Archive for September, 2016

Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

. September 16, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A new online experience by Google, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world allows people to come face to face with Jurassic giants and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural history available in one place Opening today, a […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Plenary Debate on Inclusive Museum Leadership

. September 16, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Inclusive Museum Conference invite the media to attend the plenary debate on inclusive museum leadership today, Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Museum professionals, scholars and activists from around the globe, have convened at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for the Inclusive […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Virtual Reality Experience Inspired by Rosa Parks

. September 16, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today the opening of a new virtual experience commemorating Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks’ historic demonstration, just four days before the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955—The Rosa Parks Experience. This immersive new virtual reality experience, designed by Möbius Virtual Foundry, was created to teach a […]

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Vikings exhibit brings over 500 artifacts to Cincinnati Museum Center

Vikings exhibit brings over 500 artifacts to Cincinnati Museum Center

. September 15, 2016

Largest Viking ship ever discovered makes North American debut in exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center November 11 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati is being invaded by Vikings. But these Vikings are not the bearded, horned-helmet barbarians depicted in operas, comic strips, cartoons and sports mascots. Go behind the beard when Vikings: Beyond the Legend opens at Cincinnati […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino

. September 13, 2016

SEATTLE – On Oct. 14 the Museum hosts “Spaceman: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Massimino,” a reception, lecture and book signing with the engaging spacewalker who refurbished the Hubble Space Telescope during two shuttle flights, including the fifth and final Hubble servicing mission. Massimino is an aerospace engineer, space robotics expert and has played himself […]

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