“Collecting Mobility” takes a look at the broad offering “mobility” represents in our collections. Meet MAX 2, a Sleepypod crash-test dog used in vehicle safety tests for pets: https://www.thehenryford.org/artifact/499055/ #THFCollectingMobility @sleepypod
#RuthieTompson, an animator with the longest history at @WaltDisneyCo, has died at 111 https://n.pr/3lBLUGg @NPR
“With Black Dada, I’m thinking about ‘black’ as an open-ended signifier. Black is a color but it is also an idea that engulfs so much of how we orient ourselves to the world.”
See #AdamPendleton’s monumental installation #WhoIsQueen?, now on view: http://mo.ma/whoisqueen
Thanks for playing Archives Trivia with us! Keep on playing for the next few hours - we’ll be posting the answers to the questions around 4p today! #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q10 As part of a collecting initiative in the 1930s, the museum acquired many photographs of early film stars that are now housed in the archives. Who is pictured here? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q9 Among our archival materials is a collection of tintypes taken at the Tintype Studio in Greenfield Village. What famous boxer is pictured here? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
When Harry Beck’s diagrammatic map was issued, Underground passengers would have been familiar with this form of modern graphic representation thanks to posters such as this Timetable of Piccadilly line extensions, by Briggs (1932) #MindTheMap https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/posters/item/1983-4-3431
Q8 The archive holds a large collection from the H J. Heinz company. What was the first condiment produced by Henry Heinz in the basement of his parents’ home in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q7 How many miles of shelves does the Benson Ford Research Center have? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q6 The archives house a collection of this famous vaudeville entertainer, known as the “I Don’t Care Girl.” What was her name? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q5 The Benson Ford Research Center archives holds a small collection from Wally Triplett, who played for the Detroit Lions and also invested in and helped auto designer McKinley Thompson build this vehicle. #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q4 Where were the Ford Archives kept after moving out of Fair Lane and before moving to The Henry Ford? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q3 In the archive, we have boxes of records for each building in Greenfield Village. What was the last building Henry Ford himself had moved into the village? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q2 Edsel Ford’s Office Papers includes a signed baseball from what MLB player? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Q1 When the Ford’s residence, Fair Lane, was converted to house the Ford Archives, which of these rooms was one of the spaces used to store records? #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Hope you have your thinking caps on, here we go with our Archives Trivia! #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
📢 NEW ART COMPETITION FOR SCHOOLS 📢
To celebrate our #YeatsPaintingMemory exhibition we're delighted to let you know that this new art competition for primary and post-primary schools on the island of Ireland is now OPEN!
The Museum facilitates worldwide learning through distance programs to engage audiences with USMC history.
Follow the link towards education!📚🤓
.@We_the_Era Footwork Crew are pioneers of the battle dance known as Chicago footwork and have expanded the meaning of being a dance crew by addressing inequality and racism. The @ChicagoTribune says "this incendiary work begs to be seen again.” 🎟️→ http://wlkr.art/eraF
Stop by the #MeadowsMuseum before the SMU football game to see our collections of spanish art and our newly installed exhibitions!
Voting is open in @daytondotcom's #BestOfDayton contest! DAI has been nominated in Arts, Entertainment and Music for Best Museum, Art Gallery, Festival and Oktoberfest Celebration, and in People and Places for Best View of Dayton. Vote NOW & vote OFTEN: https://bit.ly/3zUw4u8
This month, we commemorate the 120th anniversary of the race that changed the course of American automotive history. View the original “Sweepstakes” race car on exhibit in Driven to Win: Racing in America presented by @GM.
Roc-based artist Granville Carroll kicks off our Wish You Were Here series on Thu, Oct 28, 6pm in the Dryden, with a talk about his photographic works that conjure unknown cosmic universes, alien landscapes, and portals to alternate dimensions. Learn more https://bit.ly/2Z4quZf
#Halloween history lesson: jack-o’-lanterns originated in Ireland & were originally carved from turnips! What do you say #Dayton - perhaps the Stoddard Avenue Pumpkin Glow (which returns Oct 25 & 26) needs to add a carved turnip?
@DaytonArt @ECMFCM @OPWKilmainham @OxonMuseum @BrightonMuseums @BarnsleyMuseums @RoystonMuseum @BrickwrksMuseum @HBPlantMuseum @NS_Museum Have you not seen this, carved in 1903 in Fintown , Co #Donegal He's one scary turnip! It's in @NMIreland Turlough Park Collection
We’re continuing our celebration of American Archives Month today with an Archives Trivia Quiz! We’ll start posting questions at 1pm today, so be sure to join in the fun to test your knowledge! #AmericanArchivesMonth #THFTrivia
Are you planning on joining us next week for, "The Moral Pandemic: A Racial and Gender Equity Summit"?
There are multiple days where experts will share their views on the most critical issues plaguing our cities and the impact on minority residents.
'The Autistic Subject – On the Threshold of Language'. Online talk with Dr Leon Brenner and Dr Henrik Lynggaard. Looks at the history of autism in psychoanalysis, the distinction of autism from psychosis, and the autistic unique mode of access to language.
This is so lovely! Do let us know how she got on, Claire. 🥰
Three year old very excited about her class trip to @NGIreland today - they’ve been *studying* five paintings the last month. Faye’s favourite is Mainie Jellett’s *Decoration* for its colour and shapes😊
ENLIGHTENMENT DANCES #1 (2021) – Wafae Ahalouch
Het kunstwerk is nu te zien in de tentoonstelling 'Vrijdenkers: van Spinoza tot nu'.
Boek je tickets hier: http://www.vrijdenkers.nl
Fotografie: Françoise Bolechowski
#amsterdammuseum #vrijdenkers #tentoonstelling
Every second Tuesday we share a short talk on our Instagram Stories, looking at works from our collection or exhibitions.
Today we're looking at Angelica Kauffman's portrait of the Ely Family, with whom she stayed at Rathfarnham Castle.
Watch back here: https://bit.ly/3BmmIJB
Van Gogh ordered large pieces of primed canvas through his brother, from Tasset & Lhôte. He cut the canvas into smaller pieces, which he then put onto wooden stretcher frames. This meant that he was able to decide the size of his canvases, instead of having to use standard sizes.
One of the highlights of our exhibition Remember Me is Portrait of a Young Girl by Petrus Christus. Our general director Taco Dibbits has fond memories of this extraordinary portrait. ❤️
🖼️ ca. 1470. Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin
Our “Planet or Plastic?” exhibit traveled to its second stop in Ireland last week! Learn about the global crisis of marine plastics through 70 profound images including this one of Henderson Island, which is contaminated with 3,800 pieces of trash a day: http://on.natgeo.org/6019JOT3L
There are many wild animals that call London’s parks and even railway tracks their home. From foxes to herons & hedgehogs, find them hiding in our galleries this #HalfTerm, draw them and add them to a collaborative artwork in the Museum #ClimateCrossroads http://ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/steam-green?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=octoberhalfterm
Take a guided autumn nature walk, go on a pumpkin hunt in the gardens or find some 'Odious Objects' in the galleries this #Halloween at NMI-CountryLife #Mayo See our programme of spooktacular events for ‘Midterm at the Museum’ from 23 to 31 October.
An interview with Professor Brett Kahr, the Freud Museum’s Honorary Director of Research, about his new book and his keynote presentation at Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training's 2022 Conference. @wguild @KarnacBooks http://ow.ly/9Ink50GtMbX
Five Emerging Artists for #5WomenArtists: @Ambar_DelMoral—Artist #AmbarDelMoral’s new t-shirt kicks off a line of #5WomenArtists products created by five emerging women artists exclusively for NMWA. We spoke with her about the design, practice, and more. https://bit.ly/3aPxJat
#TriviaTuesday: This is not your average chessboard! What material was used to create this late 17th-century object? ♟️
Hint: The maker exploited the material’s natural properties to differentiate opposing sides: opaque vs. translucent.
Financial Accountant Job Vacancy. The Museum is seeking an experienced financial accountant for a few days a month to provide high quality financial information. Closing date 4 November 2021 at 5pm. Please share! http://ow.ly/xLO750GtJMH
This remarkable cast bronze sword hilt is our #TuesdayTreasure. Dredged up by a trawler from the sea-bed off Donegal in 1916, it was attached to a short iron blade about 37.5 cm in length. The hilt is cast in the form of a male human figure and is believed to be 2000 + yrs old.
The new Black History Tube Map by @TfL and @bcaheritage highlights names of Black people who have contributed to London and the UK through history. Among them are four London transport workers. Read this Story to find out more about them #BlackHistoryMonth https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/stories/design/celebrating-black-history-through-tube-map
'Letting go: My Proposal of a ‘Detachment Theory’ and its Clinical Usefulness'. Join us for an online talk by distinguished psychoanalyst, poet, and writer Salman Akhtar. 1 November 2021.
#BreakingNews! A new genus & species of tanaid crustacean has been described. Researchers from #UniLodz named Muvi schmallenbergi after @museumsvictoria as the material came from its collection, highlighting its importance as a holder of many more materials awaiting discovery.
We're hiring a dynamic professional to develop, write & implement public relations initiatives for our branches: @ScottsdaleArts, @_SMoCA, @SDLPubArt and Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation. #ApplyToday https://sarts.co/3n4WpkN #ScottsdaleArts
🍻 Brews and Views
This Thursday, join us for a free virtual happy hour! Host #CelesteBeatty, founder of @harlembrew, will discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in the beer industry with Dr. #JJacksonBeckham of @CraftedForAll. 🎟 Register now ➞ https://bit.ly/3A5WKbN
The 2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year, a South Australian Museum exhibition, will be at the Australian Museum from October 30! https://bit.ly/3vlDeXz
#AustralianMuseum @SAMuseum #SAMuseum @ausgeo #ausgeo
📷 Image: The Turtle Vortex by Jordan Robins
Director's Lecture series is now free to all. Join us this Wednesday at 6pm. - https://mailchi.mp/2ef48126fd9f/rq9lo6vr9m-838201
Director's Lecture series is now free to all. Join us this Wednesday at 6pm. - https://mailchi.mp/49bf7e6a836f/rq9lo6vr9m-838197
Director's Lecture series is now free to all. Join us this Wednesday at 6pm. - https://mailchi.mp/omart/rq9lo6vr9m-838193