Museums

Met Museum: No more money from family connected to OxyContin

May 15, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will stop taking money gifts from members of the Sackler family connected to the pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin

Inside the Met Gala: Feathers, bling and ideas about 'camp'

May 7, 2019

Inside the Met Gala, high-wattage guests sipped on cocktails, ate canapes and tried to "out-camp" each other

Brazil national museum recovers 200 Egypt pieces after fire

May 7, 2019

Brazil's national museum says it has recovered 200 pieces from its Egypt collection after a devastating fire in September 2018

Real spies, not James Bond, take spotlight at new spy museum

May 7, 2019

It's the stories of real-life spies, not fictional spooks like James Bond, that take center stage at the new International Spy Museum in Washington

Celebs try to out-camp each other at wild Met Gala

May 7, 2019

Katy Perry was a chandelier and Tiffany Haddish brought fried chicken in a plastic bag to the crazy, campy Met Gala

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting

May 5, 2019

Looted art's return gives platform for American couple to promote LGBT rights in Poland

Capone's newly discovered prison roomie gets cot in exhibit

May 2, 2019

A plan to paint the jail cell of mobster Al Capone turned into a bigger project for a museum at a former Philadelphia penitentiary

France, Italy honor Leonardo 500 years after artist's death

May 2, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci died in the French town of Amboise exactly 500 years ago

LA judge rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting

May 1, 2019

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that a Spanish museum that acquired a priceless, Nazi-looted painting in 1992 is the work's rightful owner, not the survivors of the Jewish woman who surrendered it to escape the Holocaust

Angels' Tim Mead named president of Hall of Fame

May 1, 2019

Longtime Angels spokesman Tim Mead named president of Baseball Hall of Fame

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