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East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from The Al Thani Collection

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The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) announce East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from The Al Thani Collection, opening at the Legion of Honor on November 3. India has been renowned for its gemstones and jeweled arts for centuries, and visitors can now view more than one hundred and fifty precious objects from the collection formed by…

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Inventors Hall of Fame Exhibit Celebrates 10 Millionth U.S. Patent

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United States patent history was made on June 19, when the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000 for the invention “Coherent LADAR Using Intra-Pixel Quadrature Detection” by Joseph Marron. In recognition of this milestone, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® Museum announces a new exhibit — “A History of Patent Designs: From 1x to…

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New York’s Spy Museum Opens in Midtown Manhattan

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Calling all spies: Announcing the opening of SPYSCAPE, a truly unique permanent destination that combines three distinct elements: a contemporary museum, an immersive experience, and a journey of personal discovery. Distinct Elements: Contemporary Museum: SPYSCAPE explores amazing Spy Stories and characters — from code-breakers and spy pilots, to the spycatcher who brought down the FBI’s most damaging traitor, and the teenager who hacked the…

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Louvre Abu Dhabi to Display Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has announced that it has acquired Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi. The work, hailed as one of the greatest artistic rediscoveries of the last 100 years, will go on display at Louvre Abu Dhabi, alongside another da Vinci masterpiece, La Belle Ferronnière, which is currently on loan from musée du Louvre. Painted…

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