KINGSTON LIBRARY CORNER: Jan. 20 – News – Wicked Local …

The Kingston Public Library, located at 6 Green St., is open Mondays from 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Friday and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 781-585-0517  or go to www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

FOR TEENS

Are you 11 to 17? Would you like your voice to be heard? Then, the Kingston Public Library wants you as part of its Youth Advisory Council.

Help the library plan programs and choose books, CDs and DVDs (and even earn community service credits). The library is also starting a teen

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KINGSTON LIBRARY CORNER: Jan. 20

The Kingston Public Library, located at 6 Green St., is open Mondays from 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Friday and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 781-585-0517  or go to www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

FOR TEENS

Are you 11 to 17? Would you like your voice to be heard? Then, the Kingston Public Library wants you as part of its Youth Advisory Council.

Help the library plan programs and choose books, CDs and DVDs (and even earn community service credits). The library is also starting a teen

Story continued at Source: http://kingston.wickedlocal.com/news/20170120/kingston-library-corner-jan-20

 

Art Museum celebrates textile exhibit

MORGANTOWN — An exhibition focused on textiles opened Jan. 19 at The Art Museum of WVU, with a program featuring three of the seven highlighted artists.

Co-curators Kristy Deetz, professor in art discipline at University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, and Reni Gower, professor in the painting and printmaking department at Virginia Commonwealth University, were joined by Virginia Derryberry, retired from the art department at the University of North Carolina Asheville, to discuss historical precedents, contemporary examples, inspirations, shared themes and individual motivations behind the exhibition.

Deetz, Gower and Derryberry are featured in the exhibit, along with artists Erin Castellan, Rachel Hayes,

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ITALIAN MUSEUMS REGISTERED RECORD NUMBER OF VISITORS IN 2016

According to Dario Franceschini, the Italian tourism minister, the data of 2016 have created a new record for Italian museums. The number of visitors reached 44.5 million in state cultural institutions which brought a revenue of 172 million euros to the state budget. This in an increase of 4% and 12% compared to 2015, corresponding to 1.2 million more visitors and 18.5 million euros in gains.

The revenue will return completely to the museums under a system that rewards the best management and simultaneously provides support to the small companies. This is the third consecutive year of growth for Italian museums,

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Money loss puts city museum in a pinch – Northwest Arkansas Democrat

Progress stalled last year at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History after the slashing of a third of its budget.

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A casualty of legal crossfire, the museum lost money — about $46,500 per year — from the Jacksonville Advertising and Promotion Commission.

Expansion and outreach at the museum at 100 Veterans Circle ceased. Exhibits

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City-funds loss puts museum in a pinch – Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Progress stalled last year at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History after the slashing of a third of its budget.

A casualty of legal crossfire, the museum lost funding — about $46,500 per year — from the Jacksonville Advertising and Promotion Commission.

Expansion and outreach at the museum at 100 Veterans Circle ceased. Exhibits like one that chronicles Little Rock Air Force Base’s history paused in time, their completion on hold while the museum operates at the bare minimum until it finds new funding sources.

It wasn’t that the commissioners

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KINGSTON LIBRARY CORNER: Jan. 13 – News – Wicked Local …

The Kingston Public Library, located at 6 Green St., is open Mondays from 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Friday and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 781-585-0517  or go to www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

FOR TEENS

Are you 11 to 17? Would you like your voice to be heard? Then, the Kingston Public Library wants you as part of its Youth Advisory Council.

Help the library plan programs and choose books, CDs and DVDs (and even earn community service credits). The library is also starting a teen

Story continued at Source: http://kingston.wickedlocal.com/news/20170113/kingston-library-corner-jan-13

 

Mayor announces program to push arts, history in schools – Tucson …

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –

A big push is being made for students towards the arts. But an announcement Wednesday, Jan. 11, means it’ll be done outside the classroom.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild introduced the Great Start Program at a news conference in City Hall.

The concept of the program is to teach students the arts, history and science outside the classroom by getting them to attend the various museums around Tucson. Tickets, passes and coupons were donated by local nonprofit organizations.

“It really highlights that there are all

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