October, 2013

la maison rouge Theatre du Monde presents the collection of David Walsh

Théâtre du Monde presents the collection of the Australian David Walsh, founder of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Tasmania, on view October 19,2013–January 12, 2014. Jean-Hubert Martin, curator of the exhibition, has taken pieces from David Walsh’s own collection, as well as that of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), […]

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Flyable Model Airplanes on Exhibit Nov. 3 at Museum of Flight

Flyable Model Airplanes on Exhibit Nov. 3 at Museum of Flight

A collection of flyable model aircraft will be on display at the Museum on Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The one-day exhibition is sponsored by the Marymoor R/C Club of Redmond, Wash., and represents the craftsmanship of dozens of Northwest model makers. Club members will be on hand to answer questions about […]

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Smithsonian Latino Center Announces Day of the Dead Celebration

The Smithsonian Latino Center, in partnership with the University of Texas El Paso, presents its fifth annual Latino Virtual Museum “Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos Festival” in Second Life, a 3-D avatar-based virtual world, Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. This four-day online event features activities celebrating this popular Latin American holiday. The festival […]

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Santa Claus Special at the Colorado Railroad Museum

Santa Claus Special at the Colorado Railroad Museum

For more than one hundred years, railway post offices crisscrossed Colorado carrying the mail, including letters to Santa. This holiday season, the Colorado Railroad Museum’s Santa Claus Special will be delivering letters to Santa. Kids can drop off their letter to Santa in the railway post office car and receive a special keepsake. The Santa […]

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Sweet Leda, Red Sammy at CBMM’s November 2 OysterFest

Fordham’s Rosie Parks Oyster Stout at event, sales benefit CBMM The Chesapeake’s favorite bivalve may be the star of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) November 2 OysterFest, but the music line-up and the return of Fordham Brewing Company’s Rosie Parks Oyster Stout will provide some of this year’s highlights. Slated to bring a rich […]

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery installs monumental sculpture

Scottish National Portrait Gallery installs monumental sculpture

Alexander Stoddart: Making History documents the fascinating process behind the creation of History, a new monumental sculpture recently installed on the exterior of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Made by Alexander Stoddart, who was appointed Sculptor in Ordinary to The Queen in Scotland in 2008, the sculpture is a representation of ‘History’, or Clio, one […]

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Science Museum of Virginia Announces Gift from Altria Group

A recent leadership gift of $1 million from the Altria Group will enable the museum to advance its statewide outreach strategy to engage middle-grades students in hands-on STEM learning after school. “Altria has been generous with both its philanthropic dollars and its intellectual capital,” explains Museum Director/Chief Wonder Officer Richard Conti. “As leaders in supporting […]

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