Archive for November, 2015

Dr Hartwig Fischer Appointed Director of the British Museum

Dr Hartwig Fischer Appointed Director of the British Museum

. November 16, 2015

Dr Hartwig Fischer, who is currently the Director General of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, will take up the post in Spring 2016. The current Director, Neil MacGregor, will retire from the Museum at Christmas. Dr Hartwig Fischer is currently the Director General of the Dresden State Art Collections (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden) where he is responsible […]

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Museum of Flight and Seattle Repertory Theatre Partner on Program

Museum of Flight and Seattle Repertory Theatre Partner on Program

. November 13, 2015

SEATTLE – On Nov. 21 at noon, The Museum of Flight and the Seattle Repertory Theatre present a behind-the-scenes look at the Rep’s world premiere of the musical, “Come From Away.” The play–open Nov. 13-Dec. 13–is based on the true story of when 7,000 airline passengers from around the world were diverted to the town […]

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Media Preview of Kin Killin Kin Exhibit Friday on November 13

. November 12, 2015

Cincinnati, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting a media preview for new fall exhibition Kin Killin’ Kin Friday, November 13 at 11:00 a.m. in the Skirball Gallery. Kin Killin’ Kin is a striking visual experience exploring youth violence in inner city communities. Local artist and Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing […]

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Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close Opens Jan. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close Opens Jan. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

. November 12, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Tarantulas have a reputation that precedes them—terrifying, fast, hairy, scary. This winter you can see the biggest, baddest and most fearsome of all spiders in Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close, opening Jan. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Visitors will come face-to-face with a wide array of live tarantulas—fangs […]

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Vietnam War American Fighter Ace to Speak at Museum of Flight

. November 12, 2015

SEATTLE – On Nov. 14 at 2 p.m., the Museum hosts an inspiring program with U.S. Air Force American Fighter Ace Brig. Gen. Steve Ritchie. One of the most highly decorated fighter pilots in American History, Gen. Ritchie is the only Air Force Ace since the Korean War, and the 8th most highly decorated living […]

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