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23
Jul
Find history, art and more at museums - Journal and Courier
The East and McDonald galleries host exhibitions of regional importance, and the exhibitions in the Shook Gallery and Manya Fan Center highlight the works of local artists and Art Museum students. Studio arts classes are offered for all ages. The gift ...
Source:  Journal and Courier

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23
Jul
When a Museum's Big Dreams Prove Too Ambitious - New York Times
A rendering of the new Museum for African Art, with its soaring four-story wall, curved ceiling of rare Ghanaian wood and elaborate spiraling staircase, still sits on an easel in an unfinished concrete skeleton facing Central Park. But those ...
Source:  New York Times

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23
Jul
Museums will get cash from town this year - Glens Falls Post-Star
The vote had been delayed from the July 7 meeting when some Town Board members questioned whether the two museums in Glens Falls, which the town has funded annually for many years, do enough to promote Queensbury and attract overnight visitors ...
Source:  Glens Falls Post

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23
Jul
The Good Historian Resembles an Ogre - First Things
On April 1st of this year, the great French medievalist Jacques Le Goff died at the age of ninety (1924-2014). There were obituaries in the newspapers of Britain and Europe, but not much in the American press. This is unfortunate. More than a mere ...
Source:  First Things

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23
Jul
John D'Emilio: Renowned professor, historian retires - Windy City Times
However--as part of a community that included celebrated historian and playwright Jonathon Ned Katz--D'Emilio was constantly thinking about the palpable differences new perspectives on history could make. "So much of the rhetoric of the gay liberation ...
Source:  Windy City Times

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23
Jul
Regulation Will Not Kill Airbnb, Says Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn - WGBH NEWS
But have no fear, Airbnb enthusiasts: as Harvard historian Nancy Koehn explains, the drive to regulate novel enterprises will not necessarily be the death of the so-called "sharing economy." In fact, it's a time-honored tradition. "Business has been ...
Source:  WGBH NEWS

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23
Jul
A royally good time - Issaquah Press
"The architectural history of the building is fascinating," Walt said. "It began as a sketch in the '50s, designed to take three years and $7 million. The final product took 17 years and $107 million, reaching completion in 1973." While the couple ...
Source:  Issaquah Press

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22
Jul
DIG DAY: Kids learn about archaeology at program (PHOTOS) - Troy Messenger
A handful of children excavated a handful of artifacts and learned a bit about archaeology in the process. Pioneer Museum held its annual children's program Saturday and archaeology was the theme. "We have a children's program every summer. There's a ...
Source:  Troy Messenger

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22
Jul
Festival of Archaeology 2014: Katie Marsden on medieval finds and a World War ... - Culture24
More than 12,000 records have been created since the Portable Antiquities Scheme began in Essex in 2003. Katie Marsden, the county's Finds Liaison Officer, narrows it down to two. A photo of two dark green archaeological discoveries. Portable ...
Source:  Culture24

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22
Jul
Today in Lawrence: Extra hot, with a side of archaeology and a helping of ... - Lawrence Journal World
Tap into your interest in archaeology with a free educational discussion about Arabian culture. For this Science on Tap, Sandra Olsen, KU professor of Museum Studies and archaeologist, will share her exciting adventures and important insights about Arabia.
Source:  Lawrence Journal World

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