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Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When  Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

. May 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A new exhibit making its debut this month at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University features the mind-boggling behaviors and extreme characteristics of some of the earth’s most fascinating creatures—in the extreme. Xtreme Bugs, opening Saturday, May 26, features nearly 20 giants, moving, hissing, clicking insects from around the world. Picture […]

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San Miniato Basilica Celebrates 1000th Anniversary with Restoration of 15th c. Chapel thanks to support of Friends of Florence

San Miniato Basilica Celebrates 1000th Anniversary with Restoration of 15th c. Chapel thanks to support of Friends of Florence

. May 5, 2018

Florence, Italy – The basilica of San Miniato al Monte, a Romanesque masterpiece established a thousand years ago as a basilica by Bishop Ildebrando, celebrates its millennial anniversary with the meticulous restoration of its Chapel of the Crucifix. The project was funded by the Friends of Florence, a nonprofit devoted to cultural heritage preservation in […]

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Rising Tide students to launch skiffs at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Community Day

Rising Tide students to launch skiffs at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Community Day

. May 4, 2018

As part of the festivities during the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Community Day on Sunday, May 20, student participants in CBMM’s Rising Tide Program will launch two newly built Smith Island outboard skiffs. Rising Tide offers free boatbuilding classes, workshops, camps, and events throughout the year for students in grades six to nine. Students in […]

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Duke Energy Children’s Museum reopens

Duke Energy Children’s Museum reopens

. May 4, 2018

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is inviting people to reconnect with their favorite exhibits and fall in love with the Duke Energy Children’s Museum all over again when it reopens May 4. After a temporary six-month closure to accommodate construction activity in adjacent spaces, the Duke Energy Children’s Museum is primed and ready for […]

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BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE WELCOMES ACCLAIMED ARTIST JELILI ATIKU

BROWN ARTS INITIATIVE WELCOMES ACCLAIMED ARTIST JELILI ATIKU

. May 4, 2018

Providence, RI – Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University is hosting internationally renowned Nigerian multimedia artist Jelili Atiku, Brown’s first Artist Protection Fund Fellow. Atiku is serving as an assistant professor in the University’s Department of Africana Studies and a BAI artist-in-residence through 2018. Established by the New York-based Institute of International Education (IIE) […]

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