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2014-06-20 23:02:36

EBT Card Discount removes cost barrier for low-income families. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently announced that the Highland Street Foundation has committed $25,000 in support of its Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card Discount for one year. The Museum’s continuing efforts to remove cost as a barrier recently took a major leap with the Highland Street Foundation’s support. “We deeply appreciate the Highland Street Foundation’s commitment...

2014-06-05 23:07:00

New Website Expands Access to Historic Museum Exhibit Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum has launched a new, information-rich website designed to complement and expand access to the Museum’s authentic century old Japanese House, the Kyo no Machiya, exhibit which has been part of the Museum since being donated by the city of Kyoto, Japan to the city of Boston in 1979. Formerly a merchant’s home in the silk-weaving district of Kyoto, the Japanese house was...

2014-05-30 23:08:45

Hands-on Programs Will Provide Creative Challenges and Learning Experiences Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently extended their instructor-led workshops for children age 6 and older. The workshops offer unique opportunities for skill building across disciplines in informal learning environments. The workshops are hands-on in format and engage children in making and creating that provide both creative challenges and learning experiences. Since its founding...

2014-05-20 12:28:58

Dr. Griswold will apply a lifetime of experience in America's top arts institutions to strengthen, distinguish and expand the museum's influence as it enters its second century CLEVELAND, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Museum of Art's Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to name Dr. William M. Griswold, a distinguished scholar, renowned curator and experienced museum leader, its next director. Griswold's confirmation comes at a unique time in the life of the...

2014-05-15 20:22:54

MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As a rare occasion in its 185-year history, the Crypt of the Notre?Dame Basilica will open its doors to the public as the venue for the Treasures of Napoléon, an unsurpassed exhibition showcasing the life of Napoléon I. Designed to allow visitors a remarkably intimate look at a truly legendary figure, the exhibit will be open in this fabulous setting until September 1. The exhibition, which includes more than 350 priceless objects that once belonged to...

2014-05-14 23:10:01

Thinc Design is the lead exhibition designer* of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, opening to the public on May 21, 2014. Under the leadership of Tom Hennes, Principal of Thinc, the exhibition provides a broad range of information and narratives, allowing visitors to gain new perspectives on their and others' experience with the events of 9/11 and to engage with the complex world that is their result. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In 2007, Tom Hennes, principal of Thinc...

2014-05-13 16:26:25

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National WWII Museum today announced that Henry Swieca, a New York-based investor, philanthropist and founder of Talpion Fund Management, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of The National WWII Museum. The board is responsible for overseeing the Museum's operations, leadership and strategic planning. The National WWII Museum's is in the midst of a $325 million expansion campaign, scheduled for completion in 2016, which will...

2014-05-12 16:26:52

FREE OR REDUCED ADMISSION AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS AT ART MUSEUMS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 18, the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) member museums across the United States, Canada, and Mexico will offer free or reduced admission, special programs, and other initiatives as part of AAMD's fifth annual Art Museum Day. This year, 178 AAMD member museums across North America will celebrate Art Museum Day, marking the highest...

2014-05-05 23:02:19

Exhibit Engages Children to Reimagine How They View Sneakers and Art Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Art for your Feet.” This exhibit showcases some of the Sneaker Museum’s collection of Air Jordan sneakers along with artwork inspired by sneakers. The Art for Your Feet exhibit is all about finding artistic inspiration in sneakers. The exhibition will showcase an array of sneakers and sneaker brands including Converse, Air...

2014-05-01 16:28:32

CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Driehaus Museum's popular Mother's Day afternoon tea returns for its fourth year in a row on Sunday, May 11. This year, the Museum's Gilded Age ballroom will be transformed into an enchanting secret garden, the perfect place to indulge and celebrate mothers for all they do. Celebrate this special day where you'll be transported to a magical garden and enjoy a special tea service--featuring a delicious array of finger...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.