Join in the Game: It’s International TableTop Day! #TableTopDay

April 5, 2014

Today, April 5, is International Tabletop Day. Developed last year by actor Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Big Bang Theory) and actress/producer Felicia Day (The Guild, The Flog, and Red: Werewolf Hunter), it’s a day when people of all ages around the world get together to play table games with family, […]

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Travel to The Biltmore Estate: the United State’s Biggest, Most Luxurious Home

March 11, 2014

The Biltmore Estate is the largest mansion in the United States, located in Biltmore County in Asheville, North Carolina. Created and owned by George Washington Vanderbilt the 3rd, the mansion was officially opened to the public on Christmas Eve in 1895. Taking six years to build, the mansion has four acres of floor space, with […]

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In Remembrance: Shirley Temple Black, America’s Sweetheart

March 7, 2014

On February 10th of this year, beloved child actress Shirley Temple Black passed away at the age of 85. Though Temple is known best for her many starring roles in various films, she was also an inspiring woman, daring to fight for her beliefs, and became a politician after her 30 years in the film […]

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Monuments Men, the FuhrerMuseum and the Degenerate Art Show of 1937- How Hitler Disgraced the Art World

March 2, 2014

I had the pleasure of seeing the Monuments Men movie this past weekend. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balaban and Dimitri Leonidis, Monuments Men is based on a true story in which a group of museum professionals, art scholars and professors were sent into […]

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Relive the Weddings of Downton Abbey

February 13, 2014

It’s that time of year again! Valentine’s Day is here again, the national day of lovers. But did you know February is also national weddings month? February is a month full of passion and romance. And what better way to celebrate than to tune in to a television show packed with romance and intrigue: Downton […]

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Chocolate.com: Gourmet Chocolate that Supports Small Business

February 6, 2014

Gourmet Chocolate is THE GIFT to give on Valentine’s Day. So we want to talk today about one of our favorite retail partners here at ShopforMuseums.com– Chocolate.com. Ever been travelling and happen upon a gourmet chocolate shop off the beaten path? Ah, the smell of fresh melted chocolate as you walk in the door. The […]

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Holiday Shopping Made Easy! 12 Must-Have Sweaters for Men

December 11, 2013

Sweaters make great gifts for men. Here at ShopforMuseums.com, we’ve combed our partner stores for the best sweaters being sold for the Holiday season 2013. We looked for luxury look and feel, quality and design. From merino wool, to fabulous cashmere, these sweaters will make the man in your life look and feel great. Here […]

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#GivingTuesday – The Perfect Time to Help a Museum in Need

December 3, 2013

Today, December 3, 2013, marks the second annual #GivingTuesday event. The #GivingTuesday movement encourages giving to become a regular Holiday custom. So in the tradition of shopping Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals, supporting Small Business Saturday, and other such events, #GivingTuesday asks that you make an effort to give to atleast one cause during […]

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Paranormal Tourism- Say Hello to the Haunted History Trail of New York State

October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween! If you like to get spooked or are curious about ghost encounters, then paranormal travel and tourism might be for you. Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Rapone, Tourism Marketing Director for the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Promotion Agency in Batavia, NY, and Founder of the Haunted History […]

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Check Out This 1929 Disney Silly Symphony Cartoon- The Skeleton Dance

October 25, 2013

The Team at ShopforMuseums.com wishes you a very Happy Halloween! This year, we want to share with you this fun early Disney Silly Symphony Cartoon called The Skeleton Dance. Created in 1929 as a movie theater short before showing the feature film, there is something so charming about the goofy characters and bouncey style of […]

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