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The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people through its unparalleled collections, distinguished exhibitions, and related education programs. Using art and artifacts that embody the diversity of the Jewish experience from ancient to present times, throughout the world, the Museum strives to be a source of inspiration and shared human values for people of all religious and cultural backgrounds while serving as a special touchstone of identity for Jewish people. As a vital cultural resource for New York residents and visitors of all ages, the Museum also reaches out to national and international communities as it interprets and preserves art and Jewish culture for current and future generations.

Miami Science Museum & Planetarium: A world of hands-on exploration

Hands-on, interactive permanent as well as traveling exhibitions are what Miami Science Museum is all about. Add in the interpretive presentations, Wildlife Center and Planetarium laser shows and it’s a full day affair!

Visiting this attraction means learning about all things scientific, whether it’s wind, electricity, the human body, dinosaurs, sharks, energy this place gets people moving since most all displays are interactive. Head outside to the Wildlife Center and see their amazing collection of turtles, snakes, birds of prey and other critters. It’s also a rehabilitation center for sick and injured birds so it’s an educational lesson as well.

And in the Planetarium, daytime shows focus on the telescope and on identifying the stars and planets. In the evening, laser shows take over, they’ve been a hit here for years and keep going strong. Watch laser lights move and groove while listening to the sounds of the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Bob Marley. On the first Friday of the month they open up the rooftop observatory for star viewing.

The Miami Science Museum & Planetarium is located at 3280 S. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL


Design Philadelphia October 7-17

Design Philadelphia

October 7-17

Design Philadelphia is marking its sixth year with a city-wide celebration honoring the historic role of design in the region while showcasing the creative innovation yet to come. They will be teaming up with The University of the Arts during the nation’s largest festival of its kind. They aim to celebrate and promote Philadelphia as a design capital and destination.

Nearly 500 artists, professionals and students alike, will be represented in practically every design discipline, including automotive, product and interior design, graphic design, architecture, multi-media and urban planning. Events planned for Design Philadelphia 2010 include exhibitions, lectures, workshops and demonstrations to help shine a light on the city’s design scene and history.



The Writing on the Wall: Text in Art from Picasso to Alighiero e Boetti Sept. 6, at 11:30 a.m

Museum lecturers, educators, graduate students, and occasionally curators lead talks in the collection and special exhibitions daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Audiences learn about the historical context and significance of modern and contemporary artworks through a process of looking and exchanging ideas with a lecturer.

For further information go to www.moma.org/visit/calendar/events/10210


5. Meet the Greats at photo l.a. 1/14-1/17

The 19th annual photo l.a. is one of the leading photo-based events in the country- and for gooPicture 19d reason. Not only are attendees given access to never before seen photographs and exhibitions, throughout the weekend people can attend seminars from photography stars. For example, renowned, surreal photographer David LaChapelle, who has photographed everyone from Pamela Anderson to Marilyn Manson, will be hosting a seminar as well as well-known curators who will be hosting collecting seminars. This event is for those who want to see and learn the incredible art form.
Don’t miss the opening reception that is hosted by David LaChapelle and Christopher Lowell.