Annual ice harvest goes on in Tamworth, New Hampshire

TAMWORTH, N.H. (AP) — The annual Ice Harvest and Winter Carnival gets underway Saturday at Remick Farm and Museum in Tamworth.

The event, now in its 13th year, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Bennington Museum offers free admission Saturday

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Bennington Museum is offering free admission on its community day.

The event takes place Saturday to celebrate the annual student art show and the reopening of the museum of art,...

Museum hosts talk on Frederick Douglass 1845 trip to Ireland

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York college professor is giving a talk at an Albany museum on the trip the black abolitionist Frederick Douglass made to Ireland more than 170 years ago.

Douglass, an...

Lincoln museum sets Dinosaurs and Disasters event

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The annual Dinosaurs and Disasters event has been scheduled for Saturday at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln.

Scientists, graduate and undergraduate students will...

Town's 100th annual winter carnival opens, minus some snow

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — Residents of the small New Hampshire town of Newport are launching their 100th annual winter carnival with a tribute to its roots and a grudging acceptance that climate change can wreak havoc...

Rauner: Illinois State Museum may open with its own funding

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner rejected legislation Friday to reopen the Illinois State Museum, using his veto power to say the 138-year-old facility and its satellite locations may operate again only...

Calif. attorney joins effort to recover Nazi-looted painting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's attorney general is asking a federal appeals court to reverse a ruling allowing a priceless 19th century painting to remain in a Spanish museum rather than going to the heirs of a...

Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials

BOSTON (AP) — Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat...