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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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Super Museum Sunday is a great learning opportunity

Feb. 5 – Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday is this Sunday with six Whitfield-Murray Historical Society properties open from 1-4 p.m. and offering free admission. What is the Georgia History Festival? According to its website, “The Georgia History Festival is the Georgia Historical Society’s flagship K-12 educational program. Beginning …

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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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GRAMMY Museum presents “Songs Of Conscience, Sounds Of Freedom”

Billie Holiday – Photo: Don Hunstein / Columbia Records / Getty Images Songs of conscience, sounds of freedom, curated by the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, examines the role music has played in informing and inspiring social consciousness throughout American history. Charting a path from the spirituals sung by slaves …

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Knife Sharpening Event at Arlington Heights Historical Museum

Did you discover any dull knives a few weeks ago while making your holiday dinner? Don’t let that happen for your next vacation! Gather these knives, scissors, and tools and take them to a Sharpening by Dave event at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum on the second Sunday of each …

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The Finney County Historical Museum will hold an open house on Saturday

The Finney County Historical Museum will celebrate the return of its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The come and go gathering will feature seasonal snacks, live music, and the museum’s Christmas exhibit, featuring a mechanical diorama from Santa’s Workshop, dating from around 1950, which …

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Barbados Museum History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Although Barbados gained independence in 1966, having been under British rule since 1627, the nation just officially severed ties with the British monarchy in November. Instead of such events, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced that the nation would build a museum dedicated to the transatlantic slave trade. This heritage …

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Is the election of Gil Hodges to the Hall of Fame in the financial best interests of the museum?

3 / 1957- Gil Hodges- Brookyln Dodgers. UPI color slides. Bettmann Archives Gil Hodges is the only baseball player who was eligible for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee who garnered at least 50% of the BBWAA vote and was not elected. When Hodges finished …

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The Berea Museum Shop, the Perfect Stopover for Holiday Gifts: Around Town

BEREA, Ohio – Looking for a unique gift near you this holiday season? Look no further than the Berea Historical Society’s Mahler Museum souvenir shop, 118 East Bridge St., where you’ll find Westerwald Pottery soup bowls and coffee mugs, as well as historical books, calendars and gifts. ‘other items with …

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Holiday market at Elverhoj museum debuts on Saturday | Lifestyles

Scott Bruhn’s wooden crafts will be on display and for sale this weekend; jewelry by Diana Paul; hand-dyed gifts and scarves by Emily Abello; and jewelry and paper gifts from Lori McConnell. On Saturday December 11, a separate set of artisans to present their work will be Georganne Alex and …

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The owner of a Polish ice cream parlor runs a local Jewish museum. Should he get a prize or a penalty?

(JTA) – In a small town in Poland, a local ice cream parlor serves an unusual accompaniment: a gallery of artifacts that once belonged to local Jews, including the family who lived in the building before the Holocaust. Jozef Gucwa opened a makeshift museum next to his glacier in Bobowa, …

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20th anniversary of the Patek Philippe museum

Tn November, Patek Philippe celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Patek Philippe Museum, one of the most renowned watch museums in the world. Inaugurated in November 2001, Philippe Stern – who was then president of Patek Philippe – has spent decades acquiring important timepieces, as well as other collectible horological …

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Museum refuses tourists | The Chronicle

The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, columnistTOURISTS have been denied access to the Zimbabwe Natural History Museum in Bulawayo after Zesa cut power to the facility three weeks ago for a debt of $ 700,000. Museum director Dr Moira Fitzpatrick said debt has piled up over the course of a year and …

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Bucks County Black History Museum to host fundraiser to support goal of moving into a permanent home

As the Bucks County African American Museum prepares to move into its first permanent home, the Mobile Museum of History and Culture is hosting a fundraiser on December 2. In partnership with Parx Casino, proceeds from the inaugural Building Our Dream cocktail party fundraiser will be used to repair the …

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Public tours, lectures and special sales at the Tang Museum

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Frances Young Tang Educational Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites the public to lectures, tours and special in-person sales to close the fall semester. All events are free and open to the public. • Tuesday December 7 at 11:30 am and Wednesday December 8 …

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CC Museum allows Purple Heart recipients to enter for free

Many veterans attended what has become a touching tribute to those who served and to those who will pass through the doors of the museum in the future. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Veterans Day is over, but not the recognition of these veterans. “We’re making a big effort right now …

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What to know before you go

New York’s new LGBTQ + museum is slated to open in 2024 and will be the cornerstone of the community’s history and hope for the future. The American LGBTQ + Museum in New York will open in 2024 and will be the first of its kind in the city. Discussions …

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Are you looking for a stolen idol? Visit the Manhattan DA Museum

Evidence lockers at the Manhattan district attorney’s office often contain an array of items that were part of the crimes he is prosecuting. Blunt instruments. Bags of heroin. Bundles of banknotes. The kind of stuff that shouldn’t be given up, but no one would have a heart attack if you …

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Survey the Depths of the Ocean with a CSUB Marine Scientist for a Museum Discussion | Entertainment

The ocean is a vast and seemingly unknowable place most people will only dip their toes – even skilled divers barely scratch the surface of its depths. Marine scientist Dr Anthony Rathburn, however, knows some of the secrets of the deep and dark sea, and he is happy to share …

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Offer accepted on Aberdeen History Museum location

Aberdeen History Museum focuses on a new home. The city of Aberdeen’s offer for a new location for the museum has been accepted, the city’s museum board said at its meeting earlier this week. “We heard from the owner and they accepted the city’s offer,” said Stacie Barnum, Aberdeen’s director …

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The museum is more than just a tourist attraction

When you think of museums, you might think of the Metropolitan or the Louvre, those great popular tourist attractions known around the world. Important both culturally and historically, museums give us a glimpse of life in another place and time, providing a snapshot of a world far away or threatened …

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Alaska museums back Jewish museum after anti-Semitic attacks

Alaska Museums expressed solidarity with the Alaska Jewish Museum (AJM) last week after two anti-Semitic attacks targeted it this year, according to Anchorage Press. Both attacks involved affixing swastika stickers to the Jewish Museum, once in May and once in September. Mad Myrna’s gay nightclub was also vandalized with swastikas …

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Shiloh Museum announces exhibits and its staff

OLLI The Osher Lifelong Institute at the University of Arkansas announces the following courses for the coming week: • October 27: Taiwan – On the Edge, $ 25 for members, $ 40 for non-members. • October 28: Tawdry Tales of Our First Ladies – The Modern Years (via Zoom), $ …

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Museum News | Mclean County

This week, I change a bit and I put a letter to the editor of the NEWS of August 19, 1976. The letter is written to the inhabitants of one town, but could easily be applied to others. It was written by Royce E. McDaniel, who served in Madrid, Spain, …

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