September, 2016

Fall 2016 Programs at the Glass House

Fall 2016 Programs at the Glass House

Study Tour – Philip Johnson’s New Canaan – Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00-7:00pm Visit five significant houses designed by Philip Johnson in New Canaan, CT on an exclusive one day study tour in celebration of the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s birth and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Glass House to the […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Word Play and Chase Public collaborate on FotoFocus exhibition

The Poetry of Felix J. Koch opens October 14 at the Hoffner Lodge Gallery CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is showcasing the photography of Felix J. Koch as part of the FotoFocus Biennial 2016. The exhibition, The Poetry of Felix J. Koch, is a collaborative creative writing project between Word Play, Chase Public and […]

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The Walters Art Museum Debuts New Manuscripts Website

The Walters Art Museum Debuts New Manuscripts Website

Baltimore, MD — The Walters Art Museum has launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more. It also gives users a chance to coordinate their […]

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Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education announces plans to move to Union Terminal

CINCINNATI – The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education (CHHE) announced its plans to call Union Terminal its new home when the building fully reopens following its historic restoration in fall 2018 CHHE exists to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust inspire action today. Founding, built and forever inspired by Jewish survivors, CHHE educates teachers, […]

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China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872 Exhibition at Northridge Art Galleries

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872 Exhibition at Northridge Art Galleries

California State University, Northridge Art Galleries is pleased to present the exhibition China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872. On View: October 22 – December 10, 2016. Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson (1837-1921) first travelled to Asia in 1862, where he set up a professional photographic studio. The local culture and people […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art Announces Matisse Diebenkorn Exhibition

More than 90 paintings and drawings by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) and Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) show the French modern master’s enduring influence on one of the greatest post-war American painters. Diebenkorn’s long engagement with Matisse’s work is among the most productive instances of one painter looking at another’s paintings in the history of 20th-century art. This […]

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The Force Captures Museum of Flight on Star Wars Reads Day

The Force Captures Museum of Flight on Star Wars Reads Day

SEATTLE – Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners hold the fifth annual Star Wars Reads Day on Oct. 8. The Museum of Flight joins hosts of Star Wars authors and costumed volunteers participating in over 2,000 Star Wars Reads Day events across North America. Activities include educational programs, arts and crafts, and a creative […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Becomes New Home of Cincinnati’s Last Free Standing African American Bookstore

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that they are the new home of Cincinnati’s last free standing, black-owned African American bookstore—Smith & Hannon, formerly located in Bond Hill. Museum admission is not required to visit the bookstore. Located on the first floor of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Smith […]

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Nelson graveyard and homestead restoration underway

Nelson graveyard and homestead restoration underway

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Office of Engagement and Lifelong Learning, the Crisfield Heritage Foundation, and The Crisfield Story Project are partnering to rehabilitate, document, and map the Nelson graveyard plot and homestead in Hopewell, Md. UMES students will work to clear brush and grounds, clean and reposition fallen headstones, and paint the wrought iron […]

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Museum of Flight Announces Free First Flights for Girls

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight is offering free first flights in small planes to girls and young women on Sept. 24-25, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. The First Time Fliers program provides 15-minute rides in light planes to girls and women ages 8-17 to promote interest in aviation, space and STEM professions (not to […]

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Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

PHILADELPHIA — A new online experience by Google, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world allows people to come face to face with Jurassic giants and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural history available in one place Opening today, a […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosts Plenary Debate on Inclusive Museum Leadership

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Inclusive Museum Conference invite the media to attend the plenary debate on inclusive museum leadership today, Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Museum professionals, scholars and activists from around the globe, have convened at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for the Inclusive […]

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