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  1. Cleveland Museum of Art to screen Lee Marvin 1967 classic 'Point Blank'

    Blog.cleveland.com - Ohio (OH) 07.26 / 19:22 blog.cleveland.com
    For the movie world, 1967 was the Summer of Cool thanks to Lee Marvin in "Point…
  2. Designs envision first-rate, modern museum in York City

    Yorkdispatch.com - Pennsylvania (PA) 07.26 / 19:14 yorkdispatch.com
    The York County History Center’s plan to transform the way people interact with the area’s past is beginning to take sha…
  3. Hamburgers Before Dinosaurs? Smithsonian To Close IMAX Theater At The Natural History Museum

    Dcist.com - Washington (WA) 07.26 / 18:49 dcist.com
    The institution plans to demolish the Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater to make room for an expanded cafeteria. [ more › ]…
  4. "Air ambulance" on display Saturday at Yakima's McAllister Museum

    Yakimaherald.com - Yakima 07.26 / 18:40 www.yakimaherald.com
    YAKIMA, Wash. -- An air ambulance, the Pilatus PC-12 NG, is the next plane to be featured as part of the McAllister Museum of Aviation's summer-long series of unique airplane…
  5. Two-day book sale will raise funds for Dixon museum

    Davisenterprise.com -Davis 07.26 / 16:47 davisenterprise.com
    Book lovers who can’t resist poring through boxes at garage sales, estate sales and used bookstores looking for good, inexpensive reads may wish to visit a two-day, mega book sale in Dixon on Friday and Saturday, July 28-29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be outdoors in the Women’s Improvement Club Park, [&#…
  6. Dondero High School 1959 grads keep Royal Oak memories alive with donation to museum

    The preservation of memories and history in Royal Oak got a financial boost thanks to members of the first graduating class of the former Dondero High School in 1959.About 35 of the graduates last week held a reunion at the Royal Oak Historical Society Museum and gave volunteers there a plaque and a $1,000…
  7. ‘I Am the Blues’ brings music, memories to Speed Museum

    Insiderlouisville.com - Kentucky 07.26 / 16:35 insiderlouisville.com
    Lil’ Buck Sinegal sums what audiences will get from “I Am the Blues” when he lays out his plans for a get-together of Chitlin Circuit blues legends in Lafayette, La. “Boil crawfish, play music and talk some junk,” Sinegal says with a chuckle. We feel safe in assuming the crawfish was delicious. The music and […]…
  8. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is relaunching the 'Artmobile'

    WashingtonTimes-Travel 07.26 / 16:31 washingtontimes.com
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Jeffrey Allison was 6 years old when his aunt picked him up from his home and told him they were going to an art museum. Being from a small town in southwest Virginia, Allison thought he was in for a long trip. He said he was…
  9. Million-dollar diamond ring disappears from the British Museum in London

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 07.26 / 16:15 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The mysterious disappearance happened six years ago, but has only just been revealed by the…
  10. Relive infamous murder trial at 'O.J. Simpson Museum' in L.A.

    Sportingnews.com - All Sports 07.26 / 16:04 sportingnews.com
    The exhibit will reportedly showcase 300 items, including relics from the 1995 court case, sports memorabilia, and a…
  11. Bradenton museum where Snooty the manatee drowned reopens to public (w/video)

    Tbo.com - Tampa Bay area 07.26 / 15:56 tbo.com
    BRADENTON - A Florida museum where a 69-year-old manatee got trapped in a maintenance tube and drowned has reopened to the public.According to the Bradenton Herald, a small crowd of people brought cards and sweet potatoes to the South Florida Museum on Tuesday for a memorial to the…
  12. 42nd Division NY Army National Guard Band plays outside New York State Museum on Monday, July 31

    Readme.readmedia.com - Media 07.26 / 15:55 readme.readmedia.com
    The New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division Band will perform outside the New York State Museum on Monday, July 31 as part of its summer tour of New York…
  13. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is relaunching the 'Artmobile'

    SFgate.com-National 07.26 / 15:32 sfgate.com
    Allison is now the Virginia Museum of Fine Art's Paul Mellon Collection Educator and manager of statewide programs and exhibitions. Set to launch in the fall of 2018, the new Artmobile, called "VMFA on the Road," will take the basic concept of the old Artmobile and update it with modern technology. "VMFA on the Road" will feature an interactive learning experience with staff educators, distance learning and virtual reality tours of exhibits at the VMFA. Exhibits will change every 18…
  14. Bradenton museum where Snooty the manatee drowned reopens to public (w/video)

    Tampabay.com-Top News 07.26 / 15:31 tampabay.com
    BRADENTON — A Florida museum where a 69-year-old manatee got trapped in a maintenance tube and drowned has reopened to the…
  15. Jim Vance Will Be Featured In Smithsonian's African American History Museum

    Dcist.com - Washington (WA) 07.26 / 14:46 dcist.com
    "He symbolized possibility—he symbolized that it was really important that America was changing and his presence was a symbol of that change," the museum's director said. [ more › ]…
  16. Akron Art Museum’s ‘Heavy Metal’ is weighty, sometimes lighthearted exhibit

    Akronist.com - Ohio (OH) 07.26 / 14:37 akronist.com
    Whether in pure element, alloy or compound form, metal has served as a mother lode of ideas and materials for artists for centuries. On Saturday, Aug. 12 the Akron Art Museum will presents contemporary approaches to all things metallic in “Heavy Metal,” which pairs internationally known artists such as Yayoi Kusama and Lorna Simpson with […] The post Akron Art Museum’s ‘Heavy Metal’ is weighty, sometimes lighthearted exhibit appeared first on…
  17. Unique programs coming to Kern County Museum

    Turnto23.com - California 07.26 / 14:32 turnto23.com
    The Kern County Museum is bringing unique programs to the community this…
  18. Trenton Teapot Museum in Trenton, Tennessee

    Atlasobscura.com - Travel 07.26 / 14:09 atlasobscura.com
    The city hall of the small town of Trenton, Tennessee—located about midway between Nashville and Memphis—houses the fire department, the police department, and the world's largest collection of porcelain "veilleuses-theieres," also known as the Trenton Teapot Museum. Unlike the teapots we're familiar with today, the veilleuses-theieres, or night light teapots, consist of a teapot and a matching porcelain stand where a short candle or small vessel (called a godet) filled with oil can be bur…
  19. Museum of Life and Science to host Adult Summer Camp

    Abc11.com-NC 07.26 / 13:27 abc11.com
    The fundraising event will feature s'mores, friendship bracelets, a climbing wall, archery, treehouses, locally-produced alcohol and perhaps most importantly, no…
  20. The Henkin Brothers at State Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 07.26 / 13:14 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    The State Hermitage Museum in St.Petersburg presents the first ever exhibition of photographs from a unique family archive in the show ‘The Henkin Brothers: A Discovery. People of 1920s-30s Berlin and Leningrad.’The Henkin brothers, Evgeny (1900-1938) and Yakov (1903-1941), were notable early 20th century amateur and street photographers. Both were born in Rostov-on-Don (Russia). After the October Revolution, the younger brother relocated to Leningrad while the elder moved to Ger…