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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Appoints Jesse Baker-Lorelli Director of Guest Services | Homes and lifestyle

Posted on March 15, 2022 | 5:57 p.m. Jesse Baker Lorelli Jesse Baker-Lorelli has been promoted to Manager of Guest Services at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM), effective March 16. Baker-Lorelli served as the SBMM Volunteer Coordinator, supervising museum volunteers, coordinating excursions, tours and science nights at the museum. …

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The Grove Museum’s new director, Amanda Hamon, prepares for Grove Day

The Grove Museum’s new executive director, Amanda Hamon, has worked in museums for more than 20 years. As the museum prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary with Grove Day 2022 on Saturday March 12, Hamon is ready to open a new chapter of community engagement and partnerships. “I see museums …

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First Fridays Return to the Natural History Museum – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Friday March 4 $20; free for NHMLA members Talks, cocktails, DJ music, gallery fun, more Plants? Humans have lived around and among them since, well, always. But green, leafy, fragrant, waxy, and flowery specimens have been undeniably at the forefront of recent trends over the …

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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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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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🌱 Oceanside PD Recruiting + Art Museum 25th Anniversary Gala

Happy Monday, Oceanside-Camp Pendleton! Let’s start this day. Here are the most important things happening around town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Low clouds and fog may break out. High: 61 Low: 46. If you’re reading this, so are your potential customers. Click here to find out how you can …

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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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Inside the fight for banks to benefit their communities • Sacramento News & Review

As banks continue to merge, advocates are trying to ensure low-income communities won’t have to pay for it. By Robin Urevich, Capital & Main This story is produced by the award-winning journalism association Capital and main and co-published here with permission. At a time when big banks are easily getting …

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The Fisher Museum shines a light on sea, sky and land

Enrique Martínez Celaya’s work varies in medium, with prominent pieces in sculpture and oil and wax painting. His pieces are featured in museums, galleries and collections across the country. (Photo courtesy of LA Louvre) At the latest exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art, you can experience all the …

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The Nicolaysen Art Museum reopens the newly renovated “Discovery Center”

CASPER, Wyo.– The Nicolaysen Museum of Art in Casper said Tuesday it was preparing to reopen its “Discovery Center” after an “extensive renovation.” An opening reception for the newly renovated space will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22. The space includes a new sensory station for young …

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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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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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the chiayi art museum presents the exhibition “beneath the surface”

exhibition “below the surface” at the art museum of chiayi the cultural platform taiwan designers’ web recently collaborated with the chiayi art museum to organize ‘below the surface’, a exposure inviting six local design teams to reimagine chiayi city’s public spaces, landmarks and landscapes. it presents five installations and a …

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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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The museum will present Heart Health Month

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

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

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

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

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

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Half-price discounts for museums start February 1

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

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

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

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

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

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New Sacramento Museum educates residents about farm water needs

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

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

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

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New Hmong Cultural Center Museum Storefront Space Opened With More Space, More Information – Twin Cities

Think of it as a neighborhood museum where you can learn more about your neighbors. The Hmong Cultural Center Museum officially opened in early December in a store on the ground floor of University Avenue. It is a few blocks from where the first Hmong refugees settled in St. Paul …

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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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Noon countdown at the Woodlands Children’s Museum

entertainment Through Courtney Topini Coats | December 21, 2021 THE WOODLANDS, TX – Welcome to 2022 at Woodlands Children’s Museum’s annual High Noon Countdown New Years Eve party, designed for parents and children. Offered at a three-hour session on Friday, December 31, guests are invited to play games, create New …

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“Watercolor Wisconsin” to open at the Wustum Museum |

RACINE – The 55th year of “Watercolor Wisconsin” is on view from December 15 to April 23 at the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, a campus of the Racine Art Museum at 2519 Northwestern Ave. “Watercolor Wisconsin” is an annual state-wide competition held by the museum since 1966. …

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The Cherokee Indian Museum announces the appointment of new directors

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian (MCI) extends its leadership with the appointment of two new directors. Evan Mathis has joined the Museum as Director of Collections and Exhibitions to manage the care, safety and security of MCI’s paper and object collections and to assist with planning, design and implementation. …

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Pomona Museum’s mobile art program breaks ‘barriers’ in schools – Daily Bulletin

Ashley Rowley stood in front and center of Kim Lowe’s fourth grade class. Holding a ball of gray dough in her palms, she asked the students if they had ever played with clay before. In the class of 31, only a handful raised their hands. “I’ve never touched clay before, …

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MCLinc has supported the Children’s Museum Gala for over a decade

Barry Stephenson has smoked barbecue for events and has donated numerous bottles of his signature barbecue sauce at auction to the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge (CMOR) over the past 15 years. The laboratory he runs, Materials & Chemistry Laboratory Inc. (MCLinc), owned by his employees, has been a sponsor …

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Discovery Museum to host COVID-19 clinic to help Bridgeport overcome vaccine hesitancy

Bridgeport’s Discovery Science Center and Planetarium will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday. It will also offer bilingual services to parents who are reluctant to get vaccinated. The center has partnered with community groups around Bridgeport to offer bilingual mobile sessions to answer questions about vaccines for non-native English …

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The Oceanarium Marine Museum is expected to reopen on MDI in June 2022

A marine museum on Mount Desert Island that has been closed for the past two years is set to reopen next June with a new owner and expanded offerings. A new non-profit association, Oceanarium and Education Center, bought the 19-acre waterfront property on Highway 3 in Bar Harbor in January …

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Lenders will have to dig deeper before approving loans from December 1

Changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA) mean that personal loan or mortgage applications could take longer to process from December 1, with borrowers being required to provide more detailed information and the industry faces severe penalties for non-compliance. The goal of change is to protect New …

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The Albion children’s museum in full “resurgence”

ALBION, Mich. (AP) – A mother and 4-year-old son waited patiently for the opening of the Kid ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum on a cold fall afternoon. Walking through doors decorated with cartoon children, Hudson Coblentz pretended to shop in the museum’s Felpausch grocery store before heading to a 15-foot-high tube …

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Columbus Museum of Art, Polaris Lighthouse

The creator of “The starry Night, “Sunflowers, “IrisAnd many more paintings will take center stage this fall at two very different art exhibitions in Columbus. Vincent Van Gogh, the brilliant but tortured post-impressionist painter, will be celebrated with his contemporary artists in “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and his Sources, …

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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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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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