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Franklin Park, Children’s Museum, Arboretum Free on Friday

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Find out what's worth knowing in the South End today, Friday, August 2, 2013.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 2, 2013 at 9:24 am

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Museum of Fine Arts Free over Memorial Day Weekend

Dallin's "Appeal to the Great Spirit," which is located outside the MFA's Huntington Avenue entrance in the Bank of America Plaza.

Admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will be free all three days of Memorial Day weekend, the museum announced this week. 

The free days are the museum’s way to celebrate “Boston I Love,” a special set of exhibitions now on display, community art activities and an opportunity to donate to the One Fund.

Those special exhibits now on display include “To Boston With Love,” an installation of hundreds of hand-sewn quilt squares with messages of love and peace sent from the around the world, Special Loans from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, three special paintings lent by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in honor of the people of Boston, and Community Art-Making Activity: Boston, I Love, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., where messages of hope, community, and love will be made to contribute to a collaborative project.

The MFA will be open from May 25 to May 27 from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. all three days. The offer extends to residents of Boston and visitors. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 9, 2013 at 12:50 pm

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FBI: We Know Who Robbed the Gardner Museum

Rembrandt's: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee

FBI officials announced today they know who committed one of the biggest art heists in history, but they still need the public’s help to locate the 13 missing pieces of art. 

“The FBI believes with a high degree of confidence in the years after the theft the art was transported to Connecticut and the Philadelphia region and some of the art was taken to Philadelphia where it was offered for sale by those responsible for the theft,”  said Richard DesLauriers, Special Agent in Charge of the Boston FBI office. “With that same confidence we have identified the thieves who are members of a criminal organization with a base in the mid-Atlantic states and New England.” 

Officials believe the art was smuggled into Connecticut and eventually made its way into Philadelphia. At that point, the trail for the missing masterpieces goes cold. The FBI believes an organized-crime organization based in the mid-Atlantic states coordinated the crime. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 18, 2013 at 7:12 pm

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