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Cincinnati Museum Center brings mysteries of the Maya to US

Cincinnati Museum Center brings mysteries of the Maya to US

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is bringing the mysteries of the Maya to the United States for the first time. Maya: The Exhibition immerses guests in a sophisticated civilization buried in the heart of the rainforest. Unearth a world of gods and innovators when the exhibition opens March 14. Maya: The Exhibition features over […]

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Collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts makes U.S. debut at Cincinnati Museum Center

Collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts makes U.S. debut at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is taking you back to a time when civilization flourished along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among mortals. Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs makes its U.S. premiere at CMC on February 15. Advance tickets are on sale now. Over 5,000 years ago, one […]

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Rediscovered Aphrodite in Italy’s National Archeology Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Rediscovered Aphrodite in Italy’s National Archeology Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Florence, Italy – The recently restored statue of Aphrodite housed in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (National Archeological Museum/the Museum) in Florence, Italy, was unveiled in a public celebration on September 11, 2018. Funded by Friends of Florence with a donation by Michael and Sandy Collins, the cleaning and restoration process revealed a surprising development. Long […]

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Major exhibition pairs video installation by Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price with artifacts related to work of legendary archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans

Major exhibition pairs video installation by Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price with artifacts related to work of legendary archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) continues its efforts to illuminate ancient cultures and their interpretation through the lens of contemporary art with Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans. The exhibition presents A RESTORATION, an immersive video by artist Elizabeth Price in which images drawn largely from Evans’s […]

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Shakespeare exhibition opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Shakespeare exhibition opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Free Shakespeare and the Queen City exhibition now open CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) newest exhibition takes guests on a whimsical journey through 400 years of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare and the Queen City features an original First Folio, the first printed collection of Shakespeare’s works. The First Folio, printed in 1623, is one of […]

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