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BBC and British Museum announce – A History of the World

. January 21, 2010 . 0 Comments

The BBC and the British Museum have joined forces in an original and unprecedented public service partnership, focusing on world history. At its heart is a landmark series on BBC Radio 4, ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’ which will broadcast from 18 January 2010. This series is a narrative global history told […]

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New Collection Exhibition at Irish Museum of Modern Art

. January 21, 2010 . 0 Comments

What happens next is a secret, an intriguing, experimental exhibition, opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) on Tuesday 26 January 2010. The exhibition attempts to address the question of what happens when artworks become part of a museum collection and are subsequently shown in many different contexts. Working from […]

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DAVID ATTENBOROUGH TO BE HONOURED BY QLD MUSEUM

. January 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sir David Attenborough will tonight be honoured with the Queensland Museum’s highest award, Climate Change and Sustainability Minister Kate Jones said today. Ms Jones said internationally renowned marine sponge research scientist Dr John Hooper would also receive the 2010 Queensland Museum Medal at a Southbank awards ceremony. The awards mark the anniversary of the founding […]

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Bloody Sand Creek Massacre Shown in Sculpture and Film at Booth Western Art Museum

. January 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

On January 21, 2010, the Booth Western Art Museum, in Cartersville, Georgia, will host a sculpture unveiling and film screening featuring sculptor Craig Bergsgaard and award-winning writer/filmmaker Don Vasicek. These two prominent Colorado artists independently portrayed the tragic events of an 1864 skirmish between the United States and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes on Sand […]

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Andy Griffith Museum opens in Mount Airy

. January 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Andy Griffith Museum has opened, providing a permanent place for the world’s largest collection of Andy Griffith memorabilia. The museum is located next door to the Andy Griffith Playhouse, a half-mile from the actor’s boyhood home. It houses a treasure trove of items collected by Emmett Forrest, a schoolmate and close friend of Griffith. […]

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