SB1200, the bill to transfer the former mineral museum to AZGS to convert into a natural resources education center, passed the Arizona House today. It now goes back to the Senate for reconsideration because of the amendments added. [right, diorama of an open pit mine from the former Mining & Mineral Museum]
Kicking off the week with some promotional duties, Katie Holmes and Helen Mirren showed up at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Monday night (March 30). The “Dawson’s Creek” cutie and “The Queen” star were in the house toShow More Summary
At the Mad Men exhibit currently housed inside of the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, visitors are greeted by scraps of paper filled with Matthew Weiner's random notes. Framed on the wall, however, are three pieces of loose leaf paper holding a much less random set of ideas. [ more › ]
The Arizona House Appropriations Committee today approved SB1200, transferring the former Mining & Mineral Museum building to AZGS to create a new Mining, Mineral, and Natural Resources Educational Museum. It also transfers $428,300Show More Summary
Photo courtesy Eastern Museum of Motor Racing. If you’re into drag racing history, especially the eastern variety, make plans to be in York Springs, Pennsylvania, this coming weekend for the spring open house at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, with drag racing as the featured category of competition. New this year at the museum […]
By unanimous action of the Boscobel Board of Directors, a painting of West Point and the Hudson River has been deaccessioned at Boscobel and is being presented to the West Point Museum. The oil on canvas titled, View of West Point, dates to 1856, but is unsigned. Show More Summary
Perched on a shelf, the "Little Kabila" with the mysterious eyes greets visitors to the Kivu Museum, housed in a Catholic mission but aimed at safeguarding endangered Congolese traditional artefacts some might consider "satanic". The...Show More Summary
The Corning Museum of Glass in New York has recently been expanded. Designed by Thomas Phifer, the additional 100,000 square feet to house the company’s collection of contemporary glass works. It also includes one of the world’s largest facilities for glassblowing demonstrations. READ MORE »
“Among the cultural institutions being used as a shelter is Zinjibar Museum, the province’s main museum. Looted twice in 2012, and virtually empty of artefacts since then, today it houses around 60 people, who share the museum’s 15 rooms and its second-floor toilet.”
The White House stated that Obama offered his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi help in the investigation into the March 18 National Bardo Museum terrorist attack in Tunis.
All photos by Johannes Schwartz via Het Nieuwe Instituut/Dwell Rotterdam's Sonneveld House, a 1930s home that is considered one of the best examples of Dutch modernism, has been open to the public since 2001 as a house museum. For the...
Photos courtesy AACA Museum. Buses were just too industrial for the Milton Hershey School in the early Sixties. Instead, the boarding school’s administrators wanted to transport its students to and from student housing in a manner that more resembled typical family life. To do so, they commissioned a fleet of station wagons – extra long […]
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest stated that the US was prepared to offer assistance to Tunisian authorities in the investigation of the terrorist attack at Tunisia’s National Bardo Museum.
The Bardo museum in Tunis, which was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday, may not be as famous as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York or the British Museum. But it houses one of the world’s greatest collections of ancient mosaics. “The collection of mosaics — that is, pavement mosaics and wall mosaics — is unequalled,” […]
The Bardo Museum in Tunis, which was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday, may not be as famous as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, or the British Museum. But it houses one of the world’s greatest collections of ancient mosaics.Read full article >>
Winnfield, Louisiana, is not home to much. The Louisiana Political Museum is housed there and that’s about it. Well, I take that back. It’s also got a correctional facility, and one it appears Mother Jones was interested in reporting on. Show More Summary
Caitlin Randall at Narratively wrote a fascinating article about father-son con artists from Northern England who sold at least 120 forged antiquities to museums, galleries, and auction houses. Read the rest
The Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee passed the museum transfer bill, SB1200, by 9-0 on Monday. It now goes to the full House for approval and then on the to Governor for signature.SB1200 transfers the building that...Show More Summary
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is displaying the contents of the Massachusetts State House time capsule. Originally placed under the State House cornerstone by Governor Samuel Adams, patriot Paul Revere and Colonel William ScollayShow More Summary
This week is one of weeks designated two times a year as “Asia Week New York” by the Japanese Art Dealers Association, during which a number of galleries, auction houses and museums make a point of having relevant exhibits. Rather than feature images from temporary exhibits, I’m focusing here on a specific ongoing source of […]