Archive for March, 2010

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to Explore Underground Archeology and Ancient Tombs

. March 30, 2010

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has revealed the third and final component of its National Geographic exhibit opening next year. Archeological excavation of ancient Egyptian tombs will be one of three major areas of the $4.2 million exhibit. The backdrop for the Egyptian component will be the tomb of Seti I, an ancient pharaoh who […]

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Malcolm Rogers, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Made Knight-Commander Order of Isabella the Catholic

. March 30, 2010

BOSTON, MA – Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will be honored as a knight-commander in the Order of Isabella the Catholic (Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la Católica) this evening at a special ceremony at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid. The recognition, […]

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Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Hosts Spinning Workshop

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Hosts Spinning Workshop

. March 30, 2010

On Thursday, April 22nd and Thursday, April 29th from 6pm-8pm the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts will host a two day spinning workshop. Join skilled spinner and Museum Director Vivian C.R. James as she leads a hands-on workshop in the art of spinning wool into yarn. Participants will learn how to successfully use a […]

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Santa Clara University de Saisset Museum suggests that there is more to portraiture than meets the eye

. March 29, 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University kicks off its spring season on Saturday, April 10 with What Makes a Picture a Portrait?, a thought-provoking exhibit that considers the variety of ways in which portraiture is presented. Portraits are a familiar sight. They are hanging in our homes, buried in […]

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Civil War Education Programs at Putnam County Museum

. March 29, 2010

“The Putnam County Museum is conducting two programs related to its ‘Putnam County and the Civil War’ exhibit designed specifically for children,.” reports Greencastle’s Banner Graphic. The story adds, “Molly Rudnick, a senior at DePauw University, will be conducting the series dedicated to teaching children about the Civil War era in an interactive environment.” The […]

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