Exhibition Review; Museum of Jurassic Technology

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I visited the War museum in Singapore and its own way it reminded me of the Museum of Jurassic Technology.  I thought how could I have forgotten my favorite Museum! Web Site Link The Museum is located at: 9341 Venice Boulevard Culver City, California 90232 Telephone: (310) 836-6131 email: [email protected] http://www.mjt.org One of my favorite museums anywhere! Just what any …

St. Nicholas museum plan would cost $10 million

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By Matthew Santoni TRIBUNE-REVIEW “At the foot of Troy Hill, a 108-year-old, ethnically Croatian Catholic church has sat abandoned for five years, its sagging stained-glass windows rattled by traffic rumbling past on Route 28 a few feet away. But after St. Nicholas Church skirted demolition several times, a study released Friday showed it could see life again as a national …

Children’s museum plans under way

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By SARA KINCAID Bismarck Tribune | Posted: Friday, December 4, 2009 2:00 am “Planning continues on the idea of a children’s museum in Mandan. The founding board for the North Dakota Children’s Museum met Thursday evening in Mandan. It was the board’s second meeting. A children’s museum has interactive exhibits for children. “It’s not sterile, where you can’t touch anything,” …

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race

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“Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” amazing website from the at the Holocaust Museum Exhibition Narrative from the Holocaust Museum website: “From 1933 to 1945, Nazi Germany’s government led by Adolf Hitler promoted a nationalism that combined territorial expansion with claims of biological superiority—an “Aryan master race”—and virulent antisemitism. Driven by a racist ideology legitimized by German scientists, the Nazis …

“Tim Burton” at the Museum of Modern Art

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From New York Times article by Ken Johnson “Tim Burton’s career is the ultimate revenge of the art nerd. Mr. Burton, the self-professed alienated child of a dysfunctional family in Burbank, Calif., who funneled his loneliness, pain and grief into drawing cartoons, has found fame, fortune and a beautiful companion (Helena Bonham Carter) by telling cinematic tales of sensitive misfits …

Best Art Exhibition; High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture

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I love having the time to think about things like, “what is the best Art exhibition I have ever seen?” My answer would be: High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture At the time the New York Times wrote a scathing article about the exhibition and Robert Hughes wrote an article for Time Magazine.  Kirk Varnedoe understood that the …

Exhibition Review of the Indonesian National Museum

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Medan Merdeka Barat 12 Jakarta 10110, Indonesia www.museumnasional.org 5 of 5 Stars Posted: December 1, 2009 Category: History Museum Museum Generation: Museum 1.0 Admission Price: 750 Rupiah Size: approximately 150,000  sq. ft. of exhibits Wheelchair Accessible: Yes My Review: To be honest wasn’t expecting much and was blown away!  Great Museum!  The Museum is in two parts the original building …

Museum Director Files Law Suit

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I love news articles like this, it gives you an insiders view of the museum world – Mark Walhimer By T.J. Greaney From the Columbia Tribune Link to Article “A former executive director of the YouZeum, Gwen Robbins, is suing the interactive science center, claiming breach of contract and defamation. In a petition filed this month in Boone County Circuit …

Museum of Science and History reopens Friday

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From the Star-Telegram “These and many other jaw-dropping interactive experiences await when the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History opens its doors Friday, marking the start of a new era in the museum’s history. What began in 1945 as the Fort Worth Children’s Museum has evolved into a dazzling 166,000-square-foot, $80 million state-of-the-art complex that will thrill children and …