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Canberra’s top museums and galleries say they can’t afford to repair their aging buildings and are asking for financial help in next month’s federal budget. Key points: Lobby group says cultural institutions urgently need an additional $800 million for upgrades The Australian War Memorial was well funded while other institutions struggled Head of National Library …

Photos courtesy of Zwaanendael Museum Historical re-enactments, stories of marine adventurers and a plethora of festivals await you in Sussex County during the autumn season. Fall in southern Delaware means historic tours, events and festivals that will keep you entertained throughout the shoulder season. Devon Filicicchia of the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes is very excited …

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — West Virginia is home to unique specialty museums that you can visit on your next trip to or around the state. Tripadvisor allows users to rate different attractions, hotels and other travel services. Here are the top 10 specialty museums in the Mountain State, as ranked by Tripadvisor. Tourism in West …

When I moved to Cleveland in 2000, I was three months pregnant and my first two sons were only 6 and 3 years old. Living in the city with children was phenomenal. Edgewater Beach was within walking distance of our house, the downtown library was our branch, and my boys regularly roared around the Great …

What’s a trip to Paris without spending time in a museum? Everyone knows the Louvre. The mona-lisa and Venus of Milo are on most people’s bucket lists. Must see. At least once in a lifetime. The Musée d’Orsay is also a top destination for many visitors to Paris, with its impressive statue and impressionist galleries …

As inflation pushes households to tighten entertainment and travel budgets, many are foregoing trips to museums and cultural institutions, where tickets can often exceed $25 per person. This coming Saturday, September 17 could bring temporary relief. For the 18th annual Museum Day, a national program led by Smithsonian magazine, nearly 1,000 museums, science centers, zoos, …

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It’s baaaaaack—the Annual Smithsonian Museum Day, This is. During this one-day event on Saturday, September 17, participating museums and cultural institutions both locally and across the country are offering free entry to anyone with a Museum Day ticket. Get yours here. Several local museums are participating, but if you’re looking for an …

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spectra Logic, a global leader in data management and storage solutions, today announced that its client, Imperial War Museums (IWM), has won the award of the 2022 IBC Innovation in “Content Distribution” for a prodigious project in collaboration with Spectra Logic and technology partners on the design …

You see them every day: when you jump on a Link to get to campus from the parking lot at Beaver Stadium, when you cross campus on a scooter past the giant lion paws on Curtin Road, beyond the glass wall in the hallway of the Deike Building, or behind you starting on Curtin Road …

By Chen Yuanyuan, People’s Daily Have you ever visited a museum at night? The Zhejiang Natural History Museum in China brought this brand new experience to its visitors during the summer holidays this year, operating 24 hours a day on weekends. More than 300 specimens of animals, plants, and minerals from Zhejiang province were on …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, closed holidays, $3 for adults 12 and under and Kandiyohi County Historical Society members admitted free, 320-235-1881, located at Locomotive on North Business Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has a number of featured exhibits. Besides the museum, there is a one-room …

Theater companies, music groups, museums and other arts programs have recently received grants from the Fayetteville-Cumberland County Arts Council, many to support their 2022-23 performing seasons.Other nonprofit groups and individual artists received “mini-grants” for art projects through December.Bob Pinson, interim president and CEO of the Arts Council, said in a press release that the funding …

Rare Anglo-Saxon treasures from the British Museum ‘come home’ to North East England to help tell the story of a royal court in Northumbria’s Golden Age. Objects include one of the finest examples of Anglo-Saxon glass ever found in England and a replica of one of Northumbria’s art superstars, the Franks Casket. There are also …

It took nine decades, but Raymond Lewis was finally able to step out on Mardi Gras day with the Black Masking Indians. “Never in my life,” he said, “didn’t think I’d dress with an Indian band.” But not only did Lewis receive an invitation from Grand Chief Darryl Montana to mask up with the Yellow …

Go to beginning of article This article originally appeared in the September/October 2022 issue of museum review, a benefit of AAM membership. In 2015, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole delivered a landmark keynote address at the AAM and MuseumExpo Annual Meeting in Atlanta. In it, she called on museums to “have social value by not only …

In a tweet to his 1.7million followers in July, he said: ‘I can’t believe I’m writing this but wondering if this winter we’ll need ‘hot banks’ l equivalent of “food banks” where people who cannot afford heating are invited to spend their days for free with heating (e.g. libraries, public buildings)?” In response to Mr …

Trying to find something interesting to explore in the Magic City? Visit Billings lists several places to visit around town that are fun and intriguing to explore. These five places are filled with history, arts and culture. Billings Beat: New Retail Stores Set Up in Billings West End A few places to visit in Billings …

ROCKLAND — Two art museums in Rockland will participate in Indigo Arts Alliance’s third annual Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival, along with Portland and Lewiston. Joining the Indigo Arts Alliance this year in its celebration of Black children’s books and their creators from across the African Diaspora, eight community partners are hosting events in three …

AKRON, Ohio — Summit County’s Museums for All, a program that provides community members with U.S. government-issued Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards, discounted admissions to museums and attractions in area, now includes three other attractions: Hower House, Hale Farm & Village, and Cummings Center for the History of Psychology. These additions bring the total number …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday through September 3, holidays closed, $3 for adults, 12 and under, and Kandiyohi County Historical Society members admitted free , 320-235-1881, located at the train engine on North Business Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has …

For the first time since early spring 2020, the University of Richmond Museums presents three new exhibits, all open to the public. The museums reopened to the community in March 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome the Greater Richmond campus and communities to our spaces, with a slate of exhibits and programs that showcase student …

Britain’s libraries and museums are gearing up to serve as warm havens for people who can’t afford to heat their homes during the winter months. Ministers are being called on to provide urgent new funding so that public buildings can cope with increased visitor numbers during the colder months. The buildings will be part of …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, closed holidays, $3 for adults 12 and under and Kandiyohi County Historical Society members admitted free, 320- 235-1881, located at Locomotive Train on North Commercial Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has a number of featured …

Gallagher, a Chicago-based insurance brokerage with an office in Cleveland, covers all facets of the fine arts industry, from traveling exhibitions to insuring a painting’s value during its restoration. Collection preservation is available to art galleries as well as corporations, universities, and non-profit organizations. Risk management programs encompass property and casualty insurance, as well as …

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) of the Office of Museum Services has awarded nine grants totaling $2,100,065 to museums and historic centers of Ohio. Funds will be used to improve facilities, enhance participants’ learning experiences and strengthen community relationships. These awards …

Panama City’s museums explore the country’s natural and social history—useful primers if you’re intent on better understanding the Central American destination. From honoring the contributions of immigrant labor to the canal to the emergence of the isthmus itself, Panama City’s museums cover a wealth of interesting topics. They are the best. Get trusted advice on …

All over the world, there are vast art collections that are accessible to everyone. But what is one thing that these museums and galleries around the world have in common? An ability to leave you speechless as soon as you enter these museums. These museums inspire people to think differently about society and allow people …

Doha: Qatar Museums is hosting a series of activities throughout August inviting children and families to learn about Qatar’s transformation, traditional weaving and the fascinating collection of the National Museum of Qatar. National Museum of QatarVirtual tour of the school in the fieldSunday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (45-minute visit)Language: Arabic, English, …

Appointment Tate Commerce CEO Carmel Allen, who leads the trading arm’s business, has been appointed Tateis the new CEO. Allen will assume the role on September 1, 2022. Allen has been CEO of Tate Commerce since 2018, leading the organization’s publishing, retail, product development, image and licensing businesses. Artist Céline Condorelli has been announced as …

BearFotos / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Live on the cheap. I’m a culture junkie. Whether it’s an art museum or a history center, I want to check it out, and every time it houses a new temporary exhibition, it draws me in again. . The downside of my addiction: Admission fees …

Fodor’s Travel Names Mandel’s Public Library One of America’s Finest A walk inside the fourth floor of the Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach, recently named one of the finest libraries in the United States by travel guide Fodor. Andres Leiva, Palm Beach Post It’s hot outside! Escape the heat and enjoy being indoors …

MONTEREY – The Monterey Library Board has named Brian Edwards, director of the library division of the Alameda County Library, as director of library and museums. Edwards will replace current manager Inga Waite, who is due to retire on July 31. Beginning August 16, Edwards will plan and direct the operations and activities of the …

August Civic Holiday, recognized as Simcoe Day in Toronto, is Monday, August 1, 2022. There are reduced hours in some places, but generally speaking there is plenty to do at any time of the day. It may be necessary to book in advance, so be sure to check the website of where you plan to …

Key words: climate action; Sustainability; Museums Thirty years of climate action – and inaction This year marks the 30e anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit, where representatives of the world’s governments came together to address the continuing degradation of the natural environment. One of the outcomes of this event was the United Nations Framework Convention …

About 60 miles east of Austin is the city of Giddingshome to beautiful parks and quaint shops as well as a number of historical sites. Discover these four attractions that pay homage to the city’s history and the significant events that define it. Lee County MuseumLocated in the historic 1879 Schubert-Fletcher House, originally built by …

Hello everyone! It’s me, Josee Noble, your Cartersville Daily host, bringing you relevant happenings around town. Let’s start! First, today’s weather forecast: A heavy thunderstorm in the afternoon. High: 87 Low: 71. Congratulations to our first local sponsor: Looking to buy or sell a home in the Cartersville area? Talk to Patti Everett about Atlanta …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, closed holidays, $3 for adults 12 and under and Kandiyohi County Historical Society members admitted free, 320- 235-1881, located at Locomotive Train on North Commercial Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has a number of featured …

ENID, Okla. – The Oklahoma Museums Association will host its 2022 conference at the Stride Bank Center in Enid September 14-162022. The conference, “Museums: Bringing communities a great and beautiful future,” is open to museum professionals of all levels, according to an OMA press release. The keynote speaker will be Ruth Ann Rugg, executive director …

With gas prices soaring and air travel not so much fun anymore, now might be the time to consider cultural offerings closer to home. The Stanford campus is home to two world-class museums and if COVID-19 has kept you from visiting them lately, you might be pleasantly surprised by the varied and thought-provoking exhibits currently …

John Wilson leads the BSL talks at ZSL London Zoo. © ZSL London Zoo British Sign Language (BSL) is a recognized language used primarily by people who are deaf/deaf* or hard of hearing. People using BSL often cannot access guided tours in the same way as other people – whether it’s a tour led by …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, closed holidays, $3 for adults 12 and under and Kandiyohi County Historical Society members admitted free, 320- 235-1881, located at Locomotive Train on North Commercial Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has a number of featured …

The UK has some of the best museums in the world. But with hundreds of galleries and exhibitions scattered across the country, it can be hard to know where to start. If you feel overwhelmed with choice, help is at hand. Art Fund has announced the list of finalists for its prestigious 2022 Museum of …

The British Council has paid £1million to Sudanese museums which are now demanding the UK repatriate the cultural treasures. The independent body projects soft power by funding cultural programs around the world, and in 2018 awarded a grant to three museums in Sudan overseen by the country’s National Society of Antiquities and Museums (NCAM). The …

The Gulf nation has invested heavily in an ambitious museum development plan: here’s what to watch out for. From traditional Islamic crafts and artifacts to modern and contemporary art: Qatar’s museums have it all. Art galleries and spaces are central to Doha’s thriving cultural landscape, and much of the city’s architecture is inspired by its …

Connecticut Summer at the Museum returns for 2022, which grants children in Connecticut free admission to more than 130 museums across the state during the summer. Governor Ned Lamont created the program in 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide children with engaging summer enrichment and learning experiences. It is funded by a …

Cindy Foley describes museums as “wonder factories”. “These are places where our curiosity is aroused and they are places to see the world through new eyes,” said Foley, the Scantland Family Executive Assistant Director of Learning, Experience, and Engagement at the Columbus Museum of Art. “We can imagine things not as they are, but as …

BEMIDJI – The Beltrami County Historical Society recently announced that it has joined Museums for All. Museums for All is an exclusive access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Association of Children’s Museums to encourage people from all walks of life to visit museums regularly and to develop habits …

By Rowena Plett Personal editor Marion County Museums preserve the history of their communities, maintain archives, and display memorable artifacts from the early days. Father Kapaun Museum Perhaps the most visited museum at the moment is the Father Kapaun Museum in Pilsen. Chaplain Emil Kapaun, a prisoner of war in Korea who helped other prisoners …

By Rowena Plett Personal editor Marion County Museums preserve the history of their communities, maintain archives, and display memorable artifacts from the early days. Father Kapaun Museum Perhaps the most visited museum at the moment is the Father Kapaun Museum in Pilsen. Chaplain Emil Kapaun, a prisoner of war in Korea who helped other prisoners …

By Conor Doherty Museums are constantly changing what they display, adding and removing items or even entire exhibits. This summer, if you’re looking for something fun and educational, visit these museums and see some of the exciting new exhibits they have to offer. Museum of Historic Annapolis If you want to see Annapolis and how …

Avoid the tourist crowds and see your favorite exhibits in a whole new (moonlight!) light. Visit the Franklin Institute’s rooftop observatory on a special nighttime science museum tour / Photo courtesy of the Franklin Institute Philadelphia Museum of Art, spring gardenDid you know? Every Friday night, Philadelphia’s grande dame of museums stays open until 8:45 …

The demolition and reconstruction plan Royal British Columbia Museum was suspended on Wednesday. CBC News reports that British Columbia Premier John Horgan make the announcement at a press conference where he said the $789 million development unveiled last month was the “wrong move at the wrong time”. A poll released by the Angus Reid Institute …

When we think of museums, we can consider that the dominant urban institutions hold the authority over what museums are and what they contain. Lianne McTavish is a professor of art history, design and visual culture at the University of Alberta, whose new book — Voluntary Detours: Small Town and Country Museums in Alberta seeks …

Gujarat is the land of traditions and legends, and is known for its vibrant culture and heritage. Regions may be many, but people are united by the mix of festivals, fairs, dance forms, art and architecture. The best place to see this is in the many museums scattered across the state. Here is the first …

Today The Hershey History Museum and Hershey Gardens announced that they have joined Museums for All, an exclusive access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people from all backgrounds to regularly visit museums and build museums throughout their life -life habits. …

Things to do Plus, more June 16 and Father’s Day celebrations. H Street Farmers Market. Photo courtesy of Freshfarm. No plans this weekend? Here are some last minute things to do. It’s the tenth of June! Celebrate by going to 3rd Annual June 19 Festival (Sat, free, Waldorf), where you can listen to live music, …

* Museums join the race for post-pandemic net zero * Largest source of emissions is from shipping * Goal is to reduce without deterring visitors When the coronavirus forced some of France’s busiest museums to close in 2020, it was a rare opportunity for reflection. Conversations among curators during the lockdowns have …

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announced the renewal of the Teen All Access Pass, a program that allows teens to visit Dallas-area attractions for free. Passes can be picked up at any Dallas recreation center beginning at 10:00 a.m. June 27 through July 31. Only 10,000 passes will be available for the summer. Proof of Dallas …

(MENAFN- Gulf Times) The Al Jasra Cultural and Social Club held a conference on *Private Museums and Libraries in Qatar on Saturday, presented by writer and researcher Abdul Rahman al-Sunaidi.The event was moderated by writer Hanan Badii.Al-Sunaidi, author of the book *Private Museums and Libraries in Qatar, presented a conference on his research journey in …

If you’re looking to explore and delve into history, science, art, or just the unusual, but aren’t looking to shell out the cash to do so, this is the list you need. We’ve compiled a list of museums and attractions in Philadelphia that you can explore for free during the Wawa Welcome America festivities. from …

June 7—The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum announced that they have joined Museums for All, an exclusive access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums, to encourage people from all walks of life to visit museums regularly and …

Museums and art galleries will host night tours and events during the summer and fall according to plans unveiled Tuesday by Culture Minister Catherine Martin. The process of appointing nightlife advisers for six cities is also set to begin as part of post-pandemic efforts to revitalize nightlife in Irish urban centres. Funding has been provided …

Discover the best of Sydney’s art, culture and history with an annual AGNSW membership and $200 to spend at the Gallery, State Library of NSW and Australian Museum, and more Moreover. Access gives members the chance to win prizes at four of Sydney’s top museums, galleries and libraries, worth $610. You will get your hands …

The Old Cowtown Museum and the Mid-America All Indian Museum have joined the “Museums for All” program to encourage people of all backgrounds and income levels to visit. Museums for All is a program created by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Association of Children’s Museums. Residents receiving food assistance benefits can …

Blank Park Zoo in 2019, 7401 SW 9th St, Des Moines. —Lawrence Lansing/Wikimedia Commons Library cards have always allowed you to read other people’s experiences for free, and now they can help you have your own experiences. Also for free. Adults with active library cards from the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL), the Cedar Rapids …

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a series of “Peanuts” comic strips that aired in mid-April 1956, Charlie Brown grabs his kite string, which was stuck in what became known in the long strip as “ the kite-eating tree”. In an episode that week, a frustrated Charlie Brown declines an offer from nemesis Lucy to yell …

The buildings as they appear today. From the Autauga County Heritage Association Top photo: A plan of what the existing buildings might look like after the renovations. We have the opportunity to highlight our phenomenal history and ut Prattville on the tourist map! Most of you who follow the Autauga County Heritage Association Facebook page …

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Museums and the Springfield Cultural Partnership has announced a celebration of outdoor public art created by local artists in the newly renovated Pynchon Plaza on June 4 from 2-4 p.m. Public meeting of the mass gaming commission on May 25 According to a press release sent to 22News by Springfield …

Austin Museums | Image Credit: Bullock Texas State History Museum Facebook Page Austin’s museums are among the city’s most popular attractions. Austin, Texas’ many museums are a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Plus, there’s always a museum for everyone – whether you love contemporary or traditional arts, science or history, or just want …

Diana Ayiro, a customer service agent working for one of the telecommunications companies, has attended many of the events and festivals held in the Museum’s gardens this year, although she has never set foot in the area. exposure. “I only visited to see the prestigious BET Award that Eddie Musuuza, aka Eddy Kenzo, a Ugandan …

Appointment Stephen Fry has been named the new patron of Dr. Johnson’s House, a 300-year-old townhouse and museum. Dr. Johnathan Dalzell has been appointed director of Museums Council of Northern Ireland. Dalzell previously worked in private and public sector research and teaching, and coordinated large multinational research projects and national statutory programs for numerous private, …

Today is International Museum Day (IMD). It is a celebration of the importance of museums in cultural exchange, enrichment, cooperation and peace between peoples, says the International Council of Museums. Despite their immense importance, museums are not immune to the effects of war. Throughout history, these priceless cultural sites and the heritage they contain have …

When you think of Washington, it’s probably the most popular cities and neighborhoods that come to mind. And places like Seattle, Tacoma or Spokane of course have a ton of attractions. But it’s the smaller areas that tend to have more unique and special options. With a population of just …

NEW funding should be given to museums, galleries, libraries and cultural venues across the country. Carlisle MP John Stevenson is calling on local museums and galleries in Carlisle and Cumbria to bid for nearly £17million in new funding to improve their exhibitions and collections. This new funding from central government and the Arts Council will …

TARPON SPRINGS, FL — Projects near and dear to the hearts of Pinellas County residents have been called “budget turkeys” by a research group that monitors state budget appropriations. In his annual report, Florida TaxWatcha nonprofit, nonpartisan research institute, said there were 166 appropriations labeled as “budget turkeys” in this year’s state budget. Commonly referred …

Doha: Qatar Museums (QM) is offering a range of online workshops, tours and storytelling until June this year. For this month, every Sunday and Tuesday, the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) is offering a virtual field trip. The live tour will take place online from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is free. In a …

Posted By: David Bell May 6, 2022 SAFFORD — A Safford Library card gets more than books this summer. “We have a brand new offering, called Act One Culture Pass,” said the library’s Leslie Talley. “So now your Safford Library card can get you into Arizona’s museums, zoos and other cultural attractions. Act One offered …

Dorset-born singer-songwriter, musician and poet PJ Harvey donated his Dorset dialect narrative poem Orlam to the Dorset Museum during a recent visit. Accompanied by her mother Eva, Harvey spent an afternoon at the museum, starting with the museum library, and presented Acting Director Elizabeth Selby with a hand-corrected proof of the book and a signed …

According to numerous sources, the invading Russian soldiers fled with thousands of works of art and historical treasures from art institutions in hard-hit Ukrainian cities. Among the items said to have disappeared from their rightful homes is a priceless collection of Scythian gold artifacts dating back to the fourth century BCE, which officials say were …

Hello Manton! Summer has come, summer has gone – do you or did you have the air conditioner on? Just another sign that spring and summer are really coming. Lawn mowing is in progress, trees, bushes and flowers are blooming. It seems that the trees get leaves overnight. I hope the next cold nights don’t …

The end of the school year is approaching and many parents are busy finding ways to entertain children during the summer holidays. For the record, I am one of those parents. How not to break the bank while the kids are on summer vacation Working full time and having young children on school break is …

On Tuesday, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved a $45 million county contribution to help fund the new Milwaukee Public Museum building, a significant component of the $240 million project. Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones, Russell Goodwin Sr., Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, and Sequanna Taylor voted no on the money, which passed 14-4. Coggs-Jones and Ortiz-Velez first voted …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, closed holidays, $3 for adults 12 and under and members of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society admitted free, 320-235-1881, located at the Locomotive on the North Business Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has a number of featured exhibits. Besides the museum, …

The museum currently has several exhibitions, including one featuring the Peregrine Falcon and one exploring Sheffield in the 1950s. Register to our daily newsletter Weston Park Museum, Sheffield. Weston Park is Sheffield’s largest museum and is housed in a Grade II listed building. There is a cafe on site named Ambulo which has indoor and …

The Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., celebrates Earth Day! On Friday, April 22, the library will host two seed-related events to mark the 52nd Earth Day. • Seed saving event. Interested in saving your own seeds and contributing to a resilient community seed bank? The Tierra Sagrada Seed Library will host a …

Continuing the tradition established by the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and Heritage Preservation (HP), the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) encourages libraries, museums, archives, historical societies and preservation organizations to reserve May to participate in Help. Cultural institutions can set aside some time during the month of May to take a few simple …

Adobe Stock/EdNurg Want to experience the culture and history of the first state? Visit one of Delaware’s many museums! Here is a list of over 30 museums across the state. New Castle County Auburn Valley State Park and Mansion Auburn Valley State Park includes a furnished mansion completed in 1897, as well as the Marshall …

The British Library has submitted a planning application for its ‘St Pancras Transformed’ scheme, which includes the completion of its ‘campus’ in the capital, an extension onto the three-acre land to the north of its existing Grade 1 listed building. The application was on the Camden Council website. In 2019 the British Library signed a …

North Yorkshire Libraries and two county museums are joining forces to encourage residents to discover and appreciate their community’s heritage during Local History Month in May. Events will take place in county libraries while the Ryedale Folk Museum and the Dales Countryside Museum have dialect and language as their theme for the month. These events …

Three upstate New York museums have been named among the top 10 in the country, and they’re all in one city. USA Today has released its list of the top 10 museums, chosen by its readers in separate polls. The Strong National Museum of Play, the George Eastman Museum and the Rochester Museum & Science …

Kandiyohi County Historical Society Willmar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, closed holidays, $3 for adults 12 and under and members of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society admitted free, 320-235-1881, located at the Locomotive on the North Business Highway 71 across from Robbins Island. The museum has a number of featured exhibits. Besides the museum, …

Last month, the National Portrait Gallery announced the end of its partnership with oil and gas giant BP, a partner since 1990, with effect from December 2022. Museums and galleries have long relied on corporate sponsors to provide sources of revenue and other benefits to the arts sector. Funding has become increasingly critical amid reduced …

Two notebooks belonging to Charles Darwin that have been missing since 2001 will go on display at Cambridge University Library this summer after being returned in an anonymous drop off last month. The 1837 manuscripts were discovered wrapped in cling film inside a pink gift bag, which was left on the floor in a public …

What there is to know State attractions welcome April Fool’s Day in fun and creative ways on social media The Museum of Neon Art and The Huntington both released winky entries on Friday, April 1, 2022 Was a ghost seen at the Winchester Mystery House? Hmm… Honestly, “honestly” is not a word often associated with …

Up and over to them, Savannah! It’s Friday, so let’s start with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Beautiful with the clouds and the sun. High: 76 Low: 50. Are you a local owner or trader? We can help you effortlessly deliver effective ads that reach …

JACKSON, MI — You can visit 11 Jackson County museums for free during Museum Day 2022. Participating museums will be open to the public, free of charge, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. Many venues will host an “open house style” reception and self-guided tours, while others will offer activities, historical …

Doha: Qatar Museums, in the presence of its President, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, today opened Liwan Design Studios and Labs, a space dedicated to supporting and connecting design professionals who make integral part of Qatar’s burgeoning creative community. Liwan is part of the new Qatar Museums Creative Hub, which …

The FIFA World Cup isn’t the only thing Qatar is planning. In addition to stadiums and 100+ hotels which are in development, the Gulf nation has unveiled plans to build three more art museums, each designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect. The announcement was made over the weekend, in which Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad …

Like much of Europe, Norway is watching events in Ukraine with concern, and tourism officials admit that uncertainty is already being reflected in bookings. “Visit Norway has already seen a drop in bookings on our platforms as well as a decrease in searches on our websites,” said Frode Aasheim, Acting Director of Visit Norway. “Undoubtedly, …

When Sir John Soane (1753-1837), a well-known English neoclassical architect, died, he bequeathed his house and all its contents to the British nation by a special Act of Parliament. Soane’s philanthropic act was not purely selfless, as he deprived his son, George, of his inheritance. More than 20 years earlier, George had attacked his father’s …

WAREHAM – Looking for something to do with the kids over April Break? Relatives are coming to visit you and you need a good place to take them? Look no further than the new discount museum passes available at Wareham’s Free Library. Thanks to the efforts of the Friends of Wareham Free Library, residents can …

FLINT, Michigan — Experiencing the excitement and inspiration that arts, culture and museums can provide is essential for a community. However, for some families, paying the regular museum entrance fee may be too expensive. Through community partnerships and a national program called Museums for All, two local museums are opening their doors at reduced prices …

Cheech Marin can’t help but crave his decades-old habit of acquiring art. “Unfortunately, it’s a mania,” he says. “It’s an addiction: my name is Cheech and I’m an art collector.” As unlikely as it may seem, Marin, one half of the iconic duo Cheech & Chong, who made stoner shtick comedy gold in the 1970s …

To be seen as part of the exhibition “Underdogs and Antiheroes: Japanese Prints from the Moskowitz Collection“, which opens March 19, the work is one of many in the museum’s collection that focus not only on sakura, or cherry blossoms, but related activities: gathering to celebrate spring. The Japanese tradition of flower viewing, known as …

The Museum of the American Revolution joins several well-known sites and institutions in historic Philadelphia, the birthplace of democracy, in partnership to support democratic ideals in Ukraine and around the world. On March 19, the African American Museum of Philadelphia, the Betsy Ross House, the Carpenters Hall, Franklin Square, the Independence Visitor Center, the Museum …

Arts Council England (ACE) has provided new guidance for museums considering working with businesses and artists from Russia and Belarus in response to the invasion of Ukraine. In a statement, he made suggestions for English cultural organizations and individual practitioners, particularly those planning, preparing or presenting work in England involving companies or individuals from Russia …

The Easter Bunny Returns to Hayes Egg Roll FREMONT — Children are invited to an afternoon of fun April 16 at the annual Hayes Easter Egg Roll, which replicates the White House Easter egg roll that Rutherford B. Hayes launched when he was president. The egg roll is from noon to 3 p.m., and children …

Visitors with SNAP benefits can receive discounted museum admission by presenting an EBT card. GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is now offering discounted admission to eligible visitors to make the museum more accessible. Under the Museums for All program, people receiving Food Assistance Benefits (SNAP) can visit the museum for …