Category Archives: Museums for America

Science from the Start Kicks Off at the Sciencenter

By Amy Gaulke Public and Media Relations Manager; Sciencenter The mission of the Sciencenter is to inspire excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower. With the onset of the Science from the Start program, … Continue reading

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Remembering Lincoln: Personal Stories about the Lincoln Assassination

By David McKenzie Digital Projects Manager Ford’s Theatre One hundred and fifty years ago this week, the renowned actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln as the president watched the comedy Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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Embarking on a Yogic Adventure at The Magic House

By The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum In January 2015, preschoolers and their grown-ups grabbed colorful yoga mats and circled up at The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum for the inaugural session of The Art of Yoga. A seven-week series, … Continue reading

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Discovery à la Mode

By Margaretta S Frederick Chief Curator, and Annette Woolard-Provine Curator of the Bancroft Collection Delaware Art Museum In 2012, the Delaware Art Museum began the arduous task (for a mid-sized museum) of placing our collection records online in a publically … Continue reading

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Museums as Social Agents: Storytelling Aids Emotional Healing

By Heidi McKinnon Director of Exhibits and Community Programming, Sandy Spring Museum How does a museum respond to contemporary issues within its community? While there are many answers to this question, one unexpected response might be bookbinding. With the current … Continue reading

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