museum museum  /mju ˈzi əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

Usage(s):

  1. That is why this museum is a citadel of civilization.
  2. Well, you could try the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the city where the pop artist was born and raised.
  3. In two old houses in Brooklyn is the oldest museum of its kind in the world.

News

  1. National Museum of Wildlife Art Announces Jackson Hole Summer Plein Air Festival on Sculpture Trail

    The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyo., will host its Plein Air Festival June 22, 2013. The fun family event includes a “Quick Draw” featuring more than 40 artists creating artworks on the museum’s sculpture trail overlooking the National Elk Refuge. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10845905.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Museum sets event for state's birthday

    WEIRTON - The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center will be focusing on the family as part of its observance of West Virginia's sesquicentennial on Thursday. The museum will host a public event from noon to 4 p.m. at its 3149 Main St..
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Weirton Daily Times

  3. Museum launches new identity, website

    RISD Museum launched a new visual identity and website, improving the art museum's branding, museum director John Smith announced Monday.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WPRI Providence

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Quotes

  1. "A few days ago, Senator Clinton tried to spend $1 million on the Woodstock concert museum," McCain says in the ad, drawn from Sunday's debate on Fox News.
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Senator Obama says he's getting tired of the campaign, his supporters say they want it to end. But, could you imagine if Rocky Balboa had gotten half-way up those art museum stairs and said 'Well I guess that's about far enough?' That's not the way...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: CBS News

  3. "After 20 some odd years of knowing a guy, you forget that your first date was at a museum," Obama said. "But it was, and it was obviously wonderful. It worked."
    on May 19, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Daily News

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