Archive for December, 2014

Free Lecture Zooms-in On NASA’S New   Space Telescope Jan. 7

Free Lecture Zooms-in On NASA’S New Space Telescope Jan. 7

| December 30, 2014

NASA astrophysicist Amber Straughn shares insights about the Hubble’s successor SEATTLE – NASA astrophysicist Dr. Amber Straughn will deliver a free lecture about the James Webb Space Telescope at The Museum of Flight on Jan. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Straughn is the Deputy Project Scientist for this giant successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. With […]

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Ohio Statuary Hall Commission announces artist selected for Edison statue

Ohio Statuary Hall Commission announces artist selected for Edison statue

| December 27, 2014

CINCINNATI – The Ohio Statuary Hall Commission (OSHC) announced today the artist selected for the commission to create a sculpture of Thomas Edison to represent Ohio in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol. Sculptor Alan Cottrill of Zanesville, Ohio, will produce the statue pending approval by the State of Ohio, Architect of the Capitol and […]

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Finalists announced for seventh annual Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Makers

Finalists announced for seventh annual Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Makers

| December 24, 2014

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is ready to celebrate the inspiring individuals, organizations and businesses that are making a difference in the lives of children in Cincinnati by announcing the finalists in six categories of the seventh annual Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Makers. Tickets are now on sale for the Difference Makers celebration on […]

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Freedom Center Awards Cincinnati Bengals Organization for Efforts to Combat Cancer

| December 24, 2014

CINCINNATI -The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center awarded the Everyday Freedom Hero Award to the Cincinnati Bengals organization for their efforts in aiding Devon Still and daughter Leah in their fight against cancer. The Everyday Freedom Hero Award was created to recognize individuals and organizations who strive to live up to the ideals of the […]

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Freedom Center Highlights 50th Anniversary Year of Landmark Civil Rights Legislation

| December 20, 2014

Power of the Vote Celebrates Voting Rights Act of 1965 CINCINNATI- In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today the opening of Power of the Vote. The temporary exhibit explores and chronicles the history of voting rights in America from the Reconstruction […]

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Grand Opening of Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Grand Opening of Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

| December 19, 2014

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West Opens January 15, 2015 Scottsdale, Arizona: Shining like a desert star in the heart of historic Old Town Scottsdale, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West will be a premier cultural destination in a locale that has been called “The West’s Most Western Town.” Opening to the public […]

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Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House Concludes U.S. Tour at Nashville’s Frist Center

Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House Concludes U.S. Tour at Nashville’s Frist Center

| December 19, 2014

NASHVILLE, TN – The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House, a remarkable assemblage of paintings, furniture, porcelain, silver, costumes, and other decorative arts from the 18th-century Norfolk estate of England’s first prime minister, Sir Robert Walpole. Concluding its landmark tour of the U.S., the exhibition will […]

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