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 The vase was originally made in 1904 as part of a set of four, for the St. Louis World’s Fair, by the Trenton Potteries Company, and was on loan to Trenton form the Brooklyn Museum.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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Beyond Planet Earth Exhibition to Open at the Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History has spent the last 18 months collecting artifacts ranging from space garbage to space suits for the new temporary exhibition “Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration.” The exhibition, which opens to the public on November 19th, aims to illustrate the past, present and future of space...

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Glass Lamps from Brooklyn on Display in the Met

Jun 23, 11 Glass Lamps from Brooklyn on Display in the Met

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Pier Glass, an art glass firm in Red Hook, Brooklyn has undertaken the task of creating 16 glass lamps for the new Islamic wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The lamps are meant to recreate the look and feel of traditional Islamic lamps, which are generally ceramic. Four Years in the Making The project began over four years...

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CGJC Offers Hands On Learning to New York’s Children

May 10, 11 CGJC Offers Hands On Learning to New York’s Children

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The Children’s Galleries for Jewish Culture was founded in 1995 as the Jewish Children’s Learning Lab. Its mandate was to create new and exciting ways to engage and inspire children and their families to a greater appreciation and love of Jewish culture. Using the proven methods of other highly successful children’s museum’s the...

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