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    Holiday shopping at museums, galleries and the opera
    Still need to start your holiday shopping? Not sure what to get grandma, your sister, uncle, or best friend? Then why not head to your favorite cultural site and do your shopping there! Whether a museum, dance hall, or concert space, there's...
  • The best historic houses in Manhattan
    The best historic houses in Manhattan
    New York City has hundreds of museums and historical and cultural sites. You've been to the major ones already - the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the September 11 Memorial, the Museum of Modern Art, the New York Public Library. The places you...
  • Halloween at the museum
    Halloween at the museum
    Halloween is almost upon us and the ghosts and goblins are ready to play! Tired of the same old party you've been attending year after year? Want something spooky and entertaining but don't want to step inside one of those overpriced...
  • Vote for Bette Midler, Georgia O'Keeffe, or James Meredith in National Portrait Gallery election
    Georgia O'Keeffe beats Bette Midler and James Meredith in Smithsonian election
    Vote early and once daily for either diva Bette Midler, painter Georgia O'Keeffe, or civil rights hero James Meredith to be honored on the National Portrait Gallery's new "Recognize" wall.(UPDATE: and the winner is -- Georgia O&...
  • Matthew Weinstein, Still from 'Cruising 1980', 2010. Courtesy of © Matthew Weinstein
    Gays 'Cruising' get Disney treatment in new exhibit at Smithsonian's Hirshhorn
    "Cruising 1980", an animated video in the Hirshhorn Museum's "Days of Endless Time" is a perfect example of the new exhibit's theme, using advanced technology to explore remembrances of times past."Cruising 1980...
  • Robert Wilson, 'Lady Gaga: Mademoiselle Caroline Rivière d’après Jean-Auguste-Dominque Ingres', 2013.
    Lady Gaga 'peforms' at Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum for its 40th anniversary
    Lady Gaga "performs" in a 10-minute moving-image portrait at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum in one of two exhibits that opened Oct. 16 for the museum's 40th anniversary this month.Imagine, Lady Gaga actually sat still for 10...
  • Scholars are questioning the authenticity of the Green Collection siddur
    Bible Lands Museum oldest siddur on display despite mystery surrounding the book
    Until Oct. 18, 2014, the public can have the opportunity to view what is being touted as the oldest known surviving siddur, Jewish prayer book. This 9th century medieval manuscript is currently on display at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem in...
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    Three museums well worth seeing in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico
    story and photos by Susanna StarrIn case all you've ever heard about the city of Oaxaca in the south central mountains of Oaxaca is in relation to their incredible variety of indigenous crafts, here's another view.The city is a vibrant...
  • Huntington Beach
    Orange County Museums to visit this week
    Museums to visit for the week of September 22-26: Dana Point's Ocean Institute offers free Saturday admission for teachers and their families from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Teachers can meet the education team and learn about the opportunities for field...
  • Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania names new director
    Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania names new director
    The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg has named Jeffrey Bliemeister the new site administrator.He is expected to start the first week of October. He replaces Chales Fox, who was named the Western Division Chief for the Pennsylvania...
  • Bill and Camille Cosby loan African American art collection to Smithsonian
    Bill and Camille Cosby loan African American art collection to Smithsonian
    Whether Bill Cosby was a comedian, sitcom / movie actor, author, television producer, educator, musician, or even as an art collector with his co-art collector wife, Camille. He tries to inspire, teach, and introduce African American identity....
  • 'Art and Craft' is a film about a mentally ill art forger who duped 60 museums
    'Art and Craft' is a film about a mentally ill art forger who duped 60 museums
    "Art and Craft" is a film about a prolific art forger named Mark Landis. Landis was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was hospitalized at the age of 17. He'd taken the death of his father very hard. Examiner Dorri Olds met with...
  • Art Institute of Chicago
    Best museums in the world: Art Institute of Chicago listed as number one
    The Art Institute of Chicago has been named the best museum in the world. The honor comes to the Chicago treasure via TripAdvisor, according to NBC News on Tuesday. The travel website used millions of reviews and opinions to come up with the list...
  • San Diego History Center - Visit for free
    Free after 3 in Balboa Park
    The San Diego History Center, located in Balboa Park, San Diego, invites guests to enjoy their exhibits of history and the culture of San Diego free of chargeNow through November 20, 2014, San Diego residents are invited to visit The San Diego...
  • Time to take a ride, Labor Day, 2014
    Time to take a ride, Labor Day, 2014
    For those who enjoy unique rides, this weekend offers some interesting opportunities.Unfortunately the train at Columbian Park (link) is down for repairs. The Parks Dept. is in hopes of re-opening before the end of the season. The zoo website has...