Monthly Archives: January 2022

Exploration Place and the Kansas African American Museum unite for Black History Month

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Exploration Place has turned into the canvas for a new exhibit honoring African-American scientists during Black History Month. Each night in February, a giant portrait of a black earth and space science pioneer will be projected onto the side of the science center’s iconic island. You’ll …

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Prehistoric Museum announces long weekend, evening hours

Press release Do you like dinosaurs, rock art and science in general, but have little free time to explore these interests during the work week? The Utah State University Museum of Eastern Prehistory is excited to announce new extended hours designed to provide greater access for our community and traveling …

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‘Washi Transformed’ at the Longmont Museum features 30 pieces by 9 Japanese artists

In 2016, the Longmont Museum highlighted the intricate and eye-catching work of international contemporary origami artists with the exhibition “Above The Fold” – curated by Los Angeles-based Japanese art historian Meher McArthur. The show, which featured 60 hand-folded koi fish, proved to be a favorite among visitors. “This exhibit was …

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PM: Vilnius Sports Palace could become a museum and memorial of Jewish history

In his interview with public broadcaster LRT, published on Thursday, the prime minister said such an idea was being considered following consultations last year. Meanwhile, the previous government planned to turn the palace into a convention center. “Over the past year, we have held consultations on ways to change attitudes …

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The museum will present Heart Health Month

The Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid-America Blvd., will feature its first Heart Health Month in February with various activities, interactive exhibits for children and teens and heart health programs for adults. “Part of the Museum’s mission is to encourage lifelong science education through exhibits and interactive programs,” Executive Director Diane …

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The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) Selects Balfour Beatty and Stellar as Co-Director of Construction for the MOSH Genesis Project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) today announced the selection of Balfour Beatty and Stellar as a joint venture to lead the construction management of the MOSH Genesis project. Balfour Beatty and Stellar will oversee all vertical construction of the $85 million project, which will bring a …

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From Dawn to Dusk with 56 Masterpieces from the National Museum of Sweden opens February 19 at the Nordic National Museum

In the Garden by Johan Krouthen 1887-1888 Nordic Museum information At a time when few international art exhibitions travel to America, the National Nordic Museum is presenting one of the largest West Coast European art exhibitions in 2022On February 19, the National Nordic Museum will premiere a landmark exhibition from …

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Bell Museum celebrates its 150th anniversary. Things to see.

The Bell Museum has a great origin story. It began in 1872 as a “one-room cabinet of curiosities”. Today, the University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum of Natural History has an elegant and fascinating home on the University’s St. Paul campus and plans to celebrate 150 years with exhibits and experiences …

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Roman excavations and museum ‘would do for Roman York what Jorvik did for the Vikings’

A TWO-year archaeological dig in Rue Rougier and a new Eboracum museum could do for York’s Roman history what Jorvik did for the Vikings, says the head of the York Archaeological Trust. Speaking as revamped plans for the ‘Roman quarter’ were submitted to town planners, trust chief executive David Jennings …

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Tang Museum to Unveil Community-Created Crochet Reef in New Exhibit

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (NEWS10) – Preparations are underway at the Tang Teaching Museum for the completion of the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef. After years of hard work and public submissions, the community-created reef will be the focal point of a new exhibit titled Radical fiber: a symposium on art and …

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Pearl Museum Founder Olayami Dabls Named 2022 Kresge Distinguished Artist

Olayami Dabls, a Detroit artist and muralist who has transformed two city blocks with his vibrant pearl museum that attracts visitors from around the world, has been named the 2022 Kresge Distinguished Artist, the foundation announced Thursday morning. Dabls, 73, will receive $50,000 to use as he sees fit. He …

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MOSH is moving forward with a new museum on Northbank

The Museum of Science and History has taken an important step towards its move to Northbank. The Downtown Investment Authority voted 6-0 last week to back details of a lease for MOSH on 4 acres from the shipyards, including a 1.5-acre boardwalk and park space. The $1 per year ground …

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Shiny storage – the Boijmans Depot and the future of museum archives

Archive and storage buildings are usually located in the suburbs or on former docks. They are deliberately discreet generic warehouses, without windows, surrounded by fences. The question posed by Boijmans van Beuningen’s new 55 million euro storage depot is: what if the archives were instead at the heart of the …

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Lighthouse Museum exhibit inspired by the royal visit to Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, NY – An unusual display of antique prints at the National Lighthouse Museum is now on display at St. George’s waterfront. A program curated by Danielle Mann features landmarks of Britain, past and present, inspired by Her Royal Highness Princess Royal Anne. The dignitary is the honorary chair …

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Opening of artist Chuck Wilson’s gallery at the Museum of Coastal Carolina

Lifelong entertainer, scout, avid home gardener and community volunteer Chuck Wilson, 63, will host a kick-off reception for his “Moonshine” series. Attracted to painting by the infamous Bob Ross, Wilson began putting paintbrush to canvas in the mid-80s. His work inspired his father to take up a paintbrush as well, …

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National WWII Aviation Museum Highlights Black Military Legacy

COLORADO SPRINGS — The start of Black History Month is a week away, and a Colorado Springs museum is sharing stories of airmen who broke down barriers for African Americans. The National WWII Aviation Museum is known for sharing WWII stories and artifacts and the importance that each had on …

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Travel diary: a digital project establishes links between the exhibitions of the museum

Works of art and other cultural heritage items from Yale’s renowned collections tend to travel. The university’s museums and libraries frequently loan objects to each other, as well as to institutions across the country and abroad, for display in public exhibitions. The journeys of these pieces can generate feedback in …

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🌱 Shooting At Nightclub + Museum Hosts COVID Vaccine Clinic

Happy Monday neighbours! Here’s what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Quite sunny. High: 64 Low: 41. Here are today’s top 3 stories in Las Vegas: A shooting took place at a Las Vegas nightclub near Charleston Boulevard. Authorities said the situation began with an altercation inside the …

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Coleman Museum receives gift from CHA Class of 1965 | News

The Coleman Museum and Gallery at Heritage Hall (CHAPS) recently received a donation of $3911.72 from the Coleman High School Class of 1965. The presentation of the class, represented by Ralph Terry and Diann Dunn Dillingham, which did not able to attend the presentation, was made in honor of all …

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Super Museum Sunday February 6 celebrates the founding of Georgia in 1733

The Georgia History Festival is the Georgia Historical Society’s flagship K-12 educational program. Georgia Day marks the landing of General James Edward Oglethorpe and the first English settlers in Savannah on February 12, 1733. Some of the Super Museum Sunday locations available in the Atlanta metro area include: Cherokee County …

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Free admission to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

**Related video above: See 100 years of discoveries in the current exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.** CLEVELAND (WJW) — Starting this weekend, residents of Cleveland and East Cleveland can visit the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Sundays for free. City residents can visit the museum on …

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The Currency Museum Hires Tribble as Director of Corporate Relations and Advancement Operations | Business

CHARLOTTE — Amy Tribble returns to The Mint as the new Director of Corporate Relations and Advancement Operations. Tribble began her career at the Mint Museum in the mid-1980s as a guide and tour coordinator. She has built a career in development and fundraising, most recently serving as Director of …

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HooDoos and Head Cheese: new exhibitions open at the Museum of Art Fort Collins

The Fort Collins Museum of Art welcomes Colorado artists Sean O’Meallie and Anne Bossert to their new exhibits which open Friday. The show sees them in their most whimsical form, with carved wooden balloons, striped arrows and sculpted coronavirus molecules. “The Last Piece” by Sean O’Meallie. O’Meallie’s show is titled …

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Orlando Art Museum Celebrates Black History Month With Basquiat Collection

Click to enlarge Photo via Orlando Museum of Art/Instagram The Orlando Museum of Art will host various Jean-Michel Basquiat events from February 11-13 to celebrate Black History Month. On February 11, from 8 p.m. to midnight, they’re hosting Basquiat’s 1982 Heroes & Monsters Ball, an ’80s-themed party in New York …

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The Fed weighed in on a digital dollar. This could cause the ball to roll.

Text size The Federal Reserve has requested public comment on a digital currency. The time of dreams The Federal Reserve issued a highly anticipated paper on a digital dollar, taking a step in a process that could lead to congressional action. The paper, which lays out the pros and cons …

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San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum Announces Upcoming Family Immunization Clinics – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (BCN) — The San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will host another vaccination clinic on Sunday for eligible children and their families. The clinic follows a similar vaccination effort at the museum on January 2. The museum will also hold a …

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Faced with the loss of its exhibition space, the North Adams Museum of History and Science will close indefinitely | North Berkshires

NORTH ADAMS – The North Adams Museum of History and Science will store its artifacts and close indefinitely at the end of the month. “As far as a place to go, it will take either a benefactor or a miracle to make it possible,” said Chuck Cahoon, president of the …

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Cleveland Museum of Art acquires the art of Cézanne | News, Sports, Jobs

A watercolor by Paul Cezanne is among the recent acquisitions of the Cleveland Museum of Art. “Path in the woods” depicts a forest path at Jas de Bouffan, an estate that Cézanne inherited from his father. According to a CMA press release, “(Cézanne) used selective strokes of watercolor from a …

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Removal of Theodore Roosevelt statue begins at Natural History Museum

It was past midnight when a crane lowered the towering bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt, lifting her upper body from the pedestal where she has presided over the American Museum of Natural History since 1940. The rest of the sculpture, now surrounded of scaffolding, is expected to fall apart all …

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Half-price discounts for museums start February 1

SAN DIEGO (CNS) — Families in San Diego can enjoy half-price admission to more than 45 museums and other cultural attractions in February as part of Museum Month. After a largely virtual event in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual countywide program is back. “Museum Month is a …

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The Delaware Museum of Art Reconstructs a Pivotal 1970s Art Exhibit: Afro American Images 1971

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) – The Delaware Museum of Art is re-enacting a landmark 1970s art exhibit honoring African-American artists and educators who were rejected by the museum half a century ago. Christie Ileto has the story in this week’s 6abc Loves the Arts. Afro American Images 1971, The Vision of …

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Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach plans exciting events for 2022

Shirley Pepys, former president of the Balboa Island Museum / photo by Chris Trela By Pete Weitzner, NB Indy Special Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach enters 2022 eager to build on the momentum of 2021, when it expanded all facets of the business, returned its popular live events, and added …

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Lawmakers seek statehood for Virginia Museum of Transportation

The move would allow for financial support from the government; the budget amendment requests $2 million per year E-mail Get the latest photos, videos, stories and more. ROANOKE, Va. — A state legislator is seeking state agency status for the Virginia Museum of Transportation, which would make the Roanoke attraction …

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Australia’s huge new Bushland Art Museum opens on the NSW south coast this month

During the catastrophic bushfire season in the summer of 2019-20, flames encroached on Bundanon and Riversdale, the 1,100 hectare properties that were gifted to the Australian public by artist Arthur Boyd and his wife Yvonne Boyd in 1993. Located in the Shoalhaven region on the south coast of New South …

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Oldest WWII veteran remembers museum service

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family and friends gathered at the National WWII Museum Saturday to remember Lawrence Brooks, who was the oldest veteran of World War II until his death Jan. 5 at the 112 years old. During the service, Brooks’ flag-draped casket was in the foreground. The museum’s Victory …

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Cleveland Museum of Art’s ‘Revealing Krishna’ brings ancient Cambodian art to life with an inspiring modern twist

The weight of the centuries rests on the gentle lapping of the water as it rubs against the hull of the boat, and the river, displayed on the three screens that flank the entrance to the exhibition, easily separates as we navigate it. From these electric views of nature comes …

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The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art’s new exhibit highlights the power of art to inspire and unite communities.

For freedoms: the UMOCA art collective for political change (UMOCA) Hank Willis Thomas, Justice, 2021 Mixed media including American flags 39 1/2 x 71 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches, (100.3 x 181.6 x 6.4 centimeters), © Hank Willis Thomas / Kayne Griffin Gallery By Aimee L. Cook | For the …

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San Antonio Museum Honors City Firefighters

SAN ANTONIO — A special museum in San Antonio is dedicated to the city’s firefighters. The building that houses the fire museum is a former fire station built in the 1930s. “From the fire station we ran an engine and two ladder trucks that had been parked here for quite …

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EcoTarium Appoints Noreen Johnson Smith as New Science Museum Chair

WORCESTER – The EcoTarium science and nature museum has appointed Noreen Johnson Smith as president and chief executive of the organization. Smith, who takes office Jan. 17, replaces interim president and CEO Michael Halperson. The EcoTarium began the search for a new president when Lucy Hale stepped down in May …

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Curious George will exhibit tomorrow at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton | WFRV Local 5

(WFRV) — Time to be curious! Local 5 Live gets a preview of a traveling exhibit at Build for kids at Appleton. New traveling exhibition, Curious GeorgeMT: Let’s be curious!, opens at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum on January 15, 2022 Curious GeorgeMT: Let’s be curious! opens January 15, …

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El Paso Children’s Museum receives $1 million donation from Helen of Troy

EL PASO, Texas — Local consumer branding company Helen of Troy has donated $1 million to the El Paso Children’s Museum and Science Center to fund the first-floor cafe. Stephanie Otero, vice president of operations for the El Paso Community Foundation, was a guest on ABC-7 at 4 to discuss …

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Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art hosts exhibition of women painters – ARTnews.com

“Why were there no great female artists?” is the question at the heart of an essay by Linda Nochlin of the same name, first published in ARTnews in 1971. In this article, Nochlin opposes the “insidious” answer that the question elicits: “There are no great women artists because women are …

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‘Jurassic Oceans’ show arrives at Field Museum in February

DOWNTOWN – Local dinosaur fans will soon get to see the Jurassic period underwater environment up close. The Field Museum’s latest exhibit, “Jurassic Oceans: Monsters of the Deep,” will take visitors on an underwater journey to see some of the creatures that once inhabited it, according to a press release …

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S’pore art museum opens Friday with musical mushrooms, forced flirtation

The Singapore Art Museum opens its unique new location on Friday with an overabundance of things to see and experience – and even more special exhibits. The museum known as SAM will launch its new, larger space near the shipping ports of Tanjong Pagar Distripark with at least five installations …

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How a Mississippi teacher broke free from her payday lenders

Working as a teacher in Cleveland, Mississippi was hugely rewarding, said Jennifer Williams, but sometimes she struggled to make sure her income flowed from paycheck to paycheck. So one day she borrowed $ 200, promising to settle with the lender when she was paid soon after. Soon, Williams found herself …

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Inlander Insights: Paul Manoguerra from the Jundt Art Museum | Arts & Culture | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

Click to enlarge Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi, Italy by John Ferguson Weir, 1902, oil on canvas. Iit looks like something that only extremely art-loving locals know, but Spokane has a free art museum. Located on the shore of Lake Arthur, on the edge of campus, Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art …

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Reading Railroad Heritage Museum receives state grant for renovations

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum in Hamburg received state funding of $ 100,000 to support exterior improvements to the museum, according to Senators David G. Argall (R-Berks / Schuylkill) and Patrick Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R- Berks, Carbon & Schuylkill). “Since the first laying of tracks in 1827, …

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Volunteer opportunities available at the Edmonds Historical Museum

Edmonds Historical Museum Looking for a way to give back to your community? The Edmonds Historical Museum, located in the 1910 Carnegie Library building in downtown Edmonds, is looking for volunteers for 2022, both at the museum and during the museum’s annual summer market. The museum building has two levels. …

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6 best personal loans of January 2022 | Personal finance

Can you use a personal loan for anything? Taking out a loan on behalf of someone else or using it for any form of gambling, including investing, is totally prohibited with any type of personal loan. Some lenders restrict lending a bit more than others and prohibit the use of …

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Erie Art Museum hosts a second event on Sundays filled with family activities

With colder temperatures and increasing cases of COVID-19, one thing families have an opportunity to do is spend time together painting. It was a rainy Sunday afternoon that left families thinking outside the box for something fun to do. One place that was one step ahead was the Erie Art …

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Love is in the air at the Saratoga Museum, in the shops of the village – The Mercury News

‘Love is in the Air,’ an exhibit premiered at the Saratoga History Museum on January 14, showcases a nostalgic collection of vintage Valentine’s Day and the ways people celebrate Valentine’s Day in the world. Argentina, for example, extends its Valentine’s Day celebration and calls it “Sweet Week”, during which friends …

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Grand Egyptian Museum nearing completion: Official

About 99% of the construction of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has been completed, according to Atef Moftah, the general supervisor of the GEM project. He explained that the work on the site is 99% complete, while the shell is 100% complete. His remarks came during the meeting of the …

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Pokemon Fossil Museum event returns in 2022

The Pokemon Fossil Museum event is coming to several new science museums in Japan from March 2022. The event will feature comparisons of Pokemon fossils with their real-life counterparts. Additionally, the event will also feature a Pikachu dressed as an archaeologist. [Thanks, Famitsu!] The Pokemon Fossil Museum special event will …

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Olympic-themed exhibition opens at the National Art Museum of China

Hu Heping (left), Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism, and Shen Haixiong, Chairman of China Media Group, attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition in Beijing, China on January 7, 2021. / CMG Hu Heping (left), Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism, and Shen Haixiong, Chairman of China Media Group, …

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Aberdeen Museum and History Board seeks public comment on new location

People will have the opportunity to share their visions of the new space that will house the Aberdenn History Museum. The Aberdeen Museum and History Board of Trustees will host a virtual strategic planning workshop on Tuesday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the museum’s future location in downtown …

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Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum to Receive $ 1.2 Million in Donations to Advance Efforts – InForum

FARGO – A private local organization donated $ 225,000 to the Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum’s effort, which was the first big boost in its efforts to develop the facility. The organization wanted to remain anonymous, but FMSM’s board chairman Ken Brazerol said the funds will allow the project to begin the …

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Weisman Museum to Host Free Family Celebration for Spring Exhibition Opening

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum will host the public preview of its spring 2022 exhibit The Cultivators: Highlights from Kinsey’s African American Art and History Collection on Saturday, January 15, 2022, from noon to 5 pm h. The opening celebration will include tours of exhibitions, live outdoor music, food …

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The real and the imaginary in European art

The Doge’s Palace (The Ducal Palace). Claude Monet. Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum. Opening on February 4, 2022, the new thematic relocation of the museum’s famous 19th and 20th century European art collections features nearly ninety significant paintings, sculptures and works on paper, many of which were not exhibited …

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John White Lecture Series Returns to the History Museum

For 19 years, the Northwest Montana Historical Society’s John White Lecture Series has been a local highlight of the winter season, promising a list of engaging and insightful discussions. This year, the popular series will be available as in-person and digital presentations. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda …

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Urgent test notices issued for 56 sites, including the M + Museum, Victoria Park and Central Pier No.5

M + was slapped with a test notice. photo file. Hong Kong’s Covid-19 testing capacity is put to the test as 56 locations are named in a mandatory test notice, including the M + Museum, Victoria Park and Central Pier No.5. M + sees around 10,000 visitors in a single …

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New Sacramento Museum educates residents about farm water needs

Farm Credit helps fund three exhibits at the Museum of Science and Curiosity that demonstrate why farms need water and how farmers conserve this precious resource Despite recent heavy rains, California is still experiencing one of the worst droughts in its history. It is therefore essential for the state’s farming …

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Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond may head to Black History Museum – ARTnews.com

A Confederate monument to Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia that has become a flashpoint in America’s fierce debate over public monuments may have a new home: the city’s Black History Museum and Cultural Center. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced last week that they had …

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“Water Footprints” opens at JWP River History Museum

By Candice L. Cravins Photographer Deborah Hughes will present her solo exhibition, “Water Footprints: Photographs and Artistic Expressions of Water Wanderings Around the Colorado Plateau,” at the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River from January 10 to June 11, 2022. “Footprints of Water” exposes and frames the …

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Museum presenting the “Landscapes of the permanent collection” | Characteristics

Picturesque landscapes are presented in an area exhibit. “Landscapes from the Permanent Collection” is on display until February 13 in the Titelman Galleries and the Paula and Dean Lemley Gallery of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford, located in the Anderson House, 137 E. Pitt St. The exhibition …

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Tennessee State Museum gears up for ‘Create a New Year’ workshop series

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – If your New Years resolution was to get crafty or learn something new, the Tennessee State Museum is ready to help. This month, the museum is launching a workshop series with courses in jewelry making, engraving and rug hooking. Workshops will be led by leading artists …

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Virginia History Museum closes so final touches can be made to expansion | news / fairfax

[Sun Gazette Newspapers provides content to, but otherwise is unaffiliated with, InsideNoVa or Rappahannock Media LLC.] The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) in Richmond will soon complete the largest and most transformative renovation in its nearly 200-year history. The museum, operated by the Virginia Historical Society, remained open with …

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San Jose Museum COVID clinic aims to delight and immunize children – CBS San Francisco

Gameday: Assessment of Trey Lance’s first home startThe 49ers beat the Texans 23-7 behind two touchdowns from rookie quarterback Trey Lance. Vern Glenn, Lorenzo Neal and Cam Inman discuss his top-down performances on Gameday. (1-3-22) 5 hours ago A look at some of the state’s new laws now in effect …

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SJ’s Children’s Discovery Museum offers free passes for clients vaccinated at the clinic – NBC Bay Area

The Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will co-host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Sunday, providing free access to the museum for families who get vaccinated. The clinic will be open to residents aged 5 years and older for those who need …

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The Hamdard museum begins its journey

Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Bangladesh exchanged vows and inaugurated the Hamdard Museum on the occasion of the New Year 2022. The event was held at the organization’s headquarters in Banglamotor in the capital on Saturday morning, a press release said. The chairman of the board of directors of Hamdard, former secretary …

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award for YSP director Peter Murray, museum director Diane Lees and artist Es Devlin

The Queen’s New Year UK Honors List has been announced for 2022 with a few big names in the art world appearing on the prestigious list of awards. Peter Murray, the founder and executive director of Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), has been knighted. “Peter has led the organization for over …

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Natural History Museum zoologist was fired for believing in Loch Ness monster

Natural History Museum zoologist HAS BEEN fired for believing in Loch Ness monster, recently released documents reveal Dr Denys Tucker lost his job at the Natural History Museum for believing in the Loch Ness monster His career came to an abrupt end at age 39 when he was fired for …

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