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WASHINGTON - With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of its massive collection accessible to schools, researchers and the public worldwide.

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Artist puts new spin on ancient art form with encaustics

...Nelson joined the revelry of artists who create in a medium that has been around since at least 80 A.D. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has an encaustic portrait painted onto a mummy on limewood from about that time period and there...

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Bound by art

...said. Some of that connection comes from her background. She worked in the special collection libraries at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New-York Historical Society and the Brooklyn Museum, where she learned about the structure, text and...

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Arts & Entertainment
Around the Peninsula

...May 2 - 3 p.m. in the Rene C. Henderson Auditorium The price of admission is $5 at the door. The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art has come to life. Seven vignettes and six monologues featuring 50+ works of art - everything from Egyptian...

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Schools
What's Happening

...lawn chair and enjoy some live music. Bandfest is being sponsored by the KRC Student Union. * The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art will come to life at the Rene C. Henderson Auditorium on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. KCHS will be presenting...

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Pulse
What's Happening

...Anchorage Museum of History and Art has on display "Light Motifs: American Impressionist Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art" through Monday, "Points of View VI: Defiant Objects," which juxtaposes selections from the museum's...

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