What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? February 16 – February 22

All Aboard? Transportation Museum Launches Feasibility Study of Bringing Back Historic 611 The Virginia Museum of Transportation announced Friday that it is launching a study whether or not to bring back the Norfolk and Western 611 steam locomotive. To read more, click here. Game Over National Pinball Museum Closing In Baltimore After Moving From D.C. One Year Ago Baltimore’s year-old National Pinball … Continue reading

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Meet a Museum Blogger: Paige Dansinger
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Paige Dansinger

Paige Dansinger is a fine artist and art historian who uses social media to teach art history. Her innovative design of #DrawArt, a multi-user projection and mobile learning experience has awarded her attention in ARTnews and inclusion in Gutai: Splendid Playground, Card Box, at the Guggenheim Museum, NY. Paige is a gifted museum educator and is considered an innovator in … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? February 9 – February 15

Comeback in Detroit Detroit Historical Museum Comes Back in a Big Way The Detroit Historical Museum, open just 11 weeks since its extreme makeover, is bricks-and-mortar proof that there can be life after city control and brutal economic change. The museum “was certainly” on the road to closure in 2006, says Bob Bury, CEO of the Detroit … Continue reading

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Meet a Museum Blogger: Paul Orselli
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Paul Orselli

For over 30 years, Paul Orselli has worked to create inventive and playful museums and exhibits. He is now the President and Chief Instigator at POW! (Paul Orselli Workshop, Inc.) an exhibit design and development corporation that he founded. Paul has consulted on museum projects throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East. His clients include … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? February 2 – February 8

Community-Curated Open Studio Project Brooklyn Museum Tests A Democratic Model For years, Gabrielle Watson kept her art to herself. She painted large, expressionistic oil portraits of friends and relatives in her Crown Heights apartment when she wasn’t at her day job as a lawyer. Some of her friends didn’t even know about her art habit. … Continue reading

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