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National Museum of Namibia in Windhoek, Namibia

The National Museum of Namibia has, for many years, been housed in the Alte Feste, an old German Fort in the capital of Windhoek. In March 2014, the material related to the independence movement has moved to the new Independence Museum,...Show More Summary

D.C.’s Museum of Science Fiction Wants To Pay For Your Design - I volunteer as tribute!

12 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Nonprofit organization The Museum of Science Fiction is an institution in D.C. dedicated solely to you-know-what, and they're willing to pay $1,000 in Earth currency for the best "preview museum" design to house exhibits in the nation's capitol.

Here's What You Missed if You Weren't at the 2014 Literature Genius Showcase

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O AND THE NOMINEES ARE... Left to right: Shin Yu Pai, G. Willow Wilson, and Gary Groth. It is always nice to drink at a museum—or an aquarium, or a house of religion, or really any large space intended for a specific purpose and where you are usually instructed not to carry a beer around willy nilly. Show More Summary

India begins work to turn Orwell's birthplace into museum

India on Thursday began work to restore the dilapidated house where "Animal Farm" and "1984" author George Orwell was born and turn it into a museum. Englishman Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, a tiny town in the impoverished eastern Indian state of Bihar, near the border with Nepal. Show More Summary

A Mobile Museum For Barking And Dagenham?

4 days agoEngland / London : Londonist

Plans afoot to document memories of housing estates.

Sunday Photo: Jane Austen’s House Museum in Hampshire For Your Desktop Wallpaper

  Another one of the highlights from our last trip was the day trip we took to explore Jane Austen’s House Museum in Hampshire. It was a lovely day out and it was very fascinating to connect with Jane Austen in a home that she actually lived in – for many years. Show More Summary

Zaha!: Site Work Beginning "Immediately" on One Thousand Museum

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The developers of Zaha Hadid's exoskeletonal pile of housing for the superrich, One Thousand Museum have officially closed on the purchase of the site according to the project's people, and "expect to begin site preparations immediately", which means soon-ish,...

Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 15)

The Huffington Post recently posted this picture and asked, "Is that a thigh bone on Mars?" Answer: No. Just... what? No. Which part of that looks like a femur? Previous installments of Who needs an osteologist? Abbot House Museum needs an osteologist. Show More Summary

Olafur Eliasson Creates ‘Riverbed’ in Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Presenting his first ever solo show, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has just opened a series of works at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Three site-specific works are housed in the museum, including Riverbed, which sits… Olafur Eliasson Creates ‘Riverbed’ in Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.

Autumn season at the Handel House Museum

Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian The autumn season at the Handel House Museum includes not only music by the master, but a series of concerts with a French theme as well as a contemporary series curated by the the current composer in residence, Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian and of course a selection of baroque Christmas music. Show More Summary

Big Happenings: Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels, designer of...

Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels, designer of "zootopias," ski slopes atop waste plants, and swirly HQs, just laid the very first (Lego) brick in a ceremonial foundation-laying ceremony for Denmark's Lego museum. Lego House will be a 130,000-square-foot "hands-on minds-on experience...

Historic Willoughby-Baylor House reopens with new exhibitions and updated Norfolk History Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Chrysler Museum of Art will reopen the historic Willoughby-Baylor House and with it, the Norfolk History Museum, on August 16. The house remained open throughout the Chrysler?s recent expansion project with American Treasures, a well-received exhibition of collection masterworks, then closed in January 2014 for its own facilities upgrades. Show More Summary

"I think any camera that takes a picture, it comes out all right."

Said Andy Warhol, quoted in "Digitizing Warhol’s Film Trove to Save It."“He filmed everything around him,” said Geralyn Huxley, a curator of film and video at the Warhol Museum. “He went to people’s houses and filmed the dinners. HeShow More Summary

Dispatch from the Green Dragon

I’m typing this in a coffee house in Carlsbad, California. But not just any coffee house—the one attached to the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum. I reported on the plans for this complex and its opening last year. So when I made plans...Show More Summary

Celebrating Benjamin Thompson

On Sunday, 17 August, the Rumford Birthplace Museum in Woburn will celebrate two anniversaries: the 300th of the construction of the house’s oldest rooms. the 200th of the death of the man who made that house famous enough to be preserved: Benjamin Thompson, later Count Rumford. Show More Summary

Michelle Kosinski Gets Married

CNN’s Michelle Kosisnki has tied the knot. The White Hosue correspondent married biotechnology investor and philanthropist Kimbell Rush Duncan. Yesterday’s ceremony at the Anderson House museum and event space in Washington followed a blessing ceremony at St. Show More Summary

Davidson on Shigeru Ban’s Aspen Art Museum: A Graceful Disappointment

Does a museum ever feel big enough? For 35 years, Aspen, Colorado, kept its principal art institution tucked into a small brick structure that once housed a hydroelectric generator. Now, after a seven-year saga of acrimonious local politics, the Aspen Art Museum is opening a new $45 million home, designed... More »

Katy Perry Wore a Pepperoni-Pizza Onesie

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Yesterday, mere days after giving an unprecedentedly chic performance at the White House, Katy Perry visited the Philadelphia Museum of Art wearing an oversize pepperoni-pizza onesie. The singer seems to be somewhat preoccupied with pizza lately: She first debuted the cheese-and-grease-themed jumpsuit in a faceless Instagram video a few weeks... More »

Rainier Station 60% Design Open House

by CHARLES COOPER On Thursday night Sound Transit hosted the last 60% design open house (30% report here) for East Link at the Northwest African American Museum. The event was well attended with an estimated 50 people seated for the presentation. The presentation included comments by the project managers Tia Raamot & Cynthia Padilla, project […]

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