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The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) Selects Balfour Beatty and Stellar as Co-Director of Construction for the MOSH Genesis Project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) today announced the selection of Balfour Beatty and Stellar as a joint venture to lead the construction management of the MOSH Genesis project. Balfour Beatty and Stellar will oversee all vertical construction of the $85 million project, which will bring a …

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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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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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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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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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Douglas SBD-2P Dauntless arrives at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Last October, we reported that after some 40,000 hours of volunteer work, the catering team at the Aerospace and Air Science Museum Zoo in Kalamazoo, Michigan had completed the restoration of the Douglas SBD-2P Dauntless BuNo. 2173. This article also stated that the dive bomber was to leave Kalamazoo for …

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Wilderness and Watercolors: A Hidden Museum Pays Homage to the Staggering Artwork of an Adventurer | New

As a child, Palo Altan Jane Woodward dreamed of living in a museum. She spent her summers visiting her grandmother in Manhattan and loved to fantasize about what it would be like to live in the Metropolitan Museum, like the characters in her favorite book, “From the Mixed-Up Files of …

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Denver Art Museum reflects on plundered African art

DENVER (AP) – British troops in 1897 staged a violent retaliatory raid on the kingdom of Benin, in what is now southern Nigeria, looting and torching the royal palace and sending the oba, or king, into exile . The British confiscated all of the royal treasures of their colonial subjects, …

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Asteroid samples brought back by Hayabusa2 on display at Tokyo museum

A black particle collected during the Hayabusa2 space probe’s first landing on the asteroid Ryugu, which is now on display to the public at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo’s Koto district, can be seen in this photo provided by the museum. TOKYO – Samples from …

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ExxonMobil Qatar and Qatar Museums announce sponsorship of new Dadu, Qatar Children’s Museum

ExxonMobil Qatar and Qatar Museums (QM) have entered into a sponsorship agreement for Dadu, the Children’s Museum of Qatar, with the signing of the company as a founding family member. QM Chairman HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, and ExxonMobil Qatar Chairman and CEO Dominic Genetti made …

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Tipperary Bog Ancient Book’s Journey to Museum Treasure

One summer day in Tipperary while peat was being extracted from a bog, a bud sprouted from the freshly cut earth. The discovery sparked a five-year conservation journey to retrieve and preserve what lay beyond: a 1,200-year-old book of psalms in its original cover. Bogs across Europe have thrown away …

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The science museum holds exhibitions in Chattogram

The Director General of the National Museum of Science and Technology, Mohammad Munir Chowdhury, on Saturday inaugurates the Robotic Olympiad at the Chattogram International Presidency School. – Press release The National Museum of Science and Technology hosted the Robot Olympiad, a mobile science exhibition and stargazing program in Chittagong on …

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‘It was terrifying’: the journey of an ancient book from the Irish bog to the museum’s treasure | Museums

ohn summer day in Tipperary, as peat was being extracted from a bog, a bud sprouted from the freshly cut earth. The discovery sparked a five-year conservation journey to retrieve and preserve what lay beyond: a 1,200-year-old book of psalms in its original cover. Bogs across Europe have thrown away …

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Danish National Museum unveils gold treasure “dream find”

JELLING, DENMARK – Last month the Danish National Museum (National museum) and the Vejle Museum (Vejlemuseerne) unveiled one of the most impressive Iron Age gold discoveries ever to be found. The collection contains 22 objects, including Roman coins and many thin amulet-shaped discs known as “bracteates. “In total, the collection …

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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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Harriet Powers – Encyclopedia of New Georgia

Harriet Powers is one of South America’s best-known quilt makers, although only two of her quilts, both of which she made after the Civil War (1861-1865), survive today. One is in the collection of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC The second quilt …

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