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Magic Johnson Dedicates New World AIDS Museum

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 13
On November 7, 22 years to the day that Magic Johnson announced that he was HIV-positive, the famed athlete was on hand to dedicate the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center in Wilton Manors, Florida.

Travel Tip: Tennessee’s Discovery Park of America

By Adrian Sainz | Nov 4
Discovery Park of America, a new museum, education center and tourist attraction opens this month in Union City, Tenn., a town of 11,000 located a few hours’ drive from Memphis, Nashville and St. Louis.

Largest Signed Baseball Collection on Display

NATIONAL | By Tamara Lush | Oct 23
A collection of signed baseball memorabilia with an estimated value of $2 to $3 million is now on display at the St. Petersburg Museum of History in Florida.

Oh, My! Wizard of Oz Collection Arrives in Rockland, Maine

FINE ARTS | By Clarke Canfield | Oct 14
A new exhibit that opened Saturday at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland features items from the world’s largest Wizard of Oz collection.

2013: LGBT’s Biggest Year So far

POLITICS | By Thom Senzee | Oct 9
As years go, 2013’s destiny is to be remembered as an LGBT-history heavyweight - even more so than 2012.

"David Bowie Is" Exhibit Opens in London

FINE ARTS | By Jill Lawless | Apr 3
For the first time in its history, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum showcases a pop icon in a new major multimedia exhibit.

NYC Museum to Explore the Early History of AIDS

CULTURE | Mar 13
The New-York Historical Society will present an exhibition this summer that will explore the early history of the AIDS epidemic in New York City.

World’s First King Herod Exhibit Set to Open in Jerusalem

By Daniel Estrin | Jan 28
Israel’s national museum announced that it will open the world’s first exhibition devoted to the architectural legacy of biblical King Herod, the Jewish proxy monarch who ruled Jerusalem and the Holy Land under Roman occupation two millennia.

Celebrating The Dandy at RISD’s "Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion" in Providence

FASHION | Dec 31
Artist/Rebel/Dandy is a groundbreaking look at the artistic, imaginative, and rebellious figure that epitomizes the fashionable man: Thom Browne, Tom Wolfe, John Waters, Oscar Wilde, and Beau Brummell are just a few of the style icons featured.

Titanic Jewels on Display in Three-City Tour

FASHION | By JOHNNY CLARK | Nov 14
The jewelry is from a single purser’s bag found during a 1987 research and recovery mission. The collection includes diamond and sapphire rings, brooches, necklaces, cuff links and a gold pocket watch.

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