Museums

May 03, 2018 - 7:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The Victoria & Albert Museum says Paul McCartney has donated 63 photographs taken by his late wife Linda to the museum's new photography center. The collection includes Linda McCartney's portraits of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix as a well as images from nature...
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This 2017 photo provided by Fort Ticonderoga shows a lock of Benedict Arnold's hair along with the paper wrappings that have enclosed it, at Fort Ticonderoga, in Ticonderoga, N.Y. The hair will be exhibited for one weekend only, Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 2018, at the New York fort Arnold helped capture in opening weeks of the Revolutionary War. The fort's curator said the lock, donated by a direct of descendant of Arnold's in 1952, was wrapped in paper, top, inscribed by Arnold's son Henry and enclosed in another paper, right, addressed to Henry and his brother, who were living in Canada. (Gavin Ashworth/Fort Ticonderoga via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 3:30 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A rarely displayed lock of American traitor Benedict Arnold's hair will be exhibited at the New York fort he helped capture with the help of Vermont's Green Mountain Boys in the Revolutionary War's opening weeks. Officials at Fort Ticonderoga announced Wednesday that locks of...
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Roger Strauch, a representative for the heirs of German-Jewish newspaper publisher Rudolf Mosse, poses in front of the marble sculpture Susanna by the artist Reinhold Begas at the 'Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The sculpture, once belonged to Jewish-German newspaper publisher Rudolf Mosse, is one of nine works which restituted from the collections and now are parts of Berlin's state museums. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
May 02, 2018 - 8:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — Several German cultural institutions and the American heirs of a German-Jewish family have presented the first results of their joint efforts to restitute a vast art collection stolen by the Nazis. Berlin's state museums found among their collections nine artworks that the Nazis...
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May 02, 2018 - 12:26 am
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is showcasing the history of the New York Racing Association this month. It's part of a new initiative to recognize and promote key thoroughbred racing organizations. NYRA was founded as the Greater New York Association in...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during an event at the Newseum, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Washington. Rosenstein says the Justice Department is still reviewing its policy that makes it difficult for prosecutors to subpoena reporters about their sources. Justice Department policy on news media subpoenas has evolved over the years. But the current policy requires high levels of approval before a reporter can be subpoenaed. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2018 - 6:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday lashed out at Republican allies of President Donald Trump who have drafted articles of impeachment against him, saying the Justice Department won't be extorted or give in to threats. Rosenstein, speaking at a question-and-answer...
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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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