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Go Pixel Yourself pop-up selfie debuts in East Cambridge shopping center space

It’s been a bit of a stop-start-stop-start for Go Pixel Yourself, an incredibly artistic and fun pop-up selfie museum, which debuts in the CambridgeSide shopping center in East Cambridge. The problem was, of course, the pandemic arrest warrants, but now this colorful facility for selfie exploration is ready for your …

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The Smithsonian Museums reopen this summer. Here’s what you need to know

The National Museum of Natural History is expected to reopen on June 18, 2021. Hugh Talman and James Di Loreto, Smithsonian Institution After being closed for several months – or in some cases since March 2020 – due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Smithsonian Museums and Art Galleries Washington DC and …

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Grand Rapids Museum preserves posters of protests over the years

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – From the 1960s to 2020s, the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives (GRAAMA) collected signs and flyers about the protests that rocked the world. GRAAMA executive director George Bayard said dozens of people arrived after George Floyd’s death last May. RELATED: How GR’s Peaceful Protest …

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Ocean City Lifeboat Station Museum – Ocean City, Maryland

The US Life-Saving Service was a coastal rescue system established by the US Department of the Treasury for the purpose of rescuing ships in distress and their occupants at sea. The first installation in Maryland was located in the dunes near the north end of Ocean City, Maryland circa 1881. …

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Why is Russia famous? Our readers are responding!

What do you know about Russia, besides its size? We asked our readers to remember the things they think made the country famous. Of the hundreds of responses, the biggest examples were in food, culture and traditions. But no one (NO ONE!) Said that the Russians don’t smile. Thank you! …

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Post 19 American Legion donated $ 70,000 to Somerville Museum’s Access for All and More Campaign

The Somerville Museum is pleased to announce that the American Legion Post 19 has donated $ 70,000 for the Somerville Museum’s Access for All and More campaign! At a recent membership meeting, Gene Brune, former mayor, museum administrator and life member of Post 19 American Legion was invited to speak …

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Work began on the historic courthouse 100 years ago

(KNSI) – Stearns County laid the foundation for the historic courthouse 100 years ago. Construction of the Saint-Cloud courthouse began in 1921 and the building was completed in 1922. According to Stearns History Museum, the county needed a new government center because it was larger than the original courthouse built …

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Field Museum of Natural History opens in new Grant Park Building – CBS Chicago

By Adam Harrington, CBS Chicago Web Producer CHICAGO (CBS) – On this day, 100 years ago, crowds lined up for miles to visit the Field Natural History Museum when it opened to the public in Grant Park. READ MORE: Weather in Chicago: scattered showers on Monday morning, possibility of storms …

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