    Cabin Fever Relief: Museum Destinations At Little Or No Cost
    With snow days piling up and temperatures in the single digits, school-aged kids are developing serious cases of cabin fever. Museums are great cold weather destinations, especially those with activities geared toward children, but admissions aren't...
  • Floodwaters make statement in 'Holoscenes' at Museum of California Art

    Floodwaters make statement in 'Holoscenes' at Museum of California Art
    The stark room with black walls is dark except for the fluorescent glow of three circular screens, each 3 feet in diameter. They play videos of a man and a woman, filmed from above, inhabiting a 12-foot-tall tank filled with nearly 2,000 gallons of water....
  • Freebie Friday: Free totes, tongs and cookies at Sweet Tomatoes

    Freebie Friday: Free totes, tongs and cookies at Sweet Tomatoes
    Looking for free stuff to do this week? Freebie Spotlight Sweet Tomatoes will be throwing ‘Discover Fresh’ parties at two Orlando locations, handing out freebies to the first 100 people who arrive. The freebies include a Sweet Tomatoes...
  • NC Museum of History uses exhibit to push for tax credit

    The N.C. Museum of History is using an exhibit of photographs of abandoned buildings to push for the restoration of the historic preservation tax credit. The exhibit of images of abandoned historic buildings in eastern and northeastern North Carolina...
  • Smithsonian creates exhibit on human evolution for libraries

    The Smithsonian is taking a major exhibition about human evolution on the road to public libraries. The National Museum of Natural History developed a traveling exhibit with the American Library Association based on the museum's Hall of Human Origins....