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Because of budget cuts mandated by the federal sequestration, the Smithsonian Institution will begin closing galleries in some art museums to the public. Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough said Tuesday in a news release that the temporary closings would...
Tags: Arts, Arts and Culture
Recruiting a new leader for a big museum can take months — sometimes more than a year — involving search committees, consultants and rounds of interviews and negotiations. In the case of the Autry National Center of the American West,...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Mashantucket, Arts, Music, Daniel Day-Lewis
President Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year would boost federal arts spending 10% above where it stands at the moment, lifting it to $1.58 billion for the 2013-14 budget year that begins Oct. 1 and more than compensating for cuts...
The Smithsonian Institution museums in Washington have had to close some spaces due to the effects of the federal budget cuts known as sequestration, the organization announced this week. The budget cuts have resulted in a reduction in a contract for...
Scientists say they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists survived harsh conditions by resorting to cannibalism. On Wednesday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and...
Bea Camp and David Summers will deliver the Press Distinguished Lecture at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Newlin Hall on the Centre College campus. The lecture is free and open to the public, and counts as a convocation credit for students. Camp and Summers,...
Los Angeles’ oldest museum site, the Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, is celebrating its centennial this year with the debut of a new entrance halland outdoor nature center, capping a full makeover that’s already yielded new halls...
The National Museum of Industrial History has announced that builder L. Charles Marcon will be replacing the late philanthropist Priscilla Payne Hurd as chairman of the board. Marcon, who is CEO of Duggan and Marcon Inc. and a trustee of the Harry C....
Tags: Arts and Culture, Museums, Bethlehem Steel
The hunters tramped through the Everglades, scouring the ground for Burmese pythons, ready to do battle with the giant snakes that have invaded South Florida's wilderness. Meanwhile, up in a tree, a python watched, completely unnoticed, as the hunters...
Tags: Conservation, Pembroke Pines, Everglades, Hunting, Ecosystems
The Tewaaraton Foundation today announced the Tewaaraton Award men's and women's nominees, including 2012 winners Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland) and Peter Baum (Colgate). Twenty-five women and 25 men were selected as nominees, from which 10 finalists...
This post has been corrected. See below for details. The gavel came down on 70 sacred Hopi Indian masks at the Drouot auction house in Paris on Friday, generating $1.2 million for the owners and auctioneers – and anger and emotional cries from...
Tags: Auction Service, Mexico, Arts and Culture, UNESCO, Museums
L.A. NOWMore than 1 million people have visited the California Science Center since space shuttle Endeavour arrived, a considerable boost for the Exposition Park museum that averages about 1.6 million visitors a year....
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