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Row House Cinema Welcomes Heinz History Center For 'Bread And Tulips'

For decades, the Italian American Program at the Heinz History Center has worked to preserve and interpret the history and culture of Italian Americans in Western Pennsylvania. 159 more words

Special Screenings

At The Museum: The "Beecher Bible" Sharps Model 1852 Carbine

The Sharps rifle was invented by Christian Sharps who obtained a patent for a new design of a breech-loading rifle. Sharps, born in Washington, New Jersey worked as an apprentice to a gunsmith as a youth, and in the 1830s he went to work at Harpers Ferry Arsenal, studying under Captain John H. 586 more words

Early History

At the Museum: 1923 Reo Fire Truck

Visitors to the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum in Alma, Kansas enjoy seeing this 1923 Reo Fire Truck on display in the museum annex building. The truck was built by the Reo Motor Car Company of Lansing, Michigan, built on a Reo Speedwagon chassis.  218 more words

Museum Blog

Moon Bros. Circus Comes to Town

These two circus posters for Moon Bros. Circus, circa 1924, are preserved in the Wabaunsee County Historical Society archives. The Moon Bros. Circus performed across the Midwest and South during the 1920s. 263 more words

Museum Blog

CMOA Looks At World Housing Crisis With Doc 'Within Formal Cities'

As urban populations continue to grow, the access to decent housing shrinks. On November 10th, the Carnegie Museum of Art will examine how people throughout South America are trying to solve the problem with a preview of the locally produced documentary  122 more words

Documentaries

CMOA Honors Filmmaker Tony Buba With Premiere Event

On August 4th, the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) and WESA will present the retrospective No Place but Home: An Evening with Filmmaker Tony Buba… 184 more words

Documentaries

Watch out, seagulls, I’m on your case! An update from Bailey

Hi there!

After six weeks here, I’m settling into the job nicely but still learning and discovering new things.

My enemies, the seagulls, have started to notice that I’m here to stay, and there aren’t as many as there used to be. 436 more words

Australian National Maritime Museum