Ohio is a little bit Egyptian

Known for its substantial collection of Asian and Egyptian art, The Cleveland Museum of Art is nestled into the east side of the city in the Wade Park District. In 1913, three prominent Cleveland residents, Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington and Horace Kelley, bestowed an endowment of $750 million dollars to build the museum, all with …

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A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

It all started with the Centennial Exhibition in 1876.  As America’s first World Fair, Memorial Hall was built for visitors to relish in art from around the globe. Memorial Hall became a permanent fixture in Philadelphia and today it’s the main building on the campus of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The new museum featured …

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Happy Holidays!

The best part about the holidays are decorations! Trees, windows, streets… and even landmark buildings! Each year in December we see those awe-inspiring historical buildings beautifully decorated. But if it wasn’t for BirdMaster’s contribution, those picturesque views might not even be there! After all, protecting our nation’s landmarks from the effects of bird guano is …

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The island of pelicans

Looking out over the ocean from San Francisco Bay, you can see the span of Alcatraz Island.  But it’s nothing like what you may have seen in the movies. In the years since its discovery, the island has been home to a number of different uses but now the island and its buildings are preserved …

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