Cincinnati Museum Center

This year’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is happening at the Cincinnati Museum Center on September 13 and 14. As organizer Jason Langdon tells Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, they’ve enlisted the help of the folks from the Crafty Supermarket to help with their marketplace sales area.

Members of Cincinnati Museum Center Board of Trustees are endorsing a five year, quarter-cent sales tax proposal placed on the ballot by the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners.  The group made the announcement Friday morning during a press conference.

The $170 million issue will make repairs to Union Terminal.  

The Cincinnati Museum Center at historic Union Terminal is currently exhibiting some of its world-class collection of invertebrate fossils from the Ordovician Period, called Cincinnati Under the Sea. Dr. Brenda Hunda, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the center, joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about this collection and this particular period in our history.

The Cincinnati Museum Center has a photographic stroll through our city’s history with their current exhibit Treasures in Black & White: Historic Photographs of Cincinnati. Scott Gampfer, director of the History Collection & Library at the Museum Center, tells Jane Durrell that the exhibit spans 100 years of our history, from 1860-1960 and will run until late October.

Diana, A Celebration, the touring exhibit of all things Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, is now open at the Cincinnati Museum Center. One of the centerpieces of the exhibit is Diana’s wedding dress from her marriage to Prince Charles. The official dress handlers, Nick Grossmark and Graeme Murton, talk by phone with our Jim Stump to discuss the exhibit, the dress, and the continued interest in the late Princess.

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An exhibit celebrating the "People's Princess" is wrapping up its 11-year world tour in the Queen City.

Cincinnati is the final stop for "Diana, A Celebration." Diana's will left many of the exhibit items to Prince William upon his 30th birthday and he's decided to call them home, according to Althorp Estate art handler and curator Nick Grossmark.

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Handlers, working on the exhibit Diana, A Celebration, uncrated Princess Diana's wedding dress Monday morning at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Some facts about the dress:

The Cincinnati Museum Center’s OMNIMAX Theatre can help you escape this arctic cold Cincinnati winter with their new film, Journey to the South Pacific. Frank Johnson learns more about this film and the amazing photography from one of the film’s producers, Shaun MacGillivray.

New American Indian Education Center in Newtown

Dec 27, 2013

The Cincinnati Museum Center recently opened the new American Indian Education Center in the Village of Newtown. Frank Johnson learns more about this interactive museum featuring rare artifacts from Bob Genheimer, the George Rieveschl Curator of Archeology at the Museum Center.

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