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The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759 in Montagu House in Bloomsbury, on the site of the current museum building.
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The first occasion was in 1988 for a museum tour as part of the Australian Bicentenary celebrations ; the second was for the 2006 / 7 Ashes series.
Rutherford John Gettens was the first chemist in the U. S. to be permanently employed by an art museum.
* Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first leader of free modern Greece ( 1776 – 1831 ), had a large building erected ; intended as a barracks, it was subsequently used as a museum, a library and a school.
The museum was the first institution of its kind in Greece, but the collection was transferred to Athens in 1834.
In 1983, the building became the official museum of the Baltimore Orioles, which signed Ruth to his first professional contract.
The British Museum was the first of a new kind of museum – national, belonging to neither church nor king, freely open to the public and aiming to collect everything.
The museum ’ s first notable addition towards its collection of antiquities, since its foundation, was by Sir William Hamilton ( 1730 – 1803 ), British Ambassador to Naples, who sold his collection of Greek and Roman artefacts to the museum in 1784 together with a number of other antiquities and natural history specimens.
During his time at the museum he produced numerous publications on bird taxonomy, and in 1942 his first book, Systematics and the Origin of Species, which completed the evolutionary synthesis started by Darwin.
That exhibition served as a bridge to the museum ’ s plans for an expanded exhibition on first ladies ’ history that opened on November 19, 2011.
He was elected on the first ballot, becoming the first black player inducted into the Cooperstown museum.
Down the hill from the museum, visitors can wander among the Outer Kerameikos ruins, the Demosion Sema, the banks of the Eridanos where some water still flows, the remains of the Pompeion and the Dipylon Gate, and walk the first blocks of the Sacred Way towards Eleusis and of the Panethenaic Way towards the Acropolis.
The galleries, which the museum had initially hoped to open by 2009, represent the first major architectural intervention at the Louvre since the addition of I. M.
On 26 December 2009, Moderna Museet (" the modern museum ") opened its first outpost in the old Rooseum building in Malmö.
The first American Methodist bishops were Thomas Coke and Francis Asbury, whose boyhood home, Bishop Asbury Cottage, in West Bromwich, England, is now a museum.
In 2011, Smith announced the first museum exhibition of her photography in the United States, Camera Solo.
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The Great Court, opened in 2000, while undoubtedly improving circulation around the museum, was criticised for having a lack of exhibition space at a time when the museum was in serious financial difficulties and many galleries were closed to the public.
In 2008, the BJU Museum & Gallery opened a satellite location, the " Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green " near downtown Greenville, which features rotating exhibitions from the main museum as well as interactive children's activities.
His final home in the area, Manoir de Ban, is in the process of being converted into a museum exploring his life and career, to be opened in 2013.
A Fujiko F Fujio museum opened in Kawasaki on September 3, 2011, featuring Doraemon as the star of the museum.
Despite this, a museum exhibit opened in his honor, in which its owner claims it to be the country's smallest Presidential Library.
On 27 January 2011 a memorial and museum dedicated to the Holocaust victims killed using Topf ovens was opened at the former company premises in Erfurt.
Due to the threat of war, plans for a lavish museum were never implemented, but once the war was over it was possible to construct the relatively understated but well-lit modern exhibition extension, opened in 1977, that now houses much of the collection.
The museum opened on 10 August 1793 with an exhibition of 537 paintings, the majority of the works being royal and confiscated church property.
In 2007, a new museum opened at the site in which archeological findings are displayed in a theatrical setting.
Near the Palm House is a building known as " Museum No. 1 " ( even though it is the only museum on the site ), which was designed by Decimus Burton and opened in 1857.
The island ’ s two-floor museum situated in a building near the base of Jacob ’ s Ladder was opened the same year and is operated by the St Helena Heritage Society.
In summer 2010, the world's first permanent airport library opened alongside the museum, providing passengers access to a collection of 1, 200 books ( translated into 29 languages ) by Dutch authors or on subjects relating to the country ’ s history and culture.
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Here the Architect, referring to the use of the Capitol as a public building, not a museum, requested some repainting to maintain decorative effect, rather than leaving blank, unsightly patches.
Conservation staff for both the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery ( United States ) | National Portrait Gallery are visible to the public through floor-to-ceiling glass walls that allow visitors to see firsthand all the techniques that Conservator ( museum ) | Conservators use to examine, treat and preserve artworks within a functioning conservation Laboratory.
The museum is run by the Codes and Ciphers Heritage Trust ( an independent registered charity ) and is open to the public.
The museum is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and as with all other national museums in the United Kingdom it charges no admission fee.
Most of the old park was to be demolished to make room for new development, with one section remaining to house a baseball museum and public park.
John Alden's House, now a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1653 and is open to the public as a museum.
* The homestead Mill Grove in Audubon, PA is open to the public and contains a museum presenting all his major works, including Birds of America.
The museum consequently returned in 2009 five Egyptian fragments of frescoes ( 30 cm x 15 cm each ) whose existence of the tomb of origin had only been brought to the authorities attention in 2008, eight to five years after their good-faith acquisition by the museum from two private collections and after the necessary respect of the procedure of déclassement from French public collections before the Commission scientifique nationale des collections des musées de France.
The Farnsworth House and its wooded site was purchased at auction for US $ 7. 5 million by preservation groups in 2004 and is now owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a public museum.
This new city-center was planned to include a public museum, library, sports stadium, and city hall.
Kingsbury Hall at the Presidents Circle is a center for the performing artsLower campus is also home to most public venues, such as the Rice – Eccles Stadium, the Jon M. Huntsman Center, the Utah Museum of Natural History, and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, a museum with rotating exhibitions and a permanent collection of American, European, African, and Asian art.