A Quick Trip to the Nascar Hall of Fame

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“In short, I was impressed. Glory Road, the sweeping exhibit that greets fans as they enter the museum’s Great Hall, features 18 classic Nascar vehicles parked on a track whose banking gradually increases as the cars progress into the modern era. It’s the museum’s green flag, in a sense, and it offers a neat snapshot of the history of stock car racing. Not surprisingly, cars from the sport’s earlier decades — back when they actually looked like stock cars, in other words — were the highlights.”

Tobias Wong

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“Killer Ring” By Tobias Wong, Photo Courtesy the New York Times I was saddened to hear of the passing of Tobias Wong. Tobias was a young artist / designer living in New York City. Tobias blurred the lines between Art and Design and made us more aware of the american consumer culture. http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/06/27/style/20100627WONG.html http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/fashion/27Wong.html

Magic Wave by Artist Reuben Margolin

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“The “Magic Wave” at the Swiss Science Center Technorama is one of the most complex kinetic sculptures in the world and the masterpiece of the artist Reuben Margolin from California. A net of 450 aluminium bars is transformed into a dynamic wave landscape powered by a marvellous mechanical mechanism that turns 4 circular movements into 4 sine waves of different …

Artists, Science and Museums on LinkedIn

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I have started a group on LinkedIn called “Artists, Science and Museums”. Click to join LinkedIn Link: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2869188 A networking group for artists, designers and museum professionals working in the field of Science Centers and Children’s Museums to share ideas about incorporating sculpture into science exhibitions.

Exhition Review: Museum Pambata

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4 of 5 Stars Posted: February 7, 2010 Museo Pambata Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive Manila, Philippines 1000 Telephone: (632) 523.1797 Facsimile:(632) 522.1246 Email:info@museopambata.org Website: http://www.museopambata.org Admission Price: 100 Pesos ($2.17 USD) Size: approximately 30,000  sq. ft. of exhibits Wheelchair Accessible: Yes My Review: The museum is just doing so many things right! A mobile library An in museum library …