Museums http://wamc.org en Little Known Holocaust Museum Keeps Doors Open In W. Mass. http://wamc.org/post/little-known-holocaust-museum-keeps-doors-open-w-mass <p>A little known Holocaust museum in North Adams, Massachusetts will be able to keep its doors open for the next six months thanks to a donation.</p><p>Darrell English marvels at the artifacts hanging on the walls in the 750-foot square room he rents each month.</p><p>“An American flag around the corner here,” English said. “It’s a 48-star American flag. Nothing unusual about that. Except what’s stenciled on it. Which is a Nazi eagle.”</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:26:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 92474 at http://wamc.org Little Known Holocaust Museum Keeps Doors Open In W. Mass. Local Museums Embracing Technology http://wamc.org/post/local-museums-embracing-technology <p>Despite their reputation as repositories for the past, many regional museums are embracing technology to adapt to the 21<sup>st</sup> century.</p><p>“One of the things that museums are challenged with is to assert our relevance in a modern era," said Betsy Feathers, the Research and Grants Officer at<a href="http://hancockshakervillage.org/" target="_blank"> Hancock Shaker Village</a> in Pittsfield.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:40:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 71533 at http://wamc.org Local Museums Embracing Technology