Museums

FILE - This Aug. 23, 2007 file photo shows Fallingwater, one of the late architect Frank Lloyd Wright's best-known works, which was built out over a waterfall in Bear Run, Pa. Thursday, June 8, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth. His innovative designs continue to fascinate the public, from New York’s circular, sculptural Guggenheim museum, to the famous Fallingwater in the Pennsylvania woods, to his modernist Wisconsin home, Taliesin, which served as a laboratory for his ideas. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
June 08, 2017 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 150 years since the birth of America's best-known architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. But his innovative designs continue to fascinate the public, from New York's Guggenheim museum, where the circular building itself is a sculptural work of art, to the Fallingwater house built...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Usher performs with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue in New Orleans. Usher will attend the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame event inducting Jay Z and Berry Gordy on June 15 in New York. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi, Whoopi Goldberg, John Leguizamo and Usher are set to attend the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame event inducting Jay Z, Berry Gordy and others. The Songwriters Hall announced Thursday that Irving Azoff, Benny Blanco, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff also will appear June 15...
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In this Wednesday, May 31, 2017 photograph, volunteers wheel supplies past a 1915 Duesenberg race car (#25), which raced in Boston, at the North East Motor Sports Museum in Loudon, N.H. The museum dedicated to motorsports in New England resides just outside the front gates the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 07, 2017 - 9:52 am
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — There are no video games or interactive exhibits at the new North East Motor Sports Museum in Loudon, New Hampshire. Not even a touchscreen. Instead, the museum is devoted to showing off cool cars and the history of car racing in New England, from a 1915 Duesenberg — which looks...
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This image from a remote camera provided by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum shows a cannon, believed to be from the Revolutionary War gunboat "Spitfire", on the bottom of Vermont's Lake Champlain. The Vermont museum wants to raise the Revolutionary War gunboat where it has rested since shortly after the 1776 Battle of Valcour Island, preserve it and then display it in a yet-to-be built New York museum. (Ernie Haas/Lake Champlain Maritime Museum via AP)
June 04, 2017 - 1:54 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — More than two decades after it was discovered at the bottom of Lake Champlain, a Revolutionary War gunboat may see the light of day under a museum plan to raise, preserve and put the vessel on display. The Spitfire, a 54-foot boat that's part of a fleet built by Benedict...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Kansas museum is giving enthusiasts of late motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel a jump on appreciating his death-defying, bone-breaking exploits. The $5-million, 13,000-square-foot homage to the man famous for rocket-powered and motorbike stunts before his 2007 death has...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, glass artist Dale Chihuly poses for a photo in one of his studios in Seattle. Chihuly is a pioneer of the glass art movement and is internationally known for styles that include vibrant seashell-like shapes and ambitious installations in botanical gardens and museums. He lost sight in his left eye in a 1976 car crash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 02, 2017 - 7:55 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting. Sheets of stamps cover one table; pocket knives are marshaled on another. Carnival-prize figurines from the first half of the 20th century line shelves that reach the ceiling. Amid the...
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Louise Bourgeois' "The Quartered One," right, hangs in the Robert B. Menschel Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Friday, June 2, 2017. The museum is dramatically expanding and reconfiguring its midtown Manhattan galleries that now draw more than 3 million annual visitors from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project opens to the public Friday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 02, 2017 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is boldly expanding its midtown Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world — including those who came Friday to see the first completed phase of the $450 million project. Spread over three floors of the art...
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Louise Bourgeois' "The Quartered One," right, hangs in the Robert B. Menschel Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Friday, June 2, 2017. The museum is dramatically expanding and reconfiguring its midtown Manhattan galleries that now draw more than 3 million annual visitors from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project opens to the public Friday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 02, 2017 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is boldly expanding its midtown Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world — including those who came Friday to see the first completed phase of the $450 million project. Spread over three floors of the art...
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June 02, 2017 - 12:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is dramatically expanding its Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project was unveiled to the public Friday. It includes 15,000 square-feet (1,394 square meters) of...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, glass artist Dale Chihuly poses for a photo in one of his studios in Seattle. Chihuly is a pioneer of the glass art movement and is internationally known for styles that include vibrant seashell-like shapes and ambitious installations in botanical gardens and museums. He lost sight in his left eye in a 1976 car crash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 02, 2017 - 11:42 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting. Sheets of stamps cover one table; pocket knives are marshaled on another. Carnival-prize figurines from the first half of the 20th century line shelves that reach the ceiling. Amid the...
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