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  • Date: 04/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Anchorage Museum, in partnership with the Washington State Historical Society and Cook Inlet Historical Society, will fabricate, and present a 7,500-square-foot exhibition on James Cook’s Third Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, titled Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage. The exhibition will open March 27, 2015 in Anchorage and ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The article is a summary of the comments and discussions a session at the 2006 AAM conference that addressed what museums in the fields of art, history, and science might learn from each other and how museums might benefit from "cross-pollination." Panel participants were Eric Siegel, Executive Vice President for Programs and Planning at the New ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Amanda Griffith, Executive Director of Arthurdale Heritage, Inc., describes the work of the AHI New Deal Homestead Museum. Griffith describes how this small institution overcomes challenges related to operational expenses and lack of staff. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1998
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    With this planning grant, the staff of the Bucks County Historical Society will work with a group of museum professionals and community representatives to develop plans for interactive exhibits that have science and math content that will be placed in an outdoor park. They want visitors to learn about the science, history, and aesthetics of early ... »
  • Date: 06/19/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Drawing on the example of Leonardo da Vinci, who was able to combine arts and science in his work, the National Museum of Science and Technology of Milan has always pursued the blending and the dialogue of humanistic and scientific knowledge. It has employed this approach in all of its activities, from the set design of exhibition departments to ... »
  • Date: 03/13/2014
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    As science museums and centres (SMC) broaden their practices to include the development of scientific citizenship, evaluation needs also to take account of this dimension of their practices. It requires complex methods to understand better the impacts of public participation in activities mediated by SMC, including their impacts on the governance ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1992
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper deals with two major audience research projects. One is a community perceptions study conducted by telephone with citizens of St. Louis city and county in 1990 by the Missouri Botanical Garden. The second is a year-long on-site visitor study at the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. Both studies were ... »
  • Date: 08/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Science Museum of Minnesota proposes to create a national traveling exhibit on grizzly and black bears. Marked by an interdisciplinary approach that will address scientific, ethical, social, and economic issues, the exhibit will deal with research on bear biology, historical ecology, habitat destruction, declining populations, myths and bear ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2009
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Beautiful Science: Ideas that Changed the World, a 2,500-square-foot permanent exhibition, contains more than 100 rare, important, and beautiful books and manuscripts from the Huntington's collections, along with artifacts and interactive experiences. The content focuses on the changing role of science through the centuries, with particular ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2006
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The article reports the outcome of an analysis of the reception of Bertolt Brecht’s play, "The Life of Galileo", as presented by Giorgio Strehler (Milan, 1963) and Brecht himself in collaboration with Erich Engel (East Berlin, 1957), carried out on respective press reviews. The reviews were examined by the application of quantitative analysis ... »

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