Museums

Poland hands over site of future Warsaw Ghetto Museum

Oct 19, 2018

A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany's wartime occupation of Poland has come closer to reality with a key handover ceremony

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Oct 17, 2018

Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates

Rembrandt's Night Watch to get restoration in Amsterdam

Oct 16, 2018

The Rijksmuseum is going to restore its most famous painting, Rembrandt van Rijn's Night Watch, starting next year in a project that will be open to the public and viewable online

Annual black heritage visual exhibit opens at Ohio museum

Oct 13, 2018

An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums

Sister Jean wins 2018 Illinois Senior Hall of Fame award

Oct 13, 2018

Dignitaries gathered to present Catholic nun and celebrated Loyola-Chicago basketball chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt with Illinois' 2018 Senior Hall of Fame award

Greece: Strike closes Acropolis, main museums

Oct 11, 2018

The ancient Acropolis in Athens and most of Greece's archaeological sites and publicly-run museums are closed to the public due to a 24-hour strike called by a union of Culture Ministry employees

Grand Ole Opry gives rare salute to soul genius Ray Charles

Oct 10, 2018

The Grand Ole Opry gave a rare salute to soul genius Ray Charles for an upcoming public television special

From Catholicism to Camp: New Met Gala theme revealed

Oct 10, 2018

Next year's Met Gala theme will be 'camp,' organizers revealed on Tuesday, a shift in tone and content from this year's meditation on Catholicism

Syria displays artifacts retrieved from rebel-held areas

Oct 8, 2018

An exhibition in Syria's capital of hundreds of artifacts includes many that museum officials say were retrieved from rebel-held areas amid recent gains by the military

Tour of African American museum stirs up memories for O'Ree

Oct 3, 2018

Tour of Museum of African American History and Culture with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman stirs up memories for hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree

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