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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Museum of Jewish Heritage’s new Holocaust exhibit showcases history through personal stories

NEW YORK — A new exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage titled “The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do” offers a presentation of history told through personal stories. CBS2’s Steve Overmyer got a first look at some of the items on display for the very first time. “Remember, these people …

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Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum Dedication Ceremony before opening

June 28, 2022, 11:50 a.m.Updated 57 mins ago By: News 12 Staff The Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum will soon open in West Sayville. After five years of construction, a groundbreaking ceremony took place this morning before the opening. News 12 Long Island learned that a Suffolk Certificate …

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Year 4 project opens at the Bullock Museum

The exhibition features photographs and ideas from fourth-grade students around the world. AUSTIN, Texas – The Fourth Grade Project, an exhibition highlighting the work of visual artist Judy Gelles, opened at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on Saturday, June 25. The photography exhibition presents images and personal stories of …

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Rare Messerschmitt aircraft at the air museum | News, Sports, Jobs

Eloise Ogden/MDN This Messerschmitt ME-109CAK is on display in the Flying Legends Hangar at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot. Visitors to the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot will have the opportunity to view one of the few remaining Messerschmitt ME-109CAKs. The German WWII …

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‘Good or bad, that’s Hong Kong history,’ says British Colonial Museum founder

HONG KONG, June 21 (Reuters) – Bryan Ong has made it his mission to preserve artefacts that tell the story of Hong Kong’s British colonial past even as Beijing increasingly shapes life in the city that is firmly back in the fold of the continent. Ong, 42, has collected colonial …

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New Mexico Museum of History and Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Announces First Steve Wimmer Fellow

Steve Wimmer at La Fonda Concierge in the Plaza. Courtesy/New Mexico Magazine NMHM News: SANTA FE – The New Mexico Museum of History (NMHM) and the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library (FACHL) announced that Marcy Botwick, master’s candidate at the University of New Mexico (UNM), has was selected as the …

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The Montgomery Museum of Art and History is preparing for a soft reopening in a new location

MONTGOMERY Co., Va. (WDBJ) – The Montgomery Museum of Art and History has officially moved into its new home. The facility is now located at 4 Main Street in downtown Christiansburg. Volunteers put the finishing touches on the new 15,000 square foot facility. The museum opened in 1989 and it …

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High Desert Museum, Museum at Warm Springs among Oregon Heritage Commission grant recipients

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Oregon Heritage Commission awarded $75,722 in grants to 12 museums across the state. The grants will help fund a variety of projects, including collections preservation, visitor education, and heritage tourism. Scholarship amounts ranged from $2,148 to $8,000. Funded projects: Cape Blanco Heritage Society, in Port …

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Jacksonville Museum of African American History to Hold Grand Opening Saturday – WLDS

A new museum will soon open with a mission to tell more of the history of Jacksonville’s people of color. The Jacksonville African American History Museum will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday. The museum was established in the Asa Talcott house on Grove Street, which itself is a major …

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Vernon Museum and Archives are looking for more ways to include the LGBTQ2SIA+ community – Vernon News

Picture: Contributed One area of ​​underrepresentation within the Vernon Archives is that of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community. Little or no documentation relating to their lived experiences can be found among the archives’ many stacks of papers and shelves of books. For several months, museum staff wrestled with how to correct this …

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Cambridge Historical School Museum of 1906 hosts summer exhibition | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent

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Former director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum joining UVA faculty

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The University of Virginia says its new professor is one of the world’s most recognized authorities on the Holocaust. Victoria Barnett will join the College of Arts and Sciences and bring with her an expert perspective on the Holocaust. This is part of the university’s rotating …

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The Forest Museum reopens with revamped exhibits and new artifacts

Links to the breadcrumb New Local News Publication date : June 06, 2022 • 20 minutes ago • 5 minute read • Join the conversation Amy Jennings holds a stencil used to mark apple barrels in early forestry farming. Carl Hnatyshyn/Sarnia this week jpg, SW Content of the article The …

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La Malinche Exhibit Comes to Albuquerque Museum

Vicente Telles, “La Malinche”, 2018. Jorge Gonzalez Camarena, “La pareja (The couple)”, 1964 Alfredo Arregun, La Malinche) (Malinche with Tlaloc), 1993. Santa Barraza, “La Malinche”, 1991 Jess Helguera, “La Malinche”, 1941. Both revered and reviled, La Malinche was an enigmatic figure whose legacy inspired controversy, legend and adulation since the …

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Alaskan Malaspina ferry sold for second life as floating museum in Ketchikan

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) – One of Alaska’s original ferries has been officially sold and is now ready for a second life as a floating museum just a few miles from Ketchikan. The M/V Malaspina, which entered service in 1963, was inactive for nearly three years. The state of Alaska has …

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The History Museum features a wide range of artwork [PHOTO]

By Laman Ismayilova The National History Museum exhibited superb handicrafts and works of art within the framework of the 2nd Republican Art Competition “Pearl of Karabakh – Shusha”. The art competition was organized within the framework of the Year of Shusha in Azerbaijan in partnership with the National Academy of …

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Maple Ridge Museum Offers Historic Guided Tours During Seniors’ Week – Maple Ridge News

Not everyone knows the history of Maple Ridge. Tours are offered this week of seniors so that residents learn a little more about the city in which they live. Erica Williams, president of the Maple Ridge Historical Society, hosts a tour of downtown Maple Ridge as well as a tour …

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Chronicle: Road trip! San Diego Museum of Natural History’s New Exhibit Explores Beautiful Baja California

In the San Diego Museum of Natural History’s new “Expedition Baja” exhibit, the journey begins with 2,000 square feet of converted office space. Balboa Park Museum’s new permanent exhibit opened yesterday in a new gallery on the top floor of Nat. What was once six staff offices is now a …

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Reopening of the County Courthouse Museum on Saturday

PINEVILLE — The McDonald County Historical Society will reopen the Courthouse Museum for the season on Saturday. During the reopening celebration on Saturday, adults will take part in a scavenger hunt in the courthouse to be completed by going through each exhibit. Completed scavenger hunts will enter participants’ names into …

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The Recorder – Museum commemorates a Colrain resident’s role in the Boston Tea Party

COLRAIN — Nestled in the back corner of Chandler Hill Cemetery is an inconspicuous headstone marking the grave of David Lyons, the only known Franklin County resident to participate in the Boston Tea Party nearly 250 years ago. This headstone was marked with a memorial plaque Tuesday morning at a …

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San Diego Museum’s ‘Keepers of the Culture’ Event Honors Local Black Artists Uplifting Community

Reflecting on how to honor the artistic and cultural work of community elders, the Board of Trustees of the Museum of African American Art in San Diego launched the “Guardians of the culture”. “(We) really wanted to do something for these people who helped keep black culture alive in San …

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The Martial Arts Museum offers stun rings

BURBANK, Calif. — A stun ring is a device Joe Bagtas is learning to use for the first time, something he hopes will scare off all attackers. “You never know where you’re going to be and even as a warning shot, maybe just run away,” he said. What do you …

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Have you visited Chicago’s most popular museum?

At Chicago’s most popular museum, each exhibit offers something different. Guests can leave the museum with a new knowledge of several cultures after a full day of exploration. According to a list compiled by Free time, the most popular museum in Chicago is the Field Museum. The Field Museum is …

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A sweet new exhibit opens in June at the NM Museum of Natural History and Science

Albuquerque, New Mexico – Brace yourself, Chocoholics: A new exhibit that explores every aspect of your favorite candy is coming to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) this summer. On June 17, the Museum will open the doors to “Chocolate: The Exhibition,” a traveling exhibition that …

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Calico Ghost Diaries to Be Unveiled at Mojave River Valley Museum BBQ

The Mojave River Valley Museum approaches six decades in a corner of Barstow as a mainstay in the research and preservation of high desert history. And if that role isn’t enough, it’s also the provider of an annual bonanza of food and fun nearly as old as the museum itself. …

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The Heritage Museum of La Vernia welcomes the association of former students of LV in a new exhibition

By [email protected] | on May 11, 2022 By Elaine M. Stephens HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LA VERNIALa Vernia High School alumnus Jennifer Kneupper Millar points out memories to fellow alumni Lindsey Stephens and Emilie Downey at the ‘Spirit & Sports’ exhibit at the La Vernia Heritage Museum during the Pick …

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Kern County Museum needs a little more ‘horsepower’ to bring in two summer fellows | News

Kern County Museum Executive Director Mike McCoy has another huge project coming up on schedule – and he’s in desperate need of tech help. “Everyone thinks Bakersfield Sound was a big project, and it was a big project,” he said. “But this Native American exhibit is going to be really …

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Hagley Museum and Library rebuilt after flood, has full list of programs

Since March 2020, museums around the world have been remarkably resilient in responding to ever-changing circumstances. Hagley Museum and Library is no exception. As public spaces began to reopen in 2021, Hagley was on course for a banner year. In September, the groundbreaking new “Nation of Inventors” exhibit, featuring more …

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The Flavel House Museum is Hosting a Free Weekend of Old-Fashioned Games and Fun May 14-15 | Community

The Flavel House Museum is hosting a free “Old Fashioned Fun & Games” event for the whole family on the lawn of the Flavel House Museum on Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Looking for a way to get kids outside …

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Denver Art Museum’s New Exhibit Explores the Work of Mexican Fashion Designer Carla Fernandez

Contemporary fashion and ancient tradition have merged to create a new vision of the fashion world in Carla Fernández Casa de Moda: A Mexican Fashion Manifesto to Denver Art Museum. This exhibition is the first to fully examine the work of Mexican luxury fashion designer, Carla Fernández. The exhibit premiered …

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National Civil Rights Museum Opens Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit on the History of the Poor… |

Memphis, TN, May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Civil Rights Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian, will kick off the nationwide tour of Solidarity Now! 1968 Exhibition of the campaign of the poor on May 14. The Smithsonian exhibit explores the little-known history of the multicultural movement to …

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daji lad museum: Mumbai: the 150-year-old Bhau Daji Lad museum revisits history | Bombay News

To see the Victoria and Albert Museum in the 19th century, it wasn’t always necessary to spend 30 days on a steamer to London. Board the local steam train for Byculla and enter a refreshing non-Gothic building featuring Queen Victoria’s crest on its large windows, the statue of Prince Albert …

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The American Airpower Museum’s C-47 D-Day Living History Flight Experience returns May 14!

Three flights are scheduled for May 14, 2022, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The American Airpower Museum (AAM) is continuing its popular C-47 D-Day Living History Flight Experience with another scheduled for May 14, 2022 (rain date May 15). Guests fly aboard an original WWII Douglas C-47 Skytrain transport …

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South Oregon Coast Museum Looks at Myrtlewood, Immigrant History

South Oregon Coast Museum Looks at Myrtlewood, Immigrant History Posted 4/27/22 4:55 AM PST By the staff of the Oregon Coast Beach Connection (Coos Bay, Oregon) – The myrtlewood wonders of Oregon’s southern coast and a deep history of the region will be on display, with a new myrtlewood exhibit …

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The CCHR museum and award-winning film on the nefarious history of psychiatry are a ‘must-see’

The mental health industry’s free public watchdog museum in Los Angeles has educated and helped more than 280,000 visitors. Visiting health care students to get facts about treatment abuse and deaths. Online virtual tour also available. The mental health industry’s free public watchdog museum in Los Angeles has educated and …

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City Life Org – LA Holocaust Museum Presents “The Hidden History: Telling Shanghai’s Jewish Story”

An exhibition of vibrant photographs and artifacts from the families’ personal collections tells the little-known story of Shanghai’s Jewish community Holocaust Museum LA presents “Hidden History: Recounting the Shanghai Jewish Story,” an exhibit on the little-known history of Shanghai’s resettled Jewish community. Sponsored by East West Bank and told through …

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Anderson: Fascinating new book celebrates 150 years of the Bell Museum

Lansing Shepard is co-author of a fascinating new book celebrating the 150and anniversary of the Bell Museum on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota. Along with Don Luce, Barbara Coffin and Gwen Schagrin, Shepard documents the story of a Minnesota cultural institution that moved in 2018 to …

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Century Village Museum road to be named after the late Jeannette ‘Teeter’ Grosvenor – News-Herald

The Century Village Museum in Burton Village will honor one of Geauga County’s renowned historians during a special program on April 24. Officials of the museum, owned and operated by the Geauga County Historical Society, will announce that Grosvenor Lane has been chosen as the new name for a road …

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LaNisha Cassell busy on all fronts at the African American Museum

“Authentic history provides a connection between past and present that has an intrinsic impact on the future” By Katie Mills Giorgio, – correspondent April 17, 2022 7:00 a.m. For the past six years, LaNisha Cassell has served the community through her leadership at the African American Museum of Iowa, the …

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Museum a virtual walk through history | Latest Delhi News

High-tech tools to let people click selfies with their favorite prime ministers and take virtual walks with them. A virtual time machine that chronicles India’s nuclear journey. An automated pen to personalize a letter from the visitor’s favorite PM. It’s all part of a new museum dedicated to the country’s …

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Marchal receives the 2022 Garst Museum Heritage Award

John Marchal (left) receives the 2022 Heritage Award from Dr Clay Johnson (centre) and Dr Steve Gruber (right) at the Garst Museum. Photo provided Staff report GREENVILLE — Serving nearly 20 years on a board may be enough for some people, but John F. Marchal has contributed to other organizations …

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Grout Museum District Launches Million Dollar Renovation Fundraiser | Local News

WATERLOO — A campaign to raise approximately $1 million has been launched by the Grout Museum District. “Opening New Doors” will provide funding to relocate the main entrance gate, admissions office and museum shop to facilitate access to the newly renovated Norris Corson Family Planetarium, as well as museum exhibits. …

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Guest speaker to discuss the history of Lake Waramaug at a Gunn Historical Museum event

WASHINGTON, Connecticut – The Gunn Historical Museum will present the Zoom guest lecture “Lake Waramaug and the Generations of People Who Made It Their Own” with Christine Adams on April 18 at 6:30 p.m. The Lake Waramaug Association and the Lake Waramaug Working Group are conference sponsors. Registration is required …

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Digitized museum bats to fight future pandemics

Why do bats carry so many diseases? Bats are one of the most diverse groups of mammals in the world, after rodents. There are more than 1400 species of flying mammals, ranging from those three centimeters long to bats with a wingspan of up to 1.8 meters. They have adapted …

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History opens amid renovations

The Lucy Craft Laney Black History Museum has been closed for nine months and residents have taken notice. “We were getting calls every day,” museum director Linda Johnson said. “‘When are you all going to reopen? Are you all going to reopen?’ It just broke my heart.” But after several …

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Museum showcases heyday of intercity railroads in northeast Ohio – News-Herald

Located in the basement of the Chesterland Historical Foundation’s historic 1850 Town Hall is the Cleveland and Eastern Interurban Historical Society and Museum (C&E), a place where the history of Northeastern Interurban Railroads Ohio is preserved. The museum, located at the corner of Caves and Mayfield Road (State Route 322), …

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reopening of the York Springs Museum | Local News

After being closed during the pandemic, the Ye Olde Sulfur Spa Historical Society museum in York Springs will reopen to the public on Sunday. The company is hosting a “Welcome Back” party at 408 Main Street from 2-5 p.m. on April 3. “There will be new exhibits, a scavenger hunt, …

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$50,000 donation to Lytton Chinese History Museum brings hope

Members of the Chinese community in British Columbia have donated $51,500 to help rebuild the Lytton Chinese History Museum, which was destroyed in the wildfires that ravaged much of the village on last summer. “These funds will help us in a very concrete way to rebuild an important testimony of …

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The historic museum and library are set to reopen after a £360,000 renovation project

The museum and library in historic WARRINGTON town center is set to reopen next month after a £360,000 renovation involving major roofing work, which will protect the cultural and educational center for generations to come. One of Warrington’s most iconic buildings and cultural centres, on the corner of Bold Street …

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More To The Story: 6th Cavalry Museum Goes Digital

Now people from all over the world can see history at the Fort. Oglethorpe Museum FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. (WDEF) – The 6th Cavalry Museum at Fort Oglethrope opened in 1981. Until this week, there was no virtual experience AT the museum. But when Lafayette Middle School students walked through the …

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The last chance to get vaccinated at the American Museum of Natural History is March 31.

When Covid vaccines became widely available last year, major US landmarks seemed to turn into mass vaccination sites overnight, from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. One such site in New York was the American Museum of Natural History, where residents lined up for Covid bites …

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The National WWII Museum Announces Memory Wars: World War II at 75 and Beyond Virtual Conference

Photo: ww2conference.com NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The National WWII Museum announces Memory Wars: WWII at 75 and Beyond conference, a one-of-a-kind virtual event taking place March 24-26 that will examine the place of World War II in public memory and how historians, filmmakers, media, memorials and museums are helping …

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Natural History Museum becomes UK’s most popular indoor attraction

According to information provided by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), the Natural History Museum became the most visited museum in the UK last year, achieving a 21% increase in attendance. It achieved this despite being closed for five months in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “I couldn’t …

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Little Falls Museum Hosting Historical Reenactment of the Fur Trade

LITTLE FALLS — You can learn more about life in Minnesota during the fur trade era at an event hosted by the Morrison County Historical Society this weekend. Historical reconstitution Joel Brown will present “Bonga: A Fur Trade Family Saga” at the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls. …

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Spy museum celebrates Harriet Tubman’s 200th birthday

“Who would have guessed?” from the International Spy Museum the exhibit features Harriet Tubman. Photograph by Taylor Mickal. The International Spy Museum will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth with a virtual lecture at noon on Wednesday. If you’re thinking “Wait, the spy museum?” the event could be …

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Met Museum appoints Mexico City architect to lead major new project

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, who at 38 was the youngest architect to design the Serpentine Pavilion in 2018, has been selected to design the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new $500 million modern and contemporary art wing. the museum announced on Sunday. “This is a very large order,” museum director Max …

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The British Museum presents “The World of Stonehenge” without Stonehenge

What is that? How did it come to this? No matter what archeology discovers, the iconic range of 13-foot-tall, 25-ton stone blocks called Stonehenge continues to mystify. They say it was a temple built four or five thousand years ago. But who were the faithful, and how did they transport …

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Museum director Servis finds her calling in bringing history to life

On her first day working for the Jacksonville Area Museum and the MacMurray Foundation, McKenna Servis discovered an original signature of one of the most influential Americans of the 20th century. “I was given a MacMurray student’s collection to process, and that included her weekly letters to her parents,” Servis …

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Campbell Arms Museum veteran now runs McKinley Memorial Museum | News, Sports, Jobs

Belinda Weiss de Campbell is the new director of the William McKinley Birthplace Museum in Niles. She previously worked for the Arms Family Museum in Youngstown Weiss is a history buff and teaches at Kent State University, Campbell resident Belinda Weiss, who spent many years at …

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Museum of Tolerance webinar with OECD panelists to discuss book on OC’s landmark case of school desegregation – OECD Newsroom

The Museum of Tolerance is hosting a webinar for educators on Wednesday, March 9 with author Janice Munemitsu, whose new book documents the bond between two local families during the legal fight to desegregate schools in Orange County. “The Kindness of Color: A Foundational Story in the History of Segregation …

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Buffalo History Museum Schedules EC200 Coin Swap Days

Tue March 1, 2022 2:20 p.m. In conjunction with the Erie County Bicentennial Committee (EC200), the Buffalo Museum of History will be hosting EC200 Coin Swapping Days from March 2 through April 2. The pieces feature the EC200 logo on one side and Old County Hall on the other, inspired …

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Meet the man behind the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — George Bayard is exactly where he wants to be. Growing up, he enjoyed collecting things ranging from baseball cards to comic books to art as an adult. He ran a successful art gallery in Grand Rapids for 25 years before another opportunity presented itself. “People would …

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Lancaster Historical Museum reopens on Sunday

By Jaycie Smith/USC Lancaster Student An all-access tour with a reveal of “exciting news” will kick off the reopening of the historic Lancaster County Courthouse and Museum from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, February 27. And everyone in the county should be there, said Joe Grier, chairman of the Lancaster County …

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Dippy the dinosaur returns to the Natural History Museum

Dippy the dinosaur will return to the Natural History Museum in May after recently wrapping up a four-year tour of the UK. The 26 meter long installation of a cast of Diplodocus was first exhibited at the London Museum in 1905. It was seen by more than two million people …

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New Field Museum Exhibit Brings Jurassic Oceans to Life

On Tuesday, a teacher at St. Francis de Sales High School encouraged her students to gather around a large glass box displaying a fossil over 100 million years old near the entrance to a new exhibit at the Field. Museum. She asked if they noticed how the fossil almost looked …

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Castle Air Museum will add two new helicopters to its collection

Atwater The Castle Air Museum has received delivery of two new aircraft which will be part of its collection of military aircraft and helicopters on display at Atwater. Castle Air Museum general manager Joe Pruzzo said the Bell AH-1W Cobra attack helicopter and a Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk helicopter were acquired …

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Memphis museum director discusses push for June 19 holiday

“The first people on this Earth were born in Africa, that’s why it’s important for them to acquire this background,” she said. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – “At the top is Harriet Tubman, she wasn’t happy to be free herself, she went back South 19 times,” Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum director …

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An exhibition at the IMS museum shines a light on trail photographers

SPEEDWAY, Ind. – A new exhibit called In-Focus opened at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum last week and will run through June. This is one of five exhibitions the museum will host this year. In-Focus shines a light on the long history of runway photographers. “It’s pretty amazing when you …

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Mysteries of History at the Museum, “Many Thanks to the City of Hiawatha” | Opinion

As many of you know, I’m usually on a mission to find out all things history. I hope you don’t mind me digressing because I feel a few accolades are in order this week. The Brown County Historical Society owes a huge thank you to Mayor Collins and the Hiawatha …

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Baseball comes to life at the Glazer Children’s Museum

big league fun The Glazer Children’s Museum exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in the world of baseball. TAMPA, Florida. – Major League Baseball may be on lockdown, but little leaguers can have some league fun at a new Glazer Children’s Museum exhibit. “We’re opening Big League Fun,” said Kate …

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Military Museum and Pritzker Library Honor Black History Month

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago honors Black History Month by sharing the oral histories of Black/African American servicemen. “Black servicemen have made major contributions to the freedom and defense of our country that should not be overlooked,” said Susan Rifkin, acting CEO of the Pritzker Military Museum …

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A look back at a colonial struggle, a museum sparks new quarrels

AMSTERDAM — When the Rijksmuseum decided to stage a major exhibition about Indonesia’s struggle for freedom after 350 years of Dutch colonial rule, its director knew it was entering contested territory. “If you put on exhibitions, like we do, about our history, that also includes parts of our history that …

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The happiest place in history? The Smithsonian Museum in search of photos of Disney through the decades

ORLANDO, Florida. – Your Disney photos may be for the Smithsonian. It’s true. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History said it was looking for photos of Disney parks over the decades. [TRENDING: Fuddruckers closes all Central Florida locations, no reason give | Here’s the Central Florida city leading state …

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Transmission of the region’s agricultural heritage with presentations at the museum | News, Sports, Jobs

Craig Howell A CLOSER LOOK – Eric and Brianna Blend, of Blended Homestead in West Liberty, showcase some of their products, as part of Saturday’s “Agritourism, Century Farms and Homesteads” presentation at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center. WEIRTON – The Weirton Area Museum and …

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The Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition visits Newbury

The 57 World Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, opens at The Base, Greenham today (Friday 4th February), with outstanding images that capture fascinating animal behaviour, species spectacular and breathtaking diversity of the natural world. The images shine a light on stories and …

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Blowing Rock Art & History Museum to Host WFDD Photo of the Year Exhibit | News

BLOWING ROCK – The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum will host the WFDD Photo of the Year competition, which will take place at the Alexander Community Gallery from February 8 to March 19. Beginning in February, BRAHM will display 53 images taken from the surrounding region, all showcasing the …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Free days at the Denver Museum of Art, Zoo, and Botanical Gardens in 2022

Annual Free Days offered by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District cover the metro area’s largest nonprofits, from the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Botanic Gardens to the Denver Zoo, and they’re always family hits. The aforementioned organizations are considered Tier 1 organizations in SCFD sales tax funding, and …

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Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Now Accepting Applications for Keystone Historical Preservation Grants Program

Grants support projects that identify, preserve, promote, and protect Pennsylvania’s historical and archaeological resources. HARRISBURG, Pa .– The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission has announced that it is now accepting applications from nonprofits and local governments for the Keystone Historic Preservation Grants program. The grants support projects that identify, preserve, …

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Naval & Maritime Museum opens exhibition of fragile artefacts | Local news

Scuba diving helmets are among the artifacts on display at Patriots Point’s new Fragile Collections exhibit on December 15 in Mount Pleasant. The new exhibit, which opened to the public on December 17, features a selection of rare and fragile artefacts primarily related to World War II that were not …

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ECU Football Has Powerful DC Experience When Visiting National Museum of African American History and Culture

WASHINGTON, DC (WITN) – Part of Military Bowl week is exploring the area around which the game will be played. He really hit home with ECU football on Friday. ECU football trained on Friday morning and it went rather well according to the team. The pirates boarded the bus and …

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Berks Museum traces the history of the former POW camp before new development | Regional News from Berks

BERN TWP., PA – Call it a road map to the past. “These detailed maps that we have show the compound, the barbed wire, the electrified wires, in extraordinary detail,” said Mark Gillen, director of the Berks Military History Museum. Its intricate lines are drawn across land that sits adjacent …

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Five things you didn’t know about mistletoe | Smithsonian Voices

Smithsonian botanist Marcos A. Caraballo-Ortiz collected these specimens of mistletoe in Mexico. Marcos A. Caraballo-Ortiz This holiday season, you might be hoping to catch someone under the mistletoe – or it just might be an prospect you’d like to avoid. The association of mistletoe with kisses and Christmas in the …

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History of the Royal BC Museum: 1886-2021

• The museum was founded in 1886 in response to a petition signed by 30 prominent citizens. He was housed in a single room adjoining the office of the provincial secretary in the Capitol buildings, nicknamed the Birdcages. John Fannin, an avid outdoorsman and gifted collector and taxidermist, was appointed …

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Museum at the Mall: Exhibits Invite the Public to Explore Local History on Their Shopping Outings | News

PLATSBURGH – An unexpected partnership between local museums and the Champlain Center Mall is underway. The local museum exhibits will now be previewed at the Champlain Shopping Center, near Bazaar Trader. HIGH TRAFFIC LOCATION Although in an unlikely location, shoppers will have the opportunity to learn about local history as …

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‘Meet Me In St. Louis’ Tonight at Forest Park History Museum

Dominique Genetti, Digital journalist December 16, 2021 “Meet Me In St. Louis” stars Judy Garland and tells the story of the Smith family living in St. Louis before the 1904 World’s Fair. Original movie poster It seems almost wonderfully ironic to watch “Meet In St. Louis” on the subject of …

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Peggy Notebaert Museum Restores Almost Century-Old Movies by Ornithologist Benjamin Gault, Showing Rare Scenes From 1920s Ireland – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Benjamin Gault was known for his research on birds, and there is even now a bird sanctuary named after him in his hometown of Glen Ellyn. But as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported on Tuesday, the movies he recorded about 100 years ago have new life …

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An interview with the Geelvinck Museum

Thanks so much for talking to us today! Tell us about the Geelvinck Museum. The Geelvinck Museum is a historic house museum with an important collection of 18th and 19th century string keyboard instruments, and by far the largest collection of period pianos in the Netherlands. It offers the public …

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