Albany, NY – In the days after Baghdad fell to coalition forces, there was looting and vandalism at the Iraqi National Museum. A college professor from our region is just back from a meeting in London where the U.S. Army official in charge of investigating the looting at the museum in Baghdad and recovering the missing items gave an update to historians and researchers. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.
Williamstown, MA – The Clark Art Institute in Wlliamstown, Massachusetts has launched a new community outreach program to bring local students to the museum and classic arts into the classroom. Begun in October with students from Drury High School a recent grant will allow the program to begin drawing students the Pittsfield school system. Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana files this report.