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Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale at the New York State Museum

. February 13, 2010

ALBANY, NY – Children will have the chance to dig for minerals while adults shop for their own treasures at the “17th Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale,” to be held Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 at the New York State Museum. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 […]

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Nicolas Baier: Pareidolias at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

Nicolas Baier: Pareidolias at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

. February 12, 2010

Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon. The term is used to describe how the human mind sees familiar objects in abstract forms, such as animals in clouds or the man in the moon. It is also an intriguing title for the recent work of Montreal artist Nicolas Baier, whose subjects include antique mirrors, the surface of […]

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Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly at the Toledo Museum of Art

Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly at the Toledo Museum of Art

. February 12, 2010

TOLEDO, OHIO–A new exhibition of prints from the Toledo Museum of Art’s collection spotlights the work of iconic American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Although perhaps more popularly known today as a painter, Whistler was a master of the etched line. “Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly”, on view Feb. 26 through May 30, […]

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Plantastic! A fun new interactive science exhibition at World Museum Liverpool

Plantastic! A fun new interactive science exhibition at World Museum Liverpool

. February 11, 2010

A fun new interactive science exhibition reveals the wonderful world of plants from trees and shrubs to fruit and vegetables and flowers and herbs – and shows how they interact with people, animals, insects and each other. ‘Plantastic!’ Open 13 February – 5 September 2010 is aimed at 7 to 14-year-olds and their families with […]

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New Ancient Greece display: The inspirational world of the Ancient Greeks revealed at World Museum

New Ancient Greece display: The inspirational world of the Ancient Greeks revealed at World Museum

. February 11, 2010

A new display reveals the inspirational world of the ancient Greeks whose influence is still felt in the modern world. This culture provided the foundations of Western civilisation and inspired the Renaissance while also paving the way for the Islamic Golden Age in north Africa and south west Asia. The Roman Empire, which conquered Greece […]

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