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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

 
Some/One, 2001, © Do Ho Suh, Korean, works in America, born 1962, Stainless steel military dog-tags, nickel plated copper sheets
July 2012: Art Goes to School


The Seattle Art Museum’s “Art Goes to School” project is helping the Museum fulfill its mission of connecting art to life for more K–12 students and their teachers with a range of outreach and professional development activities. Read More

 
GoKids program at the Boston Children’s Museum
January 2012: Boston Children’s Museum Finds Community is Great Teacher


When the Boston Children’s Museum’s KidPower—a new health exhibit—became the anchor exhibit of its new wing, the Museum’s new health focus was literally front and center. They joined the ranks of children’s museums that are becoming a national force in combating childhood obesity and at the same time found they could learn valuable lessons from their local community. Read More