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The military history museum is expanding

FORT WORTH – What started as a small project to collect and preserve military history in Fort Worth, is now a life-size museum that is being redeveloped and larger than ever. “We were originally a small group of people who just shared stories about military history that we had encountered,” …

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The Gilbert Baker Foundation unveils the Pride Flag ‘In Their Own art exhibition

Tuesday the Gilbert Baker Foundation in partnership with the GLBT Historical Society unveiled a new Pride Flag pop-up art exhibit “In their own eyes“in the old Harvey Milk camera store at 575 Castro Street. Gilbert Baker Foundation President Charley Beal announced the art exhibit at yesterday’s monthly meeting of the …

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Kenwood Home by Muddy Waters set to be named Chicago landmark

KENWOOD – The former home of blues legend Muddy Waters is set to become a Chicago landmark, an honor that would protect the home from demolition as its owner prepares to open a museum on the site. The Chicago Monuments Commission unanimously approved preliminary monument status for the house at …

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Northwest African American Museum announces week’s lineup for June 2021

Today, the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) announced a strong roster of community-focused programs as part of its June week celebration. Starting June 13 and ending June 21, NAAM’s June Week features nine days of dynamic educational programming for people of all ages. Featured events include both in-person activations at …

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National Museum of African American History and Culture presents new exhibit in honor of black hockey players

A new exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture will pay tribute to black hockey players, like Willie O’Ree, who was the first black player in the National Hockey League. © Provided by WUSA-TV Washington, DC The “Sports: Leveling the Playground” gallery, the display case explores …

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Wafa Ghnaim uses traditional Tatreez crafts to preserve and share Palestinian history

Eventually, Abbasi-Ghnaim married, and in 1979 she and her husband immigrated to the United States. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, those early years, Abbasi-Ghnaim felt lonely and afraid to tell anyone that she was Arab and Muslim. But then she joined a group of women called Cambridge Women’s History Oral History Center …

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Laurence des Cars at the head of the Louvre, first female patron in its history

PARIS (AFP) – France has appointed Ms Laurence des Cars, known for promoting social issues through art, as head of the Louvre – the first time a woman will head the world’s largest museum more two centuries after its creation opened. Mme des Cars is currently the director of the …

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Photographer documents American history of Japanese origin

ANAHEIM, Calif .– If you want to see things differently, Patti Hirahara, an Anaheim resident, will tell you, you have to see them from another perspective. She and her father Frank, who died in 2006, took photos in the ’70s and’ 80s of newly married couples. Today, she made it …

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art features an artist who was the leader of the American black avant-garde in the 1970s

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a historic new exhibit featuring an artist who was a leader of the American black avant-garde of the 1970s. The exhibition entitled “Senga Nengudi: Topologies” was inaugurated in the Dorrance galleries of the museum. “She is one of the key figures …

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