Museum folk by Deborah Chessey, MOI Director of Marketing If there is one thing all museum folk have in common, it is our desire to say “TA-DA!” with flair as we watch you gasp at the wonder we have revealed. It’s a perk of our jobs that we all anticipate.
Behind the curtain by Deborah Chessey, MOI Director of Marketing During this COVID-19 shutdown, the museum staff is still plugging away. All of us are now working from home, except the crew that is remodeling in preparation for our new Way Out West exhibit is still on site, making dramatic
This is not our first pandemic by Braden Smith As we’re all attempting to “flatten the curve” through social distancing to stave off COVID-19, it can feel like we’re living in an unprecedented moment in history. However, it was only a little over 100 years ago, on October 8, 1918,
Through the lens of a legendary local photographer Photography from many decades past shouldn’t be good. It was labor intensive, easy to mess up, and its most defining quality is the absence of something usually important: color. However, in the images of East Idaho photographer Quincy Jensen (1922-93), the mid-20th
How to use Archimedes’ ingenious ancient weapons What do you mean you haven’t heard of Archimedes? He’s one of the most famous people in the known world! He’s a genius inventor from right here in Syracuse, the city-state by the sea. He’s transforming math from just theories into actual inventions and

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