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Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art Announce Collaborative Agreement for Breuer Building

Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art Announce Collaborative Agreement for Breuer Building

The directors of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art announced today that their boards of trustees have agreed in principle to a multiple-year collaboration projected to begin in 2015, when the Whitney opens its new museum facility on Gansevoort Street in downtown Manhattan. The Metropolitan Museum plans to present […]

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Smithsonian Scales Up Energy Efficiency with Green Lab

Smithsonian Scales Up Energy Efficiency with Green Lab

With a $45 million federal appropriation to the Smithsonian Institution, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Md., on the Chesapeake Bay, will start building what is expected to be one of the most energy-efficient laboratories in the country. Architect’s rendition of the new Mathias Lab, complete with solar panels, rain barrels and reconstructed wetlands. […]

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Annual Memorial Day Program at the Museum of Flight Features World War II Veterans

Boeing band music, Tuskegee Airmen, and Blue Star Museum program begins with free admission active military through Labor Day   SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight honors military service with patriotic music and ceremonies on Memorial Day, May 30. Veterans and active U.S. Military personnel receive free admission to the Museum with identification. The Boeing […]

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Windermere Steamboat Museum‎ Seeks Heritage Lottery Fund Award

The Windermere Steamboat Museum & Historic Boat Collection, situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, has successfully passed the first round of a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid. The HLF has endorsed the outline proposal, believing that the £10 million project has the potential to deliver high-quality benefits and value for money. The HLF has […]

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