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The North West Meccano Guild at MakeFest 2017

Looking forward to #MakeFest17 tomorrow? One of our favourite groups, the North West Meccano Guild will be there with magnificent machines and plenty of bits and pieces so you can have a go yourself - read more about them on our blog... https://blog.msimanchester.org.uk/north-west-meccano-guild/

Museum of Science and Industry Photo 2017-08-14 07:31

On a grey day like today, the #PowerUp #gameoftheday needs to be something bright and cheery - so we've chosen Super Mario Sunshine for Gamecube. Tickets still available for today, book now http://bit.ly/2hfxvjE

Go See This - Museum of Science and Industry 2017-08-11 13:04

MakeFest 2017 is taking over the Museum of Science and Industry for a weekend of coding, crafting and creating. Visitors will get the chance try everything from making battle robots to sewing science themed patchwork in this celebration of hands-on, DIY fun.

Every year MakeFest welcomes ti...

Museum of Science and Industry Photo 2017-08-10 10:06

#PowerUp #gameoftheday is Crash Bandicoot – N Sane Trilogy for PS4. It hasn't been out for long and it's topping the UK gaming charts, so pop down and give it and go then tell us what you think.
11-28 August, book now http://bit.ly/2hfxvjE
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MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2017-08-23 20:39

"It’s strange, but I believe it was destiny for us to meet here in this big crazy city [New York] where we both came to pursue our dreams to make music." Raquel Berrios and Luis Del Valle of the Spanish-language experimental pop project Buscabulla grew up on the same island, but didn’t meet until New York City brought them together. Following their performance in #MoMAGarden, the pair sat down with PopRally’s #CreativeNewYork to talk destiny, community-building Puerto Rican recipes, how parenthood influences art, and more. Read now on nyc.moma.org ... [Buscabulla‘s Summer Thursdays performance, July 20, 2017. Photo: Josefina Santos]

American Museum of Natural History Photo 2017-08-23 18:49

Discovered in 1912, Corythosaurus casuarius was named for the soldiers of Corinth who wore curved helmets thousands of years ago. The dinosaurs had circular head crests that reminded famed fossil hunter Barnum Brown, who first found the animal, of the ancient gear. Alive during the Late Cretaceous, about 75-80 million years ago, Corythosaurus were duck-billed, had short arms, and walked on all fours. While they took slower strides than their predators (such as T. rex), they had more endurance. Corythosaurus themselves were herbivorous and ate twigs. You can find Corythosaurus in the Hall of Ornithischian Dinosaurs: https://goo.gl/dN58bR

Gun of the Day - NRA Museums 2017-08-23 13:01

GUN OF THE DAY - Cutaway Weatherby Rifle Action Specially plated and sectionalized, this magnum Weatherby nine-lug action even has an inert cartridge fitted into the chamber. Similar non-functional rifle actions were regularly shown at national trade shows including the NRA Annual Meetings in the past. For salesmen as well, these attractive and informative cutaways were important tools in convincing dealers to purchase inventory during their regular circuit visitations. Caliber: .300 Weatherby Magnum Production Date: 1960 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #Weatherby #history

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2017-08-22 17:48

In 1955, Robert Rauschenberg moved to 278 Pearl Street, joining a growing community of artists living near the southern waterfront area of Manhattan. Jasper Johns, now Rauschenberg's partner, had the loft below him. The pair looked at and discussed each other's work every day. After the city condemned the Pearl Street building, Rauschenberg and Johns moved to another industrial loft at 128 Front Street in March 1958. Here Rauschenberg explored his relationship to the past, incorporating references to classical mythology and literature and creating drawings for each of the 34 cantos of Dante’s Inferno. Explore more sites from “Bob’s New York” on mo.ma/bobsny, and visitmo.ma/bobsmap to map out your own #RauschenbergAmongFriendswalking tour. … [Rauschenberg working on a solvent transfer drawing in his Front Street studio, New York, 1958. Work in background is Untitled (1955).]