Archive for December, 2011

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Presents WHIMSIES: Ken Olsen and the American Folk Art Tradition

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Presents WHIMSIES: Ken Olsen and the American Folk Art Tradition

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts in Madison, New Jersey presents WHIMSIES: Ken Olsen and the American Folk Art Tradition an exhibition on view through January 15, 2012. The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Late artist and craftsman Ken Olsen (1921-2010). Designed in a traditional American Folk Art style, his fascinating pieces come […]

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Electric Railway Museum Wins Major National Award

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Electric Railway Museum in Coventry has been awarded Small Groups Award from the Heritage Railway Association (HRA). The award identifies the work done by Electric Railway Museum since its creation in 2008 as ‘an outstanding contribution to railway preservation’, specifically ‘in recognition of its excellence in the preservation of less fashionable stock outside the […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Given National Accreditation

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Given National Accreditation

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Attendance at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City jumped significantly in the 2011 calendar year, to 410,000 visitors. In 2010, 359,000 visitors came to the museum. The higher numbers are attributed to a renewed sense of energy surrounding the exhibitions and events offered by the Nelson-Atkins. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Bloch Building “We […]

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National Hellenic Museum Opens in Chicago

National Hellenic Museum Opens in Chicago

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The National Hellenic Museum has opened in Chicago it is the first and only major museum in the country dedicated to the Greek journey, from ancient times to the modern Greek American experience. Chicago has one of the world’s largest Greek populations. But Greek or not, this journey touches everyone. Greek history and culture is […]

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Guests enjoy total holiday experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

Guests enjoy total holiday experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

125,582 people and counting have seen the Duke Energy Holiday Trains in their new home CINCINNATI – The Duke Energy Holiday Trains opened for the 2011 holiday season on Nov. 5 in their new home at Cincinnati Museum Center. Since then, more than 125,000 people have brought their families, out-of-town guests and friends to see […]

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