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Trump’s visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum underscores national tension

President Trump delivered remarks at the opening event for the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum—while Congressman John Lewis—a civil rights icon -- boycotted the President’s visit as an “insult” to the people commemorated there.

The National Museum of American Jewish History explores successful Human Rights campaign

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The National Museum of American Jewish History presents Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews, a new exhibition exploring one of the most successful human rights campaigns to date. The panel exhibition showcases Americans?...Show More Summary

The National Museum of American Jewish History appoints new Chief Financial Officer

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The National Museum of American Jewish History announced the appointment of Paul Waimberg as the Museum?s Chief Financial Officer. In this position, he will be responsible for overseeing all of the Museum?s financial and accounting operations and reporting. Show More Summary

In This Museum Full of Treasures, The Most Popular Attraction Is a Tiny Cabbage

In June 2014, the most famous treasure of Taiwan's National Palace Museum arrived in Japan. Carved from a single piece of green-and-white jade, the artwork drew 21,000 museum-goers each day. They actually lined up to see it. But it wasn't a medallion or a vase. Show More Summary

TECNOARQUA conference Spain

Coastal & Marine’s diving archaeologists Graham Scott, and Isger Vico Sommer will be presenting at the first TECNOARQUA at the National Museum for Underwater Archaeology – the ARQUA in Cartagena, Spain. They will be co presenting on the topic: A review of the practical application of technology to maritime archaeology in the UK. Show More Summary

V&A Gallery opens today at Design Society in Shekou, Shenzhen, as part of a unique international collaboration

last weekArts : Artdaily

A unique partnership between a major UK national museum and a Chinese stateowned company has come to fruition, with the opening of Design Society, including the V&A Gallery, in the vibrant and fast-moving design city of Shenzhen, China. Show More Summary

Where Do We Go From Here? MLK50 Symposium

Really looking forward to this: Where Do We Go From Here? MLK50 Symposium A Symposium and Luncheon hosted by the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and the National Civil Rights Museum Featured Keynote Speaker: The Honorable … Continue reading ?

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces major initiative to address lack of diversity in art museums

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Cleveland Museum of Art announced today the creation of a citywide diversity initiative to address the long-standing lack of diversity in the museum profession. The CMA joins a national cohort of museums that have received funding under the Ford and Walton Family Foundations? Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative (DAMLI). Show More Summary

Designer Debra Blair adds new display to Victorian holiday splendor at the Hudson River Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

This season, the six period rooms of Glenview, the Hudson River Museum?s Gilded Age home on the National Register of Historic Places, are decked out for the holidays in full Victorian splendor through December 31, 2017. The Library,Show More Summary

Unwrapping mummy mysteries goes high-tech

Scientists, museum curators and medical researchers put an 1800-year-old Egyptian-Roman mummy under a powerful X-ray at the Argonne National Laboratory Monday to start unraveling the mysteries behind the wrappings. (Nov. 29)        

Queens Museum mystery as to who tried to cancel Israel’s party

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Despite the worst intentions of someone at the Queens Museum, a celebration of the historic 1947 vote of the United Nations to establish

Bark Paintings That Were Pivotal Documents in an Aboriginal Sea Rights Case Go on View

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The bark paintings in Gapu-Monuk Saltwater: Journey to Sea Country at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney were pivotal documents in a major case for indigenous sea rights. The post Bark Paintings That Were Pivotal Documents in an Aboriginal Sea Rights Case Go on View appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga opens Reinis Lismanis' first solo exhibition

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Reinis Lismanis? personal exhibition Trial and Error is on view in the Creative Studio of the ARSEN?LS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga from 17 November 2017 to 21 January 2018. Trial and Error is the first solo exhibition by Reinis Lismanis. Show More Summary

Can This Town In Croatia Parlay A Rusting Yacht Into Status As A 'Capital Of Culture'?

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

It's not just any yacht - it belonged to Yugoslav leader (and uniter) Josep Tito. "If officials have their way, Tito’s boat will become a museum to display the complex history of Rijeka and serve as a point of pride for the nation." Alert: Croatia's far-right politicians, whose power is surging, are not into this […]

Alice Anderson’s Motor Service: Australia’s first all-female workshop

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The National Motor Museum in South Australia last week opened its latest exhibition titled Alice Anderson’s Motor Service. Alice was Australia’s first female garage proprietor when she opened her all-female business in Kew, Victoria, in 1919. We spoke to the museum curator, Michelle Toft, on the CarAdvice podcast, to learn more about Alice’s pioneering history. […]

Dodgers open pop-up museum celebrating 60 years in LA

Among the items available for viewing: The 2017 National League Championship trophy and World Series rings.

New discovery: Common jellyfish is actually two species

University of Delaware professor Patrick Gaffney and alumnus Keith Bayha, a research associate with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, have determined that a common sea nettle jellyfish is actually two distinct species.

Splatoon 2 - Another look at the National Museum stage

???????????????????????? ??120????????????? ???????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????……? ????????1????????????????????? — Splatoon????????? (@SplatoonJP) November 22, 2017 This stage was revealed in the update trailer Nintendo put out yesterday, but now we have a few more screens to check out. Show More Summary

Apologizing For Predatory Behavior Requires More Than Saying 'I'm Sorry'

In 2011, Angie’s male colleague at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History brought her into an isolated hallway and grabbed her butt without her consent.

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