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The Natural History Museum celebrates Mars Day 2022

Museum scientists regularly work in space exploration and Mars research with NASA and colleagues from the European Space Agency. Ongoing projects including collaboration with NASA on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and ESA’s ExoMars mission using our world renowned meteorite collection. Professor Caroline Smith, Head of Earth Science Collections and …

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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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Bomb Squad defuses Civil War artillery shell found at Natick History Museum

the Natick Historical Society has discovered all sorts of treasures as he prepares for the eventual reopening of his museum in the basement of the Bacon Free Library. The discovery at the end of last week of a Civil War artillery shell in his collection required special attention. The Bomb …

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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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Winner Sonia of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Boss Ladies

With Winner at the helm, the museum is building new spaces — but also a more engaging way to tell the story of scientific discovery. CLEVELAND— “A boss is someone who boldly chooses her own direction. She gets things done, she often deviates from the conventional path and blazes her …

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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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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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Renaissance Artworks Resurrected in Penn State Palmer Museum’s Latest Exhibit | Way of life

It’s not every day that European Renaissance artwork arrives at State College. Until May 8, the Palmer Museum of Art will display a collection of works by German printmaker Albrecht Dürer in its second-floor special exhibitions gallery. “Engraving in the Age of Dürer” features some of the artist’s most influential …

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Here’s What You’ll See In America’s Weirdest Museum Exhibits

Museums contain a lot of knowledge and people visit them to learn. In most cases, museums serve as storage or carriers of knowledge from the past. In this case, people can learn and understand what was there and what it meant. Other museums will also contain the knowledge of the …

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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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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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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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‘Jurassic Oceans’ show arrives at Field Museum in February

DOWNTOWN – Local dinosaur fans will soon get to see the Jurassic period underwater environment up close. The Field Museum’s latest exhibit, “Jurassic Oceans: Monsters of the Deep,” will take visitors on an underwater journey to see some of the creatures that once inhabited it, according to a press release …

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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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Pokemon Fossil Museum event returns in 2022

The Pokemon Fossil Museum event is coming to several new science museums in Japan from March 2022. The event will feature comparisons of Pokemon fossils with their real-life counterparts. Additionally, the event will also feature a Pikachu dressed as an archaeologist. [Thanks, Famitsu!] The Pokemon Fossil Museum special event will …

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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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Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond may head to Black History Museum – ARTnews.com

A Confederate monument to Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia that has become a flashpoint in America’s fierce debate over public monuments may have a new home: the city’s Black History Museum and Cultural Center. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced last week that they had …

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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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Alabama researchers name extinct shark after retired LSU museum official

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (PA) – Louisiana State University museum official received a unique retirement gift – researchers in Alabama and South Carolina named a prehistoric shark species after it. Suyin Ting has been responsible for the Vertebrate Paleontology Collections at the LSU Museum of Natural Science for 26 years. Its …

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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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The distillery joins forces with the Natural History Museum

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register The Cooper King Distillery continued its continued commitment to the fight against climate change with the launch of an exclusive carbon negative “Discovery Gin” in collaboration with the Natural History Museum. The York-based distillery that …

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The Royal BC Museum rushes for a final look at the Old Town before it is dismantled

RBCM will close its third floor on December 31 for a makeover that is expected to take years. Many who visited the museum last week agreed that the exhibits should be presented in an updated context, but disagreed with their dismantling during the long viewing period. In the Old Town …

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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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Let’s say ‘yes’ to an Orange County cultural and natural history museum

A massive animal skeleton, larger than a tiger, swims through the air at the LA County Museum of Natural History, one front paw jutting forward and two large bulging eye sockets eyeing visitors. This impressive skeleton is an extinct aquatic mammal called Desmostylian, and it was discovered in Orange County. …

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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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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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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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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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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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