May, 2010

Ashmolean Museum Wins Share of £75,000 Art Fund Collect Funding

Ashmolean Museum Wins Share of £75,000 Art Fund Collect Funding

The Ashmolean is one of five museums to win a share of £75,000 to buy their selected object thanks to Art Fund Collect, an initiative aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections. Art Fund Collect is run by membership charity the Art Fund and the Crafts Council, the national development […]

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Mum’s most likely to be lied to shows new poll commissioned by the Science Museum

Lies are most likely to be told to a mum shows a poll released today (18 May 2010). 25 per cent of men and 20 per cent of women report having lied to their mother, in comparison only around 10 per cent of people who said they are likely to lie to their partner. The […]

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Canadian Museum of Nature Re Opening May 22nd

Canadian Museum of Nature Re Opening May 22nd

The Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada’s national museum of natural history, will unveil its renewed historic public exhibitions site in downtown Ottawa on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity. The six-year $216 million refit of the building was funded by the Government of Canada. Five signature exhibitions depicting Canada’s unique natural environment were […]

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Museums Jointly Organize Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction Exhibition

The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Phillips Collection, and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum have jointly organized Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction, the first exhibition to focus comprehensively on Georgia O’Keeffe’s abstractions over the course of her career. There have been many exhibitions devoted to O’Keeffe’s art that have either surveyed her entire career or examined different […]

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Museum of London Opening New Galleries

On 28 May 2010 the Museum of London unveils its spectacular £20 million Galleries of Modern London. Three years in the making, five new galleries tell the story of London and its people from 1666 to the present day. 7,000 objects, show-stopping interactives, specially designed family areas, film and changing displays, transport you through the […]

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Identification Day at the American Museum of Natural History

Take your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day at the American Museum of Natural History, Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, first floor (Free with Museum admission), on Saturday, May 22 12:30 – 3:30 pm Museum scientists will attempt to identify your mysterious garage sale finds, basement curios, exotic souvenirs, […]

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Riverside Metropolitan Museum Welcomes RACE Exhibit

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – When the traveling museum exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” opens at Riverside Metropolitan Museum on Thursday, June 3, Yolanda Moses will be one of the first to welcome the award-winning project to the community where her career as an anthropologist began. Moses, a professor of anthropology and associate vice chancellor for […]

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