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Drawing parallels: Virginia Woolf’s “On Being Ill” and Julia Stephen’s “Notes from Sick Rooms”

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Harry Ransom Center

blogs.utexas.edu - Quentin Bell’s biography of Virginia Woolf begins with a famous sentence:  “Virginia Woolf was a Miss Stephen.” Her father, Sir Leslie Stephen, was an eminent critic and editor of the Dictionary of...

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester

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Leicester Museums

museumsassociation.org - For the Artist Rooms: August Sander exhibition at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery (29 September 2012 – 6 January 2013) we worked with young people to develop a social networking project #Sandergram...

National Portrait Gallery - What's On

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Portrait Gallery

npg.org.uk - Become a Member for as little as £45 and enjoy FREE, priority and unlimited entry to all exhibitions and discounts on ticketed events. • Invitations to Members-only private views • Discounts in the...

Natasha Trethewey Presents Final Lecture as Poet Laureate

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Library of Congress

loc.gov - Press contact: Donna Urschel, (202) 707-6319 Public contact: Robert Casper, (202) 707-5394 Natasha Trethewey will conclude her tenure as the 19th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry at the Library o...

The Exponential Horn: In Search of Perfect Sound

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Museum of Math

sciencemuseum.org.uk - Tune in to the Science Museum this spring to witness the re-sounding of the UK’s largest ever audio loudspeaker. From 20 May 2014, a full-size reconstruction of the gigantic ‘Denman horn’ will be t...

The Art of Museum Viewing

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Harvard Art Museums

magazine.harvardartmuseums.org - Last Friday, The Art of Museum Viewing, a discussion organized by the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement, brought together three minds from the art world—artist and Boston University prof...

Family Affair: 100 Years of Spring in the Bronx - Event - The Bronx Museum of the Arts

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Bronx Museum

bronxmuseum.org - Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the borough with us at the museum this Spring.  Enjoy an afternoon filled with art-making activities for the family. Free for children 12 and under with parent(s)...

Work in the Park

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Balboa Park

balboapark.org - Interested in working at Balboa Park? Take a look at these open positions! Visitors Services Associate, Part Time Temporary: TheNAT The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and ...

This Day in Media Screening Room

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Paley Center

paleycenter.org - Membership Screening Room Blogs The Collection Public Programs Media Council 25 West 52 Street • New York, NY 10019 • 212.621.6600 465 N. Beverly Drive • Beverly Hills, CA 90210 • 310.786.1000

Explore the Forbidden City: Imperial Costumes and the Projections of Desire

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Royal Ontario Museum

rom.on.ca - Angela Sheng joined the School of Arts in 2005 to teach Art History. She received her Ph.D. in Oriental Studies (now split into East Asian and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) from Univers...

Royal Air Force Museum receives grant for ‘First World War in the Air’ exhibition

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Aust War Memorial

1914.org - The Royal Air Force Museum has received a confirmed grant of £898,558 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the creation of The First World War In The Air. This major new exhibition, will allow ...

Freud Museum ~ Education

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Freud Museum London

freud.org.uk - The Freud Museum welcomes primary school groups. We currently offer the following sessions which last approximately 2 hours. The cost is £3.00 per child (max 30 children per session) and a minimum ...

Carnegie Museum of Art

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CMOA

cmoa.org - Among the museum’s distinguished student alumni are artists Andy Warhol, Philip Pearlstein, Raymond Saunders, and Duane Michals. Students in the current Art Connection program develop their artisti...

Robert Mapplethorpe with ICP Trustee (and founding...

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ICP

icphoto.tumblr.com - Robert Mapplethorpe with ICP Trustee (and founding staff member) Pat Schoenfeld in 1979 #tbt #throwbackthursday

Block lab opens at Brooklyn Children’s Museum - News 12 Brooklyn

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BrooklynChildrensMus

brooklyn.news12.com - The 1,000-square foot Brooklyn Block Lab is aimed at sparking the creative side of children ages 2 and older.

Big Data, Open Data… Vos données valent leur pesant d’or !

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MuséedesArtsMétiers

arts-et-metiers.net - Avec la participation : - Dominique Cardon, sociologue au laboratoire des usages d'Orange Labs, professeur associé au laboratoire techniques territoires et sociétés de l’université Paris-Est Marne-...

Moline Public Library

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Smithsonian NMAAHC

molinelibrary.com - The Created Equal film set and public programs have been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging  Cultures initiative, in partnership ...

ROM Ideas: Discoveries and Insights from ROM Researchers

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Royal Ontario Museum

rom.on.ca - The ROM’s team of researchers, technicians, and other experts perform ground-breaking work in our labs, collections areas, and at field sites all around the world. ROM Ideas, formerly the ROM Collo...

Unnatural History: The Odd and Remarkable Dioramas of Lori Nix

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AcademyofNatSciences

ansp.org - Lori Nix: Unnatural History is a playful poke at what goes on behind the dioramas at a natural history museum. In Nix’ imaginative images, science, facts, and animals are a bit askew and sometimes ...

Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Institute of Music students create stunning animations for '360 Degrees of Sight + Sound': Kristel's CLE

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ClevMuseumNatHistory

cleveland.com - CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Museum of Natural History at One Wade Oval Drive held an encore presentation of “360 Degrees of Sight + Sound: The Planetarium Project” on Wednesday. The animated fi...

Hillman Photography Initiative

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CMOA

initiative.cmoa.org - Alex Klein is an artist, writer, and curator working between Los Angeles and Philadelphia, where she is the Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber Program Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the ...

This Is Not Your Father's STEM Job - Jessica Lahey - The Atlantic

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Carnegie Science

theatlantic.com - Much has been written about the need to encourage women to embark on careers in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—and fill the demand for future STEM employment. Senator Kirsten Gilli...

Kitchen Table Series

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fansinaflashbulb.wordpress.com - Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled, from the Kitchen Table Series, 1990 (63.2001.3) Carrie Mae Weems tells stories in her photographs, often becoming her own subject. She uses her work to explore cultural,...

The Field of Battle

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Ford's Theatre

bl.uk - The Field of Battle and Prominent Union Generals is one of the most picturesque maps in the collection, detailing the main theatres of conflict in the Confederacy, with each state broken up by coun...

Program and Retail Coordinator — Historic New England

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Historic New England

historicnewengland.org - Location: Otis House, Beacon Hill, Boston, Mass. Will be relocated to Milton, Mass., within two years. Description: The program and retail coordinator is responsible for managing Historic New Engla...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives • Job Opening: Digital Access and Systems Librarian

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Rock Hall

rockhalllibrary.tumblr.com - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the world’s first museum dedicated to the living heritage of rock and roll music, is seeking an experienced Digital Access and Systems Librarian. This pos...

Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana

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nypl.org - The New York Public Library will be closed on Sunday, April 20. Many contemporary depictions of Guyana and its people—whether via the image or the written word—continue to center on the exotic, the...

Film Fridays at South Florida Museum

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South Florida Museum

www.southfloridamusuem.org - Star Trek (2009) Rated PG-13, 126 minutes. The franchise that spawned millions of Trekkies (or Trekkers, if you prefer), finds new life. In this new classic, the fate of the galaxy rests in the han...

Citizen Science at the Museum | North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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NC Natural Sciences

naturalsciences.org - Located on the first floor of the NRC, the Citizen Science Center is our main exhibit devoted to citizen science.  Inside you’ll learn about ways that you can contribute to citizen science, hear pa...

TU taps Gilcrease director for leadership post at Helmerich Center - University of Tulsa

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Gilcrease Museum

utulsa.edu - Home › About TU › News, Events and Publications › University News › TU taps Gilcrease director for leadership post at Helmerich Center Duane H. King, Ph.D., who has served as vice president for mus...

adventures with affiliations! « The Affiliate

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SmithsonianAffiliate

blog-affiliations.org - Special thanks for this guest post to Rachel Brummond. Rachel interned with the Affiliations office this spring and helped us build our e-marketing for the Smithsonian Affiliations Membership Progr...

Spy Training at Mount Vernon | George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Mount Vernon

mountvernon.org - Delve into the 18th century world of double agents, invisible ink, and coded messages during Spy Training at Mount Vernon, but beware – you never know who might be a British spy! Learn about Revolu...

Museum Diaries

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Royal Ontario Museum

tvo.org - Enigmatic and enthusiastic specialists in their fields lead curious viewers behind-the-scenes of the Royal Ontario Museum and on the daily adventures of its curators, technicians and investigators....

Closure notice, Liverpool museums

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Intl. Slavery Museum

liverpoolmuseums.org.uk - National Museums Liverpool will need to close all its museums on Thursday 24 April to speak to staff about future planning in the face of funding cuts.  For the safety of visitors and security of m...

Evening Lecture Series: "Jim Isermann: recent studio and public projects"

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PalmSpringsArtMuseum

psmuseum.org - Untitled, 2010. Vacuum formed polystyrene, 2,300 panels, approximately 40' x 96'. NW pedestrian ramp, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas. The lecture begins at 5:30 in the Annenberg Theater, followe...

Museum Council Art Book Sale : Delaware Art Museum

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Delaware Art Museum

delart.org - The Museum Council Art Book Sale is back! Working with Librarian Rachael DiEleuterio, the Museum Council has gathered hundreds of art books spanning every period. All sale proceeds will support the...

Keep traditional skills alive-construction, repair & retrofit of heritage buildings, must be integrated into craft & professional construction courses - e-petitions

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WealddownMuseum

epetitions.direct.gov.uk - Responsible department: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills More emphasis needs to be given to the different mentoring requirements for the repair, restoration and retrofit pre 1919 buil...

World-first mobile link at National Slate Museum - Wales Online

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Amgueddfa Cymru

walesonline.co.uk - Wales’ National Slate Museum in Snowdonia is the first national museum in the world to trial a new mobile feature that will enable visitors to discover more about collections as they walk around a ...

Nev Wilshire – Happy People Sell | What's On

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Waterfront Museum

museumwales.ac.uk - Join Nev Wilshire for a fascinating insight into his award winning business success, and being a familiar face to millions of viewers as ‘Nev’, the star of BBC's The Call Centre. Nev Wilshire’s pat...

How Glasgow Flourished 1714 - 1837

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Kelvingrove

glasgowlife.org.uk - How Glasgow Flourished takes a fresh look at a hugely significant but often overlooked period in Glasgow’s history. Discover how over 300 years ago, Glasgow’s businessmen made their fortunes from t...

Those of us going on the April 25 bus trip to...

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HSFC

fredcohistory.tumblr.com - Behind the scenes at the Museum of Frederick County History, Taney House, and Research Center & Archives with the people who work there. Ask a question or share your stories with us by clicking one...

Arts Poole | D-Day 70 Residency Artist Brief at Poole Museum

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Poole Museums

artspoole.tumblr.com - “We’ll Meet Again, Don’t Know Where, Don’t Know When” Voices of Departure from Poole 1.0 Overview “In the early hours of Monday, 5th June 1944, a procession of 81 landing crafts and launches made i...

AIGA Atlanta | America’s Dirty Secret: Designers Against Human Trafficking

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MODA

atlanta.aiga.org - The long-term goals of this project are to raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking in the modern world, move the public to action to end human trafficking and support the victims, and to ...

CAFAM

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Craft&FolkArtMuseum

cafam.org - The Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is currently seeking an undergraduate student to participate in the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program for Summer 2014. With the goal of increa...

iSchool alumna wins Palm Beach County Teacher of the Year Award

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Boynton History

news.cci.fsu.edu - Florida State University School of Information alumna Michelle Gunning was named this year’s Macy’s/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year for Palm Beach County. Gunning graduated from...

Family Fun at Smithills Hall - Local Directory of services, activities and events in Bolton

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Libs and Museums

localdirectory.bolton.gov.uk - The organisations listed on the Local Directory are not endorsed or recommended by Bolton Council and service details have been supplied by the service provider. Anyone seeking to use or access the...

The Exhibitions at the Museum of Printing History

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The Printing Museum

printingmuseum.org - Inspired from the 2011 publication "Arabic Graffiti" written by Don Stone Karl and Pascal Zoghbi, the exhibition "Contemporary Arabic Graffiti and Lettering: Photographs of a Visual Revolution," cu...

Easter Bytes | The National Museum of Computing

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TNMOC

tnmoc.org - Following the highly successful Summer Bytes and Christmas Bytes Festivals of 2013, next up is 2014 Easter Bytes. There will be special activities for all the family from 10-21 April 2014, 12noon t...

Heritage Education – Museum on the Move – Warwickshire Heritage and Culture

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HeritageCultureWarks

heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk - Museum on the Move is the mobile museum that travels to you!   This year’s exhibition, ‘Made Here’, uses objects and interactive activities to uncover the cogs and levers that make Warwickshire and...

Lecture tomorrow night: Ranch Gates of the Southwest

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The Printing Museum

us2.campaign-archive2.com - Major support for The Printing Museum operations and programming is provided by the Houston Endowment, Inc., The Wortham Foundation, Inc., The Brown Foundation, Inc., and Mid-America Arts Alliance....

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