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- Italian Museums To Visit From Your Couch
Virtual tours: how you can still enjoy Italy's artistic wonders from the couch.
Forbes. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Secretary Lonnie Bunch on the New Memorial to Native American Veterans
Located in front of the National Museum
of the American Indian, the sculpture reminds us of the true burden of freedom
Smithsonian. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Smithsonian museum displays Kobe Bryant's 2008 Finals jersey
Bryant donated it to the National Museum
of African American History and Culture in 2017.
CBS News. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- Mystery attack at Berlin museum targets more than 60 pieces of artwork, artifacts with oily liquid
More than 60 artworks and artifacts at some of Berlin's best-known museums
were smeared with an oily liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, authorities said Wednesday. ...
Fox News. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- 70 artworks are damaged in mysterious 'hushed up' attack at German museum
Paintings, stone sculptures and sarcophagi at three institutions on Berlin's UNESCO-listed Museum
Island were sprayed with an 'oily liquid' which left visible stains, Berlin police have said.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- Berlin mystery attack targets 70 museum artefacts
The attack took place on the German capital's Museum
Island and took over two weeks to come to light.
BBC News. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- At the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, All Athletes Are Equal
The new museum
in Colorado Springs is based on the idea that a wheelchair basketball player trains just as hard as any other basketball player.
New York Times. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- Hull museum's rare whale exhibit dismantled and moved
The 113-year-old skeleton will take three days to dismantle and two months to clean, officials say.
BBC News. Monday, 19 Oct 2020.
- Smithsonian honors Kobe Bryant's place in history with display in Washington
Kobe Bryant will be remembered with a new display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum
of African American History and Culture on the National Mall.
Los Angeles Times. Monday, 19 Oct 2020.
- Activists Who Tried To Take Colonialist-Era African Artifact From French Museum Hit With Fine
The defendants said they were trying to make a statement about the legacy of French colonialism.
Forbes. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- Naperville's DuPage Children's Museum pivots to virtual programming
A local museum's "pandemic pivot" is making Chicago Proud.
ABC News. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- Fact check: Post misrepresents Biden-Harris event turnout in at Phoenix museum
A post on social media claiming a Biden-Harris event at a museum
had no turnout ignores the fact it wasn't intended to be a campaign rally.
Yahoo. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- China tells French museum: don't mention Genghis Khan in your Genghis Khan exhibition
A French museum
has postponed an exhibit about Mongol Emperor Genghis Khan citing interference by the Chinese government, which it accuses of trying to rewrite history. ...
Yahoo. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- Kate Middleton announces Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum
The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, announced Sergey Gorshkov scooped the Wildlife Photographer of the Year prize with his image showing a Siberian tigress hugging a fir tree.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- New Museum Exhibit in Washington Highlights Girlhood in America
The exhibit showcases the lives of American girls who advocated for social change and shaped the country's history.
Voice of America. Friday, 9 Oct 2020.
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