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- Auschwitz prisoner tells Prince Charles about 'hell on earth' she endured at hands of Nazi doctor
At the Israel Museum
in Jerusalem, Charles met Marta Wise, who as a 10-year-old girl was sent to Auschwitz and suffered at the hands of Josef Mengele, the notorious Angel of Death.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 23 Jan 2020.
- The Most Anticipated Museum Openings of 2020
Slated for this year are new institutions dedicated to ancient Egyptian, the Olympics, African American music and the Army
Smithsonian. Thursday, 23 Jan 2020.
- British Museum announces new tantra exhibition
The exhibition in London, explores 'female power, gender fluidity, religious pluralism, mindfulness and well-being' and aims to debunk the stereotype of Tantra made famous by Sting.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 23 Jan 2020.
- Ichthyosaur fossil found by dogs to go to Somerset museum
Conservation work is under way on the find to determine whether it is a new species of ichthyosaur.
BBC News. Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020.
- How A Rustbelt City Found An Artistic New Identity
Until the Massachusetts Museum
of Contemporary Art opened in an abandoned factory complex 20 years ago, North Adams was, like many rustbelt cities, depressed and full of unemployed residents.
Forbes. Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020.
- Art speaks for itself and makes hearts beat faster
Information about an artwork has no effect on the aesthetic experience of museum
visitors. The characteristics of the artwork itself have a much stronger impact on observers.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020.
- Canadian gold coin heist: Prosecutors seek lengthy prison terms for accused
German prosecutors are seeking lengthy prison terms for four men accused of staging the brazen theft of a 100 kg Canadian gold coin that disappeared from a Berlin museum
almost three years ago.
CBC News. Monday, 20 Jan 2020.
- 2 killed, 5 injured after patron opens fire at San Antonio bar
A suspect opened fire on patrons at the Ventura, a music venue and bar located along the Museum
Reach portion of the San Antonio River Walk.
CBS News. Monday, 20 Jan 2020.
- Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature
The Denver Art Museum
presents the country's largest Monet exhibit in more than two decades, exploring the Impressionist's fascination with light, and how tragedy colored his work
CBS News. Sunday, 19 Jan 2020.
- Protests close Louvre museum in Paris amid pension strikes
Dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to the Louvre museum
and forced the famous Paris landmark to close Friday while they denounced the French government's plans to overhaul the pension system.
CBC News. Saturday, 18 Jan 2020.
- Weird Tim Burton traces will stay put in their neon graveyard - CNET
The Neon Museum
has extended "Lost Vegas," an exhibition curated by the filmmaker, through April 12.
CNET. Saturday, 18 Jan 2020.
- Ohio history museum to offer special MLK Jr. Day programs
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio History Center is offering special hours and programs Monday to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. The museum, located in Columbus, will be open from 10 a.m. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 17 Jan 2020.
- George Lucas' New Museum Acquires Major Archive of African American Film History
The Separate Cinema Archive contains more than 37,000 objects dating from 1904 to the present
Smithsonian. Thursday, 16 Jan 2020.
- This Museum Is Free Thanks to Board Trustee
Free admission for all to MOCA in Downtown LA.
ABC News. Thursday, 16 Jan 2020.
- Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, Field Museum offering free days over MLK weekend
With valid ID or proof of residence, guests can visit three neighboring institutions at Chicago's Museum
Campus free of charge on various days.
ABC News. Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020.
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