Clark County Museum

Photo: Ron Mader, Anniversary (some rights reserved) One of Planeta.com’s Vegas Faves and a Boulder Highway Highlight: Open daily, Clark County Museum – is a place for locals to immerse themselves in regional history and to recommend visiting friends and family. It’s one of the finest small museums / cultural centers in the country. Closed …

Lost City Museum

Photo: Ron Mader Good signage (some rights reserved) Among our favorite small museums in the world: the Lost City Museum in Overton, Nevada – a 90-minute drive north of Las Vegas. A recommended itinerary includes visiting the museum, Valley of Fire, and having lunch in Overton. Museum hours are usually 8:30am-430pm Wednesday-Sunday. Tip – if …

Museums Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Mexico City’s Anthropology Museum (some rights reserved) What would museum insiders like others know about museums? Updating relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]_Museo Embedded Tweets Twitter Moment⚡️ “When you accidentally stumble upon your dream museum” Incluseumincluseum.wordpress.com – @incluseumSubverting the hetero-normative museumMass Action Reading Group HeadlinesThe myth of continuity – @thisisaaronlandWelcome …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. DefinitionsA museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo: Las Vegas Strip As of July 2021, Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame, has a new location: 4925 Las Vegas Blvd South. Twitter bio:: “We are a pinball machine & vintage arcade game museum in Las Vegas, NV!All machines are playable! Volunteer-run Non-profit. Open daily 11am-9pm” More details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. Google …

Pop-Up Museum

Lingo Cards Pop-Up Museum = Short-term exhibition that facilitates conversations and social bridging Here’s the definition from the Pop-Up Museum Blog a short-term institution existing in a temporary space. a way to catalyze conversations among diverse people, mediated by their objects. facebook.com/PopUpMuseum Elsewhere on the WebPop Up Museum – Creative Exchange – @CreateExchange @santacruzmahLessons from …

International Museum Day

Photo: Nevada Museum Showcase May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). 2021Planeta.com celebrates International Museum Day this year by reflecting on the role museums play as cultural hubs and curating tweets and videos. How are museums making the most of the social web? How do …

Mexico City’s Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares

Photo: TJ DeGroat, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares Mexico City – The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares (National Museum of Popular Cultures or MNCP), Avenida Hidalgo #289, corner with Allende, Colonia Del Carmen, Delegación Coyoacán, “fosters interest, respect and appreciation of its own cultural achievements among Mexican society, and promotes respect for the cultural pluralism …

Kuáhl

Indigenous Languages Kudos to Pie de Pagina for featuring the story of the last speakers of Kuáhl, an Indigenous language native to Baja California. They made their own museum to preserve their culture. Ku’ahl is a linguistic derivation of the Paipai. A sign for the “Ku’ahl Museum” is seen on the road leading to the …

International Museum Day 2018

Photo: Neon Boneyard (Las Vegas) May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2018 and #InternationalMuseumDay To celebrate please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums on the social web. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2017, …