Archive for June, 2012

National Postal Museum Announces Launch of Global Philatelic Library

National Postal Museum Announces Launch of Global Philatelic Library

. June 1, 2012 . 0 Comments

The National Postal Museum announces the launch of the Global Philatelic Library website, a centralized information gateway to the world’s greatest philatelic research. Founding partners include the National Postal Museum and Smithsonian Libraries in Washington, D.C., the Royal Philatelic Society London and the American Philatelic Research Library in Bellefonte, Pa. On Feb. 15, 1888, American […]

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Hirshhorn Museum Announces Barbara Kruger. Belief+Doubt

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The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has commissioned internationally renowned artist Barbara Kruger to create a site-specific installation for one of the museum’s most-visited public spaces. Opening Aug. 20, “Belief+Doubt” (2012) will fill the lower-level lobby and extend into the newly relocated museum bookstore. Approximately 6,700 square feet of surface—including walls, floor and escalator sides—will […]

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Spencer Museum of Art announces Elegance Under Foot. Turkish Weavings exhibition

Spencer Museum of Art announces Elegance Under Foot. Turkish Weavings exhibition

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The Spencer Museum of Art presents Elegance Under Foot. Turkish Weavings, an exhibition on view June 16 – July 8, 2012. Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas This exhibition features highlights from a collection of Turkish Kilims, an amazing group of weavings that encapsulate Turkish history, culture, and tradition into astonishing designs for […]

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Spencer Museum of Art presents 39 Trails. Research in the Peruvian Amazon

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Spencer Museum of Art presents 39 Trails. Research in the Peruvian Amazon, an exhibition on view through July 22, 2012. This exhibition, which is co-sponsored by KU’s Biodiversity Institute, will be the platform for sharing the creative projects made by a group of KU researchers who travelled to the Peruvian Amazon last summer. The team […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center is now accepting nominations for Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Maker Awards

Cincinnati Museum Center is now accepting nominations for Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Maker Awards

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Submit your nomination by July 28; Save the date for awards dinner Oct. 25. CINCINNATI – Do you know someone who works tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of children? Cincinnati Museum Center wants to honor them at our Fifth Annual Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Maker Awards dinner on Oct. 25. But, […]

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