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June 6, 2009

The vaults downstairs at the Mint were lit up and the spaces were packed. 

Last night in San Francisco Standing Ovation productions put on a huge party and fundraiser for The Mint Project.
Click here to see a lot of familiar Bay Area museum faces who are working on the Mint Project -- many of whom were in attendance at last night's event, including Nina Simon, Debbie Frieden, WMA's own Susan...
June 4, 2009

San Diego Highlight - Murals at Chicano Park: Founding of Mexico City, Tony de Vargas, Vidal Aguirre, Felipe Adame. The painting on the ceiling of the kiosk illustrates the foundation myth of Tenochtitlan/Mexico City.

June is busting out all over! *humming*
June...Can you believe it? I know that most of us have been pretty distracted the first half of this year, but I admit I'm pretty excited...
June 2, 2009
It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.” - Mae West (Sins Tweetup on Thursday!)
by Chris Mathieson
Learn about vice in the early days of Vancouver by participating in the Vancouver Police Museum’s unique new walking tour – Sins of the City. While leading you through the oldest parts of Vancouver, your guide will regale you with stories about:...
May 31, 2009
By Kristen Olson
When I was 10 and he was 14, my older brother would follow me around wanting to play Risk. Ten-year-old me would shriek, "NO. It is boring. It takes forever. I never win."
I literally feared Risk, (conveniently brought to you by Hasbro), because I did not want to fail.
On Saturday, May 30, 2009, I went to the Helzel Colloquium, "Risk and Reality" hosted by the John F....
May 25, 2009
May 23, 2009

Slide from Maxwell Anderson's MW2009 pres. - "Help visitors apply that memory and empathetic response to everyday life"

By James G. Leventhal
There’s been a lot of back channel recently about the relevance and even necessity of professional conferences in this perpetually, overwhelmingly networked world.
So I thought this was a good forum to further the discussion.  Of the blogs, colleagues and...
May 19, 2009

One of the author's own spaces within Discover Nikkei

By Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda
Greetings from Southern California! I’m the Web Manager at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. For those who aren’t familiar with our museum, our mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.
May 19, 2009
By Stephanie Weaver
USS Midway at Night

The Host Committee met [May 11] at the amazing Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum to discuss ongoing plans for the annual meeting. We are excited to welcome our colleagues from the Western states. Midway will be host to the Wednesday night Masquerade Party (October 28, 2009). The Midway is one of San Diego's premiere party venues. We're looking forward to...


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