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  • 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...
  • Gnats seek a good place to eat
    Gnats seek a good place to eat
    When asked, “What would you say is a sure sign of summertime? Many might have fond memories of catching fire flies and a parent supplying a temporary jar to be able to observe them flashing.There are some other types of type of flies, which...
  • Portrait Gallery: Lauren Bacall’s Portrait in ‘American Cool,’ until Sept. 7
    Portrait Gallery: Lauren Bacall’s Portrait in ‘American Cool,’ until Sept. 7
    Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery presents the life and accomplishments a visual representation of an America shaped and displayed by American icons such as those appearing in the “American Cool” series. The American iconic actor...
  • Blue Star Museums
    Military families can get free museum admission until Labor Day
    Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim is one of several thousand museums nationally offering free museum admission to military families until Sept. 1.Five Orange County museums are offering free admission to military families until Labor Day...
  • A Virginia road sign
    Still time to have fun with kids in Virginia for $10 or less
    Although most public schools in Virginia will start on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, there are still four weekends and 25 days overall for you and your kids to have some affordable fun. The attractions mentioned within this article cost $10 or less...
  • The Star Spangled Banner: Celebrating the 200 anniversary of our national anthem
    The Star Spangled Banner: Celebrating the 200 anniversary of our national anthem
    Today, Fort McHenry is still standing proud at the mouth of Baltimore harbor after 200 years; however, it is no longer an active army post, but instead it serves as an important historical shrine now under the supervision of the U.S. National...
  • Proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art garners both support and vitriole
    George Lucas museum is quickly becoming the Darth Invader of Chicago
    It takes a rare breed of celebrity to propose a project that has simultaneously been called a vanity project, narrative art, nonsensical, inconvenient, and either the greatest or the stupidest idea ever. George Lucas is one of those rare...
  • A Kenosha family getaway
    A Kenosha family getaway
    A vacation is all about fun, adventure, relaxation and experiencing a new destination. To ensure that one has the best of everything it is important to choose a place that offers all of this more for families.Kenosha, Wisconsin is one such...