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The Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal Presents Déja – The Collection...

MONTREAL.- An exhibition that fills up all of the Musée’s galleries and showcases a hundred or so major works from the Collection along a circuit that is neither conventional nor linear - that is the unique experience MAC visitors can look forwar...

Utah Tour Guide David Lund Accused by Government of Israel of...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP).- Tour guide David Lund on Friday denied accusations by Israeli authorities that he was trying to smuggle antiquities from that country. Israeli authorities arrested Lund earlier this week on suspicion of trafficking antiquities, bu...

Spanish Paradise Exhibition at New York Botanical Garden

NEW YORK, NY.- The lush gardens and poetic vistas of the Alhambra—the legendary Islamic palace and fortress in Granada, Spain—are re-imagined in a large-scale, multipart exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden this summer. On view from Ma...

One of the Most Significant Archaeological Sites on Easter Island Gets...

SANTIAGO, CHILE.- World Monuments Fund (WMF), American Express, and the Corporación Nacional Forestal de Chile (CONAF) celebrated the completion of a sustainable visitor reception center on Easter Island in Chile on May 13th. The new visitor center, t...

Former President Bill Clinton’s Boyhood Home in Hope Opens Doors as...

HOPE, AK (AP).- Bill Clinton's boyhood home in Hope has been open as a museum for more than a decade, but this is the first year that visitors are seeing the home as part of the National Park Service. The home became a national historic site at the st...

Tour Reveals Layers of Shanghai’s Jewish History

SHANGHAI (AP).- Not far from the Bund district in Shanghai, with its hordes of tourists and view of the city's famous skyscrapers across the Huangpu River, is a quiet neighborhood called Hongkou. Walk here along Zhoushan Road and you'll stumble on a si...

Hundreds of Egyptian College Students Rally at Iconic Pyramids for Return...

CAIRO (AP).- As hundreds of Egyptian college students rallied at the iconic pyramids of Giza Friday to promote tourism, camel guide Salah Shabani stood to the side and looked on with sadness. It's been two weeks since a popular uprising forced Preside...

First United Kingdom Showing of Robert McCabe’s Work Opens at the...

LONDON.- Pioneering photographer Robert McCabe first visited Greece in 1954 and captured a way of life that that has now all but vanished. Sixty iconic images from his travels around the country will be exhibited at the Hellenic Centre starting today,...

Tod’s Founder Diego Della Valle to Restore Rome’s Colosseum for $34...

ROME (AP).- The founder of Tod's luxury leather goods and shoes announced Friday that he will foot the ?25 million ($34 million) to restore the Colosseum. The ancient Roman arena is blackened by pollution and rocked by vibrations from a nearby subway l...

Just a Few Months Before Opening, Minefields Circle Jesus’ Traditional Baptism...

QASR EL-YAHUD (AP).- Just months before the official opening of one of Christianity's holiest sites to visitors, the area where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus remains surrounded by thousands of land mines. Israel says the sites visite...

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