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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! MoMA: Expanding at all costs?: I recently included an article about the social media campaign to find other ways for MoMA to expand without demolishing the neighboring former American Folk … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five shouldn’t miss news articles from the week, enjoy! Museum exhibitions come to movie theaters: Although I think it’s great that this has been and will open up museum exhibitions to new audiences, much like showing operas at … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles from this week that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! Locals Only: U.K. Antique Shop Bans Tourists: If you live more than 30 miles from this shop, you aren’t welcome.  It isn’t about keeping local historical … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Metal Detecting, Archaeology, and Museums

This is the second post of Metal Detecting, Archaeology, and Museums.  The first can be found here. Thank you to those who commented on the blog and Facebook about this post.  It was great to hear from you. Like Dianne, … Continue reading

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Thoughts For Thursday: Metal Detecting, Archaeology, and Museums

I look for stories all week long to put into the weekly feature, Shouldn’t Miss News.  I keep it to five stories a week, which means that some stories aren’t shared or get shared through Facebook.  Other times, I find … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles that you shouldn’t miss this week. Enjoy! Is My Museum Lying to Me?: How do you feel about finding out that what you are looking at at a museum is a replica?  What if the museum … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News 2012 Countdown Edition

Today as you know is the last day of 2012, depending on where you are or when you are reading this.  2012 was a packed year, and what is better to sum it up than a handful of countdowns?  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Preservation Adventure: Cooperstown, New York

This summer, the National Trust for Historic Preservation participated in Pacifico Beer’s Make Adventure Happen promotion.  To raise awareness of their participation in this contest, a portion of $100,000 was up for grabs, the National Trust chose five preservation enthusiasts … Continue reading

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QR Codes in Cemeteries

I’m currently working on Post 2 on the vacant lot on Main Street. I’m doing some stuff on Google Earth for it, so get ready, and expect it in the next few days. In the meantime, I stumbled upon this … Continue reading

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House Museums, What Would You Change?

The National Trust for Historic Preservation released this announcement of their receiving a grant to support an initiative to increase visitor engagement at historic house museums. You can read the press release here: National Trust Initiative to Innovate House Museum … Continue reading

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