museums

British Museum Helps Return 2000-Year-Old Looted Statue to Libya | English museum

A 2,000-year-old marble statue of a Greek goddess, from a rare illegal trafficking, has been returned to Libya after a lengthy repatriation case involving experts from the British Museum. The well-preserved marble statue, dating from the 2nd century BC and probably representing Persephone, is said to have been fixed on …

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Kentucky Coal Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary of ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – The Kentucky Coal Museum is hosting a month-long celebration for the “Daughter of the Coal Miner” of Eastern Kentucky. “During the month of May, anyone who comes in and mentions Loretta Lynn or the Coal Miner’s Daughter will receive a student discount instead of regular …

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Lego exhibition at the museum a beautiful work of art

At least 1 million LEGO have gone into a model of Columbus that is both real and imagined, and is on display at the Columbus Museum of Art. However, according to the members of the OHIOLug (Ohio LEGO Users Group) who built the model, the number of Legos is probably …

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Parachuting Museum to take Central Florida to new heights – WFTV

KISSIMMEE, Florida – There are over a dozen skydiving facilities in Florida, including several right here in central Florida. This connection to the sport is the reason why central Florida was chosen to host the new museum and the Skydiving Hall of Fame. “We want to bring the excitement, commitment …

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“ Mini museums ” open in heritage shops in the Kampong Glam district

SINGAPORE: Walking past a corner unit of Kampong Glam, visitors may smell a scent of modern perfumes, but they may not be aware that the perfume store – Jamal Kazura Aromatics – has been around for almost 90 years. It was created in 1933 by Mohamed Hanifa Kazura, who had …

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Museum | Community | messenger-inquirer.com

The Wekenboca camp continues from last week: Mr. Newton Parrish, physical director of the camp, said in 1915: “The only problem encountered is that the boys run, swim and play all kinds of games, until they almost have to do it. eat the frying pans, in order to refuel. The …

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The Trois-Rivières Museum will host the grand reopening | Schools

Melony Carey said she was looking to tell the “whole story” of Alice Robertson when she helped move the pioneer educator’s exhibit to another part of the Trois-Rivières museum. “She was such an important figure, it’s hard to put it all in one exhibit,” said Carey, a member of the …

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Wondering which museums or art exhibitions are open in Los Angeles? Here is a guide. – The sundial

As the daily number of COVID-19 cases begins to decline due to increased vaccine distribution, museums, aquariums, galleries and botanical gardens are preparing to reopen their doors to the public. As the county entered the plan to reopen California in the least restrictive orange tier, museums are finally welcoming guests …

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Children’s museum promises iconic whale to move to new location with them – NBC Connecticut

The West Hartford Children’s Museum has been in its current location since 1958, but it started in Hartford decades ago and may soon return to its original roots. At the museum on Wednesday, families were exploring. From its iconic whale named Conny on the front lawn to the live animals …

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[WATCH] Academy Museum celebrates record number of female Oscar nominees – Deadline

Some 70 women representing a record total of 76 total nominations have been nominated for the Oscars this year, a very encouraging statistic for the Academy and the industry. In honor of this, Academy Museum Trustee Diane von Furstenberg and the Academy Museum have released a video (click the link …

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