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5 Things to Do in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, the capital of Rhode Island, is often overlooked when planning a tour in New England. However, it is an exciting destination to explore in a day despite being quite large compared to the average New England town. Providence offers many things to see and, thanks to its geographical position, can be a great stop in a longer itinerary that includes bigger cities and more renowned nearby attractions.
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Summer Fun and Arts 2021: Family fun

Summer brings plenty of family time. And most family-favorite places to go and things to do are nearly back up to full strength, but check for restrictions and reservations. Como Zoo and Conservatory has its new home for Sparky the Sea Lion, the Minnesota Zoo’s creatures are welcoming visitors, ValleyFair and Nickelodeon Universe are up and running with rides and adventures. There are waterparks and pools and playgrounds and historical sites, trails and hikes.
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Hot Springs, ARArkansas Online

Collaborative exhibition displays grandson's art

HOT SPRINGS -- The exhibit "Crayons to Canvas" -- which features artwork by Hot Springs artist Longhua Xu and his grandson, Han Xu -- is now showing at Mid America Science Museum. Sponsors and supporters received a preview of the exhibit May 27 at a reception before it opened to the public.
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On the area arts and cultural scene

Applications are being accepted until July 31 for the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge's Art Flow Junior, a juried art competition celebrating the creative voices of today’s young Louisiana artists during the Ebb & Flow Festival Season. This year’s theme, rooted in Ebb & Flow Festival’s ties to the Mississippi River and delta region, is Art Making Waves. Selected works will be displayed Sept. 1 through Sept. 30 at the River Center Branch Library. Visit artsbr.org for applications and requirements.
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Moody Planetarium reopens after pandemic shutdown

After being shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Moody Planetarium at the Museum of Texas Tech is now open. The planetarium has shows Tuesday through Sunday and is closed on Mondays. There are no capacity limits and masks are not required. Daycares and summer camps are welcome. Cash...

Racist Mural Puts Tate Galleries in a Bind

LONDON — Since Tate Britain reopened last month after a five-month pandemic shutdown, the museum has been bustling. Visitors in masks have roamed its galleries, halls and atrium again, enjoying the huge collection of British art, from 16th-century portraits to contemporary installations. Yet one room remains out of bounds, and...
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4 must-see museum exhibits in the Twin Cities this weekend

Lots of new museum exhibits are opening in the Twin Cities! Here's our roundup for your air-conditioned weekend entertainment:Bugs Outside the Box at The Bell Museum: Ever wanted to see a 10-foot beetle? Check out the enormous sculpture display and an army of giant bugs, opening Friday. Entomophobiacs, you might want to skip on this one. Rayyane Tabet: Deep Blues at the Walker Art Museum: The museum's 60-foot-long glass wall will transform into a transparent blue landscape as part of Beirut-based artist Tabet's sculpture, light and sound installation, opening Saturday. Cardboard City at the Minnesota Science Museum: They'll provide the cardboard and tools, you bring your imagination. The ongoing free build starts Friday and encourages visitors of all ages to create whatever they want out of cardboard to add to the display.Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice at the Minnesota Children's Museum: Dig for fossils, explore different habitats and come face-to-face with dinosaurs. The exhibit returned to the museum May 29.

School’s Out: Fun Things to do with Kids in Downtown Jacksonville This Summer

Author: Laken Chaney, Downtown Vision Marketing and Events Intern. School’s out and it is officially summer! If you’re looking for some fun activities for you and your kiddos, you have come to the right place. From now until the beginning of August, there are tons of activities, events and classes happening all over Downtown Jacksonville that are family-friendly and tons of fun! We’ll make sure to update this post this summer as more events and classes are announced, so make sure to check back all summer long!
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Fairbanks Museum Wins Grant To Support Summer Programs

The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium was recently selected to receive $38,744 in funding from the Summer Matters for All Grant program. According to Governor Phil Scott, the Summer Matters for All Grant Program will award up to $3.85 million to programs in 13 counties with the goal of expanding access to summer enrichment opportunities for K-12 youth this summer.
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The 25 Best Children’s Museums in the US

When you need to get out of the house —preferably to a place where the occasional tantrum won’t earn you a dirty look — children’s museums check all the right boxes. And while most fantastic kids’ museums have been closed during the pandemic, as Summer 2021 rolls along, that is starting to change.
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Date Night at the Heard Only Days Away

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience, restore and preserve our priceless environment. The Heard was founded in 1967 by Bessie Heard at the age of 80. In a time when the rate of expansion of the Metroplex was slower than today, she foresaw the need to preserve a place where future generations could experience nature. Today, the Heard's mission of bringing nature and people together is carried out through education, particularly of young people, which emphasizes an appreciation of nature and its conservation. For more information, visit heardmuseum.org.
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'Bones of great beasts' found in amazing petrified forest in California

A government ranger discovered a petrified forest while on patrol last year. Found in California’s Mokelumne River watershed, the petrified forest also contained fossils from the Miocene era, around 10 million years ago. During a survey of the area, 600 petrified trees, a rhino skeleton and an 8-million-year-old mastodon skull...
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10 Can’t Miss Philadelphia Attractions To Visit In 2021

This post may have affiliate links, which means we may receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you!) if you choose to purchase through them. Here's our Disclosure & Privacy Policy for more info. Last Updated 22 hours ago. Philadelphia is a city that is full of attractions...