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Teen wears homemade newspaper dress to the Newseum - made from newspaper and thread! Recycled Costumes, Recycled Dress, Recycled Clothing, Recycled Cans, Paper Fashion, Diy Fashion, Fashion Show, Fashion Design, Paper Clothes

Northern Va. teen wears homemade newspaper dress to the Newseum

The front of the dress features pages from The Washington Post while the back is made of The New York Times

Prince George looking very cute at London’s Natural History Museum with Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. According to reports Prince George was very excited to see the dinosaurs. Moda Kate Middleton, Looks Kate Middleton, Estilo Kate Middleton, Princesse Kate Middleton, William Y Kate, Prince William And Catherine, Princesa Diana, Harrods, Herzogin Von Cambridge

Prince George & Kate Middleton -- Day At the Museum With Mummy (PHOTO)

Kate Middleton and Prince George were like any other mom and son checking out giant dinosaur bones at a museum -- except for the whole he's the next King of England thing.

Stunning Minoan Gemstone Owned by a Bronze Age Warrior Rewrites the History of Ancient Greek Art Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Ancient Greece, Minoan Art, Classical Greece, Greek Warrior, Mycenaean, Creta

Ancient Treasures From a Warrior’s Grave (Published 2015)

Greece 10/27/15 - Ancient Treasures From a Warrior’s Grave - “Probably not since the 1950s have we found such a rich tomb,” - The New York Times

Museums are paying more attention to labels, emphasizing clarity, concision, cleverness and even digital interactivity to engage and educate visitors. Museum Exhibition Design, Art Museum, Museum Education, Digital Technology, New Art, Art History, Lesson Plans, Art Gallery, Museums

Labels, Digital Included, Assume New Importance at Museums (Published 2015)

3-7-15 - Labels, Digital Included, Assume New Importance at Museums - NYTimes.com

While hiking on a mountain path in south-central Norway, a man recently stumbled on a well-preserved Viking sword that archaeologists say dates back to A. Viking Sword, Archaeology, Art History, Year Old, Norway, Vikings, Scandinavian, Museums, Dates

Hiker Discovers 1,200-Year-Old Viking Sword in Norway

While hiking on a mountain path in south-central Norway, a man recently stumbled on a well-preserved Viking sword that archaeologists say dates back to A.D. 750.

Two exhibitions revisiting street photography stole the show at this year’s festival in Arles—read our thoughts on what made them special (and what made the rest of the festival a bit disappointing) Marcel Duchamp, Garry Winogrand, Expositions, 2017 Photos, Paris Photos, New York Public Library, Light And Shadow, Portrait, Street Photography

Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography

Thanks to the development of new technology and social media, more photographs are created, viewed, and shared today than ever before. Public Eye, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, takes advantage of this moment to reframe the way we look at photographs from the past. Ranging from photography’s official announcement in 1839 to manifestations of its current pervasiveness, this landmark exhibition, drawn entirely from the Library’s collections, explores the…

Pop-Up Museums are usually temporary exhibits that audiences can attend… New Museum, Zoos, Love Valentines, Historical Society, Say Hello, Helping Others, Museums, Pop Up, Parks

Pop-Up Museums involve community in participatory museum activities.

Pop-Up Museums are usually temporary exhibits that audiences can attend. Community members are encouraged to participate by bringing your theme-related items to the event and display them. Read about The Historical Society of Cheshire County's Unlucky In Love Valentine's Day #PopUpMuseum and how you can support museums using shopformuseums.com

 -- Negro League Baseball Museum gets boost from World Series in Kansas City. The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has been around for 25 years and is lately getting publicity and rising numbers of visitors. Negro League Baseball, Baseball Art, Jackie Robinson, National League, World Series, Museums, Kansas City, Mlb, Numbers

Negro League museum gets boost from Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has been around for 25 years -- 18 at its current location at the intersection of 18th Street and Vine.But truth be told, this time of year used t

Shop for Museums completes online purchases with a donation from the sales to a museum of your choice. Learn how to make a difference with the site. Zoos, Historical Society, Say Hello, Organizations, Helping Others, Museums, Keep It Cleaner, Parks, Life Hacks

Use Shop for Museums and help donate money to museums in need of funds

Shop for Museums completes online purchases with a donation from the sales to a museum of your choice. Learn how to make a difference with the site.

Woman in Evening Dress by Édouard Manet, Guggenheim Museum Pierre Auguste Renoir, Georges Seurat, Claude Monet, Edouard Manet Paintings, Museums In Nyc, French Paintings, Beautiful Paintings, Mary Cassatt, Camille Pissarro

13 museums named recipients of art conservation grants

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen museums in seven countries have been named recipients of Bank of America grants for the conservation of artworks ranging from an Edouard Manet painting to a colossal ancient Chinese Buddha.

Join famed theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss for a journey through the unexpected fabric of reality, where fact is often stranger than fiction. Lawrence Krauss, Life Video, Shelf Life, Sea Turtles, Museum Collection, Great Stories, Snakes, Natural History, Scientists

How Did Snakes Lose Their Legs? Fossil Offers Clues | AMNH

New findings help scientists determine how snakes got their slither.

How do static galleries of canvas and artifact engage a generation raised on the reactive pleasures of right swipes and hyperlinks? Attendance, New Media, Ny Times, Current Events, Culture, Technology, This Or That Questions, Canvas, Gallery

Museums Turn to Technology to Boost Attendance by Millennials (Published 2015)

3-17-15 Museums Turn to Technology to Boost Attendance by Millennials - NYTimes.com

- a visitor to Manila’s Art in Island selfie museum enjoys an intimate moment with Van Gogh. Interaktives Museum, 3d Art Museum, Design Museum, Illusion Photos, Great Works Of Art, Interactive Art, Galerie D'art, Call Art, 3d Painting

The selfie museum: why big art galleries should take it seriously

Selfiemania has hit new heights with a wacky dedicated museum. So why are traditional galleries enforcing selfie stick bans – when it could put them out of business?

Dallas fossil hunters unearth the remains of an extinct shark that was 25 percent bigger than a modern great white. Everything really is bigger in Texas. Science Boards, Prehistoric World, Founded In, Fossils, Astronomy, Discovery, Shark, How To Memorize Things, Texas

"Supersharks" Roamed Texas 300 Milliion Years Ago | AMNH

Newly discovered fossils suggest enormous sharks prowled the world’s oceans much earlier than once thought.

NYC's First Museum of Food opens in Brooklyn. The MOFAD is Willy Wonka meets Bill Nye the Science Guy. The first exhibit focuses on the development of new flavors and smells. Science Guy, Bill Nye, New Flavour, Medical Care, Willy Wonka, Nyc, Exhibit, Museums, Nerdy

Inside NYC's first museum dedicated to food

The MOFAD is Willy Wonka meets Bill Nye the Science Guy.

The American Writers Museum, a Chicago project long in the works, now has a home, and it's on North Michigan Avenue, the fledgling institution announced Tuesday. The new museum is slated to open in Chicago Museums, New Museum, Chicago Tribune, Travel And Tourism, Great Lakes, Current Events, Michigan, Dating, Author

New American Writers Museum is slated to open in 2017 on Michigan Avenue

New American Writers Museum is planned in Chicago, a Michigan Avenue home for nation's books and their authors.