Art museums

A sign announcing the suspension of all Broadway shows is posted on a door at the Minskoff Theatre, where "The Lion King" had been playing, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned gatherings of more than 500 people. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 16, 2020 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Overheard as the entertainment world stalled in response to the coronavirus outbreak: “What are we gonna do now, read books?” That's exactly what Pamela Milam will be doing, and lots of them. Milam is a selection reader for the Women's National Book Association, a nonprofit...
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A few visitors walk around an Egyptian exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. New York state is shuttering schools and houses of worship for two weeks in part of a suburb and sending the National Guard there to help respond to what appears to be the nation's biggest cluster of cases of the coronavirus.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 13, 2020 - 7:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The stage at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle is quiet. There is no music coming from the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the members of Pearl Jam won't tour. There is no one to admire the treasures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The ongoing fears surrounding the...
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A man stands in front of a poster created by artist Tomoko Konoike, one of 20 posters officially selected for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The 20 posters have been created by 19 artists in fields ranging from painting, graphic design, and photography. Calligraphy and Japanese manga are also represented. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 06, 2020 - 6:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The 20 posters have been created by 19 artists in fields ranging from painting, graphic design and photography. Calligraphy and Japanese manga are also represented. Manga is the Japanese art of comics and...
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Workers at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts rally outside in New England Patriots garb on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 in Boston. The museum and Los Angeles’ J. Paul Getty Museum are trading a little trash talk ahead of the Super Bowl between the Patriots and the Rams. (AP Photo/Bill Kole)
February 01, 2019 - 11:07 am
BOSTON (AP) — Careful about picking sides in the Super Bowl — one of these world-class art museums may tell you where to Van Gogh. As Sunday's showdown between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams draws near, Boston's prestigious Museum of Fine Arts and Los Angeles' venerable J. Paul...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. cleans the baseline with her fingers during her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:30 p.m. Serena Williams' next opponent at the French Open will be 11th-seeded Julia Goerges. The German player reached the third round at Roland Garros for the fourth time with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) win over Alison Van Uytvanck in the...
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April 01, 2018 - 4:21 pm
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts museum is commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings with a new exhibit . The Attleboro Arts Museum's "A Long-Distance Relationship: The 26.2 Mile Journey" features 200 running shoes left by mourners near the marathon finish line...
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Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi and designer Donatella Versace arrive at Palazzo Colonna in Rome, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. The Vatican is loaning some of its most beautiful liturgical vestments, jeweled miter caps and historic papal tiaras for an upcoming exhibit on Catholic influences in fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Vatican culture minister, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, joined Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and designer Donatella Versace in Rome on Monday to display a few of the Vatican treasures at the Palazzo Colonna, a onetime papal residence. "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" is set to open May 10 at the Met's Costume Institute in New York. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
February 26, 2018 - 2:47 pm
ROME (AP) — The Vatican, Versace and Vogue are joining forces to show off the Catholic influences in fashion. The Vatican's culture minister joined Donatella Versace and Vogue's Anna Wintour on Monday to offer sneak peek of gorgeous Vatican liturgical vestments, jeweled miters and historic papal...
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FILE - This is a Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 file photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth as she sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits London Fashion Week's BFC Show Space in central London (Yui Mok/ Pool photo/ File via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 12:41 pm
ROME (AP) — She has sat next to royalty both Hollywood and real, often donning her trademark dark sunglasses to block the glare from the catwalks of the world's fashion capitals. Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour had a front-row seat of a different sort Monday, on hand for a sneak preview of the...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is preparing to open a baseball exhibition including works from its collection, rare cards, memorabilia and collectibles. "Play Ball: Baseball at the DIA" runs March 30 through Sept. 16. Cards, memorabilia and collectibles are from the Rochester-based E...
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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, right, arrives in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after a Super Bowl victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 08, 2018 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local): 4 p.m. Police are so far only reporting one act of violence after hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans hit the streets to fete their Super Bowl champion Eagles. Police say someone was...
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