Museums

FILE - In this May 21, 2016, file photo, Jack Horner sits under Montana's T-Rex in the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Mont. The Montana paleontologist, Horner, who consulted with director Steven Spielberg on the “Jurassic Park” movies is developing a three-dimensional hologram exhibit that will showcase the latest theories on what dinosaurs looked like. Horner and entertainment company Base Hologram are aiming to have multiple traveling exhibits ready to launch in spring 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
May 20, 2018 - 1:22 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb. Horner, who...
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Visitors gather for a private viewing of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress," at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Dayton, Ohio. The World War II bomber Memphis Belle is set to go on display for the first time since getting a yearslong restoration at the museum. The B-17 “Flying Fortress” will be introduced Thursday morning as the anchor of an extensive exhibit in the Dayton-area museum’s World War II gallery. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 17, 2018 - 10:20 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of visitors turned out to at the Air Force Museum to see the World War II bomber Memphis Belle, and the legendary aircraft rarely has looked better. The plane went on public display at the museum near Dayton, Ohio, for the first time on Thursday morning after a...
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May 16, 2018 - 2:58 pm
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Norman Rockwell painting at the center of a contentious legal dispute over a Massachusetts museum's decision to sell it soon will be available for public viewing again. The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, announced Wednesday that "Shuffleton's...
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A historical wooden mask, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, is displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Ethnological Museum hand over the mask and other looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum has returned ancient wooden masks, an idol and other spiritually significant artifacts plundered from graves by an explorer to indigenous Alaskans, ending an odyssey in which many of the items were thought forever lost. The masks, carved from spruce or hemlock, are...
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A painting attributed to famous Dutch Master Rembrandt is put on display at the Hermitage museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The unsigned painting which will be sold by gallery owner Jan Six, after being exhibit for a month at the Hermitage Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 16, 2018 - 6:23 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display Wednesday in an Amsterdam museum. The Hermitage Amsterdam museum called it the first unknown Rembrandt to surface in 44 years. The unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man...
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A painting attributed to famous Dutch Master Rembrandt is put on display at the Hermitage museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The unsigned painting which will be sold by gallery owner Jan Six, after being exhibit for a month at the Hermitage Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 16, 2018 - 5:35 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn has gone on display in an Amsterdam museum. Amsterdam art dealer Jan Six bought the unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man resplendent in a black cape and white lace ruff at an auction in...
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May 13, 2018 - 8:23 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The iconic World War II bomber Memphis Belle is being rolled out at an Ohio museum after a full restoration that has been more than a dozen years in the making. The rehabbed B-17 is being unveiled Thursday at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton. The ceremony...
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May 10, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A portrait of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in groundbreaking research, will be installed at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The Baltimore Sun reports the portrait will be installed May 15. It was painted by Kadir Nelson...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, fashion designer Georgina Chapman arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Chapman, Harvey Weinstein’s estranged wife, has given a tearful interview in Vogue magazine which she says she never knew of her husband’s misconduct. The interview comes a day after Wintour came out in support of Chapman on Stephen Colbert’s late-night show, "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" and a few days after Scarlett Johansson wore a gown by Marchesa, Chapman’s fashion line, at the Met Gala. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife, Georgina Chapman, has given her first interview since scandal erupted around her husband, saying that she never knew about his alleged sexual misconduct, and breaking down in sobs when speaking about their two small children. In an interview in...
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Cardi B 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 08, 2018 - 11:39 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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