Brooklyn Public Library Branch Moving to Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Feb 20, 17 Brooklyn Public Library Branch Moving to Brooklyn Children’s Museum

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Officials of the Brooklyn Public Library described more details about the planned move out of the Crown Heights library branch to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. The cost of keeping the branch where it is will cost $8 million, officials say, but only $3 million to make the move. The new library in the museum will take up...

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After 60 Years Closure Ellis Island Hospital Open to Public

Oct 05, 14 After 60 Years Closure Ellis Island Hospital Open to Public

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Beginning on October 1st the public will be allowed to visit the Ellis Island Hospital for the first time in 60 years. As part of the opening an art exhibit by artist JR will be on display. Featuring old photographs superimposed on the walls and doors of the hospital, the exhibit, “Unframed-Ellis Island,” evokes a time...

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Princeton Art Museum Acquires New Ancient Art

May 15, 14 Princeton Art Museum Acquires New Ancient Art

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The Princeton University Art Museum recently acquired a new and fascinating ancient artwork from the New York and Geneva based gallery, Phoenix Ancient Art. The piece is a magnesite sculpture of a woman holding her left breast with her right hand. Dating back to the 25th Dynasty of Egypt, (750-656 BC), due to the particular...

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Dec 10, 13 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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At the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, a ceremony was held to mark the 72nd anniversary of Pearl Harbor.   Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff.   In a news release Cuomo wrote, “on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, I join with all New Yorkers to pause in observance of the...

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Brooklyn Memorabilia on Display at the City Reliquary Museum

Mar 25, 12 Brooklyn Memorabilia on Display at the City Reliquary Museum

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History buffs are in for a treat as what some people call New York’s “weirdest museum” celebrates its tenth anniversary on April 1st. The City Reliquary is a storefront museum located in Williamsburg, holding a collection of a huge assortment of memorabilia which together tells the remarkable story of the development of New York...

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Rare Vase Coming Home to Brooklyn

Feb 01, 12 Rare Vase Coming Home to Brooklyn

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After spending about one year in the Trenton City Museum, a rare ceramic vase is being carefully packaged for its return back to Brooklyn. The vase was originally made in 1904 as part of a set of four, for the St. Louis World’s Fair, by the Trenton Potteries Company, and was on loan to Trenton form the Brooklyn Museum. But last...

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