Daily Archives: October 19, 2011

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National Postal Museum Announces Owney Contest Winners

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum announced the winners of the national Owney the Dog Look-Alike Contest. More than 70 dogs across the country lounged on mailbags, dressed up in letter-carrier uniforms and posed by mailboxes, […]

British Council Announces Charles Dickens 2012 Celebration

Spanning over 50 countries, the British Council’s programme for Dickens 2012 will feature major UK writers including Claire Tomalin, David Nicholls, Louise Doughty, Toby Litt, DJ Taylor, Denise Mina, John Burnside and Philip Hensher as […]

Peabody Museum to Conserve Rare Alutiiq Warrior Kayak

Peabody Museum visitors will be able to see conservators at work in a specially prepared gallery space. America’s only known Alutiiq warrior kayak is the centerpiece of a new conservation effort. Peabody Museum curators and […]

Cooper Hewitt Museum Announces Design Awards Trophy

A new trophy will be introduced at the 2011 National Design Awards Gala Oct. 20 at Pier Sixty in New York. Created by The Corning Museum of Glass in collaboration with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, […]