History museum

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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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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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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New exhibition unveiled at RailPark & ​​Train Museum | New

The latest exhibit from the Historic RailPark & ​​Train Museum highlights the importance of railways during the war. The final phase of the museum’s “Railroads at War” series focuses on the importance of “canteens” and the “Harvey Girls” to the success of the railroads in this era. RailPark executive director …

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The past lives on in the local museum

By Austin Bishop Ona J. Boyd’s penchant for following the history of Kemper County is reflected in her writings and collection of other written materials held at the Kemper County Historical Museum located at 230 Veterans Street in downtown DeKalb . “She just had a love for history and everything …

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Florida LGBTQ Museum Launches Major Digital Exhibit

by JW Arnold Visitors to the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ libraries and loan collections, have fallen by nearly two-thirds due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, after months of research, SNMA recently launched a major digital exhibit just in time …

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Why the Wenatchee Museum preserves a 95-year-old sandwich

Locked behind five doors, hidden in a dark container and wrapped in cellophane is a 95-year-old artifact: Clyde Pangborn’s Sandwich. Yes. That’s right. The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center has a 1926 sandwich and plans to keep it permanently. Anna Spencer, the museum’s collections coordinator, keeps Pangborn’s meal in …

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Museum of Boulder’s ‘Music Buffs’ features CU College of Music history, iconic locations and more – Boulder Daily Camera

It’s no secret that the Front Range has a crazy appreciation for music. A visitor discovers the Museum of Boulder’s “Music Buffs” exhibit on October 6. (Lori Preston / Courtesy photo) While Nashville may be considered “Music City,” Boulder could easily snatch that title with its array of singers and …

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Montgomery Museum Makes a Map of Local Black History Sites

Kevin Burkman, board member of the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, handed over a poster-sized, detailed map of black history sites in the Sourland Mountain area to elementary school last week. Village of Skillman as part of its educational outreach program. The Montgomery, Hopewell Valley, Princeton and Hillsborough school districts, …

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