June, 2010

Judah L. Magnes Museum Moving to the University of California at Berkeley

The Judah L. Magnes Museum has announced it is moving from it’s present location to a new facility near UC Berkeley Campus. The collections of the Magnes, including the archives of the Western Jewish History Center, are now closed to researchers. Reference and other collection services will resume in 2011, once the Magnes completes th […]

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The National Museum of Computing Corporate Foundation Sponsorship Programme

The National Museum of Computing Corporate Foundation Sponsorship Programme

The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) at Bletchley Park is offering twelve companies the opportunity to become Foundation Sponsors of its world-class museum. TNMOC, which opened in 2007, already ranks amongst the world’s top three museums dedicated to computing. The Museum offers a unique insight of seven decades of computing with working displays including a […]

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Bridget Riley: New Paintings and Related Work at the National Gallery

Bridget Riley (b. 1931) is one of the most significant and original painters of our time. This Sunley Room exhibition focuses upon her most recent paintings and will enable visitors to investigate how Riley’s work relates to the National Gallery Collection. Open 24 November 2010 – 22 May 2011. Two of Riley’s works will be […]

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Rare Hebrew Manuscripts from Vatican to go On View at the Jewish Museum

Rare Hebrew Manuscripts from Vatican to go On View at the Jewish Museum

The new Jewish Museum London is to exhibit three rare Hebrew manuscripts from the collections of the Vatican Library that have never before been shown to the public in Britain. Open 25 June – 10 October 2010. Illumination will tell the story of these carefully selected manuscripts which is also a story of cultural exchange, […]

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Liebieghaus Sculpture Collection Presents Sahure: Death and Life of a Great Pharaoh

Egypt holds a great mysterious allure. More than 4,500 years ago, on the border between the fertile Nile valley and the desert, gigantic pyramids and temple complexes were built for life in the netherworld. With these monuments, the pharaohs of the Old Kingdom brought about the culmination of Egyptian art and culture. One of those […]

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History Announce Discovery of 3.6 Million-Year-Old Relative of ‘Lucy’

Cleveland Museum of Natural History Announce Discovery of 3.6 Million-Year-Old Relative of ‘Lucy’

Meet “Lucy’s” great-grandfather. Scientists from The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Kent State University, Case Western Reserve University, Addis Ababa University and Berkeley Geochronology Center were part of an international team that discovered and analyzed a 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton found in Ethiopia. The early hominid is 400,000 years older than the famous “Lucy” skeleton. […]

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Ryman Arts Graduates Showcase Artwork at California African American Museum

The Sixth Annual Ryman Arts Student Art Exhibition is hosted by and now on display at the California African American Museum (CAAM) in Exposition Park. The Exhibition, which features more than 200 of the Ryman Arts students’ best works from the 2009-2010 school year, showcases the art of the talented young artists, who take part […]

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