museums

Monday, December 10th, 2012

8:06 pm

Porsche 40 Years of Porsche Design Exhibit

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The original Porsche Design Studio was founded in 1972 by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche and was relocated in 1974 to Austria. 40 years on, the Porsche Museum now houses a special exhibition to celebrate this anniversary. Besides the display of legendary cars like…

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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

7:47 pm

Pitt Rivers Museum

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Ask a museum professional what there favorite museum is, and chances are you might here the same answer time and time again. The Pitt Rivers. A gem of anthropological wonders in Oxford, the Pitt Rivers gives visitors the chance to…

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Monday, March 16th, 2009

5:46 pm

BMW Museum

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The new BMW Museum opened in Munich back on June 21, 2008. Completing a trio of brand-focused activities (with a factory tour and the BMW Welt), the museum sets new standard for automotive museums. The assembly line display (see images…

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Saturday, February 7th, 2009

7:04 pm

The Sea Within Us

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Maine Maritime Museum, located in Bath, has recently opened The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion & Design. From 19th-century naval uniforms to the children’s apparel they have inspired, the exhibition tackles a full range of sea inspired looks.…

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Ford’s Theater

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Known world-wide as the site of Lincoln’s assassination, Washington D.C.’s Ford’s Theater will reopen next week as part of a new museum complex. The timing is advantageous, the week marks Lincoln’s 200 birthday. Today the NYT reviews the new enterprise,…

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

11:52 pm

Bibliotheque Design

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A good exhibition isn’t just about the objects and analysis. There is a heavy degree of design savvy required to make things hum. It’s Nice That hips us to London’s Bibliotheque Design, the firm that devised the label system for…

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