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THE BMA PRESENTS TIMELESS WEFT: ANCIENT TAPESTRIES AND THE ART OF LOUISE B. WHEATLEY THROUGH JULY 30, 2017

THE BMA PRESENTS TIMELESS WEFT: ANCIENT TAPESTRIES AND THE ART OF LOUISE B. WHEATLEY THROUGH JULY 30, 2017

Exhibition celebrates the decades-long career of the Maryland artist and her appreciation of weaving in ancient societies and old traditions BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents Timeless Weft: Ancient Tapestries and The Art of Louise B. Wheatley, an intimate exhibition that celebrates the more than 40-year career of Maryland artist Louise […]

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Vikings: Beyond the Legend at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Vikings: Beyond the Legend at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Largest Viking ship ever discovered makes North American debut in exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI – Cincinnati has been invaded by Vikings. But these Vikings are not the bearded, horned-helmet barbarians depicted in operas, comic strips, cartoons and sports mascots. Go beyond the beard in Vikings: Beyond the Legend at Cincinnati Museum Center. Real […]

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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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Vikings exhibit brings over 500 artifacts to Cincinnati Museum Center

Vikings exhibit brings over 500 artifacts to Cincinnati Museum Center

Largest Viking ship ever discovered makes North American debut in exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center November 11 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati is being invaded by Vikings. But these Vikings are not the bearded, horned-helmet barbarians depicted in operas, comic strips, cartoons and sports mascots. Go behind the beard when Vikings: Beyond the Legend opens at Cincinnati […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center mummy enrolls at Mount St. Joseph University

Cincinnati Museum Center mummy enrolls at Mount St. Joseph University

1,800 year old Egyptian mummy now on display as part of Curate My Community CINCINNATI – As students return to campus, a four-year-old is headed to college. Umi, an Egyptian child mummy from Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC), is now on display at Mount St. Joseph University. The mummy and an accompanying exhibit is located in […]

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Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed at the Manchester Museum

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed at the Manchester Museum

This exhibition will present and explore ancient Egyptian animal mummies, prepared in their millions as votive offerings to the gods. Gifts for the Gods will explain the background behind this religious practice in the context of life in ancient Egypt and the environment in which the animals lived. It will explore the British fascination with […]

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Holt broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence on display at Cincinnati Museum Center

Holt broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence on display at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – A seminal document in our nation’s founding will soon be on display at Cincinnati Museum Center. The Holt broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence was instrumental to the unanimous vote for independence. Part of Cincinnati Museum Center’s collections since the 1870s, the Holt broadside will be on public display for the first […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center and Village of Newtown discover rare Native American artifact

Cincinnati Museum Center and Village of Newtown discover rare Native American artifact

CINCINNATI – The Village of Newtown and Cincinnati Museum Center announced the discovery of a rare Native American artifact. A shell gorget dating back to the early fifth century is currently being conserved and studied by archaeologists at Cincinnati Museum Center in hopes of learning more about the early late Woodland period and the Native […]

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Freedom Center welcomes world-renowned archaeologist

Freedom Center welcomes world-renowned archaeologist

Zahi Hawass presents lecture on the mysteries of the Pyramids and the Sphinx CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Cincinnati Museum Center will host a lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawass, one of the world’s most famous archaeologists and Egyptologists, on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Dr. […]

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Marvellous Mummies exhibition at The Ure Museum of Classical Archaeology

Learn about the Ancient Egyptian process of mummification and the journey to the afterlife, on Thursday 19th February 2pm – 4pm Make your own canopic jar and have a go at mummifying an orange! Booking is essential. Events are suitable for children aged 6 – 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the […]

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Mummies of the World opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Mummies of the World opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Largest collection of mummy artifacts ever assembled shares science and stories of mummification CINCINNATI – The nationally-recognized Mummies of the World exhibition made its Cincinnati debut at Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the real science and real stories behind real mummies from around the globe. The exhibition will run […]

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Mummies of the World: The Exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Museum Center November 26

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Museum Center November 26

Largest collection of mummies ever assembled CINCINNATI – The nationally recognized Mummies of the World exhibition will make its Greater Cincinnati debut at the Cincinnati Museum Center on November 26, 2014. The exhibition The New York Times calls “magical and mythical” presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience real mummies, real science, real people. And the […]

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