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  • Fall architecture: Several grand openings on deck for major cities

    Fall architecture: Several grand openings on deck for major cities
    The fall architectural calendar is packed with major events in Chicago, New York and Shanghai. Here are 10 worth watching. Reclaiming the lower Manhattan skyline: More than 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the 104-story One World Trade...
  • Chicago Humanities Festival artistic director leaving for Vienna museum

    Chicago Humanities Festival artistic director leaving for Vienna museum
    Chicago Humanities Festival artistic director Matti Bunzl has been named director of Vienna’s Wien Museum and will leave Chicago after this fall’s event, the festival announced Wednesday morning.   The move will find Bunzl returning to his...
  • Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss

     Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss
    What to see this fall? Play it close to home with shows about Chicago, motherhood, composting, American history, demons and failure, or go far out and explore the entire galaxy. Here's how: "The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle": Contrary to...
  • Isle of Wight County Museum announces Pan Ham winners

    Isle of Wight County Museum announces Pan Ham winners
    Every summer for the past few years, as people have traveled far and wide to their vacation destinations, many have taken a passenger with them – P.D. Gwaltney Jr. and his 112-year-old ham. Jennifer England, the director of the Isle of Wight...
  • Mind-body harmony, toddler style

    Inner peace might seem elusive for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers — and especially their mothers — but a twice-weekly class aims for it at the Boca Raton Children's Museum. Mommy & Me Yoga from 10 to 10:45 a.m., Mondays and Saturdays is...
  • Bristol Museum Hires Mark Twain House's Curator

    Patricia Philippon is leaving as chief curator of the Mark Twain House in Hartford to take the top job at the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol, the museum's board announced Monday. Philippon will be leaving a senior position at one of Hartford's...
  • Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles

    Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles
    The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at Regen Projects in Los Angeles, one of several...
  • Spinosaurus: A huge predatory dinosaur, built to swim

    Spinosaurus: A huge predatory dinosaur, built to swim
    Dinosaurs ruled the land for millions of years. Now scientists have discovered a fearsome species that could have wreaked havoc in its prehistoric waters. An unusual fossil whose parts were flung across two continents appears to be the first known semi-...
  • Object lessons at Torrance Art Museum's 'Another Thing Coming'

     Object lessons at Torrance Art Museum's 'Another Thing Coming'
    "Another Thing Coming: New Sculpture in L.A." is the kind of exhibition more museums should do, and more often. It checks in on the status of a misplaced but provocative artistic thread, providing a welcome update. Nine years ago, the UCLA Hammer Museum...
  • Three Broward art houses share $90K grant for 'new work'

    The Coral Springs Museum of Art, The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood and Nova Southeastern University's Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale recently received the Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) / Knight New Work Projects Awards totaling $90,000. The Coral...
  • Railroad Day draws large crowds to museum

    Railroad Day has become a major draw for the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum, and this year was no exception. At the third annual event on Aug. 30, by noon there were vehicles parked up and down both sides of the long drive leading from Bridge...