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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? March 22 – 28

9/11 Museum Waiving Opening Day Fee After Condé Nast Donation The 9/11 museum is waiving the $24 admission fee on opening day — but reservations are required. Officials announced Wednesday that Condé Nast, which is moving to the World Trade Center site, has made a donation to allow all visitors to go for free on … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? March 15 – 21

Carnegie Museum Unveils Dinosaur Nicknamed ‘Chicken From Hell’ In prehistoric North Dakota, a marshy land roamed by turtles and crocodiles, there lived a dinosaur that experts think looked sort of like a giant chicken. When the species’ bones arrived at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History a decade ago, employees looked at the 11-foot-long animal … Continue reading

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11 Questions to a Museum Blogger on MuseumBlog/gers Day
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11 Questions to a Museum Blogger on MuseumBlog/gers Day

If you engage with anything mildly museum-centric on Twitter, you may have noticed that today is #MuseumBlogs Day. Museum 140 and I partnered, in celebration of their third birthday, and have tweeted our #MuseumBlogs hearts out to, and with, the world! It’s been quite fun. To mark the occasion there have new posts from the following Museum Blogs: Cabinet … Continue reading

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Thank You, Museum Bloggers
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Thank You, Museum Bloggers

As #MuseumBlogs Day gets kicked off on Twitter (just received a tweet from Australia!) I want to say thank you to all of the Museum Bloggers out there. Thank you for sharing your adventures, experiences, experiments, failures, ideas, jokes, memes, passions, pictures, points-of-view, presentations, reports, reviews, successes, surveys, stories, studies, theories, videos, and simply, yourselves. The time … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? March 8 – 14

Animatronic Abe Lincoln Up for Auction at Gettysburg Museum Life-size Civil War figures dressed in period garb, antique furniture and an animatronic U.S. President Abraham Lincoln will go on the auction block this weekend as a museum focused on the Battle of Gettysburg prepares to revamp itself. The American Civil War Wax Museum, which opened … Continue reading

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