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Lewiston and Auburn Libraries to Co-Host Program with Bad Art Museum

Lewiston and Auburn Public Libraries plan to co-host the Museum Of Bad Art with a virtual “Tough Times – From Have a Bad Day to Dystopian Apocalypse” program. This free public broadcast will take place on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21. In this presentation, …

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New Mexico Space History Museum takes ownership of Clyde Tombaugh Center

The New Mexico Museum of Space History announced last week that the transfer of the Clyde W. Tombaugh Science Education Center was completed in January. The Tombaugh Center was previously owned and operated by New Mexico-Alamogordo State University. The transfer of the Tombaugh Center was approved by the New Mexico …

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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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The Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo is 99% ready as designers promise a ‘theatrical’ gallery of Tutankhamun

Twenty years after the late Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak laid its foundation stone, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is nearing completion. A press release issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on February 7 gave eerily precise percentages to indicate progress. While 100% of the structural work, including …

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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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CFPB seeks information from the public on fees charged on consumer financial products and services | Ballard Spahr LLP

Recently, the CFPB published a “Request for information regarding fees charged by providers of consumer financial products or services.” Comments on the RFI must be submitted by March 31, 2022. On February 17, 2022, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET, Ballard Spahr will host a webinar titled “The CFPB’s Investigation into ‘Unwanted …

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Prehistoric Museum announces long weekend, evening hours

Press release Do you like dinosaurs, rock art and science in general, but have little free time to explore these interests during the work week? The Utah State University Museum of Eastern Prehistory is excited to announce new extended hours designed to provide greater access for our community and traveling …

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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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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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Cleveland Museum of Art acquires the art of Cézanne | News, Sports, Jobs

A watercolor by Paul Cezanne is among the recent acquisitions of the Cleveland Museum of Art. “Path in the woods” depicts a forest path at Jas de Bouffan, an estate that Cézanne inherited from his father. According to a CMA press release, “(Cézanne) used selective strokes of watercolor from a …

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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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The Hamdard museum begins its journey

Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Bangladesh exchanged vows and inaugurated the Hamdard Museum on the occasion of the New Year 2022. The event was held at the organization’s headquarters in Banglamotor in the capital on Saturday morning, a press release said. The chairman of the board of directors of Hamdard, former secretary …

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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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Researchers name prehistoric shark after LSU museum official retires

Researchers named a prehistoric shark, Carcharhinus tingae, after a retired official from the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Sciences, The Associated Press reported. David Cicimurri of South Carolina State and Jun Ebersole of the McWane Science Center named the shark in honor of Suyin Ting, who was collections manager …

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Art Industry News: Museum Curators More Trustworthy Than Judges Or Scientists, New Survey Says + More Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here is what you need to know this Thursday, December 23. NEED TO READ Inside the Freakonomics of the Art Industry – Freakonomics author Stephen Dubner has published a three-part …

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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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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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AOH concerned about plans to replace Irish tour at Tenement Museum

The Old Order of the Hibernians (AOH) said it was “concerned” by reports that the New York Tenement Museum should replace its “Irish Outsiders” tour with a hybrid story of Irish and African-American families. The Tenement Museum, located at 97 and 103 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side, currently …

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Terry Allen art exhibition at the TTU Museum

LUBBOCK, Texas (Press release) – Down in the Dirt: Graphic Art by Terry Allen is now on display at the Museum of Texas Tech University. The exhibit features over 70 original works of art by Lubbock-raised visual artist and musician Terry Allen. The exhibition will be open until March 2022. …

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Louisiana Art and Science Museum to become shopping mall on Sunday

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Museum of Arts and Sciences will become a shopping center that customers can explore on Sundays from the museum shop. “Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime shopping day for beautiful, inspiring and unique items in the LASM Museum boutique,” ​​President and CEO Serena Pandos …

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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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The Richmond Art Museum exhibits works by artists from Indiana, Ohio

RICHMOND, Indiana – The Richmond Art Museum is hosting Indiana’s longest-running juryed art competition until January 8. The 123rd Annual Indiana and Ohio Artists’ Exhibition features more than 200 artists from both states, according to a press release. Linda Crank, an artist from Cincinnati, Ohio, selected 156 works for the …

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