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ProfilePromoApr15
Preserving Art and Finding Hidden Treasures


The Barnes Foundation treated 22 works of art on paper from its permanent collection, including art by Picasso, C├ęzanne, Klee, Degas, and Renoir, for conservation. In addition to increasing collection accessibility for education, research, and aesthetic appreciation, the conservation project produced an astounding discovery. Read More

 
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Teacher Institutes for Science Education and Ocean Conservation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium


The Monterey Bay Aquarium offered expanded professional development programs for teachers through a teacher institute project, providing 450 teachers with new tools, skills, and support through 15 year-long, grade-appropriate teacher institutes over 3 years. Participating teachers were better able to engage and inspire students to develop a connection to their local environment and gain the basic ocean science and critical thinking skills necessary to be effective citizens and ocean stewards. Read More

 
HomePromoMar14
Using History to Transform a Community: Peralta Hacienda Historical Park


Peralta Hacienda Historical Park strengthened its relationship with its surrounding community by involving local residents as exhibit developers, tour leaders, oral history subjects, audience, and staff. The project empowered community members to lead historical tours using their own stories. Read More

 
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Open-Ended Exploration: "Making" Endless Possibilities in STEM


The New York Hall of Science, in partnership with the Queens Museum of Art, created "Queens Makes," a program to foster invention, experimental problem solving, design, and building for young tinkerers and their families. Read More

 
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January 2013: Ancient Mammoth, Newfound Paleontological Pride


Dee, a Columbian Mammoth, was 65 to 70 when he died approximately 11,600 years ago. In 2010, Dee was reborn as the centerpiece of a major Ice Age exhibit at the Tate Geological Museum at Casper College. Read More