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Virus Outbreak New York

What Now? Facing Life Without the Entertainment World

Many concert tours, awards shows, festivals, museums, sporting events and more have shut down to help ...
Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...
Virus-Met Opera Cancellations

Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall Cancel Performances

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera has canceled performances and rehearsals through March 31 because ...
Britain Warhol

Marilyn, Soup Cans, Wigs Feature in Tate’s Andy Warhol Show

LONDON (AP) — Images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe's lips are on display in a ...
Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum of Art Explores the Impact of the Environment on Indingeous People

Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum of Art Explores the Impact of the Environment on Indingeous People

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art is exploring and demonstrating how indigenous peoples ...
Spring Forward

Let the Sun Shine Later as Daylight Saving Time Back Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like clockwork, daylight saving time strikes again this weekend ...
Italy Virus Outbreak Art

Raphael Fever Hits Italy But Art Isn’t Immune From Virus

ROME (AP) — The paintings, drawings, tapestries and sketches in the most ambitious exhibition of Renaissance ...
Seniors Receive Education on Spotting False News

Seniors Receive Education on Spotting False News

Seniors are receiving education on spotting false news, in the wake of articles, blogs, and even ...
Investigated Journalism Donation

Family Donates $2.5 Million to Fund Investigative Journalism

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami family is pledging $2.5 million to help fund investigative journalism in ...
Philanthropist Invests Millions into America’s Museums and Cultural Institutions

Philanthropist Invests Millions into America’s Museums and Cultural Institutions

Philanthropist and billionaire David Rubenstein is investing millions into the nation’s historic sites, museums and culturally ...
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American Jewish History Museum Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia filed for bankruptcy protection ...
King-Virtual Reality

High-tech Chicago Exhibit Puts Visitors Eye-to-eye with MLK

CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one ...
Crafts Refugees

Crafts Can Help Refugees Find Community, and Maybe a Living

When Bahija Karim arrived in Idaho as an Afghan refugee in 2005, she knew little about ...
MET-Museum

MET Revamps British Galleries to Tell Bigger Story of History and Slavery

At the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET), the new British galleries are set to ...
Plantations Hidden History

US ‘Honor Roll’ of Historic Places Often Ignores Slavery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and ...
Art Dealers in the UK Scramble Amid Stricter Regulations for Selling, Buying and Storing Art

Art Dealers in the UK Scramble Amid Stricter Regulations for Selling, Buying and Storing Art

Art dealers in the UK were caught off guard when stricter government regulations on the art ...
Art Exhibit Invites Visitors to Interact with Art Using All Senses

Art Exhibit Invites Visitors to Interact with Art Using All Senses

An exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is encouraging visitors to touch art to enhance ...
Couple Donates $10 Million Toward New Purdue Bands Building

Couple Donates $10 Million Toward New Purdue Bands Building

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A new building for Purdue University's bands and orchestras program will ...
Museums and Galleries Work Toward Making Art Accessible to Blind People

Museums and Galleries Work Toward Making Art Accessible to Blind People

Museums and galleries are working on ways to make art more accessible to everyone, including people ...
Feminist Artist Asks Female Artists to Raise their Prices

Feminist Artist Asks Female Artists to Raise their Prices

A feminist artist is asking other female artists to raise their prices by 15 percent to ...
Fashion Ballet FIT Exhibit

New Exhibit Examines Ballet’s Lasting Influence on Fashion

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of ...
Confederate Monuments Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Approve Confederate Statue Removal Bills

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Local Virginia governments would have the power to remove Confederate monuments in ...
Space Sun Explorer

Solar Orbiter Blasts Off to Capture 1st Look at Sun’s Poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on ...
Philanthropist Leaves Behind $45M for Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Philanthropist Leaves Behind $45M for Opera Theatre of St. Louis

The late philanthropist Phyllis Brissenden, who was 86 years old when she passed away, left behind ...
Christinia Koch, NASA Astronaut, Returns to Earth Breaking Records for Spaceflight

Christinia Koch, NASA Astronaut, Returns to Earth Breaking Records for Spaceflight

NASA astronaut Christina Koch has returned to Earth, holding the record for the longest stay in ...
Art Museum at 150

Show Me The Monet: Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts Turns 150

he venerable museum turned 150 on Tuesday, and one of its biggest birthday gifts is a ...
Museum Showcases Orchestra Hall's Century of Sound, Sights

Museum Showcases Orchestra Hall’s Century of Sound, Sights

DETROIT (AP) — The historic, acoustic marvel that is Detroit's Orchestra Hall is the focus of ...
Yale is Set to End Popular ‘Art History’ Course After Students Noticed it Only Tells The Story and Contributions of White Artists

Yale is Set to End Popular ‘Art History’ Course After Students Noticed it Only Tells The Story and Contributions of Whit...

Yale is getting rid of its art history course, which covers the evolution of art, after ...
Belmont College to merge with Watkins College of Art

Belmont College to merge with Watkins College of Art

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Belmont University on Tuesday announced plans to merge with the city's ...
Walmart Donates $5M for National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walmart Donates $5M for National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walmart announced this month that it is donating $5 million to the National Museum of African ...
$18 Million Expansion Planned at Missouri Holocaust Museum

$18 Million Expansion Planned at Missouri Holocaust Museum

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center will triple in ...
Major Galleries and Museums to Look Forward to in 2020

Major Galleries and Museums to Look Forward to in 2020

Here are some of the major gallery and museum grand openings (and renovations) that art lovers ...
Portland Art Museum Receives $10M Donation from Philanthropist

Portland Art Museum Receives $10M Donation from Philanthropist

Portland Art Museum received its largest donation from a single donor this month ...
Alabama Lynching Memorial, Museum Expanding

Alabama Lynching Memorial, Museum Expanding

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The nation's first memorial to lynching victims is expanding ...
Experts Say Vincent Van Gogh Self-portrait is Genuine

Experts Say Vincent Van Gogh Self-portrait is Genuine

AMSTERDAM (AP) — After years of doubts about its authenticity, experts in Amsterdam have confirmed that ...
Italy Stolen Klimt

Portrait found in gallery’s walls verified as missing Klimt

PIACENZA, Italy (AP) — Art experts have confirmed that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian ...
Edgar Allan Poe House in Baltimore Named Literary Landmark

Edgar Allan Poe House in Baltimore Named Literary Landmark

BALTIMORE (AP) — A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and ...
People Gustavo Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel to Head LA Philharmonic for 5 More Years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gustavo Dudamel will remain as music and artistic director of the Los ...
Paris Musées Uploads Thousands of Art Works that Can be Downloaded by the Public

Paris Musées Uploads Thousands of Art Works that Can be Downloaded by the Public

For the new year, Paris Musées, the public institution that incorporates the city’s 14 museums, has ...
Humanities Grants

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is Backdrop to US Humanities Grants

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The National Endowment for the Humanities is seeking to inspire private ...