History museum

Golden History Museum and Park: Ring in 2022 with the art of skiing, old signs and movie projectors!

Updates and changes to the exhibit have been temporarily put on hold during the height of COVID so we can double our Legacy Collection Inventory project. Looking ahead to 2022, the inventory of collections will remain a priority for the…

London Natural History Museum ice rink returns with magical Christmas event

Christmas has officially started in the capital and there is nothing more festive than skating on an outdoor ice rink under the stars next to glittering tree-lined streets. The skating rink at the Natural History Museum in London is one…

Missouri History Museum hosts Día de los Muertos Festival this weekend

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the Missouri History Museum The Missouri History Museum is hosting its annual Día de los Muertos celebration this weekend. Día de los Muertos – also known as the Day of the Dead – is a…

Former director of Alsobrook history museum has died

Mobile lost one of the most accomplished and esteemed members of its cultural community when historian David Ernest Alsobrook died on October 28 from a brief illness. The author and archivist spent decades on the national scene before taking over…

The History Museum recognizes funds received throughout the year

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Author of the article: Lorraine Payette • For the Postmedia network Leeds Grenville-Lanark-Thousand Islands MP Michael Barrett attended a small ceremony held at the 1000 Islands History Museum on October 26 to thank the federal…

Santa Monica History Museum appoints John Kearns as first-ever Executive Director

The Santa Monica History Museum (SMHM) named John Kearns as its very first Executive Director. Kearns, who began his tenure with SMHM in September, oversees all museum operations, including development, education and public programming, finance, external communications and staffing. “I…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

The Missouri History Museum ‘St. Louis Sound Exhibition Explores the City’s Contributions to American Popular Music | Entertainment

Tina Turner dress Courtesy of the Tina Turner Museum at Flagg Grove School Artifacts on display include St. Louis foil, or the earliest known recording of a musical performance, recorded by St. Louisan Thomas Mason in 1878; instruments played by…

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Candlelight Tour “Suspends Reality” and Plunges Visitors Into 1855

Proposed by Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Experience a magical evening walking outdoors at Fort Nisqually, where candles and campfires light up the people and events of 1855. The candlelight tour takes place Friday and Saturday October 1 and 2…

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History is back

After a year of closure and a summer of welcoming visitors to the museum’s daily experiences, the Exhibition Center’s Natural History Museum (NHM) presents a new roster of mind-boggling exhibits, installations and public programs for the entire family, including the…

Crow Wing County History Museum unveils new 150th anniversary exhibit

The 150th anniversary exhibit was unveiled on Friday, September 24 when the facility reopened during Brainerd History Week, an event that has lasted for 150 years. RELATED: Paul Bunyan Flapjack Festival Ended (Not) Easy “I was a visitor here before…

Macquarie University History Museum unveils 100 treasures

Sep 24, 2021 – 1:18 p.m. What: 100 treasures / 100 emotions – a book containing 100 works from the Macquarie University History Museum. From the university’s collection of 15,000 objects, 100 pieces were chosen by museum staff and academics…

Heritage Orchard inspires exhibit and celebration at History Museum | Community

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled an art and green technology event from noon to 1:30 p.m. on October 2 at the museum’s grounds, 51 S. San Antonio Road. Designed to encourage local residents to consider the importance and…

The Natural History Museum to collaborate on a brand new digital project to virtually bring together Sir Hans Sloane’s collections

The Sloane Lab: a look back to build future shared collections will work with expert and interested communities, including the museum public, to link the present to the past in order to enable the reestablishment of the links between Sloane’s…

A new exhibit at the Elmhurst History Museum shares the 150-year journey of Elmhurst U.

On December 6, 1871, Carl F. Kranz and 14 students got off a train in the small town on the Illinois prairies known as Elmhurst. They would be the first students and teachers of a newly formed “proseminar”, a high…

Documenting the Pandemic at the Sheerar’s Stillwater History Museum | Local columnists

We are experiencing what (we hope) is nothing more than a century-old event. It will be a long time before we can fully understand everything that has happened and what is happening during this pandemic. It has been a difficult…

The St. Louis Sound exhibit at the Missouri History Museum is worth a visit [PHOTOS]

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GLBT History Museum: Round Table | Under the rainbow: how history is made

From books and films to museum exhibits and art installations, we continually interact with objects from history. Many people are unaware of the behind-the-scenes work that takes place to authenticate, contextualize, and present a single exhibit, work that can take…

NEW, AGAIN: History Museum exhibit features Native American prints compliments of longtime Aurora benefactors

Several prints of works originally created by Woodrow “Woody” Wilson Crumbo currently hang in the east corridor of the Aurora History Museum. The prints have already been exhibited at the museum twice, in 1991 and 2010, and are expected to…

Portrait of Breonna Taylor: DC Museum of African American History

The exhibition will feature 27 new works of art, according to the NMAAHC. WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) unveiled a new exhibit titled “Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience in American Art,” which highlights…

Jordanville Russian History Museum lends items to exhibit in Russia

When the Russian Tsarskoe Selo Museum-Preserves in St. Petersburg began looking for items to include in a new exhibit, one of the sources the curator turned to was a museum in Jordanville, New York. About fifty objects from the Museum…

African American History Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

Five years after captivating visitors from near and far with its iconic exhibits of African American life, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is gearing up this month to celebrate this milestone anniversary. The Northwestern DC…

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…

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…

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,…

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…