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New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Is A Must Visit

Why My Visit Was Important suppose the older I get the more interested I am in my families history and that of the Jewish people. Since ancient biblical times the Jewish people have been persecuted.  They were slaves to the Ph...
by Len Rapoport
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Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada’s Impossible Conversations at Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute

May 10 thru August 19, 2012   Exhibition location: Special exhibition galleries, first floor The spring 2012 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossib...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art • New York

he MET is one of the world’s most respected and most visited museums.  Located conveniently at 1000 5th Avenue and 82nd Street in New York, only a stones throw from Central Park, the Guggenhiem,  the American Museum of ...
by Len Rapoport
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And Now For Something Completely Different – Kinetic Sculpture Races

inetic Sculptures are amphibious, human powered works of art that have been custom built for this unique race.  Each May, the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) hosts the East Coast Kinetic Sculpture Race Championship at t...
by John Soule
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Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche on Display for Holiday Season at Metropolitan Museum

he Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a long-standing yuletide tradition in New York, is now on view for the holiday season through January 8, 2012.  The brightly lit, 20-foot blue...
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2014 Visit To New York’s Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

In 2012 I did an article on the Intrepid for IMPress and you can see it here.   That article gives you some of the history and its accomplishments in World War II. Launched in 1943, the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid fought in ...
by Len Rapoport
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18th–Century Mechanical Furniture on View in New Exhibition At The MET

Metropolitan Museum This Fall,  October 30, 2012 thru January 27, 2013 Exhibition Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, first floor Press preview: Monday, October 29, 10:00 a.m.– noon Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Fur...
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Sharing Knowledge: Inspired by Tradition

rom the intricately-carved white gypsum panels and traditional detailed lightscreens marrying side by side with softly curved vanilla arches, Katara harkens present-day visitors back to a yesteryear long, long ago marked by con...
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Late Renaissance Master Perino del Vaga at MET

Exhibition Date: September 27, 2011–February 5, 2012 Press Preview: Monday, September 26, 10:00 a.m.–noon Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi, 1501-1547), a pupil of Raphael, was a leading innovator of the late Renaissance ...
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