Museums

In this Sept. 13, 2018, photo, paleontologist Xu Xing brushes away sediment to examine fossils recovered from a dig site in Yanji, China. The excavation, led by Xu, begun after construction crews erecting new apartment buildings accidentally uncovered dinosaur bones and other fossils, dating back 100 million years. (AP Photo/Christina Larson)
October 25, 2018 - 1:58 am
YANJI, China (AP) — At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones. Like many fossil excavation sites in China, this one was discovered by...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird attends the NBA draft combine in Chicago. A museum is being planned to tell the story of Bird, an Indiana native. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the museum will be located in a new convention center that's being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
October 22, 2018 - 10:33 am
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A museum is being planned to tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird, an Indiana native. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be located in a new convention center that's being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. The Tribune-Star...
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Albert Stankowski, director of the Warsaw Ghetto Museum, stands in front of the former hospital that will house the museum which is under creation and scheduled to open in 2023, in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday Oct. 19, 2018. The project, first announced earlier this year, took a key step forward on Friday when Stankowski and a government official signed an agreement on a 30-year lease for the buildings that will house the museum. (AP Photo/Vanessa Gera)
October 19, 2018 - 2:39 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany's wartime occupation of Poland came closer to reality Friday with a key handover ceremony. Plans call for the Warsaw Ghetto Museum to be housed in a former children's hospital that was within...
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October 13, 2018 - 12:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums. The fifth annual Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms exhibit opens Saturday at the Ohio History Center in Columbus. The juried show runs through January and features...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, actress and singer Lady Gaga poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "A Star Is Born" in London. Next year's Met Gala theme will be 'camp,' organizers revealed Tuesday, Oct. 9. It's a shift in tone and content from this year's meditation on Catholicism. The celebrity co-chairs will include Lady Gaga, Serena Williams and Harry Styles, along with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2018 - 10:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Next year's Met Gala will be downright campy. No, seriously: The Metropolitan Museum announced Tuesday that "Camp: Notes on Fashion" will be the title of its next blockbuster spring Costume Institute exhibit. The exhibit is launched each year by the star-studded Met Gala, where...
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October 04, 2018 - 12:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York says a cafe that opened earlier this year as MoMaCha must change its name because it is infringing upon the trademarks of the Museum of Modern Art. Judge Louis Stanton ordered the cafe, now going by MAMACHA, to stop using the MOMA and MOMACHA marks,...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) talks to running back Kareem Hunt (27) during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
September 23, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 2:10 p.m. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has thrown his first touchdown pass of the afternoon, capping a 75-yard drive by scrambling all over the field and finding Chris Conley in the back of the end zone. Kansas City has...
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Rick Welts speaks during induction ceremony into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 07, 2018 - 8:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The latest on the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell broke up the crowd at the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a recap of a career that saw him graduate from Duke and go on to win...
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Grant Hill speaks during induction ceremonies for the Basketball Hall of Fame, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 07, 2018 - 7:42 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Grant Hill made sure in his Hall of Fame induction speech to thank the doctors who kept getting him back on the court. Hill had a 19-year NBA career before he finally retired at the age of 40 in 2013. He missed the entire 2003-04 season with an ankle injury and played...
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September 06, 2018 - 10:42 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ahead of its first anniversary, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa says it is committed to transparency after the director's resignation and questions about governance. The museum, which seeks to elevate international awareness about African artists, will participate in...
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