July, 2010

Facing Freedom at the Chicago History Museum

Facing Freedom at the Chicago History Museum

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

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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British Library, British Museum and V&A Announce Plans with Indian Partner Institutions

Building on the Memorandum of Understanding signed on 9 June between the Indian Ministry of Culture (on behalf of Indian Cultural Institutions) and the British Library, the British Museum and the V&A, the Director of each of the three UK institutions has outlined their respective plans with Indian partner institutions. The announcements were made as […]

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Toledo Museum Glass Pavilion Wins Pritzker Prize

Toledo Museum Glass Pavilion Wins Pritzker Prize

SANAA, the Tokyo-based architects of the Toledo Museum of Art’s Glass Pavilion, have won the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa are only the second partnership — and the first female-male team — to win the award, which is given annually by Chicago’s billionaire Pritzker family to a living architect for “significant contributions […]

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