affiliates in the news: week of november 16

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Congratulations to all the Affiliates making headlines this week.

CALIFORNIA
Discovery Science Center (Santa Ana)
Building a love of science

Arts Council for Long Beach (Long Beach)
Antonio Pedro Ruiz To Receive Arts Council Award

Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland)
Chabot Debunks 2010 Predictions
What’s Up at Chabot: Full-dome show explores Mayans’ astrological contributions

GEORGIA
High Museum of Art (Atlanta)
High Names Michael Rooks New Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
High Museum picks new mod art curator
Michael Rooks Joins High Museum Of Art

INDIANA
Conner Prairie (Fishers)
Conner Prairie Faring Well During Downturn

LOUISIANA
National WWII Museum (New Orleans)
War’s story told on film

MONTANA
Western Heritage Center (Billings)
Tourism grant awarded to Heritage Center

Museum of the Rockies (Bozeman) and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
The Top 8 Dinosaur Discoveries of 2009
New Dinosaur Extinction
FOR KIDS: The paleontologist and the three dinosaurs
Skulls thought to be from three different dinosaurs may actually be from the same dino type at three different ages
Former reptile wrangler now wins awards for fossil photos

NORTH CAROLINA
Charlotte Museum of History (Charlotte)
Day of songs, dancing and storytelling: American Indian Heritage Month celebration teaches ‘we are one tribe.’

OREGON
Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum (McMinnville)
FLIR donates high tech display to Evergreen Aviation Museum

PENNSYLVANIA
Senator John Heinz History Center (Pittsburgh)
Hop a ride through the region’s past as ‘Railroad Town’

RHODE ISLAND
Heritage Harbor Museum (Providence)
Backers of Providence’s Heritage Harbor hopeful despite funding setbacks

SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina State Museum (Columbia)
State Museum Expansion Project Looks to Local Governments

WASHINGTON
Whatcom Museum (Bellingham)
Whatcom Museum Opens The Lightcatcher: New $18.3 Million Facility
Lightcatcher grand opening

Wing Luke Asian Museum (Seattle) and Arab American National Museum (Dearborn, Michigan)
Exhibits of Conscience: A nationwide initiative pulls museums into one of today’s most highly charged issues: immigration

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