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Museum of History of Polish Jews

This stunning new museum on the ground where the infamous Warsaw Ghetto once stood. The exhibit celebrates 1000 years of Jewish history in Poland.

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Museums + Heritage Awards 2015 Culture Pros Pick – nominate now

We want your nominations for the UK’s most inspiring museum or heritage visitor attraction of the past year<p>The Guardian Culture Professionals Network has teamed up once again with the annual Museums + Heritage Awards to launch a search for the UK’s most inspiring museum or heritage visitor …

Human Footprints Discovered In Denmark Date Back 5,000 Years

Archaeologists in Denmark say they've discovered two extraordinary sets of human footprints dating back 5,000 years.<p>The first of their kind to be found in Denmark, the footprints may shed light on what life was like for coastal people during the Stone Age.<p>The prints were recently unearthed as part …

Stone Age Axe Discovered Stuck Into The Ground With Handle Still Attached

Archaeologists have unearthed an incredibly rare flint axe from the Stone Age that just may have been used in an ancient ritual.<p>The 5,500-year-old discovery -- found jammed into the Earth with its wooden handle still attached -- was part of an ongoing excavation on the island of Lolland in …

WHITE EXCHANGE 2014 WELCOMES DELEGATES TO THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM OXFORD

On Monday 24th November, White welcomed over 100 delegates with exclusive access to the prestigious Ashmolean Museum for its annual White Exchange …

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Undersjøiske kornsirkler» forbløffer forskere

(Dagbladet): Helt siden de «undersjøiske kornsirklene» ble oppdaget på havbunnen i Japan i 1995, har ingen visst hvordan og hvorfor de oppsto.<p><b>Men i</b> …

Senior Web Developer job with VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM | Guardian Jobs

To develop core museum web applications in-house. New backend development uses various technologies, typically Django python application framework, Tornado, Google App engine with frontend development in accessible HTML5, JavaScript and CSS. Some development within Wordpress may be required. This …

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This 3D Pop-Up Museum Map Is a Work of Art

Marijn van Oosten, a Dutch graphic designer based in New York, has created a masterpiece for the Netherlands’ Rijksmuseum, and not only does every visitor get to touch it, but they also can take it home. It’s called Paper Pathfinder, and it’s a museum map that’s way cooler and more helpful than any …

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Gravlagt med marmor som ikke finnes i Makedonia

(Dagbladet): Arkeologene har funnet den mytiske personen som for 2300 år siden ble gravlagt i det storslåtte gravkammeret i Amfipolis. I alle fall en …

Despotiko island soon to become open museum

11/03/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>The small island of Despotiko, west of Antiparos in the Cyclades, will soon be an open museum, rich with archaeological …

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Folk art with a twist in 'Grandes Maestros' at Natural History Museum

"These are living, breathing artists making extraordinary works of art by taking tradition in new directions," said Karen Wise, vice president of education and exhibits at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, where the history in question is not so much the past as it is the …

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects

Curators confront demands to return artefacts from collections reflecting an evolving attitude to the appropriation of items<p>Ever since explorers, scientists and soldiers started travelling the world and bringing back treasures, France has upheld the principle of the “inalienability” of public …

New Warsaw Museum Sheds Light on 1,000 Year Story of Jews in Poland

Warsaw -- In a ceremony marked by fanfare, pageantry and a measure of solemnity, on October 28, the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews officially opened its doors to the public.<p>Located in what was once the heart of this city's lively Jewish quarters, reduced to rubble during WWII, the …

A history of the Viking world – in 10 extraordinary objects

Author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor condenses the museum's latest blockbuster show into 10 fascinating pieces<p><b>New Valkyrie, 800</b><p>This little pendant from Denmark was unearthed just over a year ago. It is the only known three-dimensional …

Archaeologists Just Discovered a 1,000-Year-Old Viking Fortress

It's been 60 years since a viking fortress was discovered, leading historians to assume that we'd uncovered everything there is to uncover. But this …

ISIS threatens Iraq's priceless cultural heritage

There's been no shortage of news coverage of the atrocities carried out by ISIS against the people of Iraq and Syria, from beheadings to massacres to selling kidnapped women into sexual slavery.<p>What's less well known is the devastation the Sunni extremist group is wreaking on Iraq's priceless …

Field invites top natural history museums to Chicago summit

In a new initiative in its industry, the Field Museum of Natural History plans to host representatives of fellow leading natural-history museums at a meeting in the spring of 2015, Field president Richard Lariviere said in an interview.<p>Lariviere said he and National Museum of Natural History …

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