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

Posted by in Art, Museums

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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