Archive for December, 2011

Qantas Captain Recalls Preventing Disaster During Unprecedented 2010 In Flight Emergency at the Museum of Flight

Qantas Captain Recalls Preventing Disaster During Unprecedented 2010 In Flight Emergency at the Museum of Flight

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

SEATTLE On Jan. 11, an heroic airline captain will tell the story about how he and his crew successfully dealt with an in-flight emergency that could have been one of the biggest disasters in airline history. In November 2010, Qantas flight 32 was en route from Singapore to Australia with an Airbus 380 super jumbo […]

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Electric Railway Museum Acquires Laboratory 4 Hastings Coach

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Electric Railway Museum announces a new arrival to its Coventry site. Laboratory 4, affectionately known as ‘Hastings Coach’, was the first vehicle to run with the Advanced Passenger Train Prototype’s suspension and tilt systems. A former buffet car on the Hastings line, it also had a specially built tilt system hydraulic pack that could be […]

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Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement

Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement

. December 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement. Harvey Littleton (American, born 1922) Blue/Ruby Spray from the Crown Series. Colorless and colored barium potash glass, blown, with multiple cased overlays, 1990. Partial gift of Ross E. Lucke in memory of Betty S. Lucke, by exchange, and partial purchase withfunds from […]

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National Gallery of Canada (NGC) Presents Made in America 1900-1950. Photographs Exhibition

. December 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) presents Made in America 1900-1950. Photographs from the NGC an exhibition on view until April 1, 2012. In the first five decades of the 20th century photography came into its own – both as an art form and as a tool to document social and political change. American photographers […]

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Riverside Art Museum Announces Julie Torres. Close Encounters

. December 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

the Riverside Art Museum presents Julie Torres. Close Encounters an exhibition on view January 5th, 2012 – April 5th, 2012. Opening: January 5th, 2012 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Torres’ works are visually potent, portable exercises in color and composition, and of the psychologically-charged underpinnings that they explore. The works on view at RAM can […]

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