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Space Expert Presents Children’s Book About Space Race at the Museum of Flight

Space Expert Presents Children’s Book About Space Race at the Museum of Flight

. June 15, 2019

SEATTLE – On June 23, down-to-Earth space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas will talk about her new children’s book The Space Race, which covers our journey to the Moon in 1969 and the evolution of space travel over the past 50 years. Cruddas is frequently seen around the world talking about space on channels such […]

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Apollo 11 command module highlights Smithsonian exhibition coming to Cincinnati

Apollo 11 command module highlights Smithsonian exhibition coming to Cincinnati

. June 15, 2019

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) today announced that CMC will be the fifth and final stop on the national tour of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission. The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and explores the […]

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Friends of Florence Foundation president honored by the Italian Republic

Friends of Florence Foundation president honored by the Italian Republic

. June 15, 2019

Florence, Italy – On 2 June 2019, the anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Italy in 1946, Simonetta Kortum Brandolini d’Adda, President of the Friends of Florence Foundation, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana). The ceremony was held in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi in […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art  Adds More Than 70 Historic and Contemporary Works to Collection

The Baltimore Museum of Art Adds More Than 70 Historic and Contemporary Works to Collection

. June 14, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today that it has added to its collection this year more than 70 historic and contemporary works by a range of national and international artists. Among the new acquisitions are 17 objects purchased with proceeds from the auction of recently deaccessioned works. These include mixed-media […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Exhibit, “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.”

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Exhibit, “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.”

. June 11, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH. – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.” today. The exhibit will open for the first-time to the public on Saturday, August 17 through December 1, 2019 in the Skirball Gallery before continuing on a three-year, 10-city tour. Created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), […]

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