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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 24, 2014 in museums in the news, Uncategorized |

Happy start to the second semester, all! This week’s featured story is an amazing new online resource for curators (and educators, and lay-folk) interested in both art and history. The V&A Museum will publish its Nazi index of Degenerate Art as a free online resource. The V&A has the only copy of this list of […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 6, 2013 in museums in the news |

Of course, undeniably the story for this week is the fallout from the government shutdown: shuttering museums, historic sites and parks around the country. Although many articles, like this one from the Washington Post, focus on the National Mall, let’s not forget the bigger impact around the country. Of course, as with any such situation, […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on September 29, 2013 in museums in the news |

This week’s featured story: before the lawsuit buzz over deceptive “suggested admission” donations has even died down, the Met is in newspaper hot water again for a recent Groupon deal: $18 for admission for one to the Met… Here’s the Gothamist article, but there are scores of others out there. What do you think? Deceptive? […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on September 8, 2013 in museums in the news |

This week’s featured article, a fascinating math museum that makes learning look so much fun I want to try it. In other news:

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on September 1, 2013 in museums in the news |

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! First, this week’s featured story: Van Gogh Museum 3D Prints Its Own Paintings. Although for now the price-tag makes them an expensive gift shop item, I wonder what the future uses could be? […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on August 25, 2013 in museums in the news |

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! First, what do you think? Should Scotland Yard open its grisly murder museum to the public? Read the article and share your thoughts in the comments. Educational? Icky? Unethical? In other news: 

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on August 18, 2013 in museums in the news |

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! But first, if you’re still in the Boston area, don’t forget to check out our newest and tiniest Museum located right in Union Square. Introducing the Philadelphia Public History Truck Smithsonian […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on August 11, 2013 in museums in the news |

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! Science museum seeking new home Free: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Offer 474 Free Art Books Online Detroit Manager Hires Christie’s to Appraise Holdings at City Art Museum American […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on August 4, 2013 in museums in the news |

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! Maine museums to help museum efforts in Newtown Construction begins on Milwaukee Public Museum’s solar wall Factory Where Rosie The Riveter Worked Still Exists, Might Become A Museum Georgia Museum of Art to […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on July 21, 2013 in museums in the news |

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! Its Bubble Popped, Hirshhorn Takes Stock of the Future China Museum Shut Down as Exhibits Shown to Be Forgeries Getty Museum Acquires Multimedia Installation From Werner Herzog Petersen’s auctions of its […]

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