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Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Treasures from antiquity at Milwaukee Public Museum

According to the story, a Bedouin shepherd boy tossed a stone into a desert cave near the Dead Sea during the winter of 1946-47. Hearing the sound of shattered pottery, he scrambled inside to investigate. What the boy discovered was the first of 11 caves along the cliffs near the ruins of Qumran, forgotten storehouses for the oldest surviving texts of the Hebrew Bible...
Monday, March 2, 2009

Today @ The Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum followed up its popular “Body Worlds” exhibition with another high-profile exhibit that has broken records at museums around the world, “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” This loaded exhibit tells the story of the iconic passenger ship that crossed paths with an iceberg on its maiden voyage, killing over...
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum followed up its popular “Body Worlds” exhibition with another high-profile exhibit that has broken records at museums around the world, “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” This loaded exhibit tells the story of the iconic passenger ship that crossed paths with an iceberg on its maiden voyage, killing over 1,500 people from all walks of life. Pulled from the ship upon discovery of the wreckage in 1985, the artifacts in this...
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum followed up its popular “Body Worlds” exhibition with another high-profile exhibit that has broken records at museums around the world, “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” This loaded exhibit tells the story of the iconic passenger ship that crossed paths with an iceberg on its maiden voyage, killing over 1,500 people from all walks of life. Pulled from the ship upon discovery of the wreckage in 1985, the artifacts in this...
Monday, Sept. 1, 2008

Today @ the Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater - 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m

Also open today is the Milwaukee Public Museum and its Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, which is screening Grand Canyon Adventure today at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The documentary lives up to the promise of the final word in its title: It’s an exhilarating, fast-paced tour of the rivers of the Grand Canyon, complete . . .
Monday, June 23, 2008

Today @ the Humphrey Imax Dome Theater - 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.

The Humphrey Imax Dome Theater continues screening its latest film today: Mysteries of the Great Lakes. The cameras document some of the oddities hidden underneath the world’s largest lakes—from unusual fish to sunken ships—while the filmmakers tell of the environmental damage done to the lakes and . . .
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Today @ the Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater

Earlier this month, the Milwaukee Public Museum closed its “Body World” exhibits, and now the time has come from the Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater to ends its corresponding presentation of The Human Body, the 2001 high-definition (and, for that matter, high budget) documentary that follows an ultra-ordinary family . . .
Sunday, June 1, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

Last call for corpses: Gunther von Hagens’ controversial Body Worlds exhibit ends its stint at the Milwaukee Public Museum today, but the museum is keeping extended hours to accommodate all the procrastinators. The plasticized bodies (which may or may not have come from executed Chinese prisoners . . .
Monday, May 19, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

Tick, tock, tick, tock. Time is running out to see Body Worlds, the controversial German exhibit which blurs the line between science and circus side show by displaying artistically posed preserved corpses in various states of dissection. Combine the “can they do that?” factor with reports suggesting that some of these corpses . . .
Sunday, March 23, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

Crowds at the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Body World exhibit have been dense, with many of the exhibit’s weekend showings selling out, so take advantage of the holiday today and visit the exhibit without having to fight off the crowds. The German exhibit displays preserved corpses, which have been opened to highlight . . .

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