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Archiving grief: Museums learn to preserve memorials left at mass shootings
Archiving grief: Museums learn to preserve memorials left at mass shootingsLAS VEGAS - Cynthia Sanford sat in a Clark County Museum storage room and fretted over the email she was about to send to Jeff Schwartz, president of the Parkland Historical Society in Florida. In the quiet, she began typing: "Try to get on the same page ...read more
Source: Tribune News Service on MSN.com
Published on Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:44:00 GMT
Museums in Strange Places Podcast #3: GljĂşfrasteinn, The HalldĂłr Laxness Museum
Museums in Strange Places Podcast #3: Gljúfrasteinn, The Halldór Laxness MuseumHey there. I’m Hannah. I’m an American museum professional and Fulbright Fellow living in Reykjavík, and I’m the host of a podcast dedicated to exploring Iceland’s museums. Why? Because Iceland has a staggering 165 museums (that’s way more ...read more
Source: The ReykjavĂ­k Grapevine
Published on Sun, 25 Feb 2018 07:28:00 GMT
Savannah museums: Interpreting slavery a path to ending inequality
Savannah museums: Interpreting slavery a path to ending inequalityThe Owens-Thomas House and the Davenport House museums continue to build on reinterpretation of what they have been sharing about the residents — the free and the enslaved — of those houses during their early years. Finding their documented history ...read more
Source: Savannah Morning News
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:41:00 GMT
The Best Museums to Get Your Happy On
The Best Museums to Get Your Happy OnIn this original series, Extreme Museums, join OZY for a look at some of the world’s weirdest and wildest exhibitions. Read more. The thought of museums usually conjures images of stuffy, musty, dark and decidedly grim mausoleums of the past with not ...read more
Source: OZY
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:22:00 GMT
How Museums Come Up With Their Admission Prices
How Museums Come Up With Their Admission PricesBuying a ticket to an art museum? That will be $25. Or $14. Or $2. Or possibly free, depending on where you’re going, who you are and what day of the week it is. How much to charge visitors has become a complex and controversial question for museums.read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:03:00 GMT
Minister Joly Announces Appointments to the Boards of Two National Museums
Minister Joly Announces Appointments to the Boards of Two National MuseumsMs. Girault, a former banking executive, is a member of the Board of Directors of Investissement Québec and has served on the Board of Directors of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ. Ms. Nowlan is a lawyer and former diplomat for the UK Foreign and ...read more
Source: Markets Insider
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:38:00 GMT
Shared photo exhibit brings college museums together
Shared photo exhibit brings college museums togetherHamilton College in Clinton is showing an exhibition of photos taken by photographers visiting Israel and the West Bank between 2009 and 2012. So is Colgate University in Hamilton. And Skidmore College and the University at Albany. The exhibition, “This ...read more
Source: Observer-Dispatch
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:57:00 GMT
Muse Pass: Enter 63 Museums Nationwide for 299 Baht
Muse Pass: Enter 63 Museums Nationwide for 299 BahtBANGKOK — Museums about snakes, rubber and Chinese sarongs have been added to an all-access pass to 63 museums on sale now for 299 baht. For the sixth year, the Muse Pass is being sold to the public to encourage visits to Thailand’s cultural institutions.read more
Source: khaosodenglish.com
Published on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:56:00 GMT
Find Inspiration at These 5 Must-See Exhibits Currently at L.A. Museums
Find Inspiration at These 5 Must-See Exhibits Currently at L.A. MuseumsWe’re blessed with an abundance of museums and art galleries here in L.A., but with so many shows rotating in and out at any given time, it can be hard to keep up. Nobody wants to be the person who only finds out about a cool exhibit when it’s closing ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Magazine
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:44:00 GMT
The Art of Deaccessioning by Museums
The Art of Deaccessioning by MuseumsMuseums play an indispensable role in civil society. They collect, study, conserve and exhibit significant works of art from varied cultures and time periods. They make otherwise inaccessible art accessible and help increase the public’s engagement with art.read more
Source: WealthManagement
Published on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:33:00 GMT