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Art museums retiring the 'Do not touch' signs

...Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Dayton Art Institute, the de Young, Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Neb., Winterthur Museum and Country Estate in Winterthur, Del., Dallas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/art_54900.shtml
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Travel briefs

...The list for the Los Angeles area consists of Sunset Strip, Hollywood Boulevard, the Getty Center, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, El Pueblo (historic district and ethnic neighborhoods), the Huntington library plus its art collection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/18/liv_415945.shtml
Life & style
Simply white walls for latest exhibition of masters

...Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tenn., the Pierre Giannada Foundation in Switzerland and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2005. At the end of the tour, more than 1 million people are likely to have seen the show. "I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/art_391669.shtml
Arts
Islam's sacred script survives centuries

...when viewed in "Letters in Gold: Ottoman Calligraphy from the Sakip Sabanci Collection, Istanbul" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art through May 17. Zakariya, though, is among a growing number of American Muslims who are keeping Islamic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/27/ent_257455.shtml
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Colorful, whimsical teapots on display in Salem

...condominium they bought for storage and affectionally call "Teapot Central." Gloria Kamm, a docent at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, describes the collection as sculptures masquerading as teapots. "It's a familiar item," adds Sonny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/art_28336.shtml
Arts
Travel briefs

...lions were relocated to Texas zoos because they require specialized attention. King Tut LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will extend the King Tut exhibit by five days to accommodate near-record crowds. The exhibit will be open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/10/liv_21331.shtml
Life & style
King Tut exhibit draws crowds, raves, complaints

...crowds its first six weeks and more than a few complaints that his mummy isn't there. The exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the sequel to the hugely successful King Tut tour in the 1970s. But many of the 200,000 visitors to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/01/art_442875.shtml
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Treasures of King Tut to tour in United States

LOS ANGELES - The treasures of King Tut will go on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, but visitors will have to pay a record price of up to $30 to see the Egyptian artifacts. "Tutankhamen and the Golden Age of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/03/art_436143.shtml
Arts
Jet Li punches back against formulaic action movies

...classic," Li said, clutching a string of Buddhist prayer beads while sitting on an outdoor patio of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art before a recent preview screening. In "Hero," set circa 200 B.C., Li plays a nameless ranger who receives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/mov_426380.shtml
Movies
Arbus retrospective takes look at photographer's life, work

...schedule for "Diane Arbus: Revelations": San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Oct. 25-Feb. 8, 2004 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Feb. 29, 2004-May 30, 2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 27, 2004-Aug. 29, 2004 The Metropolitan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/26/art_398459.shtml
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