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Stories with subject: Art galleries
  • 5 free things in Glasgow, from gardens to museums 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 6:50 am
  • GLASGOW, Scotland - The image of Scotland's largest city as a hard and dirty industrial center is long gone. Instead, this former European Capital of Culture is now widely regarded as one of Britain's most lively and stylish urban destinations. It boasts the best shopping experience in the U.K. outside of London and is home to a variety of annual festivals celebrating everything from rock music and comedy to literature and the arts.

  • Gallery eyes portraits in the age of abstract art 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:55 am
  • WASHINGTON - When abstract expressionism was all the rage in American art in the mid-20th century, many artists thought portraits were dead.

  • DC museums look to movies to expand their audience 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:19 am
  • 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.

  • Mickey Rooney portrait installed at Smithsonian 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:23 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has installed a photograph of entertainer Mickey Rooney with his frequent co-star Judy Garland to honor the late actor at the museum in Washington.

  • Art gallery owner pleads guilty to cyber-stalking 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:16 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - Prosecutors say a Southern California gallery owner has pleaded guilty to federal stalking charges for trying to harass and extort as much as $300,000 from art world professionals.

  • Fire destroys old hotel in upstate NY village 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:55 am
  • STAMFORD, New York - Authorities in a northern Catskills village are trying to determine the cause of a fire that has destroyed a historic former hotel a New York City artist had planned to convert into a gallery.