Monthly Archives: July 2022

Science Saturday: Buena Vista Museum entertains and engages with robots, tarantulas and more | Education

A group of children hovered around the robot outside the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science as 5-year-old Perseus Molina asked the machine if it could talk. Bakersfield Police Officer Nickolas Brackett, who was controlling the bomb squad’s electronic scout with what looked like a video game controller, …

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Beware of Unregulated “Quick Fix” Salary Advances

Australians have been warned about using increasingly popular ‘payday advance’ services because they fear exposing themselves to excessive debt and unregulated products. Payday advance services give workers access to their payday in advance, with users able to withdraw between $50 and $2,000, which they then repay – with a flat …

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Giant duck, magic show and pipe cleaner ears on display at children’s museum

The Discovery Duck, a giant inflatable (and masked) yellow duck, a magic show, pipe cleaner ears and a scavenger hunt are some of the delights on offer at the fifth annual “Animals Inspire Us” event at Children’s Discovery. San Jose Museum Saturday, Families showing up at the museum at 180 …

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Cleveland Museum of Art will exhibit a gifted collection | News, Sports, Jobs

Tickets will be on sale to the general public from Monday for “From Impressionism to Modernism: The Keithley Collection”, which opens September 11 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The exhibit celebrates the extraordinary donation and pledged gift of more than 100 works of art that Clevelanders Joseph …

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Falmouth National Maritime Museum Cornwall sea monster show

Rehearsals are underway for a summer theater show at one of Cornwall’s theater companies and it’s full of nonsense for the kids and the whole family. This summer, the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth and Cornish theater company Illyria are teaming up to create a brand new show, I Saw …

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Construction underway for the Flying Queens Museum at Plainview

PLAINVIEW, Texas (KCBD) — If a picture is worth a thousand words, museums say it all. Construction is underway for the highly anticipated Flying Queens Museum. The museum will be free to the public. “It’s perfect now, to have something in Plainview, where it all started,” said Gary Vaughn, executive …

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Museum of Discovery hosts Girls in STEM program at UCA | New

Girls in STEM, a free weeklong program for girls ages 12-16 offered by the Museum of Discovery, is being held this week on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway for the first time in its history. . After spending a few days in the classrooms, the group took …

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3 questions: John Durant on the new MIT museum in Kendall Square | MIT News

To the outside world, much of what happens at MIT may seem mysterious. But the MIT museum, whose new location is in the heart of Kendall Square, wants to change that. With a space specially designed by architects Höweler + Yoon, new exhibitions and new public programs, this fall marks …

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Asian Art Museum’s Virtual ‘Queer Pasts and Futures’ to Feature Experimental LGBTQ-Centric Films by Two Sci-Fi Artists

By JL Odom What if the story of a historical event or an individual involved drag, comedy, music, dance, pop culture and fantasy? While the standard history curriculum in schools may not yet be okay with including these elements, two San Francisco artists are — in their film work. This …

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The Shell Museum will present a lecture as part of an annual series | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

LINDA SHOCKLEY One of the two local species of shark’s eye (Neverita delessertiana). The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum in Sanibel has launched its Summer and Fall Lecture Series, which will be offered live via Zoom and free of charge. The next conference in the series will …

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August exhibitions planned at the Gadsden Museum of Art

The Gadsden Museum of Art will host an opening reception on August 5 for two exhibitions that open that day. These exhibits will be on display until September 23, during the museum’s usual opening hours from Tuesday to Saturday. The Opening Reception will be held during the Gadsden Town Center …

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Academy Museum Community Celebration Promotes Accessibility and Inclusion – The Hollywood Reporter

The laid-back yet lively sound of “Baila Esta Cumbia,” one of Queen Tejano Selena’s favorite hits, echoed throughout the Dolby Family Terrace on the top floor of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on Sunday. The song was playing as part of a single – and signed – run by …

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Guided tours resume at the Kodiak History Museum | Local News

Did you know that the oldest building in Alaska is in Kodiak? Or how about the story behind the half-bear or three-hatch kayak? Lynn Walker, curator of the Kodiak History Museum, touched on all this and more during the museum’s first guided tour since Saturday. A group of nine people …

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This is the museum you should visit if you want to see Luncheon on the Grass

The Musée d’Orsay in Paris, originally built in 1900 as a train station and hotel, was transformed into the National Museum of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art in the early 1980s after railway technology advanced and the station has become obsolete (via British). Today, more than a century after its construction, …

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Personal Finances: Credit Card Mistakes to Avoid Right Now

When times are tough, credit card debt can be unavoidable if you learn how to manage credit or are forced to make risky financial decisions due to hardship. For Lydia Senn and her husband, this was their reality during the Great Recession of 2008 after she lost her job and …

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Clear Lake Museum features rare WWII electric tricycle

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The Kinney Pioneer Museum recently received a rare piece of World War II memorabilia. The museum received a custom 1942 electric tricycle, built by Henry Peterson, who designed and built the tricycle to help beat rationed gas during World War II, when families were only …

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Kimbell Art Museum Releases 2022-23 Exhibition Schedule – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Kimbell Art Museum announces its 2022-23 exhibition schedule which will include featured exhibitions curated by Masterpieces by Kimbell and Maya curated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition will be presented in conjunction with the museum’s 50th anniversary year, which begins on October 4, 2022 and runs until …

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Grants Available for Museum Educators | New

The Museum Association of New York is partnering with the William G. Pomeroy Foundation for a fifth round of the Pomeroy Fund for NYS History, which would provide a total of $100,000 in salary support/hourly wages to bring back or hire educators from museum. Grants of up to $5,000 will …

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NU State Museum gives free passes to Lincoln Literacy | Nebraska today

The University of Nebraska State Museum – Morrill Hall recently partnered with Lincoln Literacy to provide 168 free museum passes as part of a summer membership drive. For every membership purchased or renewed, Morrill Hall donated two free passes to Lincoln Literacy. Museum members and visitors also had the option …

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Summer fundraiser at the Honolulu Museum of Art

HoMA is hosting an exciting event next month celebrating not only the visual arts, but the culinary arts as well! What can you tell us about Palette? The Honolulu Museum of Art has its summer fundraiser coming up, Brandy Antonelis, Head of Programs at the Honolulu Museum of Art, has …

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Visit Houston’s first airport, now an aviation museum

What was Houston’s first airport is now a museum that transports visitors through aviation history. HOUSTON — Who remembers the golden age of air travel, with its glamorous outfits and gourmet meals? “It was quite an event for people to do that,” says Maggie Brown. From 1940 to 1955, this …

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Key Marco Cat on display at the Marco Historical Museum until 2026

The Key Marco Cat is one of the finest pieces of pre-Columbian Native American art ever discovered in North America. COURTESY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Marco Island is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in the Sunshine State. But it’s so much more. For …

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Wise Wonders Unveils New Children’s Museum in Billings

The Wise Wonders Museum of Science and Discovery unveiled its new exhibit Tuesday morning in downtown Billings. It’s called the Kids Grocery and it offers a unique learning experience for young visitors. “One of the main aims of this exhibition was to highlight everyday situations where children can learn. And …

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Evening at the Comic-Con Museum in honor of Spider-Man

Join us for an incredible evening celebrating the induction of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man into the Comic-Con Museum’s Character Hall of Fame! Experience a spectacular evening of cosplay, characters, festive food, creative cocktails, immersive exhibits and entertainment to celebrate Spider-Man at the Comic-Con Museum. The Comic-Con Museum Character Hall of …

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Own a piece of Rotorua’s museum history with painted roof tiles from Bath House

Stained glass tile by Derk Schepers. Photo / Provided An exhibition and auction of painted tiles from Bath House gives people the chance to own a special and unique piece of local history. Organized and hosted by the Friends of Rotorua Museum, a unique exhibition titled A Piece of History …

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Potentially New Shark Species Fossil Discovered at Manitoba Museum

A potentially new species of ancient shark may have been discovered at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Center in Morden, Man. However, the fossil has been in the possession of the museum for almost 50 years. The fossil was discovered in 1975 on a farm west of Morden. Adolfo Cuetara, executive …

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Possible conversion of former science space museum into homeless shelter threatened with disincorporation – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A proposed homeless shelter next to the Sacramento Children’s Foster Home has a former congressman threatening dissolution. “This is irresponsible, irresponsible policy,” former Congressman Doug Ose said as he spoke about Sacramento Mayor Darrell Stenberg’s possible next step in addressing the homelessness crisis. READ MORE: Davis and …

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Telfair Museums of Savannah to Build New Children’s Art Museum Wing

One of Georgia’s oldest cultural institutions plans to add a new offering to its lineup next year: the Telfair Children’s Art Museum. Telfair Museums — the Savannah nonprofit that operates two art museums at Telfair Academy and the Jepson Center, as well as the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters — …

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San Jose Museum of Art curator wants people to see their own stories

The San Jose Art Museum isn’t just for “artists,” says Lauren Schell Dickens. It’s for all kinds of people, including families with young children and those who don’t normally visit museums at all. “Everyone comes from a different place and is interested in art differently,” says the museum’s senior curator. …

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Ancient shark skeleton, hidden in Manitoba museum’s collection for 40 years, may be first of its kind

The skeleton of an ancient shark that may be the first of its kind is now on display at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Center in Morden, Manitoba. – and it was only recently “rediscovered” after being part of the museum’s collection for decades. “It’s a very special shark for many …

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Construction begins on the SAM Center Museum for Calgary Stampede Heritage

Premier Jason Kenney, Calgary Stampede President and Chairman Steve McDonough, Don Taylor, Elder Noran Calf Robe, Calgary Stampede CEO Bob Thompson and Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Fracois Philip Champagne at the SAM Center Groundbreaking near the Calgary Stampede grounds on Friday, July 15, 2022. ARYN TOOMBS/FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY …

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Charlotte Sue Zentz Lister, retired pharmacist who was a docent at the Baltimore Museum of Art, dies – Baltimore Sun

Charlotte Sue Zentz Lister, a retired pharmacist who taught at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died of dementia on July 3 at Inspir Carnegie Hill in New York. The former Pikesville resident was 98 years old. Born in Baltimore and raised above her father’s pharmacy, she was the daughter of …

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London museum wins world’s biggest museum award

The Horniman Museum and Gardens has been crowned Museum of the Year by the Art Fund (Andrew Lee/PA) A London museum focused on inspiring the next generation has won the world’s biggest museum prize. The Horniman Museum and Gardens has been crowned Museum of the Year by the Art Fund …

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The Sloan Museum of Discovery is set to reopen after a $30 million renovation

FLINT, MI — After a five-year hiatus and a $30 million renovation, the Sloan Museum of Discovery is set to reopen to the public on July 16-17 during an opening weekend. The museum held a media day on Thursday July 14 which included the official inauguration ceremony. “It’s going to …

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SuperDinero: First financial platform for Latinos living in the United States

SuperDinero is the first Latin financial platformoffering bilingual financial counseling and credit solutions for Latinos in all 50 states. Even though in 2020, the Spanish-speaking population of the United States reached 62.1 million, 12% of this population does not have a bank account or use any type of financial product …

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Re-mapping the future at the Aspen Art Museum – The Sopris Sun

By Kate PhillipsSun Correspondent Sopris Thought-provoking and inspiring, the Aspen Art Museum’s (AAM) groundbreaking “Mountain/Time” summer exhibition is a captivating time-based media experience that inspires visitors to reimagine their view of the world. Featuring notable works on loan from the Rosenkranz Collection and the collection of the Whitney Museum of …

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Rare Chinese ‘Magic Mirror’ Artifact Rediscovered at Cincinnati Museum of Art | Cincinnati News | Cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: courtesy of the Cincinnati Museum of Art Buddhist bronze mirror, 15th-16th century, China or Japan, bronze, source unknown A rare Chinese artifact was discovered in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Ancient Art Collection in the spring of 2021. Click to enlarge Photo: courtesy of the Cincinnati Museum …

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The National Shell Museum welcomes a new giant Pacific octopus

COURTESY PHOTO In early June, the giant Pacific octopus at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum began the natural process of senescence, or end of life. It has started to refuse food and has released spermatophores, a sign of a reproductive phase after which the animal declines over a period of …

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Lasting Memories: Local Museum to Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Reception on Sunday | Local News

For the past 40 years, people have visited the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History in South Boston and come away with a new sense of discovery, a surge of joy and happiness, and a refreshing connection to life. where they live, its people and its past. …

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Summer Festival kicks off at Bahrain National Museum | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

TDT | manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The National Museum of Bahrain attended the launch of the 14th edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival yesterday. S haikh M ai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, Chairman of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, senior diplomats and representatives …

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Art Basel’s newest director, Vincenzo De Bellis, is a former museum curator. This might be just what the show needs

MCH Group, the company behind Art Basel, is eager to relaunch its international events – so eager, in fact, that by the end of the year it will have organized no less than four major shows in just seven months. Already in May, Art Basel hosted its Hong Kong fair, …

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Buffalo History Museum hosts ‘Portico Party’ this Friday

“Party on the Portico” (Photo credit: Hector Pagan/courtesy Buffalo History Museum) Submitted Mon Jul 11, 2022 12:35 PM The Buffalo History Museum’s summer concert series, “Party on the Portico,” returns this Friday, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., headlined by the band Grosh. Organizers said, “’Party on the Portico’ has …

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Mummies at West Virginia’s quirky museum have a story to tell

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — West Virginia’s country roads often reveal hidden delights to curious travelers who are fascinated by quirky and sometimes touching bits of local history and lore. My family and I found such a delight last month while detouring to a rest stop in Barbour County, about 40 miles …

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Curious Kids’ Museum closes building after fire | Local News

ST. JOSEPH — Employees preparing the Curious Kids’ Museum last week discovered a fire just before the museum opened to visitors. A museum employee said workers smelled something and discovered smoke in one of the upstairs exhibit halls. She said firefighters were called at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday and the St. …

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The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum celebrates George Ohr’s 165th birthday

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art celebrated the 165th birthday of American ceramic master George Ohr in Biloxi. The celebration included live music and art vendors showcasing their pieces. Woodcarver Adam Plitt started his craft a year ago. He said after learning how to carve wood on …

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British Museum exhibition celebrates 200 years since discovery of Egyptian hieroglyph code

The Rosetta Stone, one of the world’s most famous ancient artifacts and arguably the British Museum’s best-known object, is the star of a new exhibition celebrating 200 years since a French scholar deciphered the Egyptian hieroglyphs code. Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Ancient Egypt, which opens October 13, will feature more than 240 …

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The San Bernardino County Museum

San Bernardino County Museum Honored with Four National Awards June 9, 2022 – The San Bernardino County Museum is the recipient of four National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. The museum is recognized in the Arts, Culture …

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City Life Org – The Metropolitan Museum of Art announces a generous gift from Merryl H. and James S. Tisch to staff a new curatorial position, to be filled by Denise Murrell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art David H. Koch Plaza © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art today announced that Trustee Merryl H. Tisch and her husband, James S. Tisch, have made a generous donation to staff a newly created curator position. In recognition of this gift, …

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Springfield History Museum director resigns after four months

After just four months on the job, the executive director of the History Museum on the Square, Katie Turer, resigned and left her post on July 1. According to the museum’s business manager and acting director, Charlotte McCoy, the split was amicable — stemming from her spouse’s out-of-state job opportunity. …

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Moving dinosaurs at the Museum of Discovery and Science

On a hot South Florida summer day, seeing the Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science was the perfect respite from the scorching sun. My sister, 4 1/2 year old niece and I were recent visitors and immediately realized we weren’t the only ones …

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Science Museum Oklahoma Celebrates First Telescope Images

On Tuesday, July 12, the Science Museum Oklahoma will celebrate the release of the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope. The Oklahoma Science Museum is among a limited number of institutions selected by NASA to receive and share the first images from the telescope, dubbed “Webb” by NASA. …

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Citing ‘growing cultural and political disparity’, Chinese museum is unplugging its Berlin outpost

The Times Art Center in Berlin, a private art space located in the German capital, is closing its doors after four years of activity. Its organizers cited rising global tensions, the pandemic and economic uncertainty as reasons for the decision. As the first and only twin space of a Chinese …

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Marshall County Museum Receives Grant

The Marshall County Historical Society received a fully-funded Heritage Support Grant from the Indiana Historical Society, made possible by Lilly Endowment, Inc. The grant and matching funds will be used to update and expand the Transportation Hall, l one of the museum’s most popular exhibits. . The grant will expand …

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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum Hosts “Summer Serenade” Concerts

Children dance as Hullabaloo performs at the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. (Courtesy picture) San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum recently announced that it is hosting two evenings of family fun as part of the Summer Serenade concerts. The events, which will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, …

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Lykens Valley Children’s Museum joins NASA in nationwide celebration of rare space images

The museum will partner with Pottsville High School Planetarium and Observatory to host two “Under the Stars” events. ELIZABETHVILLE, Pa. — Editor’s note: The attached video is dated December 25, 2021. The Lykens Valley Children’s Museum (LVCM) announced on Monday that it has partnered with NASA to celebrate the release …

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Museum educator inspires creative thinking

Art and science collide at the Mid-America Science Museum in the Alliance Rubber Co. Tinker studio, where Hayley Chronister works as an educator. “The Tinkering Studio is a place of exploration,” Chronister said. “It’s a place where we encourage the process rather than the product. You just discover new materials …

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Kinsale must ensure the town museum is reopened

A COUNCIL official admitted it was not rocket science to get the popular museum in Kinsale reopened, after it was closed during the pandemic. At a Bandon Kinsale Municipal District meeting, Cllr Alan Coleman (Ind) raised the issue of the museum closing ahead of a busy summer season in Kinsale. …

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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum Hosts Summer Concerts

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is hosting two evenings of family fun as part of the Summer Serenade Concerts on Saturday, July 9 and Saturday, August 13. The events aim to bring the community together in the spirit of summer and raise funds to benefit the museum’s exhibits and …

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Amon Carter Museum Showcases Artists’ Love Affair With Venetian Glass – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

During the 19e century, Venice wowed American artists, collectors and tourists with sparkling glass goblets. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth relates this seduction with the national traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic …

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Matthews Heritage Museum explores Pepsi’s connection to North Carolina | Sudclthebdomadary

MATTHEWS — The Matthews Heritage Museum will launch an exhibit this month that showcases Pepsi’s roots in North Carolina. The exhibit not only shares the history of Pepsi-Cola in Charlotte, but also features Pepsi memorabilia from the company. Discover the “Pepsi: Born in the Carolinas” exhibition from July 9 to …

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Public calls for transparency after FBI raid of Orlando art museum

ORLANDO, Florida. – County, city and art community leaders are calling for transparency after the Orlando Museum of Art came under fire in a recent raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In an emailed statement sent earlier this week, the Orlando Museum of Art announced that Aaron De Groft …

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Why your paycheck arrives early at some financial institutions – Marketplace

This is just one of the stories in our “I’ve Always Wondered” series, where we tackle all your business questions, big or small. Have you ever wondered if recycling is worth it? Or how store brands pile up against brand names? Discover more of the series here. Marketplace listener and …

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Hebei Museum ushers in “era of pandas”

“The Panda Era – Revealing the Past and Present of Giant Pandas,” co-sponsored by the Hebei Museum and the Chongqing Museum of Nature, was launched at the Hebei Museum on Thursday. “Panda Era” exhibition hall, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China, June 30, 2022. /CFP “Panda Era” exhibition hall, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China, June …

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The Milwaukee Art Museum will host the “Streets of Paris” event July 14-17

MILWAUKEE – A “Streets of Paris” event will take over the Milwaukee Art Museum July 14-17. Customers can experience an overview of France and French-speaking countries around the world, such as Mali, Senegal and Haiti. The event is inspired by the flagship exhibition Always New: The Posters of Jules Chéret. …

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