Museums

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

Oct 25, 2018

China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of new dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist

Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

Oct 23, 2018

Less than a year after it opened, Washington's Museum of the Bible is admitting that at least some items in its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls are fakes

Indiana museum to tell story of basketball great Larry Bird

Oct 22, 2018

A museum is being planned to tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird, an Indiana native

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

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