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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.

December 18, 2009

affiliates in the news: week of Dec 14

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Congratulations to these Affiliate news-makers!

Discovery Science Center
(Santa Ana, California)
Science center unveiling huge globe

Tellus Northwest Georgia Science Museum (Cartersville, Georgia)
New museum nets 100,000 visitors to planetarium

Rubin Museum of Art (New York, New York)
NOW OPEN! Visions of the Cosmos

Virginia Museum of Natural History (Martinsville, Virginia)
VMNH names Ohio scientist to head local museum

Virginia Museum of Natural History trustees appoint new executive director

Georgia Aquarium (Atlanta, Georgia)
Georgia Aquarium exhibit explores world of ocean predators

December 11, 2009

affiliates in the news: week of Dec 7

Congratulations to these Affiliates making headlines this week! Do you have a link to a great story about an Affiliate? Email us and let us know- affiliates@si.edu

National World War II Museum (New Orleans, Louisiana)
National World War II Museum in New Orleans opens $60 million addition

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (Spokane, Washington)
It’s easy to get jazzed up about MAC’s new exhibit

New York State Museum (Albany, New York)
Eastern coyotes big enough to take down deer

North Carolina Museum of History (Raleigh, North Carolina)
North Carolina Humanities Council Invests $59,581 in Eight Cultural Projects Statewide

Discovery Science Center (Santa Ana, California)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Science on a Sphere is Centerpiece of U.S. Center in Copenhagen. International SphereCast Set for Tuesday, December 8

Plimoth Plantation (Plymouth, Massachusetts)
SOUTH SHORE INSIDER: Ellie Donovan, executive director of Plimoth Plantation
History, high-tech woven into jacket. Museum reproduces 17th-century embroidery

Frost Art Museum at Florida International University (Miami, Florida)
Cintas Foundation Program at FIU Frost Art Museum Announces 2010 Competition for Coveted Visual Arts Fellowship

Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science (Tallahassee, Florida)
Brogan Museum Names Endowment for Jack Crow

 

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