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Here’s how the Penn Museum wants to engage visitors with vision loss method

Nov. 30, 2017 11:18 am

Here’s how the Penn Museum wants to engage visitors with vision loss

The history museum is expanding on the "touch tours" it's been offering for more than five years at some of its galleries.
Penn Museum hopes 2,379 miniature boats will remind of the cultural heritage at stake in Syria purpose

Sep. 8, 2017 11:25 am

Penn Museum hopes 2,379 miniature boats will remind of the cultural heritage at stake in Syria

Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj needs help to build all those boats in an upcoming community art event on Sept. 17, which will mark 2,379 days that have passed since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.

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