Blog


Articles in this category:

FirstBack56789NextLast61-70 of 112
Faces of the Past: Portraits from the MOAS Collection
Faces of the Past: Portraits from the MOAS Collection Mon, Feb 25, 2019 For centuries artists have created portraits of people. The portrait dates back thousands of years and was usually reserved for people of importance like the wealthy, kings, queens, nobility, generals, ancestors, and other individuals deemed worthy. ... Read More

Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance
Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance Wed, Feb 06, 2019 In honor of Black History month and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Harlem Renaissance, MOAS will have the exhibition, Jacob Lawrence: Three Print Series on view in the Karshan Center of Graphic Art.  Read More

Deep Space Debunking
Deep Space Debunking Mon, Jan 14, 2019 2019 will usher in a new celebration of science fiction in the MOAS Planetarium. We are excited to bring a series of influential sci-fi motion pictures to our dome, taking advantage of the unique and intimate layout of the Planetarium facility. The P... Read More

Modern Purple Romance
Modern Purple Romance Wed, Jan 09, 2019 When walking through a museum, marveling at the paintings and artifacts that are showcased and preserved in its spaces, it is not often one pays much attention to what is outside of those walls. Yet, housed within the property of the Cici and Hyatt B... Read More

Behind the Costumes
Behind the Costumes Thu, Dec 20, 2018 Recently retired, Jean Lawrence Druesedow was director of the Kent State University Museum form 1993-2018. She was previously Associate Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1984-1992). She holds bach... Read More

ICON and Space News (Volume 1)
ICON and Space News (Volume 1) Fri, Nov 23, 2018 On November 2nd, I had the opportunity to participate in a media event for the launch of the ICON spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. During a two-year mission, the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will study the frontier ... Read More

History of Thanksgiving
History of Thanksgiving Mon, Nov 19, 2018 Today Thanksgiving in the United States is associated with fall, food, family, and football. It wasn’t always that way, however. Originally Thanksgiving was a day(s) of prayer thanking God for blessings such as a military victory, a treaty, the end o... Read More

Giant Megalodon Shark
Giant Megalodon Shark Thu, Oct 18, 2018 The August 10, 2018, release of the movie, “The Meg,” creates the perfect opportunity to learn the real truth about this extinct prehistoric monster fish. Megalodon carcharodon was the top predator that terrorized the oceans of the world from 20 mill... Read More

Good Speed, Parker Solar Probe!
Good Speed, Parker Solar Probe! Mon, Oct 08, 2018 In 1957, Eugene Parker proposed some radical new theories on the nature of our home star, the Sun. Six decades later, his dreams of unlocking the secrets of the Sun are becoming a reality. In the early hours of August 12, 2018, the Parker Solar Probe... Read More

A Closer Look at "100 Faces of War"
A Closer Look at "100 Faces of War" Thu, Aug 30, 2018 Witness the pride, sacrifice, and humanity of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan through this traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, featuring 100 oil portraits. Representing a cross-section of home states, military branches, jobs, and back... Read More

FirstBack56789NextLast61-70 of 112

Popular tags on this blog

#bts | #tbt | Art Exhibit | behind the scenes | Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art | Coca-Cola | construction | Exhibit | History | holiday | Kennedy Space Center | Museum | NASA | Paintings | planetarium | Root Family Museum | Science | Smithsonian | Social Event | temporary exhibit | Throw Back Thursday | Wedding | Wedding Ceremony | Wedding Photos | Wedding Reception |