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Cincinnati Museum Center extends Maya: The Exhibition US debut

Cincinnati Museum Center extends Maya: The Exhibition US debut

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is extending Maya: The Exhibition’s first stop in the United States. The blockbuster exhibition featuring over 300 original objects immerses guests in a sophisticated civilization buried in the heart of the rainforest. Maya: The Exhibition has been extended through April 4, 2021. The exhibition showcases over 300 original artifacts […]

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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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Arts Council to fund Wessex Museums

Arts Council to fund Wessex Museums

The Wessex Museums Partnership are to receive Arts Council Funding and become one of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. The four partner museums, namely: Poole Museums, Dorset County Museum, Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire Museum, will receive £1.3m over four years from 2018 to support a range of innovative projects delivered by the partnership […]

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Archbishops Tomb Found During Garden Museum Refurbishment

Archbishops Tomb Found During Garden Museum Refurbishment

The remains of five Archbishops of Canterbury have been found beneath a medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence, during refurbishment of the Garden Museum. Builders found a hidden crypt containing lead coffins with remains believing to date back to the 1660s, four of these have been identified […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center partners with Xavier University to expand knowledge of Vikings

Cincinnati Museum Center partners with Xavier University to expand knowledge of Vikings

Gallery talks enhance Vikings: Beyond the Legend exhibition CINCINNATI – The image surrounding Vikings for decades has been that of a ruthless and barbaric invader. However, the mysterious Norse are being redefined with the worldwide, ocean-spanning exhibition Vikings: Beyond the Legend at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). Experts from Xavier University are joining the fray by […]

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