Daily Digest: Children’s museum has new logo | Local News …

Bloomington, IL (61702) Today Mostly sunny skies with gusty winds developing during the afternoon. High near 45F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph.. Tonight Windy during the evening. Showers developing after midnight. Low 37F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Updated: February 18, 2018 @ 12:56 am
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Macy’s offering half-price museum admission for February … – The San Diego Union

February is Macy’s Museum Month, with 45 San Diego museums offering 50 percent off admission with a pass.The free pass can be picked up at any Macy’s store in San Diego. The promotion runs through Feb. 28. Each pass admits up to four people at half price.All participating museums are part of the San Diego […]
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Italy’s far-right protested a museum for its Arabic-speaker discount as “discriminating against Italians”

The Egyptian museum in Turin, a northern city in Italy, is keen to diversify its clientele. It offered a three-month discount (link in Italian) for Arabic speakers to come and see its artifacts, many of which originated from Egypt. The offer did inspire a crowd, but not the one the museum was probably hoping for. […]
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Far Right Protests Italian Museum for Offering Discount to Arabic Speakers

The Brothers of Italy, an outspoken far-right Italian political party, is up in arms over a new campaign to draw Arabic-speaking visitors to the Egyptian Museum in Turin. According to the New York Times, the group gathered at the institution on Friday to protest a new two-for-one admission discount for Arabic speakers, alleging that it […]
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Far Right Protests Italian Museum for Offering Discount to Arabic …

The Brothers of Italy, an outspoken far-right Italian political party, is up in arms over a new campaign to draw Arabic-speaking visitors to the Egyptian Museum in Turin, Italy. According to the New York Times, the group gathered at the institution on Friday to protest a new two-for-one admissions discount for Arabic speakers, alleging that […]
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Italy’s Far Right Targets a Museum Discount for Arabic Speakers

“There is racism in Italy — against Italians,” Ms. Meloni proclaimed.The museum director, Christian Greco, left his office inside the building to confront the chanting protesters.“The museum belongs to everybody,” Mr. Greco explained calmly to Ms. Meloni, in an exchange that was captured on video, and then widely circulated on social media and on Italian […]
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Gets to Keep Iconic Picasso Work

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be able to keep one of its most famous Pablo Picasso paintings after a federal judge threw out a lawsuit by the estate of a German businessman who was seeking to recover the work that he was forced to sell at a discount while fleeing the Nazis.”The Actor” is […]
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Museum Announces Events Planned in Conjunction with Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition

  In conjunction with the world-class Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Science from February 10 through July 29, 2018, the museum is hosting many da Vinci-related events. The events include $5 First Fridays, adult party nights, lectures, and panel discussions. On the first Friday of each month, the Museum offers themed $5 […]
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KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY LISTINGS: Feb. 9

The Kingston Public Library is located at 6 Green St. 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 orgo to www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.FOR […]
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New Picasso Museum Will Boast World’s Largest Collection of His Works

The future site of Aix-en-Provence’s Jacqueline and Pablo Picasso Museum (all photos courtesy the city of Aix-en-Provence)Pablo Picasso’s stepdaughter, Catherine Hutin-Blay, is planning a museum devoted to the famous artist and his second wife, her mother, in Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. The Jacqueline and Pablo Picasso Museum will feature a trove of more […]
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