Month: May 2022

New laws and more affordable lenders could shake up the payday loan market

Inflation has particularly affected people who are already struggling to get gas in their tanks and groceries in their refrigerators. For many, a payday loan may seem like the only way to get the money needed. In recent years, however,…

Free Family Day at the Redwood Discovery Museum on June 5 (plus the new Benjamin Franklin exhibit)

This is a press release from KEET-TV: The Redwood Discovery Museum presents an exciting new exhibit, Benjamin Franklin-Inventionsopening on Sunday May 29 at noon with a FREE Family Day on Sunday June 5, 2022. Benjamin Franklin had the best sense…

The community investigates Sherlock Holmes at the Frost Science Museum

Written by Abraham Galvan on May 31, 2022 Advertising To celebrate its fifth anniversary in its downtown Miami location, the Frost Science Museum presented its largest summer exhibit yet, while clocking record attendance. “Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibit” features detailed sets,…

Pennington resident named interim executive director of James A. Michener Art Museum

The James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Lynne A. Molnar has been named Acting Executive Director effective May 16, 2022. “The Board unanimously selected Lynne Molnar, an experienced Acting Director with a proven…

Berenice Abbott: a “self-taught risk taker”

New York Atget’s work in Paris clearly resonated with Abbott’s perspective on the medium and his approach to image making. She returned to New York in 1929 for a visit, but when she saw how much things had changed, she…

Everything you need to know about the Abu Dhabi Natural History Museum

The Abu Dhabi Natural History Museum is intended to be another family-friendly space where visitors of all ages can learn more, this time about the natural world. Scheduled to open in 2025, the museum, the first of its kind in…

what to expect from the new jeddah digital art museum

On the shores of Al Arbaeen Lagoon, overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old City of Jeddah, a new type of museum is taking shape. The first permanent teamLab Borderless museum in the Middle East opened last month and the project…

Jim Beam column: Payday loan bill must be vetoed – American Press

Louisiana lawmakers have passed a payday loan bill that will only cause more debt problems for citizens who need the financial boost they can get elsewhere.metrocreativeconnection.com From time to time, Louisiana lawmakers have come to the aid of those who…

Newcastle’s Discovery Museum launches project to explore themes of empire and migration

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums has been awarded £17,000 for a new research project at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle to explore how themes of empire, migration and life in Britain are represented in collections of the museum. It…

NMSU Art Museum Grant Approved by NEA to Support Fall Exhibition

LAS CRUCES — The National Endowment for the Arts has approved a $40,000 grant for the University Art Museum at New Mexico State University, among $1.6 million in NEA awards recommended for art projects in the New Mexico. The NEA…

‘Planet Shark: Predator or Prey’ lands at Science Museum of Virginia for summer | Arts & Theater

The Science Museum of Virginia is bringing predators of the sea to Richmond this summer with the opening of a traveling exhibit, “Planet Shark: Predator or Prey.” “What you’ll see as you walk around is a mix of real artifacts,…

‘Planet Shark: Predator or Prey’ is heading to the Science Museum of Virginia for the summer | Arts & Theater

The Science Museum of Virginia is bringing predators of the sea to Richmond this summer with the Saturday opening of a traveling exhibit, “Planet Shark: Predator or Prey.” “What you’ll see as you walk around is a mix of real…

Parking meter deal gets even worse for Chicago ratepayers, annual audit says

CHICAGO – In their failed bid to blockade Bally’s $1.7 billion River West casino, downtown city council members warned the deal was rushed — just like the one that privatized Chicago’s parking meters — and that it would end up…

Hinterland History Museum to Host ‘Vietnam: The Real War’

The Hinterland History Museum will welcome”Vietnam: The Real War” from May 28. “The Upcountry History Museum is honored to be a part of the national tour of Vietnam: The Real War,” said Dana Thorpe, CEO of the Upcountry History Museum….

Adapting to post-pandemic times at the Krannert Art Museum

Tucked away at the corner of Fourth Street and Peabody Drive is the Krannert Art Museum. When it was built in 1961, the museum had only four galleries with a smoking room. Today, the museum houses more than 11,000 works…

The Discovery Museum celebrates its 40th anniversary – WaylandeNews

Inclusive Artistic Performances, Free STEM + Movie Nights, Discovery After Dark 21+ Event, Free Community Day, 1982 Month Prizes, Free Friday Nights and more are planned as a community thank you for 40 years of support Acton, MA – Discovery…

The Blowing Rock Museum of Art and History will host a summer luncheon with Rebecca Vizard

Rebecca Vizard showing an example of a handmade pillow by B. Viz Design. Photo courtesy of the Blowing Rock Museum of Art and History BRAHM (Blowing Rock Art & History Museum) is pleased to welcome textile artist and entrepreneur Rebecca…

The Science Museum in London studies the history and treatment of cancer

LONDON – With so many lives affected by cancer – in the United States alone, approximately 40% will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime – it would perhaps be understandable that the disease should be a common and compelling…

FCA issues warning to CEOs of nearly 28,000 consumer credit firms in light of cost of living crisis – Consumer Lending

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. On May 6, 2022, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) sent a letter to almost 28,000 companies providing credit brokerage services or…

Asian Community Receives Finger Stun Devices From Martial Arts History Museum

(Photo by © Ross A Benson) By Rick Assad With hate crimes on the rise nationally and that includes the Asian-American community, the Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank recently distributed stun devices as an act of self-protection. This is…

CFPB and New York Attorney General end debt collection ring

washington d.c. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in partnership with the New York Attorney General, has filed a motion for stipulated judgment in federal court to settle its case against a debt collection company and its owners and…

Pass the fastest lava in the world and rebuild Goma

The eruption destroyed six schools, leaving 20,000 students without access to education. UNICEF set up several school tents and resumed educational activities as soon as possible. The charity then rebuilt 30 classrooms. © Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi/UNICEF. Mount Nyiragongo’s last eruption…

History of Supercomputing Unveiled at Bradbury Science Museum – Los Alamos Reporter

At the opening of the Bradbury Science Museum’s revamped supercomputing exhibit are, from left, the museum’s executive director Linda Deck, IEEE project finance manager Terri Roberts, science director , of LANL technology and engineering John Sarrao and Nicholas Lewis, the…

The Gay Pride film series is set at the Figge Art Museum

In recognition of Gay Pride Month, the Figge Art Museum will present a series of four award-winning independent films, one each Sunday in June. Movies will be 4-6 p.m. June 5, 12, 19, and 26 at the John Deere Auditorium…

The Edmond History Museum presents Young at Art

Through picture books, readers embark on visual journeys that engage all of the senses and encourage curious, imaginative, and thoughtful interactions with the world around them. Since 1938, the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American…

Berkeley’s former Brutalist art museum transformed into a modern life science lab

After a complete renovation and addition, the former Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive at the University of California, Berkeley campus reopened in May 2022 as a modern life sciences laboratory building. The historically significant Brutalist-style structure, designed by…

Science Museum Gets Marvel Makeover As Black Panther’s Wakanda Comes To London

The Science Museum is getting a Marvel makeover with a new exhibit dedicated to Black Panther. The exhibition – titled Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery – will feature a reconstruction of Shuri’s lab from the hit 2018 film Black Panther,…

Beyond ‘Cool Artifacts’: Missouri History Museum Appoints New Leader Who Values ​​the Past and the Future | Arts and theater

The new head of the Missouri History Museum knows the institution well, having helped create some of its most popular exhibits from the past. But he also believes the museum can help the people of St. Louis understand the present…

House of Shades review: A jumble of family saga and political screed

Review at a glance O hat a disappointment. Beth Steel’s long-awaited and long-delayed play is a confusing mix of family saga, melodrama and political screed. At its heart is a moving, layered performance by Anne-Marie Duff as the matriarch of…

Explosive exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera at the Portland Art Museum

I remember a student came to see me once after a particularly intense class. He held his head and said, “Mrs. Jensen, my head is exploding! This is how I feel after a long visit to the Portland Museum of…

Marvel Studios Partners with Science Museum for Black Panther Exhibit

Its centerpiece will be a reconstructed film set for Shuri’s Lab from Marvel’s Black Panther, where visitors can step into the shoes of film crews adjusting lighting, matching sound and dialogue to moving images, and using the visual effects technology….

Los Trompos opens at the Bay Area Discovery Museum on May 21!

Get ready to live the experience Los Trumpos, a colorful and fun new interactive art installation at the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito, opening Saturday, May 21, 2022! These lively, eye-catching, larger-than-life “spinning tops” were created by contemporary Mexican…

The $8 figure that shamed Boston gets an update

Massachusetts has a major wealth gap problem. And as The Globe’s 2017 Spotlight series demonstrated, the divide is more pronounced along racial lines: White residents are generally much wealthier than their black and Latino neighbors. That’s why it’s good news…

First of its kind In Up, the natural history museum will open its doors in March 2023 | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: If you’re interested in birds or animals that existed millions of years ago or extinct or endangered species, the next Natural History Museum will be the place for you. Scheduled to open in March 2023 adjacent to the State…

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum to Host Summer Camps | Local News

Children ages 8 to 12 on the Central Coast can attend the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum Summer Science Camps in June and July. The museum will host two camps – the Space Explorers Camp and the Discovery STEAM Camp….

‘I lied to everyone I met’: how gambling addiction took hold of women in the UK

IIt was Christmas Day in 2018 that things took a turn for Bev. By his own admission, it had been “a beautiful day”. “Everything was screwed up,” she said. “There was no reason why I should have played, but in…

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish History reopens

As it stands on the museum’s second floor, Horowitz’s sinister “Untitled” sculpture stands as a massive and mysterious black presence, representing an act of covering up racism and anti-Semitism rather than suppressing it. Horowitz called him Darth Vader. “It struck…

The Cameron Art Museum announces funding for a new internship and guided tours program

The United States Colored Troops statue “Boundless” unveiled on November 13, 2021 at the Cameron Art Musuem (Photo: Celeste Smith, WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – The Cameron Art Museum announces that it has received generous funding from nCino for a…

The Kodiak History Museum is preparing a temporary exhibition funded by the public

The Kodiak Museum of History made a selection for its program of temporary exhibitions after a public call for ideas. The program is part of an ongoing effort to involve the community in what their museum looks like. Although the…

Ormond Memorial Art Museum reopens today | News

A $4 million renovation gives the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens new height, prominence and visibility. The new two-story building at 78 Granada Blvd. is visible from the bridge of Granada. More space to display artwork and hold classes…

‘Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity’ Exhibit Arrives at the Science Museum of Virginia | Things to do

By COLLETTE CAPRARA The folks at the Science Museum of Virginia celebrate something that’s all around us that’s often taken for granted — but without which we’d literally be in pieces — in “Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity.” The new…

Tip recap: Nothing goes beyond money: Newly approved pilot program will provide $1,000 per month to 85 households – News

City Council approved a pilot program at its May 5 meeting to provide monthly payments of $1,000 to 85 households for an entire year. Once people are accepted into the guaranteed income pilot, they won’t have to “prove” they still…

“Parking to Park…” Presentation of the GRTC bus at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) today unveiled a new bus wrap at the Science Museum of Virginia. The “Parking to Park…” message centered between paved surface parking and open park space, was developed by the Science Museum of Virginia…

PU Art Museum presents “Body Matters / Martha Friedman”

“FLOATING THOUGHT 13”: This work from the series “A Natural Thickening of Thought” is part of “Body Matters / Martha Friedman,” on view May 20 through July 10 at the Princeton University Art Museum’s [email protected] on Nassau Street. The Princeton…

Mountain Home Music and the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, in partnership with the Watauga Arts Council, are pleased to announce the inaugural Garden Concert Season

Mountain Home Music and the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) are pleased to announce a series of concerts in the Daniel Boone Native Gardens, in partnership with the Watauga Arts Council. The concerts in the garden will take…

‘Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity’ Exhibit Opens at Science Museum of Virginia | Brand Ave. studios

Photo provided by the Science Museum of Virginia The skin, the largest and most fascinating organ in the human body, plays a vital role in all of our lives. Encompassing approximately 22 square feet of body space, the skin impacts…

Reopening of the Ormond Memorial Art Museum | News

A $4 million renovation gives the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens new height, prominence and visibility. The new two-story building at 78 Granada Blvd. is visible from the bridge of Granada. More space to display artwork and hold classes…

After hiding its valuable collection from Russian troops, Ukraine’s largest art museum is relocating it in a show of resistance

Earlier this year, Ukrainian museums rushed to hide their collections for fear that invading Russian troops would steal or destroy the country’s cultural heritage. In some cases, these fears have materialized. Russian troops have looted over 2,000 works of art…

Alumna Liz West at the National History Museum in London

Post views: 158 Former student Liz West has created a new light installation Our Spectral Vision for the Color and Vision: Through the Eyes of Nature exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, UK. Image: Liz West, Our Spectral…

Mother awaiting heart transplant shares her story

Share on PinterestAfter giving birth to her second child, Zuleyma Santos was diagnosed with a rare form of heart failure and placed on the waiting list for a heart transplant. Photograph courtesy of Padilla Co Mother of two, Zuleyma Santos,…

State’s first history museum headlines $1 billion infrastructure bid

The Australian Museum is also updating its master plan and business case to follow through on its ambitions to build a new east wing with a large glass-ceiled public hall and convert the 1959 sandstone-clad Parkes Farmer Building into a…

In Worcester State Museum of Art Collaboration, Writers Inspired by Art

Worcester State University and the Worcester Art Museum have had a formalized and successful partnership that dates back 10 years to 2012. So when the pandemic temporarily closed the WSU campus and closed the doors of WAM in 2020, a…

News desk | ILLINOIS

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — An annual exhibition at Krannert Art Museum will present the work of senior graduates in the School of Art and Design. the School of Art and Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition will feature student work in…

Wagner Science Museum: Discover Philadelphia’s Hidden Gem

Stepping into the gallery is like being transported back in time – to a time when evolution was a new and controversial theory and the world’s unfathomable biodiversity remained a mystery to most. “It’s like stepping into a different atmosphere,”…

Philadelphia transfers its history museum collection to Drexel University

The Philadelphia Orphans’ Court has approved the end of the city-owned story, authorizing a plan to transfer ownership of the Philadelphia Museum of History collection to Drexel University, ending the 84-year-old’s life of the city’s Atwater Kent Museum. Philadelphia, which…

Auburn Museum of Art exhibits guitars from alumni, faculty and students

PHOTO BY MASON WILLIAMS / USED WITH PERMISSION Contribution from Auburn University/Charlotte Hendrix AUBURN— “FretHaus,” an exhibition of guitars combining art, design and function, is on view at Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art through July 31….

The Bookseller – News – Hodder and the Science Museum launch the Science Fiction Debuts Prize

Hodder & Stoughton and the Science Museum have teamed up to launch a new prize, the Science Fiction Debuts Prize, in honor of the museum’s upcoming exhibition “Science fiction: journey to the confines of the imaginary”. From June 4, unpublished,…

The Kimbell Art Museum in Texas has been revealed as the buyer of Chardin’s $26.8 million strawberry painting

An unknown buyer set a record for Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin by paying 24.4 million euros ($26.8 million) for the still life The basket of wild strawberries (1761) in March, only for the French government to intervene and declare the painting a…

Works from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art”

The exhibition features works by Judy Chicago, Robert Irvin, Helene Pashgian, James Turell, Doug Wheelerand much more From June 3 to September 4, 2022 NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Frist Art Museum Presents Light, space, surface: works…

Boise Science Museum prepares for complete overhaul, launches fundraising campaign

The Discovery Center of Idaho just announced plans to raise $10 million through a new fundraising campaign, along with an all-new look and expansion of the science museum in downtown Boise. The future “Reimagined Discovery Center”, as the association calls…

CFPB seeks information on ‘unwanted fees’ charged by providers of consumer financial products or services | Hudson Cook, LLP

On January 26, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a “Request for Information Regarding Fees Charged by Providers of Consumer Financial Products or Services.” In a contemporary statement, CFPB Director Rohit Chopra described the request for information as the start…

Dinosaur Exhibit Opens at Mid-America Science Museum

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – According to a press release, the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has announced plans to feature a new, fully interactive exhibit titled “Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals” starting May 28 and continuing through…

The Denver Art Museum is open to everyone

With the renovation of the Martin Building and the new Sie Visitor Center, the museum has taken the opportunity to create more inclusive and welcoming programs, exhibits and spaces. Last October, we collaborated with Dope mom’s life, a local video…

Expect ‘Happy Accidents’ at the Niagara Falls History Museum

People who might not think they have an artistic bone in their bodies could create their own masterpieces at the Niagara Falls History Museum while channeling the spirit of beloved painter Bob Ross. The museum is hosting its inaugural Bob…