Archive for July, 2010

Madison Children’s Museum Grand Opening Aug 14–15

Madison Children’s Museum Grand Opening Aug 14–15

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Madison Children’s Museum will mark 30 years of serving the community by opening the doors of its new Capitol Square location for the first time on Saturday and Sunday, August 14–15, with a spectacular Grand Opening Celebration. A festive lineup of special events for families will fill the weekend, which also will be an opportunity […]

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iPhone App from the American Museum of Natural History Gets Rave Reviews

iPhone App from the American Museum of Natural History Gets Rave Reviews

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The American Museum of Natural History’s Explorer, a free app for iPhone and iPod touch that is part navigation system, part personal tour guide, is already garnering rave reviews. Explorer is “nothing less than state-of-the art,” writes Gizmodo’s Kyle VanHemert. “I roamed around the fourth floor of the museum this morning with the Explorer as […]

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts Names Gretchen Dietrich Executive Director

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Names Gretchen Dietrich Executive Director

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Salt Lake City – Gretchen Dietrich, an innovative museum professional and a skilled administrator, has been selected as the Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), effective August 1, 2010, pending notification of the Academic Senate and approval of the Board of Trustees. Following an extensive national search conducted by Management Consultants […]

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Facing Freedom at the Chicago History Museum

Facing Freedom at the Chicago History Museum

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Exhibition looks at how conflict in the U.S. has influenced the meaning of freedom CHICAGO – Inspired by the idea that the history of the United States has been shaped by conflicts over what it means to be free, a new permanent exhibition, Facing Freedom, opened July 4, 2010 at the Chicago History Museum, uses […]

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Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation Grand Opening Set for July 31

Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation Grand Opening Set for July 31

. July 30, 2010 . 1 Comment

The Museum Building at the MidAmerica Museum of Aviation and Transportation has been completed and the Grand Opening set for July 31st. Rides in a restored World War II B-17 bomber are among special events planned Saturday during the grand opening. Rides in the Bomber will be raffled off at $20 for three tickets. MidAmerica […]

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