Museums

April 30, 2018 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new museum exhibit opening this week in New York City will focus on the early photography work of film director Stanley Kubrick. The New York Times reports the Museum of the City of New York will showcase Kubrick's photographs for Look magazine. Kubrick was a full-time New York-...
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April 30, 2018 - 8:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A museum exhibit opening soon focuses on the early photography work of film director Stanley Kubrick. The New York Times reports the Museum of the City of New York will showcase Kubrick's photographs for Look magazine in a new exhibit this month. Kubrick was a full-time New York-...
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April 30, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A museum exhibit opening soon focuses on the early photography work of film director Stanley Kubrick. The New York Times reports the Museum of the City of New York will showcase Kubrick's photographs for Look magazine in a new exhibit this month. Kubrick was a full-time New York-...
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This photo shows a bronze statue called "Raise Up" as part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. The national memorial aims to teach about America's past in hope of promoting understanding and healing. It's scheduled to open on Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
April 26, 2018 - 7:20 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation's first memorial to the victims of lynching Thursday in Alabama. Hundreds lined up in the rain to get a first look at the memorial and museum in Montgomery. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates...
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This undated photo shows a detail of a gold and gilded-copper crown with glass beads from Ethiopia, estimated to be from around 1740, which is part of the "Maqdala 1868" exhibit at London's Victoria and Albert Museum which explores the 1868 British expedition to what was then called Abyssinia. The crown was taken by the British Army during the 1868 Abyssinian Expedition, and has been on display at the V&A since 1872, but the exhibition has caused an outcry in modern Ethiopia. (Victoria and Albert Museum via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 5:04 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The hair of a long-dead emperor is among the artifacts Ethiopia's government is demanding be returned from Britain, as more countries seek to reclaim heritage they say was taken decades, even centuries, ago. Ethiopia's minister for culture and tourism, Hirut Woldemariam...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows Babe Ruth. As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. (AP Photo/File)
April 24, 2018 - 4:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. A private collector also claims to own the bat, and he's selling it at auction. PSA/DNA, one of the leading sports memorabilia...
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April 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. A private collector also claims to own the bat, and he's selling it at auction. PSA/DNA, one of the leading sports memorabilia...
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In this April 2018 photo provided by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Qatari-American artist Sophia Al-Maria poses for a portrait in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain. The museum announced Monday, April 23, 2018, that Al-Maria was the inaugural winner of the Dunya Contemporary Art Prize that recognizes mid-career artists from the Middle East. The museum will commission a new work from her that will be presented in a major exhibition. An international jury of contemporary Middle Eastern art experts chose Al-Maria for the honor, saying she has "pioneered a new visual language." (Laura Cugusi/Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 4:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 35-year-old Qatari-American artist is the inaugural winner of a prize worth $100,000 that recognizes mid-career artists from the Middle East. Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art on Monday announced Sophia Al-Maria as the winner of the first Dunya Contemporary Art Prize. The museum...
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Jon Bon Jovi performs during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
April 15, 2018 - 12:18 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bon Jovi reunited onstage with former members for a powerful performance celebrating its admission into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the late icon Nina Simone was welcomed to the prestigious music club with show-stopping performances from Lauryn Hill and Andra Day. Bon...
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Jon Bon Jovi, right, watches Richie Sambora play guitar during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
April 14, 2018 - 11:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bon Jovi reunited with former members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such for a powerful performance on Saturday night as the band earned a spot in the prestigious Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Jon Bon Jovi, Sambora and Such were joined by current bandmates David Bryan, Tico Torres...
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