museum located – La Prairie SHLM http://laprairie-shlm.com/ Fri, 18 Mar 2022 04:01:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://laprairie-shlm.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/icon-2-150x150.png museum located – La Prairie SHLM http://laprairie-shlm.com/ 32 32 Pa. Veterans Museum Hosts Luncheon for VFW Auxiliary State Officers – Delco Times https://laprairie-shlm.com/pa-veterans-museum-hosts-luncheon-for-vfw-auxiliary-state-officers-delco-times/ Fri, 18 Mar 2022 02:24:04 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/pa-veterans-museum-hosts-luncheon-for-vfw-auxiliary-state-officers-delco-times/ MEDIA – The Pennsylvania Veterans Museum recently hosted VFW Auxiliary State Chair Pam Sopher, along with members of VFW Post 3460 In Media and VFW Post 928 in Folsom. About 25 auxiliary members were treated to a champagne lunch and a tour of the museum. The State President, from Titusville, Pennsylvania, travels the state visiting […]]]>

MEDIA – The Pennsylvania Veterans Museum recently hosted VFW Auxiliary State Chair Pam Sopher, along with members of VFW Post 3460 In Media and VFW Post 928 in Folsom. About 25 auxiliary members were treated to a champagne lunch and a tour of the museum. The State President, from Titusville, Pennsylvania, travels the state visiting various VFW posts and was thrilled to visit the Veterans Museum. Sandy Wilder, the state’s auxiliary chief of staff, accompanied Pam Sopher.

In addition to Auxiliary Members, the luncheon was attended by Jim King, Museum President, Bill Lovejoy, Vice President, Ed Buffman, Co-Founder and President Emeritus, and Jolene Buffman, Museum Trustee.

“We love that the auxiliary members of the VFW visit the museum every year and meet their new officers. Our mission is to honor all veterans,” said Buffman, who is a Navy veteran, having served on the USS Missouri in the Pacific during World War II.

The Pennsylvania Veterans Museum contains a large collection of artifacts and memorabilia from WWII in Vietnam, as well as interactive kiosks featuring powerful stories from area veterans.

The Pennsylvania Veterans Museum is located at 12 E. State St., Media, on the lower level of the historic Media Armory. The museum is open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free entry. For more information, call 610-566-0788.

Krueger Announces Grant to Improve Nether Providence Township Park

State Representative Leanne Krueger, D-161 of Nether Providence, recently announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded Nether Providence $148,600 to make improvements to Hepford Park.

The funding will be used to build a new playground and dugouts for the baseball diamonds, redesign the parking lot, repair and repaint fences, improve concession stands, shade trees and display signage.

The American Legion is hosting a bingo with designer bags

The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 507, 20 W. Cleveland Ave., Norwood, will host Designer Bag Bingo, 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The evening will include bingo, door prizes, 50/50, raffle baskets, cash bar and BYO snacks. Tickets are $25 in advance for ten bingo games and $30 at the door. Groups of eight or more can reserve a table. For tickets, call Charity Walsh at 610-848-8499.

COSA offers the Arthritis Foundation’s “Walk with Ease” program

The Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging, in partnership with Wayne Senior Center, will sponsor the Arthritis Foundation’s nationally recognized Walk with Ease program beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 1, for people 60+ who need arthritis pain relief. or just stay active.

The online program will last six weeks. The last session will take place on Friday, May 13. Participants will receive the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease guide and walk independently three times a week with the assistance of a facilitator in this self-directed version of the program. Participants will share and receive support from a leader and other walkers in weekly online group meetings. In addition, participants will receive information and support guidelines via weekly emails.

This evidence-based program has been shown to reduce arthritis pain, increase balance, strength, and walking pace, build confidence in one’s ability to be physically active, and improve overall health.
The costs of the program are covered by COSA, so the program is free. However, class size is limited. Registration is mandatory.

To register, contact Ellen Williams at williamse@co.delaware.pa.us or 610-499-1937. When you call or email, include your name, address, phone number, and email address.

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Hosts Open House at New Women’s Health Center

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital invites members of the community to an open house at its newly renovated Women’s Health Center from 2-5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21. A blessing ceremony for the center will take place at 2 p.m.

Specialist providers in the fields of gynecology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and breast surgery will be on hand at the open house to discuss treatment options and answer questions about available services for women and men.

The new health center is located in the Medical Office Building at 1501 Lansdowne Avenue, Suite 302 in Darby. The fully renovated 3,200 square foot space includes 10 patient exam rooms and serves as a specialty central suite for providers to collaborate on patient care.

Open house attendees will have the opportunity to meet James Cosgrove, DO, an experienced OB/GYN who specializes in minimally invasive robotic gynecological surgery; Karen Kish, MD, a skilled breast surgeon who provides breast health care to women and men; John Fernandez, MD, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in microsurgery and the treatment of lymphedema; Nathaniel Holzman, MD, board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast surgery, body contouring, and cosmetic and reconstructive surgery; and the center’s staff nurse practitioners who play a critical role in patient care.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour areas of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital related to coordinated care available at the new Women’s Center, which feature the latest in mammography technology, which can help detect breast cancer early, when it’s easier to treat, and Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scanning technology to help better diagnose and treat low bone density and prevent serious fractures.

To learn more about Women’s Health Services at Mercy Fitzgerald, visit https://www.trinityhealthma.org/womens-care-at-mercy-fitzgerald.

Catholic Social Services greet Afghan evacuees at a local lunch

The Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will host a welcome luncheon for newly arrived individuals and families as part of their Afghanistan Placement and Assistance Program from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 19, at St. John Chrysostom Parish, 617 S. Providence Rd., Wallingford.

About 125 guests will attend, including about 75 Afghan evacuees as well as program supporters, staff and volunteers. Highlights of the event will include traditional Afghan and Mediterranean dishes, American and Afghan music, a poetry reading and testimonials from participants of CSS’s Afghanistan Placement and Assistance Program. Reverend Edward Hallinan, pastor of St. John Chrysostom Parish, will offer the invocation and blessing. The Reverend Christopher Walsh, pastor of St. Raymond de Peñafort Parish in Philadelphia, will be the emcee for the event.

Since December 2021, CSS has hosted a total of 108 Afghan evacuees under its Afghan Placement and Assistance Program. This number includes 14 Afghan families, a mother with newborn twins and an expectant mother.

Through a partnership with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, CSS helps Afghan evacuees acclimatize and establish a new life in the United States of America by providing pre-arrival and reception services ; support for basic needs; cultural orientation; language services; finding safe accommodation; use; Health care; and case management services. The CSS also collaborates with local and national agencies such as HIAS and the Nationalities Services Center who have extensive experience in humanitarian aid and assistance to refugees and immigrants.

For more information on Catholic Social Services in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, visit https://cssphiladelphia.org.

A Beef and Beer fundraiser is planned to support the Ridley Lacrosse team

The Ridley High School Men’s Lacrosse Boosters will be hosting a Beef n’ Beer fundraiser, 7-11 p.m., Saturday, March 26, at the Milmont Inn, 300 Belmont Ave., in support of the Ridley High School Men’s Lacrosse Team . Cost is $40 and includes bottled beer, wine, mixed drinks, food, raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle and music from a DJ. To purchase a ticket, Venmo @RidleyLaxBoosters or request a ticket via email at Ridleyboyslax@gmail.com.

Readers can email community news and photos to Peg DeGrassa at pdegrassa@21st-centurymedia.com.

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Shell Museum Launches New Mangrove Exhibit | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA https://laprairie-shlm.com/shell-museum-launches-new-mangrove-exhibit-news-sports-jobs-sanibel-captiva/ Fri, 18 Feb 2022 19:41:21 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/shell-museum-launches-new-mangrove-exhibit-news-sports-jobs-sanibel-captiva/ BAILEY MATTHEWS NATIONAL SHELL MUSEUM The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum launched a new mangrove exhibit earlier this month in its Beyond Shells living gallery. It is designed to facilitate an educational story about mangrove conservation and water quality that will be meaningful to local, visitor and school audiences. Mangroves are tropical […]]]>

BAILEY MATTHEWS NATIONAL SHELL MUSEUM

The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum launched a new mangrove exhibit earlier this month in its Beyond Shells living gallery. It is designed to facilitate an educational story about mangrove conservation and water quality that will be meaningful to local, visitor and school audiences.

Mangroves are tropical coastal shrubs and trees that can tolerate wave action and immersion in seawater and thrive under a wide range of salt concentrations. Different species of mangroves are adapted to thrive in sand or mud with very low oxygen conditions. The exhibit features a red mangrove, which is usually found at the outer edge of mangrove forests.

“This dynamic new exhibit takes the viewer into a beautifully recreated red mangrove ecosystem, providing an up-close view of the importance of mangroves to the health and conservation of our coastal environments,” said executive director Sam Ankerson.

Mangroves provide shelter and habitat for a diverse community of invertebrates and fish. Molluscs thrive in ecosystems, from the muddy bottom around trees to roots, branches and trunks, and even under the bark of mangrove trees.

The exhibit includes molluscs and fish typical of a red mangrove ecosystem, including swamp killifish, sheepshead killifish, sailfin mollies, bruised nassa snails, conch snails, banded tulips, and true tulips. The mangrove extends over a “visualization bubble” which allows visitors to view the diversity of animals while standing inside the exhibit.

For more information, visit ShellMuseum.org.

The Bailey-Matthews National Seashell Museum is located at 3075 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel.


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Museum: There’s always room for Jell-O Week | Featured Story https://laprairie-shlm.com/museum-theres-always-room-for-jell-o-week-featured-story/ Fri, 18 Feb 2022 05:15:00 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/museum-theres-always-room-for-jell-o-week-featured-story/ LE ROY – It’s the second week of February and therefore an important national holiday – National Jell-O Week. Although Jell-O was made and “invented” in Le Roy, it was the people of Utah who decided this was the week to celebrate Jell-O. “First of all, Utahns consume more Jell-O than anyone else,” said Lynne […]]]>

LE ROY – It’s the second week of February and therefore an important national holiday – National Jell-O Week.

Although Jell-O was made and “invented” in Le Roy, it was the people of Utah who decided this was the week to celebrate Jell-O.

“First of all, Utahns consume more Jell-O than anyone else,” said Lynne Belluscio, Le Roy historian and honorary Utahn official. “In 2001, with the encouragement of Brigham Young University students, the Utah State Legislature declared Jell-O the official ‘state snack’. It was a very opportune time because someone one knew that the following year, Salt Lake City would host the Olympics at that time.

This special dessert status helped connect Utah and Le Roy.

Plans were underway to mount a Jell-O exhibit during the Olympics, and the Jell-O Museum was contacted to see if they would lend items and a person.

Belluscio has been offered on loan.

She said the Jell-O Museum worked with an exhibit company in Rochester, and in 2002 she flew to Salt Lake City. The folks at Jell-O had staged several television and radio appearances, and the exhibit opened in one of Salt Lake City’s major malls.

The exhibit consisted of a huge arch of plastic Jell-O cubes, supported by two huge Jell-O spoons, with the big red letters “Jell-O” on top. There were a few stand-alone exhibit panels with listening posts where you could hear Bill Cosby – then dessert spokesperson – talking about the history of Jell-O.

“A few years later, the huge arch was sent to us and it now welcomes our visitors to the Jell-O Gallery,” Belluscio said. “The opening of the exhibition took place a few days before the opening of the Olympics, so I was already back at Le Roy at the opening of the Olympics and I never had the opportunity to go up for see the Olympic village.”

The museum is located at 23 E. Main St. Call (585) 768-7433 for the most current hours of operation.

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The African American Museum of Dallas sees the city through the lens of black life – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth https://laprairie-shlm.com/the-african-american-museum-of-dallas-sees-the-city-through-the-lens-of-black-life-cbs-dallas-fort-worth/ Wed, 16 Feb 2022 22:56:00 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/the-african-american-museum-of-dallas-sees-the-city-through-the-lens-of-black-life-cbs-dallas-fort-worth/ DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – If there’s one place that symbolizes Dallas’ headquarters for black history and culture, it might be the Museum of African America. From centuries-old archives to images of black political and social movements as little as three or four decades ago, many aspects of black history are part of daily display under the […]]]>

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – If there’s one place that symbolizes Dallas’ headquarters for black history and culture, it might be the Museum of African America.

From centuries-old archives to images of black political and social movements as little as three or four decades ago, many aspects of black history are part of daily display under the domed structure of the Dallas African American Museum. The circular vaulted ceiling nestled next to a spiral staircase is a work of art in its own right, many have rated it.

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But what it contains is the real view that many come to see.

Within the gallery spaces of the museum located in Fair Park is a view of Dallas through the lens of black life; his era of segregated school athletic excellence to his celebration of black entertainment stars published in Fort Worth’s “Sepia Magazine” 60 to 70 years ago.

The museum presents itself as a repository of art, culture and community – with Dallas’ black history at the forefront.

Visitors wander through galleries of folk art created by black artists, soak up the sporting exploits of the era of racial segregation, view the collection of captured images of Dallas’ political and social advocates and activists.

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Robert Edison is the museum’s curator of education. He said, “The great scholar, Carter G Woodson, the father of black history, said there’s no such thing as ‘nigger history’, as he called it. It’s a missing part of American history. So what our museum does is present that missing part of American history as it relates to national, state, local, and international history.

The Dallas African American Museum opens five days a week. For nearly 50 years now, the museum itself has been a part of Dallas history.

But the museum was not the first exhibition space centered on the lives and achievements of black people. The Hall of Negro Life was part of the centennial celebration of Texas independence from Mexico.

But unfortunately the building was demolished.

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That story now resides inside the building that celebrates, remembers, and elevates Dallas’ black history located on the grounds of Fair Park.

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Through the Lens Series Returns to Colorado Snowsports Museum in Vail https://laprairie-shlm.com/through-the-lens-series-returns-to-colorado-snowsports-museum-in-vail/ Wed, 26 Jan 2022 02:00:00 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/through-the-lens-series-returns-to-colorado-snowsports-museum-in-vail/ The Colorado Snowsports Musem kicks off its Through the Lens series on Wednesday with 9News’ Matt Renoux talking about the Beijing Olympics. The museum is home to many Olympic artifacts and even features a glimpse of Spyder’s competition uniforms on display.Colorado Snowsports Museum/Courtesy Photo The Colorado Snowsports Museum is bringing back its popular Through the […]]]>

The Colorado Snowsports Musem kicks off its Through the Lens series on Wednesday with 9News’ Matt Renoux talking about the Beijing Olympics. The museum is home to many Olympic artifacts and even features a glimpse of Spyder’s competition uniforms on display.
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The Colorado Snowsports Museum is bringing back its popular Through the Lens series, which gives you an in-depth look at topics surrounding the snow sports industry. Matt Renoux of 9News will give a talk entitled “Who and what to watch in Beijing” on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

The Colorado Snowsports Museum provides a perfect backdrop for an Olympics conference due to its large amount of Olympics artifacts.

“One of the most popular items we have is the 1924 Opening Ceremonies jacket. It’s almost 100 years old,” said Jen Mason, executive director of the Colorado Snowsports Museum.



Renoux will guide participants through the vast array of local and regional athletes as well as known stars on the world stage. Renoux has covered six Olympics in person during his career. “And what I would call the ‘half’ of the Olympics. We went to Tokyo in 2019 to get all kinds of stories about culture and other preview topics, but we couldn’t go once the 2020 Olympics were in 2021 in due to COVID-19,” Renoux said.

Like most media, Renoux will not be able to report on the Olympics in person but will still work around the clock to cover the event.



“Between the time change, working in the morning, in the afternoon and the 9News shows in the evening, it’s going to be as busy as if we were there,” Renoux said.

Local watch parties will be more important than ever since fans and family members cannot attend the Winter Games in Beijing.

“Previously, families were all in the stands at the event, but now we’ll try to cover as many watch parties as possible to share reactions from parents, siblings and friends,” Renoux said.

Renoux spent years covering athletes participating in mountain sports, but also met a number of athletes who trained at the US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

“We’ll talk about mountain town athletes like Red Gerard, Taylor Gold, Mikaela, of course, as well as figure skaters like Mariah Bell, who at 25 will be the oldest American singles skater since the 1928 Olympics. ,” Renoux said.

Come early Wednesday and brush up on Olympic trivia as you visit the all-digital interactive wall that will immerse you in the history of the Olympics. See Billy Kidd’s helmet, Heidi Kloser’s Opening Ceremonies uniform, and the torch that passed through Vail ahead of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics carried by Vail’s Cindy Nelson.

The Through the Lens series is presented virtually and in person at the Colorado Snowsports Museum, located on the upper level of the Vail Village parking structure. Tickets are $20 for Colorado Snowsports Museum members and $25 for non-members. Events begin at 5:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at SnowsportsMuseum.org.

Program:

  • January 26: Beijing Olympics – Who and what to watch in Beijing with Matt Renoux, 9News
  • February 19: Battle of Riva Ridge with Chris Anthony
  • March 2: How it started – Vail Veterans Program with Cheryl Jensen
  • March 16: Alpine Skiing at Bluebird Backcountry with Erik Lambert
  • March 23: Winter sports and wildlife with Rudi Hartmann
  • March 30: Billy Fiske: Air Force in Aspen with Kevin Billings
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Seed dispensary, Core museum rooted in the pursuit of justice https://laprairie-shlm.com/seed-dispensary-core-museum-rooted-in-the-pursuit-of-justice/ Sun, 23 Jan 2022 19:53:00 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/seed-dispensary-core-museum-rooted-in-the-pursuit-of-justice/ Jamaica plain The cannabis business is the first of its kind in Massachusetts – dedicated to educating the community about the impacts of the War on Drugs. A customer purchases items from Seed, the retail business of the cannabis trade. Christopher Butler Before you can enter Seed’s bright orange front doors, you must show your […]]]>

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The cannabis business is the first of its kind in Massachusetts – dedicated to educating the community about the impacts of the War on Drugs.

A customer purchases items from Seed, the retail business of the cannabis trade. Christopher Butler

Before you can enter Seed’s bright orange front doors, you must show your ID to Sam Rabriguez, the dispensary’s janitor who is sitting on a stool under an umbrella. If you are over 21, you can enter.

You will follow the metal stairs to a large room with sleek silver floors and brightly colored lights. To the right is a floor-to-ceiling mural of pink and red and blue and green. Reggae music plays softly in the background.

This floor-to-ceiling mural welcomes visitors to Seed and Core. – Christopher Butler

Seed and Core are part of a marijuana dispensary and social justice museum located in Jamaica Plain. The venture is the first of its kind in Massachusetts – a museum dedicated to educating the community about the impact of cannabis prohibition and the War on Drugs.

“We have this juxtaposition of the hypocrisy of incarceration in America right next to legal cannabis for sale,” said April Arrasate, CEO, founder and owner of the company.

Opening their business nearly a year ago in March 2021, Arrasate and his team wanted to draw attention to the benefits of cannabis use, while simultaneously educating buyers about its dark history in America.

Since 2012, when Colorado became the first state to legalize the sale of recreational cannabis, the national toll has been rapid.

Today, 80% of states have at least decriminalized cannabis, and some cities in the 10 states where the drug is completely illegal are moving towards decriminalize this. More, federal decriminalization could be on point.

Yet the impacts of the War on Drugs are still visible today, even in local neighborhoods.

According to the team’s research, 1 in 3 black men born after 2001 end up in prison for marijuana-related crimes, along with 1 in 6 Latino men and 1 in 17 white men – despite the fact that marijuana use cannabis is similar across ethnicities.

Now that the drug has been legal in Massachusetts since 2016 and local stores are popping up across the state, the Arrasate store and museum pays homage to the strides made over the past decade that allowed them to open their store first.

After browsing the exhibits, one of the vendors – they’re not called budtenders here like in most stores – will help you browse the hundreds of cannabis flower varieties. Or, perhaps, cannabis-infused dark chocolate bars or boxes of cannabis-infused mints.

In the center of the space is a 6ft by 9ft replica of a prison cell – the same size that cannabis users could be locked in if arrested before legalization. The barred cell doors are from an old Belmont jail.

This 6-by-9-foot replica of a prison cell in Core is part of the museum’s exhibit on the impacts of cannabis prohibition and the war on drugs. – Christopher Butler

On a screen, Niambe Tosh, a member of the museum’s Curatorial Board and daughter of reggae singer Peter Tosh, tells the tragic story of the loss of her older brother Jawara in the war on drugs.

“The jail cell is a reminder of how people still go there,” said Tomas Gonzalez, the company’s chief of staff who grew up in the neighborhood.

Behind the jail cell is a large circle mounted on the wall, full of confiscated cannabis paraphernalia from local jails. Bongs, pipes, grinders, rolling papers, ashtrays and lighters – all used before – are attached to the wheel: a symbol of the iconic “puff, puff, pass” ritual of a common circle. He represents a “culture unified by paraphernalia”, as Gonzalez put it.

On the other side of the space is a wall lined with six large perfume spray bottles. Inside each bottle are extracts of one of the six most important cannabis terpenes – the compound in the plant that gives it its distinct smell.

As you press the pump and inhale, natural scents with hints of lemon, pine, or lavender act like aromatherapy and educate the public about the science-based natural compounds found in the medicine.

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When Arrasate’s mother died of breast cancer in 2011, she realized how beneficial cannabis could be for patients.

In honor of her mother’s passing, she quit her law practice in 2014 and started Cure Leaf, a medical cannabis company in Connecticut. The constitutional state legalized medical marijuana in 2012 but legalized recreational use in July 2021.

“I was just a grieving girl looking to turn my legal practice into some kind of patient advocacy,” she said.

She hired her brother and sister, and the store was a success. She finally sold the company a few years later, and still remains a shareholder.

“The reason I feel like it was successful and it worked so well is because I was driven by a mission,” she said. “And everyone around me was too. Everyone understood that we were there for a very real reason.

Once the drug became legal in Massachusetts, she saw another opportunity. She assembled a team – Gonzalez, who grew up in the Jamaica Plain area, and Peri Higgins, a longtime business consultant who wanted to break into the cannabis industry.

They received their Host Community Agreement, the approval they needed from the city to open, in 2019.

The space was previously The Milky Way Bar – a longtime neighborhood staple.

One of the first times Arrasate descended the stairs into the empty space, she noticed two large pillars in the middle of the room that were too close together. She stood there for a while, grabbed a piece of chalk, and started drawing a 6-by-8-foot square on the floor.

“And then I said, ‘I want a replica prison cell here,'” she said.

Thus, the idea of ​​the museum, in addition to the shop, was born. They created a group of community leaders and locals affected by Prohibition that would become the Museum Preservation Council, the group that proposes and creates new exhibits. They have partnered with members of the MFA to ensure an authentic and effective museum experience.

A breakdown of who owns Seed and Core. (Christopher Butler) – Christopher Butler

The surrounding neighborhood is a major component of the store’s identity. The company has over 100 investors, 82% of whom live in the local community while 81% are people of color. Many investors grew up in the area with Gonzalez. The company is 72% owned by women. Collectively, the members of the company have spent more than 10 years incarcerated because of the war on drugs.

“It was important for us to be able to provide opportunities for people who would not typically be able to invest in a cannabis business,” said Higgins, the company’s chief financial officer.

The team received its provisional license, which allows it to prepare to operate the business, in March 2020, and just over a year later, in the midst of a pandemic, it finally opened its doors.

Now community members can buy cannabis, learn about its troubled past, and learn about the science behind the drug all in one place.

“Here is a very complex issue, related to incarceration, power, control and money,” Arrasate said. “And I have to boil it down to something impactful enough for you to remember and explore further.”

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Curious George will exhibit tomorrow at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton | WFRV Local 5 https://laprairie-shlm.com/curious-george-will-exhibit-tomorrow-at-the-building-for-kids-childrens-museum-in-appleton-wfrv-local-5/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 16:27:37 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/curious-george-will-exhibit-tomorrow-at-the-building-for-kids-childrens-museum-in-appleton-wfrv-local-5/ (WFRV) — Time to be curious! Local 5 Live gets a preview of a traveling exhibit at Build for kids at Appleton. New traveling exhibition, Curious GeorgeMT: Let’s be curious!, opens at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum on January 15, 2022 Curious GeorgeMT: Let’s be curious! opens January 15, 2022 at the Building for […]]]>

(WFRV) — Time to be curious!

Local 5 Live gets a preview of a traveling exhibit at Build for kids at Appleton.

New traveling exhibition, Curious GeorgeMT: Let’s be curious!, opens at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum on January 15, 2022

Curious GeorgeMT: Let’s be curious! opens January 15, 2022 at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM). Based on familiar characters from classic stories by HA and Margret Rey, this new traveling exhibit inspires children’s natural curiosity as they explore science, math and engineering concepts through interactive, hands-on play.

The immersive exhibition environment takes place in the neighborhood where Curious George lives with his friend, the man in the yellow hat. Visitors can build a whirlpool at George’s Farm, launch a rocket into space, play mini-golf on George’s special course and more.

“We are thrilled to host this nationally traveling exhibit that supports our mission of inspiring discovery,” said Oliver Zornow, CEO of BFKCM. “By creating an immersive learning environment that taps into children’s natural curiosity, this exhibit showcases important STEM concepts in a fun and engaging way.”

Visitors can also use pulleys to help George climb the fire escape, design and build structures at the construction site, and count and weigh fruit at the produce stand.

Curious George: Let’s be curious! will be at the BFKCM until May 8, 2022. The exhibit is sponsored locally by the Appleton Noon Optimist Club, the Infant Welfare Circle of King’s Daughters Donor Advised Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, and the Menasha Corporation Foundation. Additionally, the exhibit is nationally sponsored by PBS Kids and developed by the Minnesota Children’s Museum.

Building for children Children’s Museum is located at 100 West College Avenue in Appleton.

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Day trips: Pop Art Museum, San Angelo: an open-air museum offers art in an unusual place – Columns https://laprairie-shlm.com/day-trips-pop-art-museum-san-angelo-an-open-air-museum-offers-art-in-an-unusual-place-columns/ Thu, 06 Jan 2022 06:40:22 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/day-trips-pop-art-museum-san-angelo-an-open-air-museum-offers-art-in-an-unusual-place-columns/ Photos by Gerald E. McLeod The Pop Art Museum in Saint angel salutes “folk art” in a former roofless bowling alley. The art style mastered by people like Andy warhol and Pierre Max during the 1960s has a comedic appeal that satirizes popular culture while transcending socio-economic boundaries. You can question the artistic value of […]]]>

Photos by Gerald E. McLeod

The Pop Art Museum in Saint angel salutes “folk art” in a former roofless bowling alley.

The art style mastered by people like Andy warhol and Pierre Max during the 1960s has a comedic appeal that satirizes popular culture while transcending socio-economic boundaries. You can question the artistic value of pop art, but you have to admit, it’s fun and controversial.

Opened in 2019, the open-air museum is part of the Art in unusual places mission to keep San Angelo weird. The nonprofit arts organization has also sponsored a series of nearby murals known as “brush alley“and donated artwork to local parks.

The Pop Art Museum occupies the space where the Bowling center opened in 1946. Lightning (literally) closed it in 1952. The tracks were reopened but fell into disuse, and eventually the abandoned building became an eyesore.

The hollowed-out brick building with walls shared with the buildings on either side has no doors. Horizontal metal beams define the location of the roof.

Over 30 local artists have contributed to incredibly creative panels depicting the city’s vast reservoir of talent in West Texas. Among the open-air museum is an original piece of James francis gill, a native of the region who was a contemporary of Warhol.

All art panels include a QR code that visitors can use to find out more on their phone about the art and the artists.

The Pop Art Museum is located at 125 W. Twohig in downtown San Angelo. There is no entrance fee and the exhibition is open all the time. To learn more about the Art in Uncommon Places beautification program, visit artinuncommonplaces.com.


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Sedona Heritage Museum presents Throwback Thursday – Sedona.Biz https://laprairie-shlm.com/sedona-heritage-museum-presents-throwback-thursday-sedona-biz/ Tue, 21 Dec 2021 21:32:56 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/sedona-heritage-museum-presents-throwback-thursday-sedona-biz/ Sedona News – The Sedona Heritage Museum will host the “Pioneer Return Thursdays at the Museum” on Thursday, January 6 at 3:30 pm at the Museum. Visitors will be able to get a glimpse of certain parts of the museum through meetings with costumed reenactors. These imitators will breathe life into eight Sedona area settlers […]]]>

Sedona Heritage MuseumSedona News – The Sedona Heritage Museum will host the “Pioneer Return Thursdays at the Museum” on Thursday, January 6 at 3:30 pm at the Museum.

Visitors will be able to get a glimpse of certain parts of the museum through meetings with costumed reenactors. These imitators will breathe life into eight Sedona area settlers and share a little of that person’s life history and adventures in Sedona from 70 to 120 years ago. Guests will walk through the museum buildings, reveling in parts of the ‘day in the life’ of our early settlers and community builders, and taking a peek at some of the country’s hopes, dreams and hardships. rustic in Red Rock Arizona. the past.

The personalities who will present their stories are Sedona Schnebly, the namesake of our city; Dorothea Tanning-surrealist artist and resident of Sedona for a time; Patty Fox-ranch wife; Jess Purtymun-original pioneer; Walter and Ruth Jordan, successful orchards; and even a Harvey Girl revisiting the Museum station. The afternoon will be supervised by a Sedona teacher from our first school, who will act as the general hostess.

After the tour, guests will enjoy a moment to socialize with each other and with the reenactors while tasting cider and homemade goodies with a nod to Sedona’s agricultural past. Renowned hostess and cook Marcelina Chavez Armijo will serve the refreshments.

The show’s producers, Dev Ross and Shondra Jepperson, say they are excited to present these fascinating characters and their stories to residents and guests. The reenactors appreciate their alter egos from the past and are delighted to meet and greet visitors during this special performance.

Clients should be prepared to walk and stand for a little over an hour. This is a recurring monthly program. Guests will be asked to wear masks indoors.

Tickets are limited and can be purchased in advance for $ 20 / adults and $ 10 / for ages 12 and under at sedonamuseum.org. Walkups are welcome if tickets are available.

The Sedona Heritage Museum is located in Jordan Historical Park at 735 Jordan Road. in Uptown Sedona, AZ. For more information, call 928-282-7038.

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Ilias Lalaounis jewelry museum art fair from December 3 to 5 https://laprairie-shlm.com/ilias-lalaounis-jewelry-museum-art-fair-from-december-3-to-5/ Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://laprairie-shlm.com/ilias-lalaounis-jewelry-museum-art-fair-from-december-3-to-5/ ATHENS – The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum (ILJM) is presenting its Arts Fair from December 3 to 5 with free entry to all areas of the museum. Participants will have the opportunity to view the remarkable collection which continues to inspire and impress all who visit this unique museum. ILJM is the first museum dedicated […]]]>

ATHENS – The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum (ILJM) is presenting its Arts Fair from December 3 to 5 with free entry to all areas of the museum. Participants will have the opportunity to view the remarkable collection which continues to inspire and impress all who visit this unique museum.

ILJM is the first museum dedicated to the art of jewelry in Greece and one of the few in the world. ILJM is a non-profit cultural organization certified by the Greek Ministries of Finance and Culture in 1993 and opened to the public in December 1994. The museum acts as an international center for jewelry and decorative crafts, with an emphasis on silver and silverware as well as contemporary studio jewelry.

The Museum is located under the sacred hill of the Acropolis at the foot of the Parthenon in two buildings: the family home of the Lalaounis which was built in 1927 and the jewelry workshop of its founder Ilias Lalaounis which is a completely renovated building from 1925. in 1992. for the spaces of the Museum. The family home has been kept intact and is accessible to visitors as it houses the library and administration. The arrangements of the main space of the museum were designed by Bernard Zehrfuss (1908-1996), the architectural plan was refined and produced by the architect Vassilis Gregoriadis and the museological studies were carried out by Ioanna Lalaouni.

Today, the ILJM’s permanent collection includes historical and contemporary jewelry and decorative arts. The major emphasis of the presentations is given to the 50 collections designed and supervised by Ilias Lalaounis between 1957 and 2002. The presentations are selected to give an overview of the 4,500 jewels and microsculptures that Lalaounis has presented in exhibitions around the world to promote his job. Inspired by the history of world art, the history of ancient Greek art and the social aspects that complement the second half of the 20th century, contemporary technology, nature and children’s drawings, the artist left an important archive of drawings, jewelry tools and mock-ups of special commissions.

Since 2001, the museum collects decorative arts and historical jewelry and enriches its collection with contemporary artistic jewelry from Greek and international artists.

The art fair is open on Friday December 3 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All sanitary protocols are followed in accordance with national regulations #staysafe #covidfree.

More information is available online: http://www.lalaounis-jewelrymuseum.gr/.

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