MUSEUM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MUSEUM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Country Music Museum grows to match genre http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828968-223/museum-hall-music-space.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828968-223/museum-hall-music-space.html.csp">Country Music Museum grows to match genre</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTIN M. HALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T11:32:02.32-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits. The museum on Tuesday unveiled the final part of the expansion, two new exhibit galleries and a behind-the-scenes gallery of ongoing archival projects, which will likely draw more fans of contemporary country music. “We’ve been lucky at collecting, but the archives...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578289682014-04-23T11:32:02.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T11:32:02.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828968@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:32:02 MDT Exhibit re-creates Warhol’s 1964 World’s Fair mural http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57839957-68/warhol-fair-mural-exhibition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57839957-68/warhol-fair-mural-exhibition.html.csp">Exhibit re-creates Warhol’s 1964 World’s Fair mural</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ULA ILNYTZKY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T21:33:24.238-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 09:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Even for a 1964 New York World’s Fair that celebrated “The World of Tomorrow,” Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair — a mural depicting mug shots of the New York Police Department’s 13 most-wanted criminals — was deemed too edgy for the family friendly event and was painted over just before opening day. Now, 50 years later, the work is the focus of a museum exhibition being staged on the very fairgrounds where the po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578399572014-04-19T21:33:24.238-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T21:33:24.238-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57839957@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:33:24 MDT Utah’s rich fossil record featured in National Geographic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832784-78/dinosaurs-utah-national-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832784-78/dinosaurs-utah-national-museum.html.csp">Utah’s rich fossil record featured in National Geographic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T21:07:04.022-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most everyone is familiar with Utah’s Life Elevated campaign, but perhaps it is time for a change. How about Laramidia Life Elevated? That was the suggestion from Vicki Varela, managing director of the Utah Office of Tourism, during a news conference Thursday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Museum and state tourism officials gathered to celebrate a 20-page story, heavy on pictures and graphics, titled “Digging Utah’s Dinosaurs” in the May 2014 issue of National Geographic. “Laramidia is w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832784@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:07:04 MDT UMFA’s Dietrich chosen for prestigious leadership program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57806987-66/museum-arts-program-fine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57806987-66/museum-arts-program-fine.html.csp">UMFA’s Dietrich chosen for prestigious leadership program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T14:47:55.896-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The head of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts has been chosen for a prestigious education program. Gretchen Dietrich, UMFA’s executive director, is one of 39 museum executives chosen for the Getty Leadership Institute’s 2014 Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders. The GLI program is aimed to improve leadership skills for museum executives, “to manage change and forge success in the global museum field,” according to a statement from UMFA. The program includes a week of distance learning in Ap...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806987@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:47:55 MDT William and Kate meet director Peter Jackson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801623-68/director-kate-william-jackson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801623-68/director-kate-william-jackson.html.csp">William and Kate meet director Peter Jackson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T08:46:02.057-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blenheim, New Zealand • Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have met with “The Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson during a visit to an aviation museum in New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the museum Thursday in Marlborough, on the country’s South Island, as part of a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia. The Oscar-winning director gave the royal couple a tour of his collection of World War I aircraft that are housed at the museum. Kate and William hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016232014-04-10T08:46:02.057-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T08:46:02.057-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801623@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:46:02 MDT Rosa Parks archives remain unsold in warehouse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801454-68/parks-king-american-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801454-68/parks-king-american-court.html.csp">Rosa Parks archives remain unsold in warehouse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSE J. HOLLAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T08:07:02.083-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime’s worth of Rosa Parks’ belongings — among them her Presidential Medal of Freedom — sits in a New York warehouse, unseen and unsold. Parks’ archives could be worth millions, especially now that 50th anniversaries of the civil rights era are being celebrated and the hunt is on for artifacts to fill a new Smithsonian museum of African-American history. But a years-long legal fight between Parks’ heirs and her fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578014542014-04-10T08:07:02.083-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T08:07:02.083-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801454@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:07:02 MDT New technology unwraps mummies’ ancient mysteries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57795715-68/mummies-museum-inside-ancient.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57795715-68/mummies-museum-inside-ancient.html.csp">New technology unwraps mummies’ ancient mysteries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T08:14:02.255-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries. Scientists at the museum have used CT scans and sophisticated imaging software to go beneath the bandages, revealing skin, bones, preserved internal organs — and in one case a brain-scooping rod left inside a skull by embalmers. The findings go on display next month in an exhibition that sets eight of the museum’s mummies alongside detailed three-dimensio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577957152014-04-09T08:14:02.255-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T08:14:02.255-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57795715@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:14:02 MDT Animal mummies displayed at California museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750485-68/ancient-animal-mummies-bleiberg.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750485-68/ancient-animal-mummies-bleiberg.html.csp">Animal mummies displayed at California museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ROGERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T17:44:01.862-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Ana, Calif. • Dogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some going into the pharaohs’ tombs to rest eternally in the company of their kings. Others had their own special cemeteries, where they were buried in coffins as elaborately carved as those of royal family members. Dozens of the best surviving specimens have taken up residence at Orange County’s Bowers Mu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750485@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:44:01 MDT NYC museum dedicated to 9/11 victims opens May 21 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57722789-68/museum-open-sept-attacks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57722789-68/museum-open-sept-attacks.html.csp">NYC museum dedicated to 9/11 victims opens May 21</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAREN MATTHEWS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T19:23:54.741-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday. The opening will follow a May 15 ceremony and a six-day dedication period during which the museum will be open around the clock for 9/11 family members, rescue and recovery workers and others directly affected by the 2001 attacks, said Joe Daniels, president of the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum. “We want to m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577227892014-03-24T19:23:54.741-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T19:23:54.741-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57722789@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:23:54 MDT WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57719489-68/plane-museum-normandy-return.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57719489-68/plane-museum-normandy-return.html.csp">WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CAROLYN THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T17:24:35.411-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneseo, N.Y. • The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion. Seventy years after taking part in D-Day, the plane now housed at the National Warplane Museum in western New York is being prepared to recreate its role in the mission, when it dropped troops behind enemy lines under German fire. At the invitation of the French government, the restored Douglas C-47 will fly in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577194892014-03-23T17:24:35.411-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T17:24:35.411-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57719489@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:24:35 MDT ‘Chicken from hell’ — University of Utah researcher helps discover new dinosaur http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57699081-78/dinosaur-schachner-anzu-carnegie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57699081-78/dinosaur-schachner-anzu-carnegie.html.csp">‘Chicken from hell’ — University of Utah researcher helps discover new dinosaur</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T22:14:53.055-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A newly discovered birdlike feathered dinosaur with sharp claws and a tall crest on its head is the biggest of its kind found in North America. Nicknamed the “chicken from hell,” the fossilized remains announced Wednesday were found by a team that includes a University of Utah researcher. The findings also shed light on the creature’s mysterious genetic relatives. “It is the largest of this type of dinosaur found in North America and the second-largest ever found,” said U. postdoctoral fellow ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57699081@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:14:53 MDT Museum hosts ultimate chocolate festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57702787-223/chocolate-museum-utah-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57702787-223/chocolate-museum-utah-festival.html.csp">Museum hosts ultimate chocolate festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T22:13:43.96-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chocolate candies, chocolate covered bacon, chocolate beet cake and chocolate ravioli are all things to enjoy during this weekend’s Ultimate Chocolate Festival at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The festival will take place throughout the museum and coincides with “Chocolate: The Exhibition,” now on display. The event includes tastings, a Mayan coffee café, hands-on activities that include cacao bean grinding and a community art project. There will be Mayan and modern dance performances and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702787@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:13:43 MDT Crying? Not a problem on Utah art museum’s first Stroller Tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57536086-223/art-museum-stroller-steffensen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57536086-223/art-museum-stroller-steffensen.html.csp">Crying? Not a problem on Utah art museum’s first Stroller Tour</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T21:25:44.223-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“You can touch things,” said Jared Steffensen of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art to the parents and kids gathered at the museum’s first Stroller Tour last month. Steffensen, the museum’s education curator, was explaining the works in the traveling exhibition “do it” — a collection of artists’ instructions for works that are recreated at each site — before donning a sweater that made his body into a sculpture, a concept designed by artist Erwin Wurm. For my stroller-strapped twins, Amelia an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57536086@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:25:44 MDT Stone masks dating to pre-Biblical times go on display in Jerusalem http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57665384-68/masks-museum-jerusalem-hershman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57665384-68/masks-museum-jerusalem-hershman.html.csp">Stone masks dating to pre-Biblical times go on display in Jerusalem</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANIEL ESTRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T11:55:41.313-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • The oldest known masks in the world went on display in Jerusalem on Tuesday in the largest-ever exhibit of the ghoulish faces, believed to have been created in the Holy Land thousands of years before the time of the Bible. The 11 stone masks, said to have been discovered in the Judean desert and hills near Jerusalem, date back 9,000 years and offer a rare glimpse at some of civilization’s first communal rituals. “It’s quite exciting,” said James Snyder, director of the Israel Museum,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665384@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:55:41 MDT Cornell president named new head of Smithsonian http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659840-68/smithsonian-skorton-board-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659840-68/smithsonian-skorton-board-museum.html.csp">Cornell president named new head of Smithsonian</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT ZONGKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T14:17:09.032-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Smithsonian Board of Regents on Monday named Cornell University President Dr. David Skorton to lead the world’s largest museum and research complex in the nation’s capital. Skorton, who is a cardiologist, will replace Secretary Wayne Clough, who plans to retire at the end of the year. Skorton is set to start in July 2015 and board members are looking at options for filling the post in the interim. The 64-year-old Skorton will be the first physician to lead the organization and i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576598402014-03-10T14:17:09.032-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T14:17:09.032-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659840@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:17:09 MDT Abe Lincoln himself is up for sale at Gettysburg wax museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655641-68/gettysburg-wax-museum-battle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655641-68/gettysburg-wax-museum-battle.html.csp">Abe Lincoln himself is up for sale at Gettysburg wax museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SCOLFORO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T14:39:53.831-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gettysburg, Pa. • A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his “Gettysburg Address.” The American Civil War Wax Museum has occupied a prime spot near the center of the battlefield for more than half a century. But it recently underwent an extensive renovation and wants to take a new approach to history. As part of those changes, i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576556412014-03-09T14:39:53.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T14:39:53.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655641@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 14:39:53 MDT Serbs decry plans to move Tesla’s ashes to church http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57652878-68/tesla-church-ashes-belgrade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57652878-68/tesla-church-ashes-belgrade.html.csp">Serbs decry plans to move Tesla’s ashes to church</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOVANA GEC</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T17:30:55.202-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belgrade, Serbia • Hundreds of Serbs rallied Saturday against plans by the Serbian Orthodox Church and nationalist leaders to move the ashes of scientist and engineer Nikola Tesla from his museum in Belgrade to the country’s biggest church. Hefting banners that read “Leave Tesla alone!” the protesters blocked traffic in front of the museum, where the urn bearing Tesla’s remains has been on display for six decades. The protesters, among them many scientists, want his ashes to stay put. “Tesla is ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576528782014-03-08T17:30:55.202-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-08T17:30:55.202-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57652878@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:30:55 MDT Woman claims university’s painting stolen by Nazis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57618249-68/painting-meyer-university-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57618249-68/painting-meyer-university-museum.html.csp">Woman claims university’s painting stolen by Nazis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTI EATON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T15:40:14.538-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • For more than a decade, the University of Oklahoma has exhibited a piece of Nazi-looted artwork bequeathed to it by the wife of an oil tycoon. But renewed claims by a family that owned the oil painting before World War II has drawn the school’s fundraising arm into a fight it thought was settled in Switzerland more than 60 years ago. The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art provides no clue that Camille Pissarro’s “Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep,” an 1886 painting that once belonged to a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57618249@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:40:14 MDT In the market for a bomber? A Utah museum has you covered http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57607517-90/museum-aircraft-aerospace-clark.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57607517-90/museum-aircraft-aerospace-clark.html.csp">In the market for a bomber? A Utah museum has you covered</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T21:27:07.009-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Need a used fighter jet? How about a missile? A Utah museum may have a deal for you. Hill Aerospace Museum is getting rid of 18 aircraft, three missiles and some support vehicles in an effort to save money. The aircraft to be moved include the A-7F (YA). There were only two ever made. It was designed to attack ground forces. Acting museum Director Aaron Clark said in a news release that “the museum no longer has the manpower, funding or means necessary to give these aircraft the care they ne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607517@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:27:07 MDT