Month: October 2021

Owens appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum | Web supplement

Artist, educator and arts administrator Ellen Owens has been appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University. In her new role, which will begin on Monday, November 1, she will assume the dynamic direction of the museum, which…

LGBTQ History Museum finds silver lining in pandemic pivot to virtual exhibits / LGBTQ Nation

Visitors to the Stonewall National Museum and Archives (SNMA) in Fort Lauderdale, one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ libraries and loan collections, have fallen by nearly two-thirds due to the pandemic. Stonewall, like other museums and cultural institutions across the…

Sky Space Time Change exhibition arrives at Laguna Art Museum

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — The latest new exhibit presented at the Laguna Art Museum in conjunction with the annual Art & Nature Festival is “Sky Space Time Change”. Taken from the museum’s vast permanent collection of Californian art, its conservation…

Faculty and Alumni Exhibit at the University of Miami Art Museum

For the past four years, professors and alumni associated with the University of Miami Art Department have created pieces for display in the Miami Art Museum’s Professors and Alumni Exhibit. The exhibition, which features 55 artists and 64 works of…

UC Davis partners with Sacramento Science Museum in $ 5.5 million deals

The University of California, Davis will work closely on exhibitions and educational courses with the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity in Sacramento under two naming rights agreements worth $ 5.5 million over 15 years. “This partnership with MOSAC is…

Do you like our art museum? Become a member: Strengths

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – There really is no other place in the world like the Cleveland Museum of Art. We who live in Greater Cleveland need to appreciate what we have in our own backyards. The best way to do this…

The Science Museum of Milan welcomes the “Seven Sages” of Melotti

(ANSA) – MILAN, October 28 – The National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan welcomes I Sette Savi by Fausto Melotti and thus returns to the city, in a permanent setting, an emblematic work of 20th century Italian sculpture…

Min Jung Kim’s plans as the new director of the St. Louis Art Museum

Min Jung Kim, the new director of the St. Louis Art Museum, has great respect for the history of the institution. But she also wants to be sure that can change over time. One of her priorities is to include…

Why the Science Museum needs to work with the energy giants

As a science museum, we have a responsibility to engage the public both in how science and innovation created the problem and how it will produce solutions. The new gallery will show how the IEA roadmap could be achieved, with…

Adelaide Museum of Aboriginal Art Approved

south australia The State Commission assessment committee granted planning approval to the Adelaide Center for Aboriginal Art and Culture, paving the way for what will be the country’s first Aboriginal art center. Built on the lands of Kaurna, within the…

Demonstration at the Science Museum: activists occupy a museum to demonstrate against “green laundering”

The museum is now closed but the protesters stay inside The protest group behind the sit-in, UKSCN, said: “The Science Museum is continuously legitimizing and greening Shell and other fossil fuel companies, allowing them to use this platform to come…

International Space Station Exhibit at Springfield Science Museum Receives Funding

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — The state has awarded the Springfield Science Museum $100,000 to move forward with its International Space Station exhibit. State Senator Eric Lesser of Longmeadow was the main sponsor to include the $100,000 in the budget. The…

Science Museum Announces Free Interactive STEM Gallery for High School Students | News & Ideas

Opened in the fall of 2022, Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery is described as the first of its kind, allowing students to explore technicians’ workplaces, hear their stories and meet technicians who will lead special activities in space for schools….

Local Portland artists flock to the Portland Art Museum

The first thing that strikes a casual viewer when looking at the works scheduled for display at the Portland Art Museum’s Rental Sales Gallery Fall Salon is the variety: hundreds of works of art, in dozens of shapes and styles…

State Budget Announcement for the Springfield Science Museum

An allotment was included in the Massachusetts state budget to help Springfield museums with a new exhibit. A $ 100,000 grant from the state budget will help fund the construction of an exhibit on the International Space Station, as part…

Denver Art Museum makes art more interactive than ever

October 24 — Walking into the newly renovated Martin Building at the Denver Art Museum doesn’t really feel like stepping into a museum. Rather, it’s like stepping into a cultural center, a huge venue with sleek, flowing hallways, high ceilings,…

Iconic Chongqing Art Museum’s New Advanced Design Attracts Visitors

04:28 Editor’s Note: This report focuses on Chongqing as part of our special series, “Rising Star Cities”, on Chinese cities with an annual GDP exceeding 1 trillion yuan ($ 155.4 billion, more than the GDP of Qatar ). At the…

GLBT History Museum: Queeriosity Corner | Genderfuck and Drag Artwork

In this episode of our Queeriosity Corner program series, museum registrar and GLBT Historical Society curator Ramón Silvestre and a group of queer art scholars will showcase some of the artwork from the collections of the company that showcases the…

Missouri History Museum director Frances Levine reflects on her tenure

A little over six years ago, I sat down for a conversation with Dr Frances Levine, who had settled into her role as director of the Missouri History Museum the year before. She was the first woman to run an…

Cancer Revolution: Science, Innovation and Hope, Science Museum, Manchester review: bold and courageous

Ten years ago, wild horses wouldn’t have allowed me to approach an exhibition called Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope. I would have walked with my fingers in my ears and found something else involving puppies or ponies. I grew…

Science Museum Lates returns next month

After a long hiatus, the monthly adults-only nighttime opening at the Science Museum resumes next month. Each of the monthly late openings is themed, and those in November will be dedicated to space, celebrating the final frontier. From rocket launch…

Science Museum Lates returns next month

After a long hiatus, the monthly adult-only nighttime opening at the Science Museum resumes next month. Each of the monthly late openings is thematic, and the November one will be entirely dedicated to space, celebrating the Last Frontier. From rocket…

“Dinosaur and Fossil Gallery” at the Science Museum – News, sports, weather, traffic and the best of Minnesota and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

10:00 p.m. weather reportStill a few chances of snow this week and a warm-up is underway. 3 hours ago Good question: how does salt melt ice?Until the temperatures rose above freezing, you’ve probably relied on a winter staple to keep…

Aliso Laguna News | Ninth Annual Art and Nature Festival – Laguna Art Museum

The Laguna Art Museum expands its ninth annual Art & Nature edition Festival with diverse programming and new exhibitions Starting November 4, visitors will be able to attend a special conference, a family festival, and three new exhibitions that explore…

Science Museum criticized for ‘reckless’ sponsorship deal | News

The Science Museum struck another sponsorship deal with a fossil fuel-funded company, turning the controversy into “a crisis of credibility.” Climate change activists have hammered the institution, which announced on Tuesday (October 19th) that Adani Green Energy, a subsidiary of…

It’s “the days of the dinosaurs” at the Science Museum of Minnesota – Twin Cities

The Science Museum of Minnesota explores all things dinosaurs and fossils with a new exhibit, “Ultimate Dinosaurs”, two new Omnitheater films featuring dinosaurs, talks from paleontologists, presentations and events during “Days of the Dinosaurs “. This is of course in…

Williams College to build new art museum where Williams Inn once stood

Since 1926, the Williams College Museum of Art has been housed in Lawrence Hall, a majestic brick building on top of a hill on campus, originally built as a library in 1846. “Interestingly, there have been many additions to the…

Science Museum signs ‘amazing’ new sponsorship deal with coal giant Adani

Just weeks after the Science Museum in London sparked angry protests and the possible resignation of a board member, for hosting an exhibition on the climate crisis sponsored by the oil company Shell, the museum now has entered into a…

GALA SPOTLIGHT | Denver Art Museum’s ‘Unveiled’ Gala Showcases the Reimagined Campus | New

Praise flowed as freely as fine Silver Oak wine at “Unveiled,” the Oct. 15 gala celebrating the completion of the $ 175 million renovation and expansion of the Denver Art Museum. The project, in preparation for over a decade, resulted…

Preserving History: Museum Projects Improve Working-class Princeton District | Opinion

When it comes to preserving history, museums play an important role. In addition to protecting objects of cultural or historical interest for future generations, a visit to a museum can also enrich young minds and elevate the understanding of elders…

Walters Art Museum receives $ 463,000 grant from National Endowment For The Humanities – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The Walters Art Museum has received a $ 463,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund new, inclusive community engagement initiatives and continue to offer free exhibits and education classes, the museum said on…

Emily Rauh Pulitzer presents 22 “masterpieces” to the St. Louis Art Museum | Arts and theater

Artworks promised at the St. Louis Art Museum Emily Rauh Pulitzer agreed to donate these works to the St. Louis Art Museum upon or before her death. 1. Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, “Mask of Beethoven”, c. 1905. Bronze with brown patina, partially…

Science Museum launches two new features in the dome

This fall, the Science Museum of Virginia presents two new shows in The Dome that guests can add to their visit: “Birth of Planet Earth” and “Antarctica”. At over 9,000 square feet, or nearly a quarter of an acre, the…

Denver Art Museum returns four antiques to Cambodia after Pandora papers reveal illicit origins

The Denver Art Museum will return four Cambodian antiques linked to the late art dealer Douglas Latchford, whose efforts to cover up the illicit origins of works in his collection were revealed in the Pandora Papers. The Denver Art Museum…

“A Fantastic World” exhibition arrives at the Laguna Art Museum

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — An exhibition dedicated to Jessie Arms Botke’s life work will open during the Art & Nature Festival at the Laguna Art Museum. It’s a perfect fit. As “A Fanciful World: Jessie Arms Botke” rejoices in the…

Ellen Owens appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University

Ellen Owens (Photo courtesy of Niagara University) Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:10 PM Artist, educator and arts administrator, Ellen Owens has been appointed director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University. A press release said: “In her new role,…

Clarksburg History Museum opens new exhibit on Quiet Dell serial killer Harry Powers

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) – The Clarksburg History Museum has opened a new exhibit dedicated to West Virginia’s notorious serial killer Harry Powers. The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center and the Clarksburg History Museum have teamed up to promote the museum’s…

Missoula Art Museum Exhibition Explores Beetle Art “Under the Bark” | Arts + Culture

The Missoula Art Museum’s exhibit “Under the Bark: Artworks of Disturbance Ecology” showcases the art of bark beetles, an insect linked to high rates of tree mortality in western Montana and other forests of North America. Missoula Art Museum /…

Turner’s Modern World Exhibition – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Embark on a roaring and wonderful journey through history with NBC 5 and the Kimbell Art Museum while admiring Turner’s exhibition of the modern world. The exhibition features paintings by one of Britain’s greatest artists, JMW Turner, and will be…

St. Petersburg Black History Museum has a new name and a new fundraising partner

ST. PETERSBURG – The history center formerly known as the Dr. G. Carter Woodson African American Museum has a shorter name and a new partner in its efforts to build an improved facility. Now known as the Woodson African American…

Exploring Latinx Stories in American Art | Smithsonian Voices

Carmen Lomas Garza, Camas para Sueños, 1985, gouache on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, museum purchase through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1995.94, © 1985, Carmen Lomas Garza I get an explosion of…

50 years after avoiding black artists, the Del. Art Museum atones for “institutional racism”

Half a century ago, when Wilmington artist and educator Percy Ricks was preparing a major exhibition of work by black artists, he asked the Delaware Art Museum for support and a venue to display the work. Percy Ricks with one…

Middlebury College Art Museum aims to increase accessibility and inclusion with thematic overhaul

In January 2021, the Middlebury College Art Museum embarked on a major overhaul – installing a new organization concept that displays art from the permanent collection by theme rather than region and timeline, as is typical of most European and…

Shining Bright: the Barry Art Museum to welcome an exciting installation

Although not the actual moon, “Luke Jerram: Museum of the Moon” is a 23-foot rendering of Earth’s only natural satellite based on NASA imagery. NORFOLK, Virginia – Author’s Note: The above video has been archived since July 19, 2019. From…

In Science Museum vote, Minnesotans say giant beaver should become official state fossil

A beaver the size of a small bear is vying to be Minnesota’s official fossil. The Science Museum of Minnesota led the effort to have an official state fossil in Minnesota. (Minnesota is one of seven states that does not…

Shepparton Art Museum / Denton Corker Marshall

Shepparton Art Museum / Denton Corker Marshall © John Gollings + 14 To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/970006/shepparton-art-museum-denton-corker-marshall © John Gollings Text description provided by the architects. SAM’s design is characterized by its simplicity…

Berkeley Art Museum hires curator known for new ideas

Just after opening an impressive new collection of contemporary feminist art, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive hired a chief curator to lead its campaign to develop new, forward-looking projects and exhibitions. And they found someone who is…

Come see a clay amphora created at the Paso Robles History Museum

Master potter Scott Semple demonstrating the making of clay amphorae -The Paso Robles Historical Society hosts a live creation of an amphora, a clay vessel used in winemaking for over 6,000 years. Legendary ceramist Scott Semple will use ancient techniques…

“Adult night at the museum”

Adults are encouraged to let their inner child come out to play at the Redwood Discovery Museum’s first “Adults Night at the Museum”, which will take place on Saturday, October 16 from 7 to 9 pm. The fundraiser – for…

WRAL Donates 50 Azaleas To Robeson County History Museum Garden

02 October 2021 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – The local music group responsible for regional hits like “Livin ‘the Salt Life” and “Man I Miss It” was named Duo of the Year at the seventh annual Josie Music Awards held at…

The Frist Art Museum holds the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to medieval art in Bologna

The Frist Art Museum presents Medieval Bologna: Art for a University Town, the first major museum exhibition in the United States to focus on medieval art made in the prosperous city of Bologna, in northern Italy. Designed and curated by…

Annual Indian Art Market 2021: Free this weekend at the Natural History Museum of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Are you looking for a weekend activity that will immerse you in the beautiful culture and art of Native Americans? The Utah Museum of Natural History (NHMU) organizes its ninth annual Indian Art Market this…

Four Young Men Guilty Of Breaking In And Looting At The Science Museum Of Virginia During Summer 2020 Protests | Crime News

Four suspects broke into the Science Museum of Virginia in the summer of 2020 and caused thousands of dollars in damage. Timetable-Expedition As arson blazes in several Richmond businesses and institutions on the second night of the Summer 2020 Black…

Arts & Extras: Helmets Crash and Snakes Fly at Science Museum | Arts

“It’s really important for us to give kids exposure to the tools used in microbe research,” Hopkins said. Founded by the National Science Foundation, the Microorganism Exhibit grew out of research into the effects of various microscopic entities on songbirds,…

New Wisconsin History Museum set to open in next five years

The Wisconsin National and State Museum’s completion date has been set at 2026 according to the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS). It comes after the company recently announced the final location of the new State History Museum that maintains the building…

Chicago History Museum remembers the Great Fire of 1871 | Chicago News

Friday, October 8 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Great Chicago Fire, which began on a Sunday evening in O’Leary’s barn on the south side. The fire burned until Tuesday morning as far north as Lincoln Park….

Saint Louis Art Museum’s New Exhibition Celebrates Metropolitan Area’s Wonder-Filled Waterways | Entertainment

George Caleb Bingham, American, 1811-1879; “Raftsmen Playing Cards”, 1847; oil on canvas; 28 1/16 x 38 1/16 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, bequest of Ezra H. Linley by exchange 50: 1934 Although residents of the East Coast and West often…

Two main exhibitions focus on mass incarceration at MSU Broad Art Museum

Michigan State University’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum currently has two main exhibits that focus on the problems created by mass incarceration in the United States. The exhibits approach mass incarceration from the perspective of current and former incarcerated…

Speed ​​Art Museum’s Latest Exhibition Unveils America’s Supernatural | Morning

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Speed ​​Art Museum’s newest and biggest spooky exhibit opens Friday, October 8. WDRB’s Keith Kaiser explores the unexplained in Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art. It has been in preparation for five years and…

Cincinnati Art Museum to Present Evocative Solo Exhibition “Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick”

Kara Walker (American (born 1969)), False Face, 1/10 edition, 2017, bronze, 13 x 18 1/4 x 1 1/4 in., Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer, 2017.488, © Kara Walker CINCINNATI— The Cincinnati Art Museum will present Kara Walker: Cut to Life,…

‘Hot Wheels: Race to Win’ takes off at the Science Museum of Virginia | Entertainment

The immersive “Hot Wheels” exhibit, presented at the Science Museum of Virginia, allows families to explore the concepts of speed, power and performance using popular toy cars. Guests can participate in the Pit Stop Challenge, in which they race against…

Near-Future Neuroaesthetics Novel, Written by Recent President of the Portland Art Museum’s Docent, Published by White Wave Books

Portland, OR, October 6, 2021 – (PR.com) – Jen L. Hanson’s debut novel, “Sensored Souls: The Secret Life of a Mind-Hacking Neuroscientist,” published by White Wave Books, will be released on Amazon on October 5, 2021. Hanson, who served as…

Ancient History Museum Presents ‘Wilbur G. Kurtz: Hollywood Technical Advisor’ | New

EATONTON, GA – Bill Kurtz, grandson of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Georgia’s preeminent artist-historian, will present “Wilbur G. Kurtz: Hollywood Technical Advisor” on October 10 at Eatonton. He will tell the story of his famous grandfather’s friendship with Margaret Mitchell and…

New Wisconsin History Museum to Open in 2026

MADISON, Wisconsin (CBS 58) – The Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) is delighted to announce that a new State History and National History Museum will open in 2026. It comes after the WHS recently announced the final location of the new…

Beginning of the fall exhibition at the Frost Science Museum

Shown in “Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity” NS Philip and Patricia Frost Science Museum Miami will host two new exhibits on campus on Friday, October 8. Guests learn about the skin characteristics of various organisms and “Skin: Living Armor, Evolving…

American Visionary Art Museum opens new exhibition on healing and compassion on Saturday

Animalium by Chris Roberts-Antieau, one of the works in the exhibition. Source: Museum of American Visionary Art The American Visionary Art Museum will open a major exhibit on Saturday which, according to founder Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, represents her “last love…

Educators hope to bring science museum to Bangor in the next 5 years

If Niles Parker of the Maine Discovery Museum and a group of other educators and nonprofit leaders in the Bangor area are successful, Bangor over the next five years will be home to a science center that will focus on…

4 Wednesday night events at the Buffalo History Museum in October

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable information with our readers. Photo courtesy of the Buffalo History Museum Buffalo is full of stories. The mission of this museum is to bring…

Climate scientist steps down as adviser to Science Museum in London on sponsorship of fossil fuels

Climate scientist Chris Rapley has resigned from the advisory board of the UK Science Museum group to protest the institution’s “willingness to accept oil and gas sponsorship.” Earlier this year, the group announced that Shell was a “major sponsor” of…

Spotlight on MCOE education: the Merced Kids Discovery museum combines fun and learning

Fresno, Calif. (KFSN) -Segment ABC30, Education Spotlight, Action News anchor Landonberg chats with staff from the Merced County Department of Education (MCOE) on some of the biggest topics in the ‘education. The New North Valley Children’s Museum is looking for…

Science Museum opens new gallery to help teens become techies

The gallery, funded by and named after philanthropist David Sainsbury, caters specifically to visitors ages 11 to 16 and examines some of the work done by technicians, from operating robots in factories to operation of wind turbines. It is slated…

Science Museum board member resigns over oil sponsorship

THE Senior climatologist Professor Chris Rapley has resigned from the Science Museum’s advisory board on fossil fuel sponsorship. The resignation of Professor Rapley, who was director of the Science Museum from 2007 to 2010, comes ahead of climate talks at…