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Put Confederate statues in museums and end dark chapter in our history
Bowling Green Daily News
The Confederacy declared war on the United States of America – my country – when its troops attacked Ft. Sumter in 1861. The U.S.A. responded as any country when attacked; it fought back and ultimately won. As was custom at the time, Confederate ...
Museum or dumpster? US cities wrestle with Confederate statues' fateReuters
What to do with Confederate monuments? Put them in museums as examples of ugly history, not civic prideLos Angeles Times
LETTER: Time to put past in museums, not courthousesAsheboro Courier Tribune
Splinter (blog) -Southern Poverty Law Center
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Is It Time for a Woman to Run the Metropolitan Museum? Here Are 11 Candidates Who Could Do the Job
artnet News
A study of the gender gap in art museum directorships by the Association of Art Museum Directors released in March found that only one of the country's 13 largest museums (the Brooklyn Museum) is run by a woman. While smaller museums are nearing ...

Swan Named Winner of Museums' Ubora Award
Business West (blog)
SPRINGFIELD — Former state Rep. Benjamin Swan has been named the recipient of the 26th annual Ubora Award conferred by the African Hall Subcommittee of the Springfield Science Museum. In Swahili, Ubora means “excellence.” Swan was nominated ...

The Federalist

Americans' Declining Interest In History Is Hitting Museums Like Colonial Williamsburg Hard
The Federalist
Mitchell Reiss, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's president and CEO, released an open letter at the end of June revealing that Colonial Williamsburg, which markets itself as “the world's largest living history museum,” is in dire financial straits.

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The Fused History of Two of Washington, DC's Beloved Museums
Housed in what was once the vestibule of the old patent office building, the exhibition showcases a wide assortment of photographs, ephemera and other artifacts dating back to the museums' 1968 debut. The significance of the black-and-white image of ...


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