- DC museums look to movies to expand their audience Updated: Apr-12-14 9:19 am
- Marian Anderson's concert dress goes on view in DC Updated: Apr-08-14 4:11 pm
- Coltrane's sax joins Smithsonian jazz collection Updated: Mar-26-14 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON - Film props and iconic pop-culture artifacts have drawn audiences to exhibits for years, but some area museums are going a step further, linking collections with new movie releases to tell real-life stories or capitalize on audience interest.
WASHINGTON - For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.
WASHINGTON - One of John Coltrane's tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian.