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National Museum of American History Acquires Phil Lesh Bass Guitar

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has acquired the “Eye of Horus” bass guitar from Phillip “Phil” Lesh, formerly of the Grateful Dead. The bassist purchased the handmade instrument in 2009 and used it extensively, crediting the guitar with having taught him to play in a different style. The modern, state-of-the-art bass will be […]

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Finnish Museum of Photography Presents Alice in Wonderland Exhibition

Finnish Museum of Photography Presents Alice in Wonderland Exhibition

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Finnish Museum of Photography presents Alice in Wonderland an exhibition on view through 18 December 2011. Fantastic everyday life and everyday fantasy blend in Alice in Wonderland, a major international exhibition of contemporary photographic art in Turku, the European Capital of Culture 2011, designed and implemented by the Finnish Museum of Photography, with the […]

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National Slavery Museum Site for Sale

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The proposed Slavery Museum site in the city of Fredericksburg is set for sale, reports ROBYN SIDERSKY writing on Fredericksburg.com. “The city of Fredericksburg is ready to sell the land that the National Slavery Museum was supposed to be built on in Celebrate Virginia. It also is threatening to take legal action if the delinquent […]

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Morris Museum Digging Dinosaurs New Permanent Exhibition

Morris Museum Digging Dinosaurs New Permanent Exhibition

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Morris Museum presents Digging Dinosaurs a new permanent exhibition now on view. Visitors can touch a real dinosaur egg, follow dinosaur tracks, make a dinosaur track rubbing, and hear the simulated sound of a honking hadrosaur. Using various clues and fossils, such as footprints, fossilized eggs, and dinosaur teeth, you can become acquainted with […]

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International Design Museum Munich Opens Donald Judd. A good chair is a good chair

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The International Design Museum in Munich presents Donald Judd. A good chair is a good chair, on view 15.07.2011 – 09.10.2011. The exhibition “Donald Judd – A good chair is a good chair”, which is being organized jointly with the IKON Gallery, Birmingham and Judd Foundation, Marfa/New York, presents a concentrated selection of the furniture […]

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