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San Diego Highlight - Murals at Chicano Park: Founding of Mexico City, Tony de Vargas, Vidal Aguirre, Felipe Adame. The painting on the ceiling of the kiosk illustrates the foundation myth of Tenochtitlan/Mexico City.

June is busting out all over! *humming*
June...Can you believe it? I know that most of us have been pretty distracted the first half of this year, but I admit I'm pretty excited...
It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.” - Mae West (Sins Tweetup on Thursday!)
by Chris Mathieson
 
Learn about vice in the early days of Vancouver by participating in the Vancouver Police Museum’s unique new walking tour – Sins of the City. While leading you through the oldest parts of Vancouver, your guide will regale you with stories about:...
By Kristen Olson
Risk.
When I was 10 and he was 14, my older brother would follow me around wanting to play Risk. Ten-year-old me would shriek, "NO. It is boring. It takes forever. I never win."
I literally feared Risk, (conveniently brought to you by Hasbro), because I did not want to fail.
On Saturday, May 30, 2009, I went to the Helzel Colloquium, "Risk and Reality" hosted by the John F....

One of the author's own spaces within Discover Nikkei

By Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda
Greetings from Southern California! I’m the Web Manager at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. For those who aren’t familiar with our museum, our mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.
I’m...
Dr's Russo and Kelly, courtesy of Shelley Bernstein

By Lynda Kelly
This is the final post in the series about my online life. If you are new to this you may want to check out post one and two before you go on...
OK, just to take a reality check at what actual social networking sites am I on. To date there’s Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, Wordpress, ning, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, SlideShare, del....
Big congratulations to Chris Alexander and the San Jose Museum of Art for being a 2009 Muse Award Winners in the category of Public Relations and Development. They won GOLD for Road Trip: The Giant Artichoke.  [Author's note: This just in from Chris Alexander --
Chris Alexander // May 2, 2009 at 4:08 am |

Thank for the shout out! It was definitely a group effort however with myself; Lucy...


Lynda Kelly, The 5 a.m. Blogger

By Lynda Kelly
Co-Founder Museum 3.0
James has asked me to write a guest post on what I’m up to in the online world of vast social networks. Gives me a chance to reflect on where I’ve been online in the past 3 years and where I might be going in the future (apart from mad that is!).
I started the Audience Research Blog in April 2007 as a response to my...

Napa Valley Museum

A week ago westmuse broke the news about the Napa Valley Museum.  There have been further developments and Executive Director Rick Deragon has provided the following, important update:
The Napa Valley Museum Takes on State
by Rick Deragon, Executive DirectorNapa Valley Museum
The State Departments of Veterans Affairs and General Services are attempting to throw us out of our...

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