January 2020 Blog Archive

The 65th Anniversary and the Museum’s Early Days
The 65th Anniversary and the Museum’s Early Days Tue, Jan 28, 2020 January 28th of 2020 marks the Museum of Arts and Science’s 65th anniversary! Now home to over 30,000 objects including the Dow Gallery of American Art; one of the finest collections of American art in the Southeast, the Schulte Gallery of Chinese Ar... Read More

Ice Age Extinctions: What Happened?
Ice Age Extinctions: What Happened? Thu, Jan 23, 2020 What is an extinction event? Most people do not realize that paleontologists and scientists have created certain criteria for extinction events. These events are characterized by a sharp change in the abundance of multicellular organisms and a widesp... Read More

Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse!
Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse! Fri, Jan 17, 2020 What the heck is going on with Betelgeuse?  The star with the fun name is doing some strange things. For thousands of years, the shoulder star of the constellation Orion has burned as one of the brightest in Earth’s night sky.  Over the past few w... Read More

Ten Reasons to Get Married at a Museum
Ten Reasons to Get Married at a Museum Thu, Jan 09, 2020 What better memory to cherish than marrying your life partner joined by your closest family and friends in a breathtaking museum. Museums are a sophisticated wedding venue and we’ll give you 10 reasons why the next time you walk into one, your mind ... Read More

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