HealthWorks Kids’ Museum St. Louis hosting ‘First Tooth Parties’ — New initiative promotes dental health education

ST. LOUIS — The eruption of a child’s first tooth is a major developmental milestone, and a St. Louis museum is working to help families celebrate the occasion by hosting special parties for the occasion.

HealthWorks Kids’ Museum’s First Tooth Parties are from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., the first Saturday of each month, starting March 4. Admission to the parties is free for parents and babies, up to 18 months old. The parties also will feature a discounted museum admission price of $5 for siblings 3 years of age and older. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about early childhood

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Florida Museum hosting art, science camps for adults

In an attempt to alter its reputation as a space catered to educating the youth, one UF museum is offering adults a chance to leave the kids at home and indulge in its exhibits after dark.

As part of its 100th anniversary in May, the Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting adult-only classes, art and science camps and other events to encourage adults to get involved with the museum, said Tiffany Ireland, the museum educator. The museum saw a recent trend of more adult visitors, so it wanted to provide more opportunities for them to visit.

One event, the Kid-Free Camp

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Art museum introduces students to new cultures – Palladium

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Richmond Art Museum teaches Crestdale Elementary students about India.
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Children can go to Richmond Art Museum anytime to

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Richmond Art Museum teaches Crestdale Elementary students about India.
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Children can go to Richmond Art Museum anytime to

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Museum Planning For VOA 75th Anniversary | WVXU

The National Voice Of America Museum Of Broadcasting  is preparing for the 75th anniversary of the VOA, which started broadcasting Feb. 1, 1942 as part of the Office of War Information.

“We’re planning a series of events and exhibits this year to celebrate the VOA’s commitment across America and the world to embrace best practices in telling the truth in order to let the world decide,” said Jack Dominic, executive director of the museum at the former VOA Bethany Station, 8070 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township.

One of the first events will be a “Truth Matters, Facts Matter” panel discussion by

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Fremont: Expansion of Niles silent film museum almost done

The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum in Fremont is putting the finishing touches on an expansion that will add 1,500 square feet of space, roughly 900 of which will be dedicated to a permanent exhibit detailing the history of silent film.

And on Sunday at 4 p.m., the museum will host a members party to show off the new space and exhibits. There will be refreshments and a silent film presentation as well. For $10, members can get a picture taken with Broncho Billy’s original Oscar.

Located just down the street from where Gilbert M. “Broncho Billy” Anderson once owned and operated

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Ghana: Govt to Construct Museum in Honour of Tetteh Quarshie-Afeku

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The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Madam Catherine Abelema Afeku, has announced plans to construct a befitting museum in honour of the late Tetteh Quarshie, the man who brought cocoa to Ghana.

Madam Afeku announced this on Tuesday in parliament in a statement to commemorate this year’s Chocofest celebration which focuses on the promotion of domestic tourism.

She said the museum would be built at the Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm at Akwapim-Mampong.

“The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture in collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and other stakeholders will soon cut the sod for

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Man wins charity auction bid for submarine dive

PORT ST. LUCIE — John Mills never thought he would win when he put in his auction bid for a deep dive in a three-man submarine. But he did!

He had just finished a playing a round of golf in the 2016 Trident House Team Challenge when he entered his bid. All proceeds from that golfing event and auction directly

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Chicago: A City Of Museums

Chicago has a long-standing history of being a city committed to the arts. There are several museums in the city that showcase art, artifacts, objects, photography and prints that comprise many different cultures, interests and history. Here, we’ll discuss the most notable: The Field Museum, The Museum of Science and Industry, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Alder Planetarium, The Chicago Children’s Museum and The Dusable Museum of African American History. Visit these museums to get a dose of art and history within Chicago.

Built in 1921, The

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