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Clark Museum Shop Offers Special Holiday Discounts for Members

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

Sparkling hand-picked items, many new to Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s museum shop, make the perfect gifts for holiday giving. Coinciding with Williamstown’s Holiday Walk Weekend, the shop will offer a special discount to members of the Clark. On Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, from 10 am to 5 pm, members will […]

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Brooklyn Museum Announces New Egyptian Installation

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

An installation of more than 170 objects selected from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-famous holdings of ancient Egyptian material explores the complex rituals related to the practice of mummification and the Egyptian belief that the body must be preserved in order to ensure eternal life. The Mummy Chamber will open at the Brooklyn Museum on May […]

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Smithsonian Acquires National Cotton Council and “Maid of Cotton” Program Documents

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently acquired archival materials from the Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange. The collection includes photos, films and slides that depict cotton production, as well as the complete archives from the “Maid of Cotton” beauty pageant program that the National Cotton Council operated from 1939-1993. The collection […]

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V&A and Iran Heritage Foundation Announce the Creation of a New Post

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

The V&A Museum and Iran Heritage Foundation announced that Dr. Moya Carey will become the Iran Heritage Foundation Curator, Iran Collections, in the Asian Department of the V&A. This new curatorial role is one of a series of positions created as part of Iran Heritage Foundation’s new programme of developing strategic partnerships with major academic […]

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Museum of Anthropology Introduces New Brand

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

On January 23, 24, and the evening of January 26, 2010, Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver BC (MOA) will celebrate the completion of its multi-year, multi-million dollar Renewal Project with a free public extravaganza of music, dance, multimedia performances, and the opening of a major new exhibition of contemporary work by twelve international artists, “Border […]

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