Museums

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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January 11, 2018 - 7:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An art collector says the Museum of Modern Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York will collectively receive more than 100 works of contemporary Latin American art. MoMA trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros said Wednesday her personal organization, Coleccion Patricia Phelps...
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File - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, Caryn Saeger, 28, of Delta, Ohio, and her 2-year-old daughter Chloe explore Meow Wolf's mazelike exhibition space in Santa Fe, N.M. Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, are expanding to a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue on a wedge of highway-side property in an industrial stretch of downtown Denver. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, File)
January 04, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Thursday announced a push into a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue in downtown Denver. The for-profit arts company Meow Wolf said it will launch...
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This undated image provided by the La Salle University Art Museum in Philadelphia shows a 1784 oil-on-canvas work by French painter Hubert Robert titled "The Tomb of Virgil at Posilipo, near Naples." The painting is one of 46 artworks that La Salle University in Philadelphia announced Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, it will sell through Christie's auction house to help fund the Roman Catholic university's five-year plan. A university spokeswoman says the sale, tentatively set to begin in March 2018, could bring between $4 million and $7 million, and possibly much more. (Jack Ramsdale/La Salle University Art Museum via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — La Salle University is selling 46 pieces of art from its museum collection to help the Philadelphia school fund its five-year plan. A spokeswoman for the Roman Catholic university says the sale could bring $4 million to $7 million, and possibly much more. Christie's auction...
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December 29, 2017 - 1:30 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on an effort to keep some Georgia O'Keeffe paintings from fading. (all times local): 11:28 a.m. Chemical reactions are threatening to discolor and deform the surface of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and experts are hoping new digital imaging tools...
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December 22, 2017 - 12:05 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A museum dedicated to the funk music genre has opened its doors in Ohio. The president of the Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center in Dayton says the center received its final approvals from the city and is now taking reservations for private tours and events. The...
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Connecticut associate head coach Chris Dailey, left, and head coach Geno Auriemma celebrate Auriemma's 1000th win at the end of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
December 19, 2017 - 9:53 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma won his 1000th game as top-ranked UConn beat Oklahoma 88-64 on Tuesday night in the Hall of Fame women's Holiday Showcase. Auriemma became the fourth women's coach to reach the 1,000-win mark, joining Pat Summitt, Tara VanDerveer and Sylvia Hatchell, who...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, an employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. An official in the United Arab Emirates says the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
December 19, 2017 - 8:49 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month, an official in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday. Director of Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, members of Bon Jovi from left, Phil X, Tico Torres, Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan and Hugh McDonald pose for a portrait in New York. The band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)
December 13, 2017 - 7:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, also are part of the...
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FILE - This is Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 file photo of a fatberg covering an 1852-built sewer at Westminster in London. Part of a different monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum. The Museum of London said Tuesday Dec. 12, 2017 it will put the only remaining chunk of the 130 metric ton (143 U.S. ton) mass of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes on display early next year. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
December 12, 2017 - 11:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum. The Museum of London says it will put the only remaining chunk of the 130-metric-ton (143-U.S.-ton) mass of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes on display early next year. Workers for utility...
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