Month: August 2021

Three new exhibitions at the History Museum

The Washington State History Museum draws the curtain on three new exhibits in September and a host of virtual and museum events this fall. “We are delighted to open three new exhibitions, each containing its own story about the magical…

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – A retrospective at the Krannert Art Museum of works on paper by the late abstract artist Louise Fishman will serve as an unexpected memorial to former student Urbana-Champaign at the University of Illinois. “A Question of Emphasis:…

Frost Art Museum FIU presents “Leonardo Drew: Cycles” | News from the FIU

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum CRF will present “Leonardo Drew: Cycles, from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation”, from September 1 to November 17, 2021. Drew transforms cotton pulp and pigments into large, fragile…

Science Museum’s Dome Theater to reopen in September

After being closed for more than a year, the Oaklawn Foundation Digital Dome Theater will reopen to the public at the Mid-America Science Museum on September 11 with an upgraded projector system. The theater opened in 2015 when the museum…

Golden Crescent Children’s Discovery Museum to Host Gala | Entertainment

The Golden Crescent Children’s Discovery Museum gala, which has become a delicious street side meal provided to take away due to the pandemic, will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 16. The theme of the gala…

Watch Now: 5 Honors at McLean County History Museum Gala | Story

BLOOMINGTON – Five leaders in social justice, the arts and philanthropy were recognized at the McLean County Museum of History’s History Makers Gala on Wednesday evening. In a virtual live broadcast event, recipients Carole and Jerry Ringer, Marilyn and Robert…

Children’s Discovery Museum reopens, first new exhibit | Lifestyles

NORMAL — After closing 14 months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Children’s Discovery Museum is reopening to the public with an all-new exhibit. Beth Whisman, executive director of Normal Cultural Arts and the Museum, said staff members had…

St. Pete’s History Museum requests artifacts that document local African-American and LGBTQIA + experiences

The Saint Petersburg History Museum is the custodian of the city’s archives with thousands of historical objects kept in safe place.cityofstpete / Flickr The St. Petersburg History Museum is looking for photographs, objects, documents and stories “that share the African-American…

Black History Museum proposed to honor the history and culture of Racine County | Local News

“Stories are not told,” he said. “We want to change that.” The organizers have already contacted the town hall for help, identified a few possible locations and developed a rendering for the installation. The concept includes a museum, art gallery,…

Science Museum of Virginia names post after longtime supporter

When Virginia Celeste Ellett passed away in January at the age of 93 (as her obituary indicates), staff at the Science Museum of Virginia began to think about ways to honor the longtime supporter for her generous bequest of $…

Destination Illinois: The Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum offers something for all ages

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — For a family on vacation, there is always the question: “And the children? What will they do?” In Normal, just take the kids where they want to go. The sound of children playing, exploring and learning…

Destination Illinois: Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum has something for all ages

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – For a family taking a vacation, there is always the question “What about the children?” What will they do?” In Normal mode, just take the kids where they want to go. The sound of kids playing,…

The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is ready to celebrate a milestone after surviving COVID-19 | Winchester star

WINCHESTER — Just months after the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to close its doors for good, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum has bounced back and is celebrating its 25th anniversary. “We’ve had a really tough year,” museum executive director Dawn Devine…

Mid-America Science Museum launches new website

The Mid-America Science Museum has launched a new website at the same web address, http: //www.midamericamuseum. org. “Several changes have been made, mainly aimed at making the experience of visitors to the site more enjoyable, informative and accessible,” said Diane…

“Family Fun Day” at the Coastal Discovery Museum

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED… CALL THE NUMBER AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN N. TODAY– THE COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM ON HILTON HEAD IS HOSTING A DAY OF FAMILY FUN 10 TO 1 THIS AFTERNOON ON 7-0 HONEY HORN DRIVE. THIS…

Science Museum Used ‘Deceptive’ Tool to Justify Sponsorship of Large Oil Tanker | New

The Science Museum used a “totally inappropriate” climate action criterion to justify Shell sponsorship of a major exhibition. The museum claims it is the first in the UK’s cultural sector to assess potential sponsors against the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI),…

Upcoming Science Museum Oklahoma Event Offers Chance to Become a True Crime Detective

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Staff at Science Museum Oklahoma say it’s time to put the skills you’ve learned by watching real crime shows to the test. The museum presents “SMO21 True Crime: Blood, Bones and Booze” from 6.30pm to 10pm…