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Leveraging Technology to Improve Financial Inclusion in the United States

By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a…

Women’s History Month: Greensboro History Museum Events

The interactive live event lets you hear voices from the past and the History Marks podcast focuses on women in media. GREENSBORO, North Carolina — It’s called the story, but in March the word is changed slightly to read “HERstory”…

The brilliant reviews of the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery and the British Museum left by Americans on TripAdvisor

London is blessed with some of the best museums and galleries in the world with a wide variety of offerings ranging from the Natural History Museum to the National Gallery. What’s even better is that most of the biggest and…

Wiregrass Gallery Hosts Fundraiser for Black History Museum

February was a busy month at the Wiregrass Gallery, 130 East Jackson St., Thomasville, Georgia. Featured Member Artist: Fran Buie Fran believes that art is a universal language and expression that can bring people from different backgrounds and life experiences…

Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Boasts Four Upcoming Events and One Ongoing Exhibit – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source For Information

Chamber Member Update (Boca Raton, Florida – February 7, 2022) The Story of Schmidt Boca Raton Museum (SBRHM) has four upcoming special events—three Discussions in town hall and the first of this season Tea time at the town hall– plus…

The Smithsonian American Art Museum appoints two new assistant directors

Images courtesy of Eric Nastasi and Jane Carpenter-Rock The Smithsonian American Art Museum has hired Jane Carpenter-Rock as assistant director for museum content and outreach and promoted Eric Nastasi to assistant director for administration and finance. Carpenter-Rock will oversee the…

The Pleasant Prairie History Museum exhibit will feature the works of local photojournalist Al Frederickson | Local News

The work of a photojournalist with local roots, a man who has covered some of the key events in American history, will be available to the public later this month. The Pleasant Prairie History Museum presents a free special exhibit…

Americans are saved from the abyss of debt –

Unforeseen expenses – nobody is insured against them. Own savings or support from relatives cannot always cover the required amount. In this case, there is a way out. These are same day payday loans. Moreover, this type of commercial organization…

Tucson History Museum exhibit remembers migrants who died in Arizona

Twenty quilts sewn from clothing discarded on Arizona’s migrant trails will soon be displayed together for the first time at the Arizona Museum of History in Tucson. The 13-month exhibit, titled “Los Desconocidos: The Migrant Quilt Project,” recently opened at…

New Parrish Art Museum Board Leadership Announced

On January 23, 2022, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill announced a new slate of board leaders who will guide the museum as it enters its 10th anniversary. The new leadership includes co-chairs Frederic M. Seegal and Alexandra Stanton,…

Cameron Art Museum announces winter programs

Programming for children and adults through February Photo: Cameron Art Museum WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington is kicking off the new year with a huge list of programming for children and adults.  The events include…

Podcast Episode: Algorithms for a Just Future

Episode 107 of EFF’s How to Fix the Internet Modern life means leaving digital traces wherever we go. But those digital footprints can translate to real-world harms: the websites you visit can impact the mortgage offers, car loans and job…

Living History Museum Honors the Critical Role of Nurses

Although COVID-19 has brought the tremendous work of nurses to the spotlight, they have labored and given their hearts to heal patients throughout history. Honoring the critical role nurses have in the world and sharing the rich history and heritage…

Ferren Gipson describes how she created The Ultimate Art Museum | Art for Sale

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The pandemic heightened concerns for many Baltimore art museum workers. Now, they’re unionizing.

Ruby Waldo says she has felt the “gravitational pull” of the Walters Art Museum nearly all her life living in Baltimore. “My relationship began with the Walters as a child where I spent many hours in the drop-in studio for…

Denver Art Museum Reimagined Campus Opens To Public Oct. 24 | Colorado

DENVER, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Denver Art Museum (DAM) reopens its expanded and reimagined campus to the public with a free general admission day on October 24, 2021, unveiling all eight levels of its iconic Gio Ponti-designed Lanny and Sharon Martin Building…

Soon-to-be National LGBTQ History Museum appoints new director – INTO

The American LGBTQ+ Museum, which will be the second museum dedicated solely to American LGBTQ history and culture in the country, has named Ben Garcia as its first executive director. “I have spent 20 years working in museums dedicated to…

Endangered hammerhead sharks die at Miami Frost Science Museum

When you think of a deadly season of sharks, you probably imagine blood in the water, severed limbs and the ominous two-note snorkel of Jaws. But a three-month stint at the Frost Science Museum last year saw three shark deaths,…

Pinwheel Raises $50M Series B from GGV Capital to Continue Building the Income Layer That Will Fuel a Fairer Financial System

NEW YORK, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pinwheel, today announced that it has raised $50 million in a Series B round led by GGV Capital, with continued participation from Coatue, First Round Capital and Upfront Ventures, as well as new…

Art Museum Board Appoints UA Dean Mitchell McKinney as New Member

Mitchell S. McKinney The Akron Art Museum Board of Trustees has named Mitchell S. McKinney, Dean of the University of Akron’s Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, as its newest board member. Prior to working at the University of Akron,…

St. Louis Museum of Contemporary Art receives scholarship

“By supporting these young creatives and helping them apply their skills in a variety of fields, we are investing in a better future for all of us.” ST. LOUIS – Since 1995, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) flagship adolescent…

Bayer Fund awards $ 15,000 grant to Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis | The living

Since 1995, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) ‘s flagship adolescent education program, New Art in the Neighborhood (NAN), has exposed high school students in the St. Louis and Illinois area to opportunities. training, teaching and development of seasoned artists…

Richmond Robert E. Lee Statue Heads To Black History Museum | Smart News

Richmond dismantled his statue of Robert E. Lee in September 2021. Photo by Steve Helber – Pool / Getty Images Months after his withdrawal from Richmond’s Avenue of Monuments, a huge equestrian statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has…

Veterans History Museum receives $ 20,000 grant | News

Joni pavlik In 2021, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas gradually returned to a “new normal,” taking precautions to ensure visitor safety while adding programs, services and new exhibits. However, the museum was affected by the pandemic throughout the…

Old St. Petersburg Library to be reopened as Black History Museum

PETERSBURG – A new museum dedicated to the black history of Petersburg is in preparation. The McKenney Foundation is transforming the old Sycamore Street Library into a site that showcases Petersburg’s unique history, from the beginning when Africans were brought…

This explosively growing stock could turn parabolic in 2022 and beyond

It has been about a year since Reached (NASDAQ: UPST) went public, and investors got a taste of the company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to make loans and assess consumer credit. Upstart has been a big winner this year,…

Ancient Middle East gallery reopens at Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Museum of Art opens its revamped Middle Eastern art gallery on Saturday. Over 100 artifacts will be on display in the gallery. The centerpiece is a sanctuary which has not been in its complete form since the third…

This is the best living history museum in New Hampshire

Living history museums are a fascinating way to experience life in the past, and this New Hampshire museum is one of New England’s best. Portsmouth, the charming coastal town of New Hampshire, annually welcomes over 9 million tourists who flock…

African American History Museum Launches Searchable Digital Initiative | Arts and entertainment

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Denver Art Museum Reflects Fate of Looted African Art | Colorado News

By SAM TABACHNIK, The Denver Post DENVER (AP) – In 1897, British troops launched a violent retaliatory raid against the kingdom of Benin, in present-day southern Nigeria, looting and burning the royal palace and sending the oba, or king, into…

Proceeds from rare treasures auctioned off help stabilize Jewish history museum

In June, shoe designer and entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman sold the world’s most expensive coin, the world’s most expensive postage stamp, and a block of four stamps with – oops! – the plane printed upside down, all for over $ 32…

Museum of Natural History’s Theodore Roosevelt statue heads to North Dakota

A controversial statue of President Theodore Roosevelt that has stood outside the American Museum of Natural History for more than 80 years will be moved to North Dakota. The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation, which is scheduled to open in…

Enter Kate Petley’s kaleidoscope of abstract photos at CU Art Museum – Boulder Daily Camera

The work of Longmont designer Kate Petley carries a certain mystery and palpable intrigue. “Equal Measure” (2020, archival print and acrylic on canvas, 72×76 ″) by Kate Petley. (Kate Petley / Courtesy photo) At first glance, the pieces from his…

Sami Bentil and Wiz Kudowor to exhibit works at the Science Museum

Wiz Kudowor (left) and Sami Bentil An exhibition of paintings by Sami Bentil and Wiz Kudowor will open on Thursday, November 25 at the Museum of Science and Technology, Barnes Road in Accra. Called: “PropaGhanaArt”, the exhibition will feature around…

The Kimbell Art Museum, HSC honored with the Fort Worth Sister Cities Global Awards

The Kimbell Art Museum received the Global Nexus Award Thursday night at the Fort Worth Sister Cities International Mayor’s Dinner and Global Awards at River Ranch Stockyards. The Global Awards are presented “to individuals, businesses and organizations that have made…

MOSAC Science Museum Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting – CBS Sacramento

Kirkwood and Heavenly ski resorts open day in 2021 Sacramento Darkroom Facility and Enterprise Awards DinnerOn December 9, The Black Chamber hosted the annual Installation & Business Awards Dinner at the Hilton with keynote speaker Daniel Hahn. Recipients: Police Chief,…

New statue at Cameron Art Museum honors America’s colored troops

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Hundreds of people visited the Cameron Art Museum on Saturday, to witness the unveiling of a sculpture and an exhibition of works depicting African Americans in Cape Fear and the country. The public statue of the…

Denver Art Museum dumps looted Cambodian antiques as federal government seeks confiscation – Boulder Daily Camera

The United States government has entered the fray of an international art scandal over four Cambodian antiques that federal prosecutors say were looted and sold to the Denver Art Museum, where they have been on display for years. The US…

“Portrait, number 1 of the man” by Sheldon Scott at the Kemper Art Museum – The Source

No one knows how the rice got to South Carolina. The plant is not native to the Americas. But records show that barrels of rice arrived in Charles Town harbor at least as early as 1672. By 1800, Carolina Golden…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

ASU-LACMA Fellowship Program Expands to Include Pérez Art Museum in Miami

September 22, 2021 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University are pleased to announce that the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has joined as a new…

Peter Bunnell, photography scholar and former director of the Princeton University art museum, has died at 83 Princeton, NJ local news%

Peter C. Bunnell. Photo: Princeton University. Legendary photography scholar and curator Peter C. Bunnell died on September 20 after a long illness. He was 83 years old. Curator, professor and museum director, Bunnell is considered one of the most influential…

The exhibition at the UNM Art Museum presents the works of the transcendent painter Raymond Jonson

Raymond Jonson created visual harmony from instinct and intuition. His eyebrows dancing like feathered caterpillars, he believed that art could transform and uplift the world. “Cycle of time (noon)”, Raymond Jonson, 1930, oil on canvas. (Courtesy of the University of…

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…

A new sculpture to welcome visitors to the Science Museum

Crews are working Tuesday to install a 25-foot interactive sculpture in front of the entrance to the Oklahoma Science Museum in Oklahoma City. “Finity, 2020” is created from five shapes that rotate when pushed. (Photo by Kathryn McNutt) OKLAHOMA CITY…

What did Stephen Hawking’s office look like? The London Science Museum will show you around

Anyone who has ever wondered what Stephen Hawking’s office looked like will soon be able to take a peek inside the famous astrophysicist’s work and study space at the Science Museum in London. But the British museum isn’t the only…

Helping Jewish families find their ancestors

The Toledot association offers a genealogical database Anyone who can turn their hobby into a daily job must be doing something right. Former molecular biologist turned genealogist Julius Müller did just that. An interest in tracing his family’s genealogy led…

Hope Bancorp: Cheap Valuation Offers Significant Upside (NASDAQ:HOPE)

Investment thesis Based in Los Angeles, California, Hope Bancorp, Inc. (TO HOPE) is a $17.2 billion asset holding company and the parent company of Bank of Hope. Interestingly enough, HOPE is actually the only large-scale community bank focused on Koreans…

Consumer Reports: Some store credit cards fail to score

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Back-to-school shopping can strain your budget, so when stores…

3 takeaways from Urban Outfitters’ third quarter results

On November 23, the retailer Urban outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.78 on $970 million for third fiscal quarter (ended Oct. 31), above consensus estimates of $0.45 on $931.5 million. Total net sales were down 1.8%…

Will the trade war continue to weigh on iRobot’s revenue?

While the ongoing trade war between the United States and China has been difficult for many companies, i robot (NASDAQ:IRBT) was arguably among the hardest hit technology stocks. After hitting all-time highs earlier this year, the stock has since lost…

The government will distribute Gilead’s Remdesivir. This could be bad news for investors

The world can rejoice a little over Remdesivir, a COVID-19 treatment of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for emergency use in the treatment of acute cases of the novel coronavirus….

SHU to manage the Discovery Museum

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University today announced that after a series of talks initiated by Discovery Museum leaders, it will assume management of the museum located at 4450 Park Avenue in Bridgeport. The museum is down the street from the University’s…

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary this Thursday

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Courtesy photo The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum will host its 20th anniversary gala this Thursday with a free, family-friendly virtual event, including an auction and a performance by Hullabaloo. The celebration, which will take…

Betty Barker, co-founder of the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert dies

Betty Macpherson Barker, co-founder of the Children’s Discovery Museum and co-chair of the fundraising campaign for the Palm Desert Campus at California State University at San Bernardino, died Nov. 16 in Lake Forest. She was 99 years old. Barker was…