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FOUR FLORIDA HOSPITALS RECOGNIZED AS CANCER CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

FOUR FLORIDA HOSPITALS RECOGNIZED AS CANCER CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE TALLAHASSEE —Today, State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong announced four Florida cancer centers that have earned the first ever distinction as state-designated Cancer Centers of Excellence. This recognizes these organizations for demonstrating commitment to excellence by providing […]

MAD FALL EXHIBITIONS: What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision September 23, 2014 through February 8, 2015
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MAD FALL EXHIBITIONS: What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision September 23, 2014 through February 8, 2015

Featuring a range of objects created over the past 60 years, the exhibition What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision celebrates Aileen Osborn Webb, who established the Museum of Arts and Design, then the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, in 1956. The exhibition explores how Webb, through her advocacy work […]

ROADS OF ARABIA: ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum offers a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula
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ROADS OF ARABIA: ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum offers a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula

In the shifting sands of Saudi Arabia outside the city of Thaj, archaeologists discovered the tomb of a young royal girl buried nearly 2,000 years ago, uncovering exquisite jewelry, a haunting gold mask and other objects—all made of gold. These funerary treasures are just a few of the surprising discoveries […]

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City Celebrates Return of Iconic Saenger Theatre to Downtown New Orleans

Today, Mayor Landrieu, City officials, Canal Street Development Corporation, and representatives of ACE Theatrical Group celebrated the reopening of the historic Saenger Theatre at 1111 Canal Street following a $52 million restoration. Built in 1927 by noted New Orleans architect Emile Weil, the Saenger Theatre is a remarkable example of […]

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The Rosenbach Museum & Library to Display The Ulysses Glove Project

The Rosenbach Museum & Library is proud to host an iconic new exhibition as part of its annual Bloomsday celebration. Thy Father’s Spirit: A Bloomsday Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Literary Manuscripts will feature pages from James Joyce’s original Ulysses manuscript—which is part of The Rosenbach collection—in addition to a […]