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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on July 7, 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! Museum Curator Resigns Amid Turf War Over Art Stalin Banned Honda’s robot museum guide not yet a people person Museum of Food and Drink announces first exhibit: A puffing gun 

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on June 30, 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! My favorite story of the week? “Ancient Egyptian statue at Manchester Museum moves on its own, stumped curator says.” (Got an answer? Please please please tell me in the comments!) MFA’s […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on June 16, 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! Museum accused of discriminating against gay families RAF Museum lifts Nazi bomber off floor of English Channel Oprah Winfrey donates $12 million to Smithsonian’s African American museum An expert debunks myths […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on June 9, 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! German bomber salvage attempt postponed for a week Civil rights, history museums planned for Mississippi Museum brings makeover to crime-hit Marseille Creation Museum adding some ‘zip’ Baltimore Museum of Art argues […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on June 3, 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! Museum starts night tours of signs from Vegas past High school sweetheart finds diary of WWII Marine in museum 70 years later Masterworks for One and All (Public use of online works!) […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 26, 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! Maritime museum announced for landlocked Dallas NYC museum shows how American Jews worked to bring refugees from Nazi Europe to US An art museum uses technology to lure young patrons Ford […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 19, 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! US museum defends plan to honor Hamas-linked journalists killed in Gaza DC museum reverses decision to honor Hamas Free Fun Fridays at museums will begin in June Museum’s missing 100kg whale […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 12, 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! Star Wars exhibit at Indiana St. Museum Art Review: Fighters With a Wardrobe to Match Princess Diana museum to close, contents to go to sons Column: Canada’s museums could learn from […]

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Quick – save the Marathon Bombing objects!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 23, 2013 in food for thought, material culture, museums in the news |

Rainey Tisdale, one of our own professors here at Tufts, has been agitating for a museum to step up to collect the objects relating to the Boston Marathon bombing before they disappear. Listen to her in this interview on WBUR, which aired this morning: http://www.wbur.org/2013/04/23/saving-marathon-memorial-items.

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Museums in the News

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

As a break from the other news that has been read, re-read, and read some more by those of us in Boston, here’s what happened in museums around the world this week. Justin Bieber courts controversy after visiting Anne Frank museum and writing he hopes she ‘would have been a Belieber’ Netherlands’ national museum, the […]

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