Museum Month offers immersive way of experiencing Seattle’s art, history and culture

February is the best time to save on admission to more than 40 participating museums throughout Seattle and the region.

Visit Seattle’s third annual Seattle Museum Month – returning February 1-28, 2017 – offers hotel guests half-price admission at more than 40 participating museums throughout Seattle and the region.

For visitors and locals alike, Seattle Museum Month offers an immersive way of experiencing Seattle’s art, history, music, design and culture. Since its inaugural year in 2015, Museum Month has been an exciting cultural complement to Seattle during a mid-winter vacation.

Seattle’s major museums have

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The Mexican Museum Announces Special One-day Sale on Dec. 10, 2016 at Museum Store’s Annual Holiday Mercado

Museum guests can enjoy discounted prices on unique holiday gifts from Mexico and Central America

The Mexican Museum kicks-off its Annual Holiday Mercado at La Tienda (the museum’s store) on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. The popular one-day event will offer a 10% holiday discount to all guests and a 30% discount to museum members. Free gift wrapping will also be available. Additionally, there will be traditional Mexican food for all guests to enjoy, along with fun art activities for children as parents do some

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CBS 58 – Holiday Events at Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates its most exciting holiday season yet, featuring new special exhibitions Nature and Opulence: The Art of Martin Johnson Heade and Paper Play: Kindergarten to Contemporary Art in the Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery, and festive holiday events.

On December 4 families can take a break from the winter weather and immerse themselves in the Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays Tropical Holiday event. Kids of all ages can also make art projects perfect to keep, or to give as a holiday gifts in the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio, which will be open for special winter break hours, December 26-30, 10:00

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Discount tickets for Botanica Illuminations and Cowtown Victorian …

Botanica and Old Cowtown Museum are fewer than 100 feet apart, yet they haven’t ever partnered for the holiday season – until now.

For the next two weekends, you don’t need to choose between going to Cowtown’s popular Victorian Christmas event and Botanica’s Illuminations.

 

The two organizations are selling a joint ticket to both attractions for the next couple of weekends – $15 for adults and $10 for ages 3-12.

The ticket allows the bearer access to one night of Cowtown’s Victorian Christmas and one night of Illuminations any night Botanica is open.

“There’s no longer a wall between us,” said Marty Miller, Botanica’s

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Old Town Holiday Shop and Stroll

Neighborhood shops, galleries and musuems hold holiday sales and activities. See the lighting ceremony of the giant Christmas tree made up of over 130 different trees.

Old Town Holiday Stroll 2016

Set the holiday season in motion with entertainment, dining, shopping, and more! Enjoy holiday specials at the shops throughout Old Town and free admission to the NM Museum of Natural History Science, Explora and the Albuquerque Museum. Bring the kids to take a photo with Santa in Plaza Vieja and watch the traditional lighting of the largest tree in Albuquerque at 6:15 p.m. in Plaza Don Luis. Join

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Zeugma museum available for virtual tour – Daily Sabah

Located in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep, the Zeugma Museum, which is the biggest mosaic museum in the world, is now available for virtual tours.

The Gaziantep Chamber of Industry (GSO) has set up a virtual platform on www.zeugma.org.tr, enabling visitors to tour the museum in 8 languages and in a full 360 degree virtual environment.

The GSO said in its statement that in an effort to promote the historical and cultural heritage of their city, a website has been created for the Zeugma Antique City, its mosaics, the Archeology Museum and the Zeugma Mosaic Museum.

The website contains all the information

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Elliott brings Civil War figure to life at Museum of Coastal Carolina

On Dec. 6, Douglas Elliott accepts a promotion to the level of Corp Commander in the American Civil War and explores aspects of his wartime life.

OCEAN ISLE BEACH — The Sand Bar Lecture Series continues at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6., at the Museum of Coastal Carolina featuring the “American Civil War Corps Commander.”

Join presenter Douglas Elliott for an evening of enlightenment on life in the early 1860’s and accept a promotion to the level of Corp Commander in the American Civil War. We view of the world today through 2016 eyes but he

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Museum offers discount to those bringing in food donations

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – The TV6 Canathon is in full swing now and the Marquette Regional History Museum is participating this year. They are offering a discount for visitors who bring in canned goods.

Each person that brings in two non-perishable food items will receive a dollar off the admission price to the museum.

Currently, the museum is displaying their special exhibit which features an unusual collection of items.

“We feel you get a great learning experience. Come in and check out the exhibit. Check out our special exhibit on collections and help out a hungry neighbor at

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Moscow Jewish Museum Wins UNESCO Tolerance Award

The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – UNESCO recognized Russia’s main Jewish museum with an award for its promotion of tolerance and non-violence.

Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center received the Madanjeet Singh Prize, named for a Pakistani diplomat, at a ceremony in Paris. The award includes $100,000 and is conferred every 2 years.

Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar said, “Spreading

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