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  1. Milledgeville museums to offer free admission Saturday

    Unionrecorder.com - Milledgeville 09.22 / 03:14 unionrecorder.com
    Several museums in the Milledgeville area will offer free admission Saturday in observance of the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! e…
  2. Autry Museum photo exhibition highlights Mexican-American community

    Dailybruin.com - Arts&Culture 09.22 / 02:46 dailybruin.com
    The photographers of “La Raza” sifted through thousands of memories embedded in the images they had taken 50 years ago. “La Raza,” a Chicano newspaper turned magazine that ran from 1967 to 1977, documented the Mexican-American community’s strife for equal rights through articles and photographs of its volunteer…
  3. Japan's Bluegrass 45 at Birthplace of Country Music Museum Oct 2

    Cybergrass.com - Music 09.22 / 01:46 cybergrass.com
    Bristol, VA --— The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to present the international musicianship of Bluegrass 45 at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. More than a band, these six friends from Kobe, Japan have shared 50 years of friendship, musicianship, and a passion for music that has promoted and championed bluegrass as a culture, genre, and lifestyle all over the world. This is a rare opportunity to see the group in an intimate concert …
  4. County funds housing, museum

    Tunicatimes.com - Mississippi (MS) 09.22 / 00:17 tunicatimes.com
    County supervisors completed a long agenda Monday, taking action on a number of long-simmering issues in advance of the close of Fiscal Year 2017. Only three supervisors attended – Board president James Dunn, District 2 supervisor Michael Johnson, and District 4 supervisor Henry Nickson. Attorney Tom Tucker III presented requests from Resorts, Bally’s and Gold Strike casinos for refunds from 2014, 2015 and 2016 ad valorem taxes. The requests stem from a ruling in a lawsuit filed against th…
  5. Chequered flag now in sight for revamp of Berwickshire’s Jim Clark museum

    The chequered flag is now in sight for plans to give a museum dedicated to Borders racing legend Jim Clark a £1.6m…
  6. York Co. museum exec stands by call to cancel Civil War-era event in face of criticism

    Heraldonline.com-SC 09.21 / 22:47 www.heraldonline.com
    Despite public criticism on social media of the decision to cancel a Civil War-era event at Historic Brattonsville, a York County museum leader said he stands by his call. Carey … Click to Continue…
  7. A new dimension: Museum of Jewish Heritage marks 20 years with an exhibit for the ages

    BY LEVAR ALONZO The Museum of Jewish Heritage marked its 20th anniversary on Sept. 13 with the opening of a new exhibit meant to preserve the eyewitnesses of history to educate future generations. The interactive exhibit, New Dimensions in Testimony, allows visitors to virtually converse with holograms of two Holocaust survivors — Pinchas Gutter and […
  8. Ownership Of Controversial Native American Artifacts Transferred To Peabody Essex Museum

    Wbur.org - Boston 09.21 / 22:15 wbur.org
    The Andover Newton Theological School has come under fire in recent years for not engaging in the repatriation process despite a law requiring federally funded institutions to inventory cultural…
  9. Historic Fort Steilacoom joins free ‘Smithsonian Museum Day—Live’, Saturday

    Thesubtimes.com - Pierce County 09.21 / 21:17 thesubtimes.com
    Submitted by Stephen Neufeld Families, friends, students, and scouts are all invited to visit Historic Fort Steilacoom on Saturday, Sep 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the national, free event: “Smithsonian Museum Day—Live!” Many guides and docents will impart history and lead tours while wearing authentic-styled garb—including American soldier’s uniforms from the 1860s. […]…
  10. Spelman Fine Art Museum Opens Beverly Buchanan Retrospective

    Wabe.org - Atlanta 09.21 / 20:24 wabe.org
    The curators behind a new retrospective call artist Beverly Buchanan "a singular voice within art history." Like us on Facebook The black and queer artist started doing art fulltime in 1977 when she was in her late thirties after a career in public health in New York. Also in 1977, she made the move to Georgia, where she ended up spending most of her adult life. Buchanan passed away in 2015 and left behind an impressive collection of work from sculptures to paintings to anthropological…
  11. Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

    Tukwilablog.com - Washington (WA) 09.21 / 20:19 tukwilablog.com
    Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic solar eclipse? Stay close to home and watch it at the Museum of Flight, located at Boeing Field (9404 E. Marginal [R…
  12. Wrightsville Beach museum receives vintage fishing boat compass

    Luminanews.com - Wrightsville Beach 09.21 / 20:11 luminanews.com
    Before today’s modern GPS-based navigation system, fishermen like Wrightsville Beach’s Capt. Eddy Haneman relied on the good old-fashioned compass to navigate the waters. Now, visitors to the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History can get a look at one of the compasses actually used by Haneman in the 1940s and 1950s, as it was donated today [...] The post Wrightsville Beach museum receives vintage fishing boat compass appeared first on Lumina New…
  13. Puebla museum in danger of collapse

    Mexiconewsdaily.com - Latin America 09.21 / 20:10 mexiconewsdaily.com
    The Regional Museum of Puebla, also known also as Museo Casa del Alfeñique and believed to be the state’s oldest, is in danger of collapse. The 18th-century structure was the FULL STORY The post Puebla museum in danger of collapse appeared first on Mexico News …
  14. Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo to takeover Joliet museum

    Thetimesweekly.com - Joliet 09.21 / 19:58 thetimesweekly.com
    It will be no ordinary day on Saturday at the Joliet Area Historical Museum as it is transformed into the Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo—a family-friendly event of galactic proportions complete with more than 40 artists, panel discussions, trivia contests, comics, games and raffle d…
  15. Museum of honor Air Corps

    Sidneydailynews.com - Ohio (OH) 09.21 / 19:21 sidneydailynews.com
    URBANA — The Champaign Aviation Museum at the Grimes Airport in Urbana, will host a Remembrance Day ceremony, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. as a tribute to the men who served in the Army Air Corps and fought and died for freedom during World War II. Families and friends may submit the names of their…
  16. 29Rooms Is What Happens When the Museum of Ice Cream Moves to Brooklyn and Enrolls in Art School

    Lamag.com - California (CA) 09.21 / 19:08 lamag.com
    29Rooms is the psychedelic dreamscape our Instagram feeds crave The post 29Rooms Is What Happens When the Museum of Ice Cream Moves to Brooklyn and Enrolls in Art School appeared first on Los Angeles…
  17. Gerrard to be inducted into National Football Museum Hall of Fame

    Liverpool FC - News 09.21 / 19:00 liverpoolfc.com
    Steven Gerrard is set to be inducted into the National Football Museum Hall of…
  18. ‘This is a game-changer.’ Ex-presidents, celebs visit Missouri for museum’s opening

    KansasCityStar-World 09.21 / 18:50 kansascity.com
    People at a museum grand opening Wednesday night in Springfield could have been forgiven for thinking they were in Hollywood or Washington, D.C. A-list celebrities and former presidents joined in … Click to Continue…
  19. Museums open Sunday

    Sidneydailynews.com - Ohio (OH) 09.21 / 18:28 sidneydailynews.com
    WAPAKONETA — In conjunction with Auglaize County: In Motion, the Auglaize County Historical Society and many of the county’s village historical societies and museums will be open for tours, Sunday, Sept. 24. The following sites will participate in Sunday’s open house: • Wapakoneta Museum, 206 W. Main St., Wapakoneta. • Cridersville Historical Society, 111 W.…
  20. Grand Canyon University opens museum to honor Colangelo

    Federalnewsradio.com - Lifestyle 09.21 / 18:20 federalnewsradio.com
    Grand Canyon University unveils museum in honor of long-time sports businessman Jerry Colangelo The post Grand Canyon University opens museum to honor Colangelo appeared first on…