Museums

Head of the paintings department at the Louvre museum, Sebastien Allard, answers reporters next to paintings looted by Nazis during World War II, in Paris, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. In a move aimed at returning work of art looted by Nazis during World War II, the Louvre museum has opened two showrooms with 31 paintings on display which can be claimed by their legitimate owners. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
January 30, 2018 - 8:23 am
PARIS (AP) — The Louvre Museum is putting 31 paintings on permanent display in an effort to find the rightful owners of those and other works of art looted by Nazis during World War II. The Paris museum opened two showrooms last month to display the paintings, which are among thousands of works of...
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January 26, 2018 - 6:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Friday announced the opening of a special installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center. The museum said the installation is part of a monthlong series of events marking the...
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January 26, 2018 - 6:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has announced the opening of a special installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center. The museum on Friday said the installation is part of a monthlong series of events marking the...
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This Sept. 16, 2016 image made from a video shows the 18-karat toilet, titled "America," by Maurizio Cattelan in the restroom of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. According to a report in the Washington Post, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania asked the museum if they can borrow Van Gogh's painting entitled "Landscape With Snow," for their private White House quarters. Instead, the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer. She offered them use of the solid gold toilet used by visitors in a museum restroom until last August. (AP Photo)
January 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet...
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January 25, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump had a simple request: to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, the Washington Post reports the Guggenheim Museum's curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a solid gold toilet used...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2013, file photo, New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera throws to a Tampa Bay Rays batter during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York. Rivera was making his final appearance at home for the Yankees. It could be another crowded Hall of Fame ceremony in 2019. After four players were voted in this year by the BBWAA, Rivera and Roy Halladay headline next year's ballot. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
January 25, 2018 - 3:01 am
These crowded Hall of Fame ceremonies are becoming the norm, and 2019 might be more of the same. With newcomers Mariano Rivera and Roy Halladay headlining the ballot — and Edgar Martinez up against a deadline — next year's induction class could be another sizable one. That would certainly fit with...
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This image released by the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation on Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018 shows a drawing titled The Hill of Montmartre (1886). The drawing is housed at the Van Gogh Museum and shares an unmistakable connection to the newly-discovered van Gogh drawing in terms of subject, size, style, technique and materials. (Vincent Van Gogh Foundation via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 8:22 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two drawings of a hill in Paris have been confirmed as works by Vincent van Gogh and are going on display at a Dutch museum. The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam said Tuesday that an 1886 drawing of Montmartre owned by the Van Vlissingen Art Foundation was recently...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:14 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is displaying four works by painter, illustrator, muralist and arts educator Aaron Douglas. Douglas was a significant figure of the Harlem Renaissance and the paintings are on view at one of the museum's African-American art galleries. They include "...
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In this Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Dovid Reidel, Director of Research & Archive Division of the Amud Aish Memorial Museum, in Brooklyn, N.Y., shows plea for rescue, left, that was smuggled out of France's Vittel internment camp on a coat lining in 1944, and the 1942 diary of Dr. Hillel Seidman, written in the Warsaw Ghetto, both part of the museum's collection. The museum focuses on Jewish religious practice and the role of faith during the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn. The three-year-old Amud Aish Memorial Museum focuses on the experiences of Orthodox Jews during and after the Holocaust. Its collection includes letters, diaries,...
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