Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Established in 1971, Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four museums in the United States exclusively dedicated to the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum houses 5,000 years of artistic expression from across Asia and the Pacific in a California historic landmark building. Visitors will enjoy a mix of contemporary and historic exhibitions and a wide variety of enriching public programs all year round.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Park
The Paine is a historic estate that serves as a multi-faceted museum for learning and inspiration.
The museum preserves the mansion, surrounding architectural structures, and many of the interiors as they were created by founders Nathan and Jessie Kimberly Paine.
Selections from the museum’s art collection, much of which was acquired by Nathan and Jessie, are featured in the many rooms and settings of the estate.
West Palm Beach, Florida
Each year the Centre offers over 300 photography and digital imaging workshops with world-renowned photographers and digital imaging artists such as Vincent Versace, Robert Farber, Laurence Gartel, Douglas Kirkland, Lewis Kemper, and Ross Whitaker, and many others. Our learning environment is electric.
West Palm Beach, Florida
Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
The Palm Beach Zoo is a non profit zoological organization located within beautiful Dreher Park in the heart of West Palm Beach. The Zoo houses over 900 animals within 23-acres of lush tropical habitat and features animals from Asia, Australia, and The Americas.
Palm Harbor, Florida
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
History of the founding and development of Palm Harbor.
Palm Springs, California
Art, Culture, General, Library
On April 9, 2010, the Palm Springs Art Museum held the 5th annual Meet the Museum party, a membership drive that traditionally occurs on the Friday of White Party Weekend. More than 1,100 new and renewing museum members attended, raising over $60,000 in membership funds that directly support the operational costs of the museum.
King William, Virginia
The major focus of the Pamunkey Indian Museum is to teach about the Pamunkey people and their way of life throughout history, from the ice age to the present. Tools and other items are shown as they would have been seen and used by the Native Americans of that period. Original artifacts are displayed along with replicas based on the most up-to-date information on how things were made, handled, used, and worn out.
Culture, History, Historical Society
The flags of five countries have flown over that part of Wyoming which is now Park County—the flags of Spain, Great Britain, Mexico, France and the United States. For many years it was in Dakota Territory. With the birth of statehood in 1890, Wyoming, the 44th state, was divided into five counties running from north to south across the state.
North Bennington, Vermont
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Park
At Historic Park-McCullough, you experience the grandeur of the house often described as "one of Vermont's jewels". You also participate in the elegant lifestyle made possible through vast wealth accumulated during the California Gold Rush era and subsequently added to through business dealings in finance, railroads, steamship lines and real estate development.
The thirty-five room Park-McCullough House was completed in 1865 for Trenor and Laura Park.
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Art, Culture, History
Parlor Gallery shows emerging to mid level career artists. In November, we have a two woman show featuring Angie Mason and Kristen Ferrell. The ladies will transform the gallery into a magical bakery full of paintings, sculptures, clothing, and other goodies. December will be a group show for the holidays featuring our friends and artists we have worked with all year. We are away in January and come back to 2010 with our "Girls, Girls, Girls" show.
Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Military, Specialized
The Pathways to History tours are continuing to evolve as more research is conducted, check back periodically for updated information.
Culture, History, Historic House
It was here at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown that Henry conceived his most influential revolutionary ideas. Scotchtown is the only original standing home of the Patriot and Orator of the American Revolution; Patrick Henry lived here from 1771-1778. It was at Scotchtown that he formulated the ideas of his famous “Liberty or Death” speech and it was from the house that he rode to St. John’s Church in Richmond on March 23, 1775 to deliver it.
Art, Culture, General, University
The Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center, dedicated in 1978, is named in honor of Paul Robeson, renowned scholar, athlete, and star of stage and screen. The Robeson Center houses the art and music departments, classrooms, and studios. The building includes an 850-seat auditorium equipped for presentations in music, dance, and theater as well as a small recital hall. Dr. Camille O. and William H. Cosby commissioned a large sculpture of Robeson, which sits in front of the Center.
Culture, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Pawnee Bill Ranch & Museum is the historic home of Gordon William "Pawnee Bill" Lillie, and his wife, Elizabeth "Mae" Manning Lillie. The home was built in 1910, and contains artifacts from the lives of the Lillies.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Science
As the first major step in PEM’s expansion, some galleries are closed for renovation until fall 2013. The refurbished spaces will reopen with the highest level of environmental controls and a steady program of changing exhibitions. Later in 2013, select artworks from the galleries that closed will be on view elsewhere in the museum. Please consult the Gallery Updates below, and the exhibitions and collection pages when planning your visit. Stay tuned for more exciting expansion project news.
Culture, History, Historic House, University
Pearce Civil War & Western Art Museum in Corsicana, TX is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Southampton, New York
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
This is the only trade shop built in the 1600s in America that has been in continuous use and in its original location. Originally a dry goods store, it was purchased in 1717 by Francis Pelletreau who immigrated to Southampton from New York City to develop his business producing oil and candles from whales that drifted to Southampton beaches. His grandson Elias Pelletreau occupied the building between 1750 and 1810 making jewelry, shoe buckles, tankards, silverware, etc.
Granville, New York
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
The Pember Museum of Natural History and the Pember Nature Preserve provide programs, exhibits and activities for the people of eastern New York and western Vermont. It is the only institution of its kind in the region and serves large numbers of school children each year. The Museum and Preserve offer lectures, field trips, environmental studies, tours, hikes, day camps, outreach and many other special programs.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
The Pemberton Hall Foundation continues to carry out its mission of restoring Pemberton Hall and the land surrounding it to its colonial condition as well as providing interpretive programs on our local colonial history.