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October 1, 2010

affiliates in the news: week of september 27

Congratulations to these Affiliates making headlines this week!

Discovery Science Center (Santa Ana, CA)
Best of Orange County 2010 WinnersREAD MORE 

A life-size wax figure of George Washington appears in the “Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon” exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C. By The Associated Press

North Carolina Museum of History (Raleigh, NC)
There’s the George Washington made famous in the Gilbert Stuart portrait found in many elementary schools and, in engraved fashion, on the $1-dollar bill: a severe man, whose severity is accentuated by thin, taut lipsREAD MORE

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum (St. Augustine, FL)
Richard Willich pledges $50,000 to maritime groupREAD MORE

Smithsonian Cup goes on display at Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst, Illinois. The cup was designed by Gianmaria Buccellati and donated to the National museum of Natural History in 2000. The cup is only on view at the museum until October 10, 2010.

Durham Museum (Omaha, NE)
Be one of the first to see Dig It! The Secrets of Soil created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural HistoryREAD MORE
Get the dirt on something we just can’t live withoutREAD MORE

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (New York, NY)
Historic music find ‘redefines’ swing era jazz…READ MORE

International Storytelling Center (Jonesborough, TN)
The world’s premier storytellers will take the stage in Jonesborough the weekend of Oct. 1-3, 2010, as Tennessee’s oldest town plays host to the 38th annual National Storytelling Festival…READ MORE

“Dig It! The Secrets of Soil” opens at the Durham Museum on October 2.

August 9, 2010

affiliates in the news!

Congratulations to these Affiliates making headlines!

Anniston Museum of Natural History (Anniston, AL)
This fall, the museum complex, which includes the Berman Museum of World History, will begin building and landscaping Anniston’s first botanical gardens on the site of Lenlock Community Center, once it closesREAD MORE

Louisiana State Exhibit Museum (Shreveport, LA)
Waddell takes over today as executive director of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. He replaces the popular Forrest Dunn, who retired at the end of JuneREAD MORE

National Civil War Museum (Harrisburg, PA)
Just across the wide Susquehanna River from Pennsylvania’s capital lies the point marking the northernmost advance of the Confederate armyREAD MORE

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham, AL)
With a gleam in his eye and all the ebullience of a youth discovering new-found treasures, Lawrence J. Pijeaux Jr., stepped spryly through the exhibition space last week at the Birmingham Civil Rights InstituteREAD MORE

Durham Museum (Omaha, NE)
There are more living creatures in a shovel-full of soil than human beings on the planet, yet more is known about the dark side of the moon than about soil. These are just a couple of the fascinating facts visitors can learn from the new temporary exhibition Dig It! The Secrets of Soil, which will be on display at The Durham Museum in Omaha, NE, from October 2 to December 26, 2010…READ MORE

 

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