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British Museum Wins Art Fund Prize for A History of the World Project

. June 16, 2011 . 0 Comments

Michael Portillo, Chair of the Judges has announced that the British Museum has won the 2011 Art Fund Prize for its groundbreaking project A History of the World. A History of the World is an enormously successful project exploring world history through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection. At the heart of the initiative was a […]

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BIG TRUCK DAY was a BIG success at the Kemp Auto Museum

BIG TRUCK DAY was a BIG success at the Kemp Auto Museum

. June 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

The recent BIG TRUCK DAY at the Kemp Auto Museum was a BIG success for the venue and their charitable partner, Operation Food Search. More than 2,000 people attended the June 12th event, which featured 45 vehicles from nearby St. Louis and Chesterfield businesses. Y98 was onsite with a live broadcast, and the family-friendly event […]

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Museum of Science Boston Invites Visitors to Celebrate What We Eat and Why It Matters With Riverfront Festival

. June 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

On Saturday, June 25 the Museum presents the Let’s Talk About Food Festival, taking place along the DCR Cambridge Parkway, behind the Royal Sonesta and adjacent to the Museum of Science. The festival aims to educate, elevate, and empower the civic conversation about all aspects of our food system. Members of the community, along with […]

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High Museum Acquires Major New Works By Alex Katz and Anish Kapoor

High Museum Acquires Major New Works By Alex Katz and Anish Kapoor

. June 15, 2011 . 1 Comment

The High Museum of Art recently acquired three important works for its contemporary art collection. Renowned American artist Alex Katz has given the Museum a painting titled “Twilight” (1998), which is joined by the High’s recent purchases of Katz’s “Winter Landscape 2” (2007) and “Untitled” (2009), a large-scale, mirror-polished steel sculpture by Anish Kapoor. The […]

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Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum Announces Unveiling of new Stamp

. June 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is issuing a new Mark Twain stamp on Saturday, June 25 at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. The new design will be formally unveiled in a ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on the Museum Mall by Hannibal’s Tom and Becky. The public is invited to attend the event. […]

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