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Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology



Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: (401) 863-3188
Fax: (401) 863-9423


Links to news and notes and museums of interest

Institute of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Jurassic Technology:
'Museum' of Salt and Pepper Shakers:


Creation Museum:

Miho Musuem:

The Victoria and Alrbert

The Newark Museum:

The Alamo:

The Guggenheim:


The British Museum:

The Met:

The US Golf Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

The Museum of Toilets

The Republic of the Rio Grande Museum

The California Science Center

The Mill City Museum

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

Posted at Sep 28/2009 06:27PM:
mo: Check out the great link that Meghan sent regarding the latest hoard discovery in the UK

Posted at Oct 07/2009 10:16AM:
mo: New link on the Afghan Museum in Kabul

Posted at Oct 07/2009 10:20AM:
mo: Interesting blog sent by Maddie on antiquities collecting:

Posted at Oct 07/2009 10:22AM:
mo: Staycation in the Museum World, thanks to Meghan

Posted at Oct 07/2009 11:58AM:
mo: An interesting review of the architectural plans for the new Barnes Foundation

Posted at Oct 11/2009 11:35AM:
mo: The piece from the Onion on people touching paintings

Posted at Oct 11/2009 06:13PM:
mo: The Louvre response to the Egyptian statement that they wouldn't play with them anymore:

Posted at Oct 13/2009 09:18AM:
mo: Interesting NY Times Op-Ed piece on looting

Posted at Oct 14/2009 08:31AM:
mo: A piece on Museum spending,0,2267420.story

Posted at Oct 18/2009 04:43PM:
mo: Berlin Museum and the bust

Posted at Oct 27/2009 07:36AM:
mo: Yale Museums in the news

Posted at Oct 28/2009 08:30AM:
mo: More on the MET and Egypt

Posted at Nov 05/2009 08:48AM:
mo: 3D models of cultural sites in Scotland

Posted at Nov 11/2009 01:24PM:
mo: There is an interesting article in the NYTimes today about an upcoming exhibition of a private collection at the New Museum, curated by Jeff Koons. The comments section is particularly relevant to our class discussions

Posted at Nov 11/2009 01:27PM:
mo: The quest to regain Egypt's antiquities

Posted at Dec 17/2009 07:48AM:
mo: Chinese Team Searches Museums for Art Treasures

Posted at Dec 17/2009 07:49AM:
mo: University of Chicago library Byzantine Gospel proves to be fake‏

Posted at Dec 17/2009 07:50AM:
mo: Thomas Hoving, The Hot Pot author and former MET director passed away last week

Posted at Dec 17/2009 08:08AM:
mo: The next hot topic: Fakes in Museums - two shows at the V & A and the Rom