News Deeply–Feb. 15, 2018
As New York’s American Museum of Natural History digitizes its vast collections, it wants to use that historic data to help scientists understand how imperiled ecosystems are changing today. But coders at a recent hackathon discovered just how big a challenge that is.
northumberlandnews.com–2 hours ago
The minister toured the Marie Dressler Museum that day as foundation board members announced events being planned for ‘Celebrate Marie Dressler 150’ in the community. … “She was there to appear at a place in the 1912 era, with articlesabout this from the Toronto Daily Star, which is the Toronto Star today,” he said.
U.S. News & World Report–9 minutes ago
Norman Rockwell’s three sons have withdrawn from a lawsuit against a Massachusetts museum that wants to sell one of their father’s paintings. Feb. … The Rockwell family said in a statement Thursday the intention of the lawsuit was to prevent the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield from auctioning “Shuffleton’s …
U.S. News & World Report–4 hours ago
City Gives Loan to Help Slave Museum. The city of Alexandria is giving a $63,000 interest-free loan to help a struggling museum built on the site of a former large scale slave-trading operation. Feb. 16, 2018, at 3:50 a.m.. City Gives Loan to Help Slave Museum. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit.
U.S. News & World Report–7 hours ago
Plans for a funk museum in Dayton have been public since 2013, but the head of the new Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center says it has been a dream for decades. CEO David Webb tells the Dayton Daily News he hopes that the museum becomes not just a tourist attraction for the city, but a …
New York Times
U.S. News & World Report–20 hours ago
Museum Executive Director Allen Roberson said the plan approved Thursday satisfies lawmakers’ mandate to create a display space. That requirement came as part of a July 2015 vote to remove the flag from Statehouse grounds after nine black Charleston churchgoers were killed by a gunman seen in …
Globalnews.ca–Jan. 18, 2018
Google’s Arts and Culture app has shot to the top of the charts after it started offering a service to match your face with a painting in a museum. The app allows for virtual museum tours, and offers articles on museums near you and around the world. READ MORE: Canadians ready to ditch passwords for …
U.S. News & World Report–Feb. 15, 2018
FBI: Partygoer Stole Museum Statue’s Left Thumb After Selfie. Federal authorities say a Delaware man snapped a selfie before stealing part of a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum. Feb. 15, 2018, at 7:46 a.m.. FBI: Partygoer Stole MuseumStatue’s Left Thumb After Selfie. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
Asahi Shimbun–3 hours ago
The Hien, originally developed by the predecessor of a major Japanese motorcycle for the Imperial Japanese Army, will be showcased from March 24 with the reopening of the refurbished Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum. “Displaying the Hien has been our long-held dream since the opening of …
The Hindu–4 hours ago
The matter was taken to the notice of the government mentioning the importance of preserving the stone, metal sculptures and other articles belonging to the ancient and medieval times. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu saw merit in the proposal and sanctioned funds to turn it into a museum,” he added.