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Hollywood Entertainment Museum’s 100 Year Collection Up for Auction to Save Education for At-Risk Youth

The Hollywood Entertainment Museum is offering a historic opportunity that no Movie Fan, Collector, or Film Aficionado will want to miss. 100 years of Hollywood History will be auctioned to the public for the first time in an effort to save the Hollywood Media Arts Academy from the current economic climate, a foundation that inspires […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum Seeks Submissions for Massey Exhibition

From the dilapidated back road barn to the backyard oak scarred by last winter’s ice storm but still standing, Northwest Arkansas is rich with landscapes at risk of being lost. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is inviting residents of Northwest Arkansas to grab their cameras, get outdoors and capture the landscapes that are most […]

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Tellus Science Museum Passes 100,000 Planetarium Visitors in First Year

Tellus Science Museum’s digital planetarium surpassed 100,000 visitors on Monday, Dec. 14, 2010, capping off an incredible first year for the museum. “For a planetarium our size, we are seeing three times the normal attendance of most planetariums attached to science museums,” said Tellus Astronomy Program Manager David Dundee. The Tellus planetarium seats 120 visitors […]

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Musical Instruments of the Pacific Islands at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Musical Instruments of the Pacific Islands at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sounding the Pacific: Musical Instruments of Oceania, the first exhibition devoted to the subject ever mounted by an art museum at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Featuring more than 50 outstanding works—including percussion, wind, and string instruments—the exhibition will explore not only the diverse forms of Oceanic musical instruments but also the many different roles […]

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The Vatican Museums 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch

ItalyGuides introduce’s The Vatican Museums 1.0, their new interactive travel guide for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Developed specifically to take advantage of the iPhone’s unique capabilities and touch interface, The Vatican Museums tells the story of what human ingenuity has created through the ages and features interactive maps, two hours of audio guides and […]

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Exhibition for Bernhard Willhelm and Jutta Kraus at Groninger Museum

The Groninger Museum will present a major solo exhibition of the work of Bernhard Willhelm and Jutta Kraus (both, 1972) on the occasion of their tenth working anniversary. In the course of these ten years, Willhelm and Kraus have realized more than 30 collections. The exhibition will offer an extensive selection from these, with both […]

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The Corning Museum of Glass Offers Special Activities for Holiday Break

The Corning Museum of Glass offers special Holiday Break activities, December 26, 2009 – January 3, 2010. In addition to the daily exhibitions, Hot Glass Shows and other glassmaking demos, the Museum also will offer the following family-friendly activities, most of which are included in the cost of admission (unless otherwise noted). *Winter Wonders Gallery […]

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Exhibition of Pre-Columbian Funerary Art Opens at Egyptian Museum

Under the title Pre-Columbian Funerary Art, the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona exhibits a series of pieces that are representative of the main cultures present in the areas of Mesoamerica, Centro-America and the Andes, before the arrival of any Europeans and the subsequent as well as abrupt culture upheaval that this entailed. Most of the objects […]

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Artists Announced for 75th Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial 2010

The Whitney Museum of American Art today announced the list of artists participating in the upcoming Whitney Biennial, 2010, which takes over the Museum from February 25 through May 30, 2010. This is the 75th in the ongoing series of Biennials and Annuals presented by the Whitney since 1932, two years after the Museum was […]

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