Museums

2 Chainz, kneeling center, and Kesha Ward, standing center, arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
May 08, 2018 - 4:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was cocktail hour at the Met Gala, the most glittery and exclusive event on the New York social calendar, and celebrity guests were thronging around the imposing Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sipping drinks and munching on canapes. Pretty much everyone in...
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Scarlett Johansson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 9:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scarlett Johansson walked Monday's Met Gala carpet in Marchesa — the fashion brand owned by the estranged wife of Harvey Weinstein. Georgina Chapman's womenswear brand was a red carpet staple prior...
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Lena Waithe attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all times local): 8:55 p.m. "Master of None" co-writer and actress Lena Waithe added some politics to her outfit to the Met gala — she wore a cape made of the LGBTQ Pride flag. Waithe says "it's all about being black and gay...
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2 Chainz, right and Kesha Ward attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all times local): 8:34 p.m. New love was in the air on the Met gala red carpet, with fresh couples Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost, Katharine McPhee and David Foster, and Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez showing their...
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Sarah Jessica Parker attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 8:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate veils, jeweled crowns and elaborate trains made up the holy trinity of haute couture at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala. Always on point Sarah Jessica Parker chose her gown and headdress from a series of drawings by Dolce & Gabbana. The intricate headpiece was a...
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Rihanna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate veils, jeweled crowns and elaborate trains made up the holy trinity of haute couture at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala. Bella Hadid held court as a gothic priestess (is that a thing?), as her gold-embroidered headpiece fanned out over a simple black corset and skirt. The...
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Rita Ora attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amal Clooney and Rita Ora were among the early arrivals to this year's religion-themed Met Gala, the annual fundraising fete in New York that brings out Hollywood's elite for an evening of fashion and charity. Clooney, one of the evening's co-chairs, arrived early in a striking...
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Amal Clooney attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue's Anna Wintour has kicked off the star-studded and heaven-looking Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wintour, who co-chairs the annual event, arrived at Monday night's event in a beaded off-white Chanel gown and a cross necklace alongside her daughter, Bee Shaffer...
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FILE - This Oct. 17, 2008, file photo shows novelist Junot Diaz during a book presentation in New York. Diaz is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a fellow author. Zinzi Clemmons, author of "What We Lose," tweeted Friday, May 4, 2018, that the Pulitzer Prize winner forcibly kissed her while she was a graduate student. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)
May 07, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Children's Museum has canceled a book reading by author Junot Diaz, who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Museum spokeswoman Jo-Anne Baxter said on Monday the museum canceled Thursday's planned event over concerns the accusations could put visitors in an "...
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Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt and wife Maureen walk the red carpet in preparation for the induction ceremony at the New Jersey Hall of Fame, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Asbury Park, N.J. (Bob Karp/The Daily Record via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 2:47 am
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep's show. The Boss made a surprise appearance at Asbury Park's Convention Hall to introduce his...
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