Month: May 2019

Museum Faces: Margaret Burroughs

Margaret Burroughs, a poet, visual artist, educator and arts organizer, grew up in Chicago and made a lasting contribution to that city’s arts and humanities community. Her reach, however, has extended far beyond Chicago’s borders. One of the founding members of the DuSable Museum of African-American History, Burroughs is ranked among the distinctive visionaries of …

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Curious About Cuba: The Great Museums of Havana

Curious About Cuba: The Great Museums of Havana https://youtu.be/qkw2Hm0FTMs Narrated by Mariel Hemingway This GREAT MUSEUMS of the WORLD documentary shows a side of the island nation that we seldom hear about: Cuba’s art, history, and culture. Despite Cuba’s overwhelming economic and political challenges, museums in Havana abound; from rum and revolution, to cars and …

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High Line Section Three: Groundbreaking Ceremony

High Line Section Three: Groundbreaking Ceremony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_An9WS-NUQOn a beautiful day in late September 2012, New York City officials and public and private donors joined with the Friends of the High Line to mark the groundbreaking of the last and final section of the park. Encompassing a vast area that stretches from the Hudson River to …

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