• Coptic Museum Egypt Ancient
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    The Coptic Museum in Cairo is a life-like record of one of Egypt's periods all fraught with various antiques and monuments reflecting the different civilizations that graced the land of Egypt starting by the Ancient Egyptian civilization, passing by the Greek, the Roman, the Coptic, and lastly the Islamic. The Coptic Museum lies behind the walls of the famous Roman Fortress of Babylon in the ancient district of Cairo (Misr Al-Qadi ma). The area surrounding the museum abounds in lively monuments ...
  • Japanese Museum Americans American War
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    The museum I visited was the Japanese-American National Museum in Little Tokyo. I kind of excited when I visited the Japanese-American National Museum because it was my first time to go to museum. I felt that Japanese-American Museum was really exquisite in its presentation. Overall, this museum was very interesting in the way it presented their respective heritages. When I first arrived near the Japanese-American National Museum, the museum was eye-catching. A new museum that opened up only mon...
  • The National Museum Of American History
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    The National Museum of American History opened to the public in January 1964 as the Museum of History and Technology. It was the sixth Smithsonian building on the National Mall in Washington, D. C. The Smithsonian was established in 1846 by an act of Congress as an institution for the 'increase and diffusion of knowledge.' By the 1850 s the organization was called the U. S. National museum and housed in the first Smithsonian building. Smithsonian collections developed both as specimens and as h...
  • The Freud Museum Objects Room Freuds
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    The Freud museum is a small house museum which was formerly the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they escaped the Nazi annexation of Austria. Thus Nazi persecution of Freud led to the extraordinary environment in which he had developed his epoch-making theories being transported, in its entirety, from Vienna to London. It remained the family home until his daughter Anna Freud (1895-1982) died, and it was her wish that the house should become a museum to commemorate her fathers life and ...
  • Catcher In The Rye
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    Catcher in the Rye Author Information: Jerome David Salinger was born in New York City in 1919. He attended and graduated from a military academy, then shortly attended two colleges. He has written some of the most influential American literature in the twentieth century. Some of his short stories originally appeared in the New Yorker magazine and were later published as in the book, Nine Stories. However, Salinger has not published anything since 1963. Analysis: I have chosen to do symbolism. ...
  • History Gas Chamber
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    We have been taught that it is important to know history so that we can understand and learn from past mistakes to avoid repeating them in the future. Therefore, attending the Holocaust Museum should be mandatory because the museums unique interactive exhibits allows people to relive the inhumanity of the Holocaust and to have a hands on experience with the events leading to and ending World War II. The Holocaust Museum did a remarkable job of involving the visitors during the tour. It was as if...
  • Comparison Of The Met And Guggenheim
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    New York City has been called "the greatest city in the world" numerous times by its own people and visitors to the city. New York is civilization's greatest world within a city. It gives the overpowering impression of being a magnet and mirror for all of humanity and all that humanity does. For a city so young, New York is home to number of architectural classics. Two of these masterpieces of architecture are the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Both continue the metaphor o...
  • Glass Cases Holden Allie Museum
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    Throughout the novel, the reader is presented with various symbols. The symbols are clearly made evident by Holden's constant repetition of their importance. The symbols are so important and their symbolism is directly related to the major themes of the novel. Allie, Holden's young brother who died several years earlier, was a key symbol throughout the story. When Holden remembers incidents from his past involving Allie, his attitude changes, such as when he writes the composition about Allie's...
  • Wing Luke Asian Museum Web Site
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    Jon Lehmann HIST 02411/22/2001 Wing Luke Asian Museum Website The Wing Luke Asian Museum is a multicultural museum housing art, film, and other records of the Northwest Asian Pacific culture. The Museum states that it is dedicated to 'the collection, preservation, and display of Asian Pacific American culture, history and art.' . The Museum was founded 1967, in honor of the first Asian pacific American to be elected to the Seattle council (in 1962). Wing Luke was killed in a plane crash just 3 y...
  • Museum Collection Essay Museums Objects Collections
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    Collection remains the predominant reason for many a museum's existence. Most museums collect because they believe that objects are important and evocative survival of human civilization worthy of careful study and powerful educational impact. They carefully preserve their holdings as to transmit important information to the present generation and posterity. Art museums are said to concentrate on beauty and their mission is often defined as the direct transmission of the artist's aesthetic under...
  • The Madina Collection Of Islamic Art At The Lacma
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    The Madina Collection of Islamic Art at the LACMA Introduction The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announced recently that it had acquired "the remarkable Madina Collection of Islamic art. The collection contains works of various media dating from the late 7 th through 19 th centuries from the vast areas that comprise the Islamic world, from Southern Spain to Central Asia" (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2005). While the museum already had quite an extensive collection of Islamic art...
  • Freud Museum Books Work Furniture
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    It contains Freud's remarkable collection of antiquities: Egyptian; Greek; Roman and Oriental. Almost two thousand items fill cabinets and are ranged on every surface. There are rows of ancient figures on the desk where Freud wrote until the early hours of the morning. The walls are lined with shelves containing Freud's large library of reference books. The house is also filled with memories of his daughter, Anna, who lived there for 44 years and continued to develop her pioneering psychoanalyti...
  • British Museum Museums History Web
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    The Cambridge Dictionary Online defined museums as places of study, buildings where objects of historical, scientific or artistic interest are kept, preserved and exhibited. To The Museums Association, a museum is an institution which collects documents, preserves, exhibits and interprets material evidence and associated information for the public benefit. Since 1998, this definition has changed. Museums now enable the public to explore collections for inspiration, learning and enjoyment. They a...
  • Universal Survey Museum Louvre Art History
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    The Louvre is undoubtedly the oldest example of the Universal Survey Museum. With it's routes in the French Revolution, it's aim was always to display the wealth of the nation whilst educating the public in the history of art. The museum's history is long and complex, with each political era impressing it's values onto the museum in order to make certain statements. I shall examine whether or not these changes have effected the basic functions of the Louvre as a Universal Survey Museum. Althoug...
  • Museum Building Zealand People
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    In 1990 a team of New Zealand architects had the chance of designing the Museum of New Zealand. Jass max the winning team embarked on this architect adventure. Pete Bossley being the main architect had the chance of designing one of, if not the most significant buildings in New Zealand of the century. For it was to be designed for the people of New Zealand. A building that was representational of New Zealanders, to give an identity through the use of architecture. A monument that resembled the ...
  • Tacoma Museum Art Programs Washington
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    #3 Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma, Washington At 1701 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, Washington. In close proximity to Union Station, Washington State History Museum, and the University of Washington Tacoma campus. The Tacoma Art Museum was designed be Antoine Pre dock from Albuquerque. The building size at 50, 000 sq. feet. And costing $27 Million to create it incorporates shadow stainless steel and glass as exterior features. Special Features include more than 12, 000 square feet of flexible ga...
  • Speed Art Museum Gallery Styles
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    For an amazing experience, and a inspiring venture, the Speed Art Museum is the place for you. The Speed Art Museum combines modern art styles such as cubism, and also includes classical art such as Baroque styles and Renaissance styles, the Speed Art Museum has something for about anyone. The museum displays art works by Monet, Picasso& Degas. The museum has a wide selection of art. The Speed Art Museum does a very good job in how it shows off these artist work. Something very convenient were ...
  • African America American Museum History
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    Dear Editor: In your article "Documenting Blackness," you introduce the idea of an African-American museum and the problems that have risen through this proposal. An African-American museum is a great idea to memorialize the ideas and history of the African American people. The truth is, Congress should not deny the funding for an African-American museum. Problems will arise with the proposal of this memorial but the general public and more importantly Congress cannot turn down this request. Oth...
  • A Visit To The Norton Museum
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    A Visit to the Norton Museum I saw a lot of amazing arts when I went to Norton Museum. The one that I was interested in was Nude on a Sofa. It had a different felling form the other arts. The art had a comfortable feeling when I look at it. The art (Nude on a Sofa) was painted by Henri Matisse, in French, 1869-1954. The art give me a relaxing feeling. She was leaning on the Sofa in the portrait. The special detail about the art was that Henri outline her pink body. Also at the Norton Museum the...
  • Art Strike In Nyc
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    Hail Patel Strike In Modern Art Museum Of New York The Professional and Administrative Staff Association (PASTA) of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) repressing 250 administrative assistants, archivists, curatorial staff, conservators, educators, graphic artists, librarians, salespeople, secretaries, visitor assistants and writers. Their union started the strike on April 28, 2000. The central issues involve salaries, healthcare, the threat of layoffs and union rights. The old contract expired Octo...