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LEGO exhibit to open at Peoria Riverfront Museum this weekend - CIproud.com

3 hours 53 min ago
LEGO exhibit to open at Peoria Riverfront Museum this weekend  CIproud.com

PEORIA, Ill. -- The Peoria Riverfront Museum is giving community members another reason to head downtown this summer.

Entertainment options abound in Kane County - Kane County Chronicle

4 hours 2 min ago
Entertainment options abound in Kane County  Kane County Chronicle

Readers can post events to the Kane County Chronicle's online calendar. Visit planitkane.com, click “+Add Event” and follow the prompts. Select items also will ...

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Names William J. Carpenter Executive Director - Artforum

5 hours 8 min ago
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Names William J. Carpenter Executive Director  Artforum

William J. Carpenter has been appointed the executive director of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Here's the best of what's new at Chicago-area museums this summer - Chicago Tribune

8 hours 2 min ago
Here's the best of what's new at Chicago-area museums this summer  Chicago Tribune

From John James Audubon to Edouard Manet to contemporary queer art, from streetwear in the gallery to pizza artifacts in a museum devoted to the savory pie, ...

Lightfoot Must End Mayoral Prerogative To Neglect Neighborhoods - Chicago, IL Patch

8 hours 11 min ago
Lightfoot Must End Mayoral Prerogative To Neglect Neighborhoods  Chicago, IL Patch

MARK KONKOL COMMENTARY: Chicago Eagerly Awaits Mayor Lightfoot's "Marshall Plan" To Rebuild Forgotten Neighborhoods Neglected By City Hall.

Edith Heath: A Rebellion in Clay - KCET

10 hours 49 min ago
Edith Heath: A Rebellion in Clay  KCET

Heath Ceramics has been part of the cultural landscape of America since Edith and Brian Heath began dinnerware production in 1947. Its omni-presence makes ...

New mayor needs to find new locale for OPC - hpherald.com - Hyde Park Herald

11 hours 42 min ago
New mayor needs to find new locale for OPC - hpherald.com  Hyde Park Herald

To the Editor: I was 11 when I moved from Michigan to Jackson Towers on 56th and Everett, across the street from Jackson Park. Everyone was expressing ...

61 - DINING Pizza museum, restaurant openings, Equality Illinois brunch - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

12 hours 58 min ago
61 - DINING Pizza museum, restaurant openings, Equality Illinois brunch - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - DINING Pizza museum, restaurant openings, Equality Illinois brunch —Roosevelt Collection announced the official grand ...

Earth Notes: Powell Artifacts - KNAU Arizona Public Radio

13 hours 1 min ago
Earth Notes: Powell Artifacts  KNAU Arizona Public Radio

John Wesley Powell is famous for his 1869 journey down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. But before that expedition, Powell taught geology at.

A Buyer’s Guide to the Whitney Biennial: What You Need to Know About the Exhibition’s Brightest Rising Stars - artnet News

18 hours 2 min ago
A Buyer’s Guide to the Whitney Biennial: What You Need to Know About the Exhibition’s Brightest Rising Stars  artnet News

We highlight nine artists who are part of the 2019 Whitney Biennial, including the oldest and the youngest in the exhibition.

Art Notes: Deep dive into Philip Guston's 'Opened Box' at Akron Art Museum - Akron Beacon Journal

Tue, 2019-05-21 22:52
Art Notes: Deep dive into Philip Guston's 'Opened Box' at Akron Art Museum  Akron Beacon Journal

One of the signature works in the Akron Art Museum's collection, Philip Guston's “Opened Box” is a defining work of contemporary art.Guston's early paintings ...

55 - 2019 Pride Month Calendar - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

Tue, 2019-05-21 22:14
55 - 2019 Pride Month Calendar - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - 2019 Pride Month Calendar JUNE ( various dates, to be announced ) - CENTER ON HALSTED - During Pride Month, the ...

Guest Commentary: Local Resident Expresses Her Support For Tourism Department - Ste. Genevieve Herald

Tue, 2019-05-21 19:41
Guest Commentary: Local Resident Expresses Her Support For Tourism Department  Ste. Genevieve Herald

I am writing this as one citizen who attended many of the work sessions and Board Of Aldermen meetings that led to the current 2019 city budget.

American Art Awards Announces The 25 Best Galleries & Museums For 2019 - Broadway World

Tue, 2019-05-21 18:29
American Art Awards Announces The 25 Best Galleries & Museums For 2019  Broadway World

This is the 11th anniversary for the American Art Awards organization which selects the 25 Best Galleries and Museums (each May). Decisions are based upon ...

American Art Awards Announces The 25 Best Galleries & Museums For 2019 - Broadway World

Tue, 2019-05-21 18:29
American Art Awards Announces The 25 Best Galleries & Museums For 2019  Broadway World

This is the 11th anniversary for the American Art Awards organization which selects the 25 Best Galleries and Museums (each May). Decisions are based upon ...

Renfrew Welcomes New Executive Director - Franklin County Free Press

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:40
Renfrew Welcomes New Executive Director  Franklin County Free Press

Becky Young LaBarre has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Renfrew Museum and Park. She fills the vacancy left by the resignation of Dade ...

Renfrew Welcomes New Executive Director - Franklin County Free Press

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:40
Renfrew Welcomes New Executive Director  Franklin County Free Press

Becky Young LaBarre has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Renfrew Museum and Park. She fills the vacancy left by the resignation of Dade ...

Your Illinois News Radar » Prizker nixes state bailout for private foundation - The Capitol Fax Blog

Tue, 2019-05-21 11:27
Your Illinois News Radar » Prizker nixes state bailout for private foundation  The Capitol Fax Blog

Tuesday, May 21, 2019. * Dave McKinney at WBEZ… With less than two weeks left in the spring legislative session, Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker's office is ...

Retiring EMS museum director Graham 'loved it' for 42 years - Penn State News

Tue, 2019-05-21 10:18
Retiring EMS museum director Graham 'loved it' for 42 years  Penn State News

When people think of museums, they think of the artwork, the collections and the interactive displays. But little is known about the behind-the-scenes work that ...

Lions wounded by porcupines may be more likely to attack people - Science Magazine

Tue, 2019-05-21 10:02
Lions wounded by porcupines may be more likely to attack people  Science Magazine

Hobbled by their injuries, the big cats may turn to easier prey.

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