Friday, October 14, 2011

Exhibits, Shows Roundup

A Day in Pompeii, Nichols Gallery, Boston Museum of Science, through Feb 12, 2012

Get a glimpse of daily life in Pompeii, one of Imperial Rome's most cosmopolitan cities. Hundreds of artifacts —
including body casts of the volcano's victims — bring to light the vibrancy of this bustling resort town, but the darkening skies ahead and violent sounds of Vesuvius spewing ash and debris signal imminent danger.>>>

Passages, Oklahoma City Museum Of Art, through Oct 16, 2011

Passages is a 14,000-square-foot interactive, multimedia exhibition for all ages. It features some of the most exquisite and rare biblical manuscripts, printed Bibles, and historical items in the world. These cultural treasures include a Dead Sea Scroll text, ancient biblical papyri, beautifully illuminated manuscripts, early printed materials, including a portion of the Gutenberg Bible, and multiple first editions of the English Bible through the King James Version.>>>

Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, Milwaukee Public Museum, Opens October 14

Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt features nearly 150 artifacts from Cleopatra’s time and helps visitors experience the present-day search for the elusive queen, which extends from the sands of Egypt to the depths of the Bay of Aboukir near Alexandria.>>>

1968 Exhibit, Minnesota History Center, Opens October 14
The Vietnam War, protests and assassinations were on the news. Peace signs, love-ins and psychedelic rock were on the scene. From the darkest hours to the incredible highs, the year 1968 comes alive in this extraordinary new exhibit.>>>

Celebrate TV, National Media Museum, Bradford, UK

This half term we're celebrating television. Journey back in time to see how TV began, what it looked like, and watch a selection of programmes we all loved. Fast forward to the future and see crystal clear images with our Super Hi-Vision TV.>>>

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