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At Some Museums, the Art Is Now on the Outside
At Some Museums, the Art Is Now on the OutsidePictures of a 5-year-old girl from suburban Seattle, dressed up as her heroines — Angela Davis, Rosa Parks and other African-American women who fought for freedom — were shown at the International Center of Photography recently. On Thursday night, they ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:13:00 GMT
President’s Estate gets new look: 2 clock towers, 2 museums ready
President’s Estate gets new look: 2 clock towers, 2 museums readyNEW DELHI: The Rashtrapati Bhavan complex that has 65 different structures has been undergoing major renovation in phases. Intach Delhi chapter has been collaborating with CPWD for four years on this. Already, conservation of two clock towers has been done ...read more
Source: Times of India
Published on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT
50 Museums to Blow Your Mind
50 Museums to Blow Your MindI like museums. I like having my mind blown. I am clearly part of the target audience for this book. Other things I appreciate about this book: It’s a manageable size, slightly larger than a postcard. It features a diverse range of museums, both major ...read more
Source: Boing Boing (blog)
Published on Mon, 17 Apr 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Google Earth’s Latest Massive Update Can Now Take Users Inside Famous Museums Plus More!
Google Earth’s Latest Massive Update Can Now Take Users Inside Famous Museums Plus More!Google has once again broken boundaries with the re-imagined version of its Earth mapping service, Google Earth. The tech giant launched the latest version of Google Earth on Tuesday, and the improvements are simply massive. Google has incorporated ...read more
Source: The Inquisitr
Published on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:55:00 GMT
Up and Out — Museums
Up and Out — MuseumsAlexis Phelps House Museum, Oquawka, Ill., is open by reservation for brunch, luncheons, dinners, teas, receptions and more on the high bank overlooking the Mississippi River. Call (319) 752-9720. Brush College one-room schoolhouse, two miles west of U.S ...read more
Source: Hawk Eye
Published on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:58:00 GMT
With Cuseum, Museums Enter the Digital Age
With Cuseum, Museums Enter the Digital AgeBrendan Ciecko is ridding cultural attractions of the need for clunky audio guides and is bringing learning tools to the palm of museumgoers’ hands with the creation of his tech startup Cuseum. Ciecko, an entrepreneur with a background in the music ...read more
Source: BC Heights
Published on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:04:00 GMT
University retirees hear about Missouri museums
University retirees hear about Missouri museumsDid you know there is a museum in Missouri that your dog is welcome to visit? Did you know there is a museum in Missouri that sucks”? Did you know that there is a museum with relics from State Hospital No. 3? Well there are and about dozen retirees from ...read more
Source: Nevada Daily Mail
Published on Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:17:00 GMT
Museums show off their history in annual 'Spring into the Past' tour
Museums show off their history in annual 'Spring into the Past' tourSmall town history will be on display soon with the annual Tri-River Historical Museum Network's "Spring into the Past" tour. Regular days and hours of area museums vary during the year, but the spring tour opens doors at all tour sites from 11 a.m. to 6 p ...read more
Source: MLive
Published on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:11:00 GMT
Vatican Museums launches “Museums at Work” initiative
Vatican Museums launches “Museums at Work” initiative(Vatican Radio) The Vatican Museums have launched a new scientific-cultural initiative entitled “Museums at Work” to show visitors the process of restoring a work of art. Taking place over the coming months in Room XVII of the Vatican Pinacoteca, the ...read more
Source: Vatican Radio
Published on Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:47:00 GMT
Native American art hasn’t changed. Museums have
Native American art hasn’t changed. Museums haveA few weeks ago, the press swooned over the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s announcement of a historic change in institutional direction. Valerie and Charles Diker promised a gift of 91 Native American artworks to the Met. Rather than relegating the newly ...read more
Source: www.apollo-magazine.com
Published on Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:52:00 GMT