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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 17, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Virginia museum displays Civil War photos of young girls in hopes of solving mystery Behind-the-scenes museum tour in Ohio allows public to see restoration of famed Memphis Belle Public’s aid sought in ’90 Gardner Museum heist Lenfest issues $40 million challenge for American Revolution museum […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 3, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. NYC museum’s beer exhibit offers history on tap Academy’s New Movie Museum Designers: ‘Don’t Call It a Museum’ Contemporary Museum hopes to reopen Follow Museums Like Others Follow Sports Teams Kenya to open Africa’s first underwater museum New York galleries staging museum-quality exhibitions Exploring culture, […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 20, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news. First things first: congratulations to all the  MA students in Museum Education, History and Museum Studies, and Art History and Museum Studies who are graduating today, and congratulations to all the certificate students who completed their requirements this semester! As proof that you can’t please […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 14, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles featuring museums.   Rosenbach Museum honors Maurice Sendak Museum will tell story of city’s key role in War of 1812 China Super Rich Use Boom Money To Open Their Own Art Museums John L. Gray chosen to lead National Museum of American History Ag museum gets rid […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 7, 2012 in museums in the news |

Better late than never: welcome to our slightly delayed weekly roundup of news articles about museums. World’s most bizarre food museums A First Look at the New Barnes Foundation Getty to trim 34 jobs in its museum division Seventh Grader Sets Met Museum Straight Turkish Writer Opens Museum Based on Novel Playground fighter jet now […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 29, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums! At Peabody Museum, youngsters recycle trash into artwork Chicago Art Museum Opens Giant Screaming Palin Head Garden Exhibit. Getty Museum’s designated director deals with U.K. museum thefts A Tricky Museum Question China Extends Reach Into International Art Jim Crow Museum aims to provoke thought Colorado history […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 22, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of weird and wonderful news articles about museums! I don’t entirely know what to make of this bit of news out of Sweden: Museum Accused Of Hosting Racist Cake-Cutting Evacuated After Bomb Threat (Read the whole article, and you will be making the same face I’m making right now, probably.) Space Shuttle […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 15, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Community asked to curate at Sitka museum Vibrator Museum Organizers Hope To Create A Buzz (PHOTOS) History museum gives innovative internships to high schoolers Chinese artefacts worth £2 million stolen from university museum Titanic deck chairs’ sad symbolism lives on Walt Disney Family Museum preserves […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 8, 2012 in museums in the news, Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum news articles! My favorite article of the week has to be this one: The Marlins’ New Stadium Has a Bobblehead Museum. I’ve been to some surprisingly good museums at sports stadiums (check out Turner Field if you’re ever in Atlanta) but never one quite like that. LACMA, Getty […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 1, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums.  Denver museum tells the story of a woman made famous by the Titanic: The real “Molly Brown” Top-attended museum show of 2011 is a surprise; also L.A. numbers Chicago museum opens a free public art library Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum Amsterdam’s Stedelijk […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 25, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums.   Smithsonian scores with ‘Art of Video Games’ exhibit Museum confirms that a still life is by Van Gogh Colossal Juno lowered by crane through museum roof Group calls for protection for UAE museum workers

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 18, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles featuring museums! The big news to highlight this week is that the New York Times’ annual museum issue is out. Check it out – there’s a lot of interesting things in there, and it will make a good Sunday read for those of you not buried under […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 10, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Sheriff partners with children’s museum to build Safetyville Private museums in Shanghai forced to close, seek new homes IBM Building Smarter System for Louvre Museum Medicine, Museums and Spoons Full of Sugar The List #0060: Visit an Automotive Museum 9/11 Memorial Museum Remains Plan Opposed […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 4, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Army history museum shows off remodel Celebrating 10 years with 6 Museum School Instructors Grimshaw Breaks Ground on the Miami Science Museum Which Will Be Its Own Living Exhibit Bellevue’s Museum of Doll Art shuts for good on Thursday Syfy Bringing ‘Igniters’ Campaign to the […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 19, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news stories about museums! Blues museum planned for St. Louis riverfront An Artist Ends Ties to Museum in Harlem Kenner Mardi Gras Museum items go on the auction block Peabody Essex Museum to pay Salem $53,000 in lieu of taxes Nice Mob Museum you got there; it’d be a […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 12, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Children’s Museum helps Bill keep his grandson busy and learning Board chairman shares C.M. Russell Museum’s plans, goals Jaguar to close museum, looking for new location St. Louis tries new approach in museum expansion Namibia: Museum Revives Lost Culture Berlin’s Guggenheim Museum to close after […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 5, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Farmers market at art museum is perfect winter pairing Cleanup at Vallejo museum isn’t history yet New Iowa Children’s Museum exhibit promotes financial literacy Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Eclectic US museum to be emptied by auction Unleash the Power of Technology: How […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 29, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum news stories. Driving America: Henry Ford Museum Redefines Automotive History JFK library releases last of his secret tapes Apple’s Secret Museum Offer Clues to Inner Workings Philadelphia Museum of Art Guitar Pick Abu Dhabi Greenlights Its Mega-Museum Project Inside Prada’s 24 Hour Museum Agency awards $5 million to […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 22, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news stories about museums. Interview With Herb Tam of Museum of Chinese in America Ammunition meant death in nation’s bloodiest war American masters get new life at NYC’s Met museum American art takes the stage at the Louvre with focus on landscape painting Researchers, tribes clash over Native bones […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 15, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news stories about museums! Underground Museum of Astronautics in Moscow Quileute tribal museum show debunking Twilight movies opening in Washington, DC Vegas museum to spotlight mob films Texas museums seeing fewer school children, dwindling dollars Civil War museums changing as view on war changes Picasso Works Stolen From Greece’s Largest […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 8, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums! Hidden bag found in sub at Wis. Maritime Museum British Museum canters through 5,000 years of equine history National Pinball Museum to open in downtown Baltimore on Jan. 14 after losing lease in DC Seaport Museum to Host Major Photo Exhibit on Occupy Wall Street New […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 1, 2012 in museums in the news |

Happy 2012, everyone, and welcome to our weekly roundup of museum news articles. Occupy Wall Street becomes highly collectible New York museum to unveil more accurate picture of Washington crossing the Delaware in 1776 James Brown’s family works to create museum Ambition abounded among museums National American Latino museum may face uphill climb Maine Maritime […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 25, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news, and Merry Christmas to those who celebrate! Eva Longoria Pushes For National Latino Museum After ‘Problem-Plagued’ Mexican American Center The Museum as Sacred Place Fredericksburg slavery museum finances questioned Jonathan Kay: Three reasons why Winnipeg’s Human Rights Museum is doomed to failure Brookside Museum to close […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 19, 2011 in museums in the news |

Sorry this is a bit late! Hopefully the articles will be extra-interesting to make up for it. Hampton Roads museums adapt to challenging times Incoming KMAC Director Envisions Efficient Museum With Contemporary Exhibits Museum director eagerly awaits the day she can welcome visitors UNI Museum in Cedar Falls Faces Uncertain Future Two Visitors to the […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 11, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. The museum website as a newspaper – an interview with Walker Art Center Museum treads careful line in ‘God(s)’ exhibit What’s in a museum’s name? Everything ‘Please touch,’ says new Utah natural history museum Maintaining a Museum Ship: ex-USS SLATER (DE 766) Touring Valentino’s Museum, […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 4, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! What car part should hang in a museum? Human Zoos: Quai Branly Museum Puts Humans On Display Time To Tweet The Art: Museum-Analytics.org Keeps Tabs On Curatorial Social Media Utah’s new museum of natural history engages the senses: Rotting flesh and bird songs Make Museums Free: […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 27, 2011 in museums in the news |

Sorry this is so late; blame the Atlanta airport, whose wifi wanted nothing to do with my laptop this morning. Lewis County museum votes to lay off paid staff Minnesota museum and town revel in Spam An $85 million endowment? The Still Museum can bank on that Can a Museum Rewrite Art History? 9/11 Museum […]

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Help Plimoth Plantation

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 24, 2011 in museums in the news |

Happy Thanksgiving to those who are celebrating today! Museum professionals and students aren’t exactly two crowds known for having lots of extra money, but if you can spare anything, Plimoth Plantation needs your help. On Saturday, November 19, the Francis Cooke house at the living history museum burned down during a hearth cooking demonstration. Those […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 20, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly recap of news articles about museums. Enjoy! Taiwan museum says fake copies of treasured Buddhist scripture sold to buyers in China How Alice Walton’s Crystal Bridges Exposes The Foolishness Of Occupy Wall Street Daniel Rubin: Philadelphia race car museum up for international award Children’s Books: Days and Nights at the Museum […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 13, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! NYC museum celebrates navy yard’s history Private museum a reflection of China’s growing prosperity Boston Tea Party Museum cuts out local sculptors Brooklyn museum known for stirring controversy will show film of ants crawling on crucifix The Blue and Gray: North Alabama Civil War museum home […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 30, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news – sorry this is going up a little bit later than usual! Ground Broken For New Benj. Franklin Museum In Old City Philadelphia Ceredigion Museum gives away vintage clothes collection Buttermilk makes debut at Heritage Farmstead Museum The return of the Rose Art Museum Wal-Mart gives […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 23, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our roundup of museums in the news! Occupy Wall Street Movement Declares War on NYC Museums as “Temples of Cultural Elitism” Army Museum’s Morbid Oddities Resettled in Maryland Museum unconvinced by new Van Gogh death theory History museum must leave Everett’s Carnegie Building, but has few options Museum to tell tales of forgotten […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 16, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our second year of museums in the news! MOM Takes Manhattan: The First Museum of Motherhood Opens Please Chime In: The Challenges and Opportunities of Participatory Culture Detroit Science Center: $5 million in emergency donations needed to reopen £100m masterpieces stolen from French museum ‘crushed by rubbish truck’ Ohioans Want to Pry Space […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 9, 2011 in museums in the news |

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 […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 2, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about the museum world! Metropolitan Museum Unveils Revamped Web Site Portland’s International Cryptozoology Museum to get a bigger home Google & The Israel Museum Put Dead Sea Scrolls Online Boston museum returns Hercules bust to Turkey Museum Moves Beyond Its Walls New Skirmishes Among Metropolitan Museum Vendors […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 25, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Minneapolis Museum Agrees To Return Ancient Vase Opening Day For Barnes Museum in Philadelphia: Next May 19th Museum Admission as an Expression of Mission The V&A Museum Turned into a Living Room for London Design Week Museum to allow DNA tests for man who suspects he’s ex-PM […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 18, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news. Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Baltimore could close Smithsonian develops technique to date silk items 1965 Film About Mr. Potter’s Museum of Curiosities Field Museum’s McCarter to retire Oakland museum cancels Palestinian kids’ war art Judge throws out lawsuit over Custer museum raids A Museum […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 11, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup. Man in dark coat and hat steals 8-foot whale tooth from Norwegian museum Friends, family recall ‘heart and soul’ of Motown Museum Greek police recover stolen Rubens painting Benghazi museum shows scars, triumphs of Libya revolt Brian Selznick is ‘Wonderstruck’ by novel and movie Videogame History […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 4, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Ukraine Is Building A Museum Dedicated To Pork Fat Jackson family talks about Michael, plans for park, museum Champaign teacher brings insight back from U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum End of state funding imperils UNLV’s Barrick Museum The Fate of Museum Ships During a Recession The […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 28, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum news articles! Improv Everywhere teams with Guggenheim Museum to encourage New Yorkers to “Say Something Nice” A Pharaoh Lords Over a Museum Vt. museum to search for War of 1812 shipyard BRIMS set to close doors permanently “A Song for the Horse Nation” Gallops into Washington Bulgaria Opening […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 21, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! So sorry to have missed last week; we’ll try to make up for it with this week’s selections. Police: Woman Attacks Art At DC Museum Again Dutch city settles on looted Jan Steen painting Nitrate negatives – museum to copy, destroy unsafe items Archive Of […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 7, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Walmart Donates $20M to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to Sponsor Admission Atheist Group Wants 9/11 Cross Removed from Museum Chicago museum’s unearthed Soviet posters a diary of war Schwarzenegger museum opens Met Museum to send 19 artifacts to Egypt next week Connecticut Trolley […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 31, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Vt.’s Shelburne Museum hosts circus-palooza Anacostia Community Museum Attempts Record-Breaking Ring Shout At MoMA, A Blog Becomes a Show Conan O’Brien Unveils ‘The Museum Of Conan Art’ At San Diego Comic-Con Day Tripper: Museum Without Walls Scavenger hunts at museums turn into whodunits A Visual […]

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Museums in the News: The Heat Wave Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 17, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly Museums in the News roundup! File This Under WTF: The Museum of Non-Visible Art Exhibit turns up a mate for rare Civil War quilt Arm museum guards to prevent looting, says professor Wichita Art Museum birthday party draws a big crowd Museum Of Celebrity Leftovers Collects Star-Touched Crumbs Shuttle Program’s Next […]

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Museums in the News: The Summertime Edition

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 10, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! New York Museum Unveils Gaming Event The Tangier museum offers unique look at island A Welcome Mat? Not Always ANNE WILKES TUCKER: Curator of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Houston Was Fort Worth museum’s statue hiding sordid sales history? ’17 Swedish Designers’ exhibit at Nordic Heritage […]

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Museums in the News: The Independence Day Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 3, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in thew news roundup! Museum of Fine Arts reaches restitution deal to keep painting Museum Center: Would you vote for another levy? Smithsonian American History Museum to Have a New Leader Bruce Lee Museum Put on Hold Seattle history museum buys storage warehouse British Museum remains UK’s top attraction for […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 19, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! For Your iOS Enjoyment: Portland Art Museum’s Place-Based App (Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon) Inside Dearborn’s Henry Ford Museum (The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan) Sensors flag environmental damage to art at the Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York) Bin Laden sign heads […]

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Museums in the News: The Stanley Cup Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 12, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! As everyone in Boston knows, the most important news is that the Bruins play tomorrow night to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Finals. Metropolitan Museum raising suggested admission fee (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York) Museum receives $1 million (proposed US Marshals Museum, […]

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Museums in the News: The Stanley Cup Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 5, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! My favorite news item of the week:  Intrepid museum staffers beat soldiers, sailors and Marines in Fleet Week tug-of-war tourney. Blessing planned for Alaska Native remains at University of Alaska museum (University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, Alaska) Hamas founder remembered in new museum […]

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On Point Radio Museum Podcasts

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 2, 2011 in learning opportunities, museums in the news |

I know I’m probably not the only NPR junkie out there. Listening to the radio is how I get most of my news. Probably my favorite NPR program, though, is Boston’s own On Point, hosted by Tom Ashbrooke. The program does two hours each day of thoughtful discussion on current events. It feels like eavesdropping […]

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