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National Gallery of Art to Host "Colorful Realm of Living Beings" Exhibit in Entirety

Sep 14, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Washington, DC is the first western city to host three major ensembles of masterworks by distinguished Edo period artists—an unprecedented moment for lovers of Japanese art!... Read More

Classic Cars Making Their Debut This Month at LeMay-America's Car Museum

Sep 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers  |  3 Comments

Tacoma, Washington’s LeMay - America’s Car Museum will host a public preview of their newest honoree this month with the Hard Hat & High Heels party on September 24. The fun-loving museum has placed their trademark attitude all over this gala, with hopes of raising the funding necessary to stay on schedule for their July 2012 opening. ... Read More

San Francisco Museums Featuring Several 17th Century Shows This Season

Aug 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

San Francisco has for recent decades, been a haven for emerging artists and their craft, but this fall the works of 17th century European artists are popping up all over the city. Several of the large world-renowned museums here, and one smaller yet superb venue, are currently exhibiting the works of many big-name Dutch, Flemish, and French artists. ... Read More

Virginia is for Wine Lovers: Tours and Tastings Across the State

Jul 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The beautiful Commonwealth of Virginia is a wonderful place to tour, taste, and vacation. Geographically, it runs the gamut, offering towering mountains, gentle rolling hills, green valleys, and flat coastal plains, peninsulas, and beaches.... Read More

Tracking Provenance of Historical Art

Aug 20, 2009  |   Contributor: Howard L. Rehs

As I have stated before: Every work has a provenance, but the full provenance of every work is not necessarily known. Now before you begin to panic about the provenance of a work you own please keep in mind that frequently a work's complete provenance cannot be established and usually there is no need to worry.... Read More

Animatronic Dinosaur Up For Grabs at $350,000

Jul 19, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Imagine what the homeowners' association committee would say about having this trouncing around in the backyard! Over the years, we have visited Hammacher Schlemmer in search of the most extraordinary and unique items to share with you. The 20-foot Animatronic Triceratops, priced at $350,000, gets my vote as the winner.... Read More

New Mint Museum Uptown Opened on 1 October 2010

Oct 4, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Charlotte Culture: October 1st, 2010 marked a transformative moment for The Mint Museum. The debut of the new Mint Museum Uptown – one year prior to the institution's 75th anniversary brings together the Mint Museum of Art and the Mint Museum of Craft + Design under one roof, double the permanent collection on view and hone the Mint's ability to attract and organize major traveling exhibitions.... Read More

Philadelphia Culture: The Mummers Museum

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Arts & Culture: Although the art of mumming has its genesis in medieval Europe, arguably there is nothing more uniquely "Philadelphian" than the Mummers. The Mummers Parade is held every New Year's Day in Philadelphia Local clubs spend months crafting intricate, elaborate, dazzling costumes (which can cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and weigh over 100 pounds) and moveable scenery to compete in one of four categories: Comics, Fancies, String Bands, and Fancy Brigades.... Read More

Independence Seaport Museum: Philadelphia's Maritime History

Sep 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Arts & Culture: The Independence Seaport Museum, located at Penn's Landing, lets boating enthusiasts of all ages immerse themselves in the maritime history of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.... Read More

Car Culture: Classics & Racecars on Display at the Simeone Foundation

Aug 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: This spectacular automotive museum located in Philadelphia, Pa., contains more than 60 of the world's most unique racecars ever built.... Read More

Normandy Impressionist Festival Sweeps the Streets of Northern France

Jun 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Vacations: As the first-ever Impressionist Festival kicks into high-gear, JustLuxe hits the streets of Normandy to celebrate one of the most influential artistic movements of all time.... Read More

Sensational Santa Fe

Jul 13, 2009  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

Shopping and art viewing in Santa Fe are just primo, with more than 200 galleries and more than a dozen museums.... Read More

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