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Museums Challenged to Showcase ‘Creepiest Objects’ Deliver Stuff of Nightmares

When the National Museums of Scotland sent out the call for museums to post the creepiest objects in their collections on Twitter, they stepp…

How Museums Can Help the Public Make Sense of Pandemics

smithsonianmag.com The novel coronavirus is sounding alarms everywhere. Quarantines, travel bans and flight suspensions have blocked transportation and tourism on an industrial scale. …

A Hawaii Museum Has Eliminated the Sale of All Single-Use Plastics

smithsonianmag.com A large, interactive sculpture built to resemble a cresting wave stands on the grounds of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu. Created by artist and marine …

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Telling overlooked stories at New-York Historical Society

Category: Education & Interpretation

The New-York Historical Society Museum and Library has announced a $140m expansion of its building on Central Park West. This will add more than 70,000 square feet of space to the …

Getty launches YouTube series for ‘art curious’ audiences

Category: Surveys & Reports

The Getty has launched a YouTube series called 'Becoming Artsy', available to stream weekly and hosted by the museum's senior creative producer Jessie Hendricks. 'Becoming Artsy' was …

BayEcotarium urges Gov. Newsom to allocate 1% of Climate Action funds toward Museum driven STEAM Education in California

Category: Environmental Sustainability

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Bay Ecotarium President & CEO, George Jacob called upon California Governor Gavin Newsom to allocate 1% of the $15 billion announced towards Climate Action …

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