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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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OKC Art Museum Anniversary Brings Free Admission, Dale Chihuly Art

Michael Anderson was out of town on March 16, 2002, when the The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has opened its new home downtown to the public. But as the CEO of the museumhe knows how monumental this move was. “It was completely transformative. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art …

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The new cooking museum in Rome

Other displays held books. I stopped in front of an illustration to look at pieces of meat being cooked over high heat in a 16th-century rotisserie; in the photo beside, Italian men were seated at a banquet table, eating. These sketches adorn the cover of one of the oldest cookbooks …

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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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SLO Art Museum mural displays black fictional history Calafia’

A new mural at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art wrapped around all four walls of the building shines a light on a fictional black warrior queen and the unrecorded histories of black Americans in the West. The mural, titled “Calafia Was Here,” by Erin LeAnn Mitchell, is the …

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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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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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21c Museum Hotel Chicago Features New Pop Star Exhibit Opening March 21

The 21c Museum Hotel Chicago has announced the launch of its new on-site exhibit, Pop Stars! Popular culture and contemporary art, whose opening is scheduled for Monday, March 21. The multimedia exhibition illuminates the intersection of fame, commerce, technology and media, including notable works by Nick Cave, Brendan Fernandes, Titus …

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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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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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Volunteer is ready to fill any role at the Kentucky Museum

OWENSBORO, Ky. Peggy Welsh says getting involved in her community as a volunteer was taught to her and her siblings growing up in Louisville. This commitment to the community has stayed with her over the years. Welsh volunteers at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History in downtown Owensboro, focusing …

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The Currency Museum Hires Tribble as Director of Corporate Relations and Advancement Operations | Business

CHARLOTTE — Amy Tribble returns to The Mint as the new Director of Corporate Relations and Advancement Operations. Tribble began her career at the Mint Museum in the mid-1980s as a guide and tour coordinator. She has built a career in development and fundraising, most recently serving as Director of …

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Inlander Insights: Paul Manoguerra from the Jundt Art Museum | Arts & Culture | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

Click to enlarge Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi, Italy by John Ferguson Weir, 1902, oil on canvas. Iit looks like something that only extremely art-loving locals know, but Spokane has a free art museum. Located on the shore of Lake Arthur, on the edge of campus, Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art …

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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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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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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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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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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum December 2021 Exhibitions, Activities

Clarksville, Tennessee – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block with large gallery spaces filled with art, science and history. Some of the events in December at the Museum are Familiar: Le Petit Voyage: Little Works of …

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The Cummer Museum celebrates its 60th anniversary

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has fun family events planned for the weekend to celebrate. JACKSONVILLE, Florida – The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is one of the largest art museums in Northeast Florida. This week they are celebrating 60 years of service to the community and …

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The Flaten Art Museum exhibit features original works by nationally renowned artists – St. Olaf College

The Flaten Art Museum exhibit features original works by nationally renowned artists Interdisciplinary artist Pamela Council in Times Square in New York City, where “A Fountain for Survivors” was recently unveiled. When New York’s iconic Times Square recently unveiled its very first fountain, national media like the New York Times …

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What a museum wants to be in the 21st century

This article is part of our last Fine Arts & Exhibitions special report, on how artistic institutions help the public to discover new options for the future. DENVER – What if an old art museum could start over, emptying walls, cleaning floors, dismantling everything that hangs from ceilings and resting …

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Interactive museum exhibits for kids in Long Island

When the museum doors close for the night, some people imagine the exhibits come to life and start talking. At the Raynham Hall Education Center and Museum in Oyster Bay, this actually happens during the day. Talkative Portraits is one of the few interactive exhibits featured in museums on Long …

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