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Circa: The NCMA Blog

Introduction to Golden Mummies of Egypt
The NCMA's first exhibition featuring mummies takes visitors on a fascinating tour of a little-known era in ancient Egypt, a time when multiculturalism reigned. Curator Caroline Rocheleau explains.
Nature’s Art in the Museum Park
Our observant ranger keeps an eye on what the wildlife is up to in the Museum Park.
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Closing the Book on Bacchus

Bacchus was featured in a variety of virtual programs over the summer and recently appeared in two publications.

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Behind the Scenes

Mysterious and Spooky

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to celebrate some of the Museum Park residents with the creepiest reputations!

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Arts and Exhibitions

Valuing Objects: A Negotiation of Attributes

There are many attributes we find valuable when assessing an object, which can be appreciated for its aesthetic, monetary, or functional value, to name a few.

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Leonardo Drew: Making Chaos Legible

Leonardo Drew is a builder and maker on an epic scale. Leonardo Drew is a builder and maker on an epic scale.

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“Raise the Cup of Deliverance”: Thoughts on an 18th-century Beaker and the Jewish New Year

Among the most exciting recent NCMA acquisitions is a magnificent gilt silver beaker for a German Hevra Kadisha.

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Black and White Gaze

Although the world is full of talented female artists, only 5 percent of artworks on major museum walls in the U.S. are created by women.

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Young Artists Exhibition Goes Virtual

There was going to be the exhibition, events were planned around the exhibition, and we were all excited. Then came March 2020 and the coronavirus.

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Beauty, Complicity, Complexity

The story behind Senegalese gold jewelry, and the women who wore it in the 18th and 19th centuries, is layered with a history of oppression and empowerment.

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Four Crowns in One: The Museum’s Venetian Torah Crown

Rabbi Shimon said: “There are three crowns: the Crown of Torah, the Crown of Priesthood and the Crown of Royalty, but the Crown of a Good Name supersedes them.

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