Why do whales and dolphins have such large brains? 🧐 Find out on the AMRI blog: https://australian.museum/blog/amri-news/fossil-evidence-sheds-light-on-why-whales-and-dolphins-have-large-brains/
#australianmuseum #amri #whalefacts
The #USMCMuseum reopens to the public on May 17th!
When you visit the museum this week, remember to wear your facemask - you might even spot the dinosaurs outside our Prehistoric Playground getting in on the action!! 😂 #covid19nsw
#GoForBroke was the motto of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, an Army unit made up of second-generation Japanese Americans, from Hawaii and the U.S. Mainland. The #442nd is remembered as the most decorated unit for its size and length of service in US military history. #AAPIHM
🗓 Free #CommunityDay
This Sunday, visit NMWA to see special exhibitions "@syclarkart: #TatterBristleMend" and "@MaryEllen_Mark: Girlhood," the collection, and more. Free, timed-entry tickets must be reserved in advance. https://bit.ly/3eKEMCI
On this weekend’s episode of @cbsinnovationtv we learned more about air traffic control. Did deeper into the episode with new blog post from our Curator of Transportation: https://www.thehenryford.org/explore/blog/a-closer-look-air-traffic-control-radar-scope. #InnovationNation
This Friday, tune in live for the #100Years100Women Conversation Series, presented in partnership with @ParkAveArmory.
🗣️ In this talk, artists and activists discuss the need to create platforms for underrepresented women’s stories.
Learn more: http://met.org/100Years100WomenTalks
This Friday: find out what it takes to create 35mm silent motion picture film from scratch at our online workshop with Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth and Anthony L'Abbate, preservation manager in the Moving Image Department.
Learn more at http://eastman.org/workshops
A few spots are still open for this Saturday's Language of Art book club program, which will discuss Sally Mann's Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs. A second session will also be held on 5/27. Details & registration here >> https://bit.ly/34DuOy7
Now on view ✨ See sublime representations of Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara, and Vajrapani—three bodhisattvas that emerge as personifications of Buddhist ideals across the Himalayas—in "Bodhisattvas of Wisdom, Compassion, and Power."
It’s Membership Monday! Today, meet member Blake Almstead. As a longtime member, Blake finds inspiration all over The Henry Ford, from the Dymaxion House in the museum to Daggett Farmhouse in the village. Thank you for being a member Blake!
Here's a quick look at what programs are coming up, and be sure to check out our "Community Day: Art Extravaganza" 🎨this Saturday, May 15 (10:30am - 8pm).
More info + registration: 🖤http://ow.ly/rfmr50EJ3xF 🖤
Learn more about the project to help restore the C. Webbert Block sign to the Wright Cycle Shop: https://bit.ly/3vQ8nRW. Help us keep making important improvements like this in Greenfield Village by making a monthly gift online to The Henry Ford: http://giving.thehenryford.org/sustaining.
This vibrant London Underground poster from the Museum's collection, designed by Ernest Michael Dinkel in 1931, promotes travel to London's West End. Look out for a modernised edition of 'The West-End is Awakening' on display in Zone 1 Tube stations from today! #LetsDoLondon
The 1st Asian-American to serve as a regular officer in the United States Marine Corps👇
#MarineMonday -- Maj Kurt Chew-een Lee
Read more about his story on our Instagram page.
Semper Fidelis, Marine.🇺🇸
#usmcmuseum #aapi #aapimonth #marines #usmc #history
🫑 Curative Collective Conversation: @chefjennydorsey
HAPPENING NOW! 📣 Join a free, livestreamed interview with #ReclamationNMWA artist #JennyDorsey! Dorsey is also a chef, writer, and multi-platform storyteller who fuses food with social good. https://bit.ly/36Ix3lH
This Thursday, join us for a free, outdoor, drop-in event that will allow you to physically distance while experiencing the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden! Learn about relationships with trees with Prof Karen Lutsky of Great Lakes Design Lab.
→ http://wlkr.art/TreeTime for details
"You don’t have to go looking for pictures. The material is generous. You go out and the pictures are staring at you." — Lee Friedlander #MondayInspiration
📸 "Baltimore, Maryland," 1968. © 2021 Lee Friedlander
🫑 Curative Collective Conversation: @chefjennydorsey
In 15 MINUTES, join a free, livestreamed interview with #ReclamationNMWA artist #JennyDorsey! Dorsey is also a chef, writer, and multi-platform storyteller who fuses food with social good. https://bit.ly/2PSrmvV
Anyone else got the #MusicMonday blues? 💙
Made of glazed earthenware, this French hunting horn was intended for decorative display.
Learn more: http://met.org/3upZ3nJ
A HUGE thank you to everyone who's been in to see us already today, or who has tagged us to let us know that you're planning a visit soon - we really appreciate your support! ❤️
P.S. Remember that if you're coming to visit us, you need to book ahead!
Op zaterdag 15 mei blikken we terug op de alsmaar groeiende verzameling van verhalen over deze tijd: Corona in de Stad.
Meer info over het evenement: https://fb.me/e/1rEiWr5wJ
Members! Mark your calendar for Member Appreciation Days. Join us for the long-awaited re-opening of Eagle Tavern in Greenfield Village, plus a special virtual program and double discounts on shopping.
The asparagus season is in full swing! Boiling, steaming, roasting, sauteing, broiling, pan-roasting… the possibilities with asparagus are endless. How do you prefer to serve them? 🌿
🖼️ Still life with Stoneware Jug, Maria Vos, 1878
🗓 BMA x NMWA Monthly Talk Show: Making Art, Making a Difference
Tomorrow, join educators from @artbma and #NMWA, along with #DelitaMartin, multimedia artist and founder/president of Black Box Press Foundation, to discuss activism and the arts. https://bit.ly/3h7TQgp
#AnnaMayWong, born in Los Angeles in 1905, is considered the first Chinese American movie star. During her time with @ParamountPics, Wong began working with Hollywood costumer Travis Banton, who designed this black silk satin dress for her. #AAPIMonth
Great to have Minister Martin with us this morning on such a joyful occasion!
Visiting @NGIreland this morning 🙌
Excited that galleries, museums and libraries reopen today
We can't wait to welcome you back to NMI-CountryLife this afternoon. Open from 1pm #Castlebar #Mayo #reopening
Great welcome @NGIreland fab morning and this little lady loved it. Thank you!
Find out details about today's reopening- https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/About/COVID19-Info
‘1920/2020: Freud and Pandemic’ is our new exhibition, exploring the psychoanalysis’s response to the 1918 Influenza pandemic and COVID-19. It also delves into Freud’s personal response after losing his daughter to the illness in 1920. Book now!
📝 ‘Success is sometimes the outcome of a whole string of failures’, wrote Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo in 1882.
How do you deal with failure?
🌻 Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait (1887)
Lovely buzz outside the Gallery as we reopen our doors after over four months! So happy to be back! ❤️
Thanks for all the well wishes on our re-opening today-
You can get details of our re-opening here- https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/About/COVID19-Info
Best of luck to all museum and gallery sites opening today. Can't wait to visit all my favourite places.
@NMIreland @NLIreland @OPWKilmainham @NGIreland @IMMAIreland
Just one week to go before we reopen our doors on 17 May! This week, we'll share some of the must-see objects on display and top things you can do at the Museum whether you are visiting with friends, family or by yourself 🚇🚂🔍 https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/visit?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=reopening
Luister iedere week naar de hoogtepunten uit onze talkshow AM Live in onze podcasts. De uitzending van donderdag 6 mei stond in het teken van (inclusief) herdenken in Amsterdam.Check de podcast hier: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2o4t8UzZQkYVJ9thNowyTF?si=qGxVqmE6TLiO7jWGe1Jnbg
#AmsterdamMuseum #amsterdam #podcast #AMLive
The Gallery has been pretty quiet over the past few months without our visitors - or HAS it? 👀
We're opening tomorrow from 11am, and we can't wait to see you - don't forget to book your free general admission ticket in advance (linked in next tweet).
How Women Artists Are Shaping the Way We See Motherhood https://bit.ly/3es89Li @artsy #MothersDay
Crowned with a sun disk and cow’s horns, the goddess Hathor embraces the king. Enthroned, she is his divine mother and protector.
🎨: "King Menkaura, the goddess Hathor, and the deified Hare nome" (2490–2472 B.C.E.), Egypt
Dive deep with Perspectives—our new home for articles, videos, podcasts, and more that bring you closer to the art you love.
Explore the latest ↓
Did you purchase a ticket to our virtual film screening of William Klein’s “The Pan-African Festival of Algiers”? Today is your final day to stream the film online! Interested in purchasing a ticket? There's still time at https://sarts.co/3aMkzLC. #SMoCA #MuseumFromHome #PANAF
Happy #MothersDay from GRAM 💙
Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川 歌麿 (Japanese, 1753–1806). Mother Peeling Fruit While Child Watches, c. 1800. Woodblock print on cream laid paper, 5 x 10 1/2 inches. Grand Rapids Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Platt Dockery. 1960.2.30
What have our Met fellows been working on?
Tune in through May 27 for a series of free virtual talks as they share their research on topics ranging from Netherlandish art to conservation technology and everything in between.
Sign up to attend ↓
Listen to artist Gabriela Muñoz talk about her beautiful collaboration with her mother as part of her “Earth Tattoo” series (2021) at https://sarts.co/33cw1Mk. #SMoCA #DivisionOfLabor #MothersDay
Sending a very special Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, surrogates, caregivers and all who have who’ve opened their nurturing hearts to others. This day is for you. We hope you feel loved and appreciated today! ❤️
We wish a very happy #MothersDay to those celebrating today from the #MeadowsMuseum!
Have you heard the news? The #USMCMuseum is reopening on May 17th! 🎉
Plan your visit:
Today we celebrate all the mothers and mother figures who provide unconditional love and support, even during an extra challenging year. #HappyMothersDay!
Celebrating all moms, especially moms of #Marines and Marines who are moms. Thank you for all you do!
Comment below what motherhood means to you. #MothersDay 💐