Archive for February, 2012

University of Richmond Museums opens Ti-Ameny-Net: An Ancient Mummy, An Egyptian Woman, and Modern Science

University of Richmond Museums opens Ti-Ameny-Net: An Ancient Mummy, An Egyptian Woman, and Modern Science

. February 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

The University of Richmond Museums presents Ti-Ameny-Net: An Ancient Mummy, An Egyptian Woman, and Modern Science, an exhibition on view from February 23 to June 29, 2012, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. Coffin Lid of Ti-Ameny-Net, Egyptian, 25th Dynasty (750-656 B.C.E.), painted wood, 69 x 21 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches, […]

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Young Women Soar with Aerospace Pros during “Women Fly!” Event at The Museum of Flight

. February 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

Women Fly! is an annual event that gives young women the rare opportunity to meet dozens of exceptional women in aerospace professions. The two-day, March 2-3 program includes Friday networking activities for young women and aerospace professionals, and a Saturday panel discussion open to the public. Special guest on both days is former astronaut and […]

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National Air and Space Museum New Images Show Recent Geologic Activity on the Moon

National Air and Space Museum New Images Show Recent Geologic Activity on the Moon

. February 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

New images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft show that the moon’s crust is being slightly stretched, forming small valleys—at least in some small areas. High-resolution images obtained by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera provide evidence that these valleys are very young, suggesting the moon has experienced relatively recent geologic activity. The findings are reported […]

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Hamburger Kunsthalle presents Louise Bourgeois. Passage dangereux

. February 25, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Hamburger Kunsthalle presents Louise Bourgeois. Passage dangereux, an exhibition on view 10 February–17 June 2012. Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) was one of the most important and influential artists of our time. In celebration of the centenary of her birth, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting sculptures, installations, etchings, tapestries and textile works from the last fifteen […]

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Telfair Museums opens A Native Son. Paintings by West Fraser

Telfair Museums opens A Native Son. Paintings by West Fraser

. February 24, 2012 . 0 Comments

Telfair Museums presents A Native Son. Paintings by West Fraser, an exhibition on view, February 24 – May 5, 2012. West Fraser (American, b. 1955); Savannah Rooftops, 1992; Savannah, Georgia; Oil on linen, 21 x 39 inches; Collection of Tony and Garan Morris, Marietta, GA Despite coming of age at a time when modernism and […]

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