Topics :: museums

NYC’s 9/11 Museum Scheduled to Open This May

By David B. Caruso | Monday Feb 3, 2014
After years of delays due to funding disputes, engineering challenges and a nearly disastrous flood, a museum dedicated to victims of the 9/11 terror attacks will open to the public in mid-May in a giant cavern beneath the World Trade Center site.

Gay Artifacts Subject of New Mo. History Museum Collection

Monday Dec 2, 2013
The Missouri History Museum is on the verge of the St. Louis region’s first mainstream collection of gay artifacts.

Magic Johnson Dedicates New World AIDS Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
On November 7, 22 years to the day that Magic Johnson announced that he was HIV-positive, the famed athlete was on hand to dedicate the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center in Wilton Manors, Florida.

Travel Tip: Tennessee’s Discovery Park of America

By Adrian Sainz | Monday Nov 4, 2013
Discovery Park of America, a new museum, education center and tourist attraction opens this month in Union City, Tenn., a town of 11,000 located a few hours’ drive from Memphis, Nashville and St. Louis.

Largest Signed Baseball Collection on Display

By Tamara Lush | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
A collection of signed baseball memorabilia with an estimated value of $2 to $3 million is now on display at the St. Petersburg Museum of History in Florida.

Oh, My! Wizard of Oz Collection Arrives in Rockland, Maine

By Clarke Canfield | Monday Oct 14, 2013
A new exhibit that opened Saturday at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland features items from the world’s largest Wizard of Oz collection.

2013: LGBT’s Biggest Year So far

By Thom Senzee | Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
As years go, 2013’s destiny is to be remembered as an LGBT-history heavyweight - even more so than 2012.

Gallery Shows: A Fall Preview

By Sura Wood | Sunday Sep 8, 2013
An impressive array of eclectic exhibitions is on offer at local galleries this fall. Here’s a tantalizing hint of what awaits you between now and the end of the year.

New Museum Puts Bay Area on Exhibit

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Apr 17, 2013
Two years ago construction began on the Exploratorium’s new $300 million bayside home.

"David Bowie Is" Exhibit Opens in London

By Jill Lawless | Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
For the first time in its history, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum showcases a pop icon in a new major multimedia exhibit.