Archive for August, 2011

National Railway Museum at Shildon Displays Sole surviving NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033

National Railway Museum at Shildon Displays Sole surviving NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033

. August 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The National Railway Museum at Shildon is now displaying the sole surviving NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033 in the Collection Building at Locomotion. NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033 Built in Gateshead in 1889, No. 65033 is the only survivor from a class of 201 locomotives built to haul coal in the North East. […]

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BBC and V&A Museum Announce New Partnership: Handmade In Britain

. August 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The BBC and V&A have announced Handmade In Britain, a year-long season of programming that will be the most wide-ranging and ambitious exploration of decorative arts ever to be undertaken on British television. Ceramics, metalwork, stained glass, textiles and woodwork are some of the most beautiful and treasured objects with pride of place in British […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Announces Stephanie Nava Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory)

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Announces Stephanie Nava Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory)

. August 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) presents Stéphanie Nava: Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory). On view September 16-December 30, 2011. Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory) is a work in progress, developed by artist Stéphanie Nava. The installation is based on the specifications and history of English allotments, or subsistence gardens. Started in […]

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Aviation High School Breaks Ground at The Museum of Flight

. August 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

SEATTLE – Aviation High School launched its next era as they celebrated their planned new, $43.5 million campus at The Museum of Flight with a groundbreaking that included five planes piloted by Aviation High School alumni, a student-built robot assisting with the first shovel of dirt and a symbolic, student-designed rocket launch. “Today’s groundbreaking represents […]

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National Museum of the American Indian Announces “A Song for the Horse Nation” Exhibition

National Museum of the American Indian Announces “A Song for the Horse Nation” Exhibition

. August 23, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., announces a major exhibition this fall that explores one of the greatest sagas of human contact with the animal world—American Indians and horses. The exhibition opens Oct. 29. A press preview will be held Oct. 26 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Through an array […]

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