November, 2010

New Mexico History Museum Displays Segesser Hide Paintings

New Mexico History Museum Displays Segesser Hide Paintings

The New Mexico History Museum displays Segesser Hide Paintings in a long term exhibition. The hides found their way back to the Southwest—and eventually to the Palace—more than 200 years after Philipp von Segesser von Brunegg, a Jesuit priest, sent them to his family in Switzerland in 1758. It is believed that he acquired them […]

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Museum of Nottingham Life Presents Coal Mining at Old Nottingham Pits

The Museum of Nottingham Life is to present Coal Mining at Old Nottingham Pits, 15 December – 19 January. A display by local enthusiast Eric Walker, featuring a selection of historic coal mining equipment. Exhibits include mining lamps, photographs and samples of steam coal. The Museum of Nottingham Life is housed within five 17th century […]

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum Presents Holiday Festival of Trains

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum Presents Holiday Festival of Trains

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum presents Holiday Festival of Trains in Baltimore. Friday, November 26, 2010 – January 2, 2011 Monday – Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Sunday (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Celebrate the holiday season at Baltimore’s largest holiday display of toy and model train layouts. Santa arrives by locomotive into […]

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) to Present First Jean Paul Gaultier Multimedia Retrospective

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) to Present First Jean Paul Gaultier Multimedia Retrospective

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will present The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the first retrospective devoted to the celebrated French couturier who launched his first prêt-à-porter collection in 1976 and founded his own couture house in 1997. Opens June 17, 2011.. Gaultier is renowned for […]

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