Archive for September, 2011

Academy of Natural Sciences to Celebrate Bicentennial in 2012

Academy of Natural Sciences to Celebrate Bicentennial in 2012

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The yearlong celebration beginning March 21, 2012 will feature a major new exhibition, a national scientific symposium, special programs with noted speakers, public engagement activities, discounted museum admission days, and a new coffee-table book on the Academy’s history. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Photo by Will Klein On March 21, 1812, seven amateur naturalists founded […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences Announces Discovery of New Species of Ancient Predatory Fish

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The Academy of Natural Sciences has announced the discovery of a new species of large predatory fish that prowled ancient North American waterways during the Devonian Period, before backboned animals existed on land. Drs. Edward “Ted” Daeschler and Jason Downs of the Academy and colleagues from the University of Chicago and Harvard University describe the […]

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ARTIUM. Basque Museum-Centre of Contemporary Art Announces Upcoming Exhibitions

ARTIUM. Basque Museum-Centre of Contemporary Art Announces Upcoming Exhibitions

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ARTIUM. Basque Museum-Centre of Contemporary Art announces new exhibitions opening: Saturday,8 October 2011. Esther Ferrer. In four movements North Gallery Curator: Rosa Olivares Organized by ARTIUM (Vitoria-Gasteiz), and Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), and co-produced by CGAC (Santiago de Compostela) and Es Baluard (Palma de Mallorca) With the support of Naturgas Energia and the Provincial Government […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences Hosts Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival

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The Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival, the largest of its kind in the Northeast, returns to the Academy of Natural Sciences Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. Thousands of exotic treasures of the sea will be on display and for sale at the annual event, which draws hobbyists, artists and dealers, as well as […]

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Musee Jacquemart Andre Opens Fra Angelico and the Masters of Light

Musee Jacquemart Andre Opens Fra Angelico and the Masters of Light

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The Musée Jacquemart-André presents Fra Angelico and the Masters of Light, on view 2011-09-23 to the 2012-01-09. The Jacquemart-André Museum is the first French museum to pay tribute to Fra Angelico and reconsider this exceptional artist’s career. The exhibition will present nearly 25 major works by Fra Angelico and a similar number of panels painted […]

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