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Holocaust museum condemns ‘torture and killing of gay men’ in Chechnya

The Chechen and Russian governments must investigate claims of persecution of gay men and protect LGBT rights , the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has said, as it condemned an alleged campaign of repression reported in Chechnya in recent months. Bővebben »

How museum curators deal with the issue of race

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West Bengal government to set a rice museum

West Bengal government is all set to get a rice museum shortly that will exhibit some of the finest rice varieties cultivated in the state. The government is building the museum at Phulia in Nadia district. Bővebben »

Melbourne’s Immigration Museum removes offensive Anzac Day post after complaint

The museum removed the post after the Herald Sun sought comment on the issue. The taxpayer-funded Immigration Museum has been slammed for supporting Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s controversial comments. Museums Victoria spokesman Rod Macneil … Bővebben »

Woman killed outside Northern California wildlife museum

A woman was shot and killed Thursday outside a wildlife sanctuary in a suburban area of Northern California, authorities said. The woman was slain about 1: 30 p.m. Thursday in Walnut Creek, an affluent city about 25 miles east of San Francisco. Bővebben »

At Jackie Robinson Museum , a Timeless Mission Will Live On

Major League Baseball, which honors Robinson each year with a special day and has retired his No. 42 jersey, donated $1 million. Rob Manfred, the commissioner, was on hand at the groundbreaking. He called Robinson’s signing by Branch Rickey and the Brooklyn Dodgers “the greatest moment in the history of baseball. Bővebben »

Destination: Ansel Adams exhibit at the NC Museum of Art

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall My kids have a very different relationship with a camera than I did growing up. Way back then, on birthdays, holidays or extended family visits, my parents would occasionally ask my sister and I to stand still and smile. After a click, the camera would go back in the case for

Inside Todd Selby’s Solo Show at Daelim Museum in Seoul

An exhibition view of The Selby House at the the Daelim Museum in Seoul Photo: Courtesy of the Daelim Museum Todd Selby is no minimalist. Bővebben »

St. Louis Art Museum mulls database for increasing audience, diversity

The St. Louis Art Museum wants to use data to attract younger and more diverse visitors. Museum commissioners authorized staff this week to solicit proposals for building a database of loyal museum attendees as well as people who don’t visit to eventually use information provided to drive up attendance. Bővebben »

House OKs bill to make Lincoln library, museum separate agency

Doug Finke State Capitol Bureau @DougFinkeSJR Illinois House members Thursday voted overwhelmingly to make the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a separate state agency. The vote comes nearly a month after Gov. Bruce Rauner went ahead with the move by issuing an executive order. Bővebben »

NFL Insists On Having Draft In Front Of Museum , Obscures Museum With Foam Facade

The NFL insisted on the holding the draft at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. During talks with the league, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney suggested the sports complex or Center City’s convention center. “They just weren’t interested,” he told the Inquirer . “They wanted the iconic steps, and I think it’s going to make Philly look

Jackie Robinson Museum makes long-awaited groundbreaking

Rachel Robinson turns 95 in July, and on Thursday she received what her daughter Sharon regarded as an early gift to celebrate the milestone.”I figure this is her birthday present,” the younger Robinson said after a groundbreaking ceremony for the Jackie Robinson Museum in lower Manhattan. Bővebben »

Metropolitan Museum May Start Charging Admission to Out-of-Towners

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Tiny geology centre vies with Tate Modern to be museum of the year

Visitors to the Lapworth can view exhibits ranging from dinosaur skeletons to volcanic rocks. Photograph: Marc Atkins/Art Fund 2017A tiny and for decades little-known museum of geology will be pitted against the mighty Tate Modern in the 2017 museum of the year award. Bővebben »

Friendswood Schools Museum opens door to bygone days

Cheryl Bouillion holds a tiara from the Friendswood Schools Museum once worn by a Friendswood High School homecoming queen. “I feel like it’s so important to preserve where you came from,” says Bouillion, who helped plan the museum. Bővebben »

Jackie Robinson Museum groundbreaking in NYC

Scenes from the groundbreaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum, which will be located on the corner of Canal Street and Varick Street in lower Manhattan and plans to open in the spring of 2019. (Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang)The Jackie Robinson Museum hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for donors on April 27, 2017. Bővebben »

Ground broken for Jackie Robinson Museum after 10-year wait

AP Published 1: 29 p.m. ET April 27, 2017 | Updated 5 hours ago Major League Baseball celebrated the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier on Saturday. Time Sports Jackie Robinson Museum employees are framed by a giant poster of Jackie Robinson during a ceremonial ground breaking for the museum. Bővebben »

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Considers Mandatory Entrance Fees For Non-City Residents

April 27, 2017 12: 50 PMcbsnewyork.files.wordpress…. 150w, cbsnewyork.files.wordpress…. 300w, cbsnewyork.files.wordpress…. 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 625px) 100vw, 625px”> (credit: CBS2) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is endorsing a plan to charge out-of-towners a fee to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bővebben »

US Holocaust Museum condemns reported persecution of gay men in Chechnya

DIARY on display at the US Holocaust Museum. (photo credit: REUTERS)The US Holocaust Memorial Museum said it was “deeply concerned” about recent reports that the Chechnyan government is persecuting gay men. Bővebben »

St. Petersburg’s Holocaust Museum marks 25th anniversary with multiple events

ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Holocaust Museum is joining with Eckerd College to release a 25th Anniversary oral history series, “25 Survivors, 25 Stories … Celebrating 25 Years.”Over the next 25 months, the series will feature a different Holocaust survivor on the 25th of each month. Bővebben »