History museum

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…

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…

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…

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,…