NOW THRU APRIL 14TH in New York City
FASHION FORWARD The Council for Fashion Designers of America has helped shape the looks that have graced catwalks and filled our closets for the last half-century. From Halston to Beene, De La Renta to Blass, Trigere to Gernreich, works by the finest U.S. designers can be found at FIT's IMPACT: 50 Years of the CFDA in NYC through April 15th.
NOW THRU APRIL 8TH in Jacksonville, FL
SEEN IN THE 60S Pop Art, Op Art, Performance Art, Minimalism, Color Field Painting, Action Painting and Post-Painterly Abstraction ReFocus: Art of the '60s at Jacksonville's Museum of Contemporary Art offers examples of the radical movements that shook the art world during a decade of cultural, political and social upheaval.
NOW THRU APRIL 15TH in Houston, TX
TUT, TUT The treasures of the boy-king's tomb first toured the U.S. back when we were kids. If you were mesmerized by its splendor then, you'll be equally taken in by Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharoahs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, which includes items and works of art never displayed in the past.
APRIL 21ST THRU JUNE 3RD in Chicago, IL
COOL DELIVERY Jason Robards made theater history with his portrayal of hardware salesman and dream-debunker, Hickey, in the 1956 Broadway production of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh. Nathan Lane puts his mark on the role with Brian Dennehy costarring as anarchist Larry Slade in an updated classic at Chicago's Goodman Theater.
NOW THRU APRIL 29TH in St. Paul, MN
COLOR-FULL Race: Are We So Different? at the Science Museum of Minnesota "brings together the everyday experience of living with race, its history as an idea, the role of science in that history, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations". The multi-media exhibit explores and broadens the views and realities that stood at the forefront of our childhoods.
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TELL IT LIKE IT WAS 1968. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were murdered. Demonstrations at the Democratic convention gave us the Chicago Seven. Black Power fists were raised at the Mexico City Olympics. Jackie Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis and LBJ sent thousands to Vietnam. Where were you and what did you think of any or all of it? The 1968 Project wants your recollections of that dizzying year as part of what will eventually become a touring exhibit. To add your reflections to the pool of memories, visit the project's blog. If you shouted then, speak now.
APRIL 22ND THRU AUGUST 5TH in Washington, DC
STREET WALKERS The adage that fact is stranger than fiction or at least as compelling and intriguing is a premise supported by the work of generations of street photographers whose images document the ridiculousness, glory and sadness of what it is to be a human being in public. I Spy: Photography and the Theater of the Street 1938-2010. showcases work by Boom Era masters of the genre, such as Robert Frank and Bruce Davidson, as well as more contemporary shooters.