- Art project plans unveiled for Nebraska History Museum Updated: Aug-31-15 4:55 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Plans have been unveiled for an art project that will adorn the Nebraska History Museum, which is set to reopen in late February after $8 million in renovation work finishes.
- Travel new and now: Montreal, freebies, Calif. road trip Updated: Aug-31-15 3:58 pm
MONTREAL IN THE FALL
- Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77 Updated: Aug-30-15 4:39 pm
ANDALUSIA, Pennsylvania - Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.
- The Fleming Museum of Art hires new curator Updated: Aug-30-15 11:19 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The University of Vermont's Fleming Museum of Art has a new curator.
- New York town's large collection of WWII vet photos endures Updated: Aug-30-15 11:13 am
MECHANICVILLE, New York - During World War II, hundreds of servicemen in uniform had their photographs taken at a popular tavern near the Hudson River in upstate New York.
- Quilts of Valor exhibit moving museum visitors to tears Updated: Aug-29-15 5:38 pm
PADUCAH, Kentucky - A new exhibit at the National Quilt Museum is moving visitors to tears.
- Upstate NY museum receives trove of couple's modern art Updated: Aug-29-15 5:13 pm
GLENS FALLS, New York - An upstate New York museum known for its collection of work by Rembrandt, van Gogh and Picasso says it has received its largest donation of modern artwork in years.
- Rowing alone: Author channels life on water with kids' book Updated: Aug-29-15 9:35 am
ONANCOCK, Virginia - An Eastern Shore of Virginia native who grew up fishing and crabbing on Onancock Creek has authored a children's book celebrating life on the water and the creatures that live in the Chesapeake Bay.
- Art community grows in western Garfield County Updated: Aug-29-15 2:07 am
RIFLE, Colorado - In the past month, Rifle and Silt have played host to live music nights in coffee shops, a street art competition, a summer concert series, a Last Friday art celebration, an annual block party and more.
- New book-sharing stations launch in Indianapolis Updated: Aug-28-15 2:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Eight new book-sharing stations have debuted around Indianapolis in an effort to promote art and literacy.
- Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum Updated: Aug-27-15 10:08 am
AMSTERDAM - Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum.
- Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum Updated: Aug-27-15 9:58 am
AMSTERDAM - Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum.
- Artist paints mural in trailer to promote parks history Updated: Aug-27-15 6:32 am
POWELL, Wyoming - Camping is an art, they say, and Powell artist Janet Bedford is transforming a camper trailer into a literal work of art.
- Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder Updated: Aug-26-15 6:31 pm
- Minneapolis building to get giant mural featuring Bob Dylan Updated: Aug-26-15 4:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A team of artists is working on a giant mural featuring a portrait of musician Bob Dylan on a building in downtown Minneapolis.
- ASU art gallery to get new name thanks to gift Updated: Aug-26-15 9:28 am
JONESBORO, Arkansas - An art gallery at Arkansas State University will get a new name and a new look thanks to a gift from a Little Rock couple.
- Governors Island Art Fair expands with more art and space Updated: Aug-26-15 7:31 am
NEW YORK - The annual Governors Island Art Fair opening next month will feature 100 emerging artists from around the world.
- AllÃ¡ bookstore is Santa Fe man's portal to Latin America Updated: Aug-26-15 5:08 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - One of the nation's few Spanish-language bookstores hides in plain sight among art galleries, clothing stores and restaurants off the Santa Fe Plaza. Tourists and locals walking along West San Francisco Street can easily miss the second-floor shop where Jim Dunlap holds forth among wooden shelves filled with Latin American literature, history and art books, CDs and tapes of obscure regional folk music, and other items that reflect his interests.
- Kansas project to focus on lesser known historical figures Updated: Aug-25-15 3:08 pm
PITTSBURG, Kansas - Several groups are planning a statewide project that will combine history and art to spotlight lesser known but greatly influential figures and events from Kansas' past, such as members of tribal nations and Civil Rights activists.
- Detroit art museum reports raises, bonuses for 3 executives Updated: Aug-25-15 12:18 pm
DETROIT - An art museum that relies on tax dollars and had a key role in Detroit's bankruptcy case is proposing bonuses and pay raises for three executives, including the recently retired chief executive whose loan on a six-bedroom home will also be forgiven.
- Ancestors to noted studio take stained glass tour Updated: Aug-25-15 12:07 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - As the final resting place of Harry and David Holmes and its extensive use of Alaskan marble from a quarry no longer in operation, the 1925-built mausoleum at Medford's Eastwood Cemetery has notable reasons for its historical significance.
- WVU opening art museum after 6 years of planning, building Updated: Aug-25-15 2:53 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - West Virginia's new art museum is opening after six years of planning, fundraising and construction.
- Exhibit about middle-class art marketer to begin tour Updated: Aug-24-15 5:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kansas - An exhibit about a gallery that marketed art to middle class American homes beginning in the 1930s is going on display next month at Kansas State University before heading to three other museums.
- FotoWeekDC festival to include exhibits citywide in November Updated: Aug-24-15 2:18 am
WASHINGTON - A series of exhibits and programs is being planned for this year's FotoWeek DC festival, along with photographic projections on the outside of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- International Peace Garden in ND to add new 6-foot sculpture Updated: Aug-23-15 12:37 pm
DUNSEITH, North Dakota - A six-foot stainless steel sculpture is the newest addition to North Dakota's International Peace Garden.