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National Museum of Ireland grant for digitisation of exceptional National Museum historical records

. July 25, 2013

Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has provided a Departmental grant of €45,000 to enable the digitisation of some of the most important paper-based documents held by the National Museum of Ireland. The project will preserve a wide range of historical material and greatly increase its availability to the public. Among […]

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Brooklyn Museum opens Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt

Brooklyn Museum opens Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt

. July 25, 2013

Brooklyn Museum opens Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, an exhibition on view from July 24, 2013, through December 2014. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinity, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt explores the role of cats, lions, and other […]

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Botín Foundation presents Art in the Age of Altamira

Botín Foundation presents Art in the Age of Altamira

. July 23, 2013

Botín Foundation presents Art in the Age of Altamira an exhibition on view until 29 September 2013. In an exciting collaboration between the Fundacíon Botín, Santander, and the British Museum, London, the histories of art and humanity are being united in a new exhibition, Art in the Age of Altamira. The curator is Jill Cook, […]

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British Library announce four surviving original copies of Magna Carta to be brought together

. July 16, 2013

The four surviving original copies of Magna Carta will be brought together for the first time in history in 2015, the year of the 800th anniversary of the issue of the Charter by King John in 1215. The unification, which will be held at the British Library in collaboration with Lincoln Cathedral and Salisbury Cathedral […]

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New York State Museum An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War Exhibition Wins Award

New York State Museum An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War Exhibition Wins Award

. July 14, 2013

The New York State Museum, a program of the New York State Education Department’s Office of Cultural Education, has received an Award of Merit from the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) for its groundbreaking exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil […]

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