Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup. You might all be interested to know that this is post #52 of Museums in the News, making it officially one year old. We hope it’s been educational and useful for you to follow along as we report the whacky and the thought-provoking in the wider world of museums!

Weisman Art Museum Reopens After $14M Expansion

Moving the National Air and Space Museum’s Archives

Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director

Costs could keep Detroit Science Center doors shut

Reimagined Maritime Museum in Amsterdam Opens

Museum Spotlight: Hennepin History Museum

Frome Hoard on display in new Museum of Somerset

With New York’s Intrepid Museum Dealing with Issues, Texans Make Another Play for the Space Shuttle

Former President George W. Bush marks progress on construction of his library with ceremony

Carnegie Museum Makes Good on Super Bowl Bet, Prepares to Loan a Renior to the Milwaukee Art Museum

Nevada State Museum to reopen at Springs Preserve attraction in Las Vegas

Academy aligns with LACMA to create a movie museum

World’s Most Beautiful Museums