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Arkansas Museum Joins Louvre To Showcase Incredible American Art Treasures

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

You are going to hear a lot more about Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, Arkansas. The New York Times calls it " the art museum Wal-mart money built.” Or you might have heard about the uproar caused by Alice Walton’s purchase of a landmark Hudson River School landscape painting, Kindred Spirits, by Asher B. Durand, from the New York Public Library for around $35 million.... Read More

Contemporary Art by Hong Sung Chul Encourages Human Interaction

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Art galleries can be an isolating experience, with individuals wandering through to look at pieces without really connecting to them or their fellow gallery-goers. Hong Sung Chul's art endeavors to change that, by showcasing human connection both in his art and in how it is presented.... Read More

The San Diego Museum of Art's 31st Annual 'Art Alive' Opening Celebration

Apr 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

As an ever-appreciative San Diego resident and a good life connoisseur indelibly on the hunt for the best of the best, it’s incumbent on me to experience and inform you, dear Reader, about notable San Diego-area "happenings"... Read More

Artist Swoon Makes Life-Sized Impression in Cities Worldwide

Mar 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Brooklyn-based street artist, Swoon, creates dramatic woodcuts that are amazing in size and scope. Usually, Swoon depicts family and friends in cityscapes around the world, including abandoned buildings, bridges, fire escapes, water towers and street signs.... Read More

Grosvenor House London Offers Deluxe Diamond Jubilee Package

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

With the Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee set to make London the place to be this summer, Park Lane’s posh Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, has created a special package for those wishing to celebrate the momentous occasion... Read More

Feel Like a King or Queen For a Day In Stockholm, Sweden

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Linda Fasteson  |  4 Comments

http://www.cityroom.com/stories/travel/2012/02/14/feel-like-a-king-or-queen-for-a-day-in-stockholm-sweden/... Read More

Sofitel Hotel in Colombia Offers Elegant, Old World Vacation Experience

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

What is more elegant than a convent that has been restored to contemporary beauty? The Sofitel Santa Clara Hotel's center courtyard was probably once a place for prostrating oneself on the stone floor in preparation for prayer or admission into the order, but it is now filled with palm trees, flowers, and... Read More

Niagara-on-the-Lake | A Little Ice Wine With Everything

Dec 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Melanie Votaw  |  3 Comments

Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada (just over the border from New York State) is well-known for ice wines, and the village takes full advantage of this notoriety. The main drag, Queen Street, is graced with signs for "ice wine fudge," "ice wine coffee," "ice wine tea," and "ice wine chocolates." An Icewine Festival is even celebrated there every January. But the village is even more famous for the Shaw Festival every summer, showcasing plays by George Bernard Shaw, as well as other productions.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Who doesn't love Pez? You get to break open a colorful character dispenser's neck and out pops a little fruity candy in a classic range of flavors like grape, orange, cherry, and strawberry. The Pez Museum in Burlingame, Calif., takes candy nostalgia to the next level with the world's largest Pez dispenser and an exhaustive collection of new, vintage, and rare dispensers dating as far back as the candy's initiation in 1927.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

There’s a museum for everything. Miniatures, bunnies, toilets, and even the Mob have museums across the globe dedicated to their very existence. But just as people are passionate about Burt Reynolds and his friends, they are passionate about foodstuffs like Pez, pasta, and SPAM. Throughout America and around the world there are museums that shine a spotlight on specific and unique culinary inventions, disasters, and histories.... Read More

Damien Hirst Unveils New Artworks Using 1,000 Panerai Watches

Nov 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Bad boy British artist Damien Hirst has just unveiled two new artworks in Milan for which he used more than 1,000 Panerai watch dials to adorn the canvases.... Read More

Bonhams to Auction Rare T. Rex Tooth

Nov 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

It's not often that an archaeological find goes from discovery to market within a matter of months, but at Bonham's Natural History Auction in Los Angeles on December 11, a dinosaur tooth which was just found this summer will be up for sale.... Read More

Reproductions From Bravo's 'Work of Art: The Next Great Artist' Up For Sale

Nov 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Reality shows aren't generally a place for art shopping but there's something undeniably appealing about Bravo's competition program: "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist."... Read More

Mouthwatering Museum Dining Around the World

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Industrial décor, unpretentious dishes, and denim-clad waiters are the order of the day here. Open from midday until past midnight, Tokyo Eat is popular with the city's young, artistic set as well as art-loving families.... Read More

Mouthwatering Museum Dining Around the World

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

No longer does museum dining mean an overpriced salad on a school lunch-style tray. Nowadays many museum restaurants are as pleasing as the masterpieces that adorn their walls. Designer-clad waiters, chic cafés housed in grand halls, and the chance to peek at artistic masterpieces over lunch all offer a spectacular multi-sensory dining experience.

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