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Morris Museum film series to show 'Of Mice and Men'

...Lon Chaney Jr., Charles Bickford, Roman Bohnen, Bob Steele and Noah Beery Jr."It's a minor masterpiece," museum director Kevin Grogan wrote in an e-mail. "It tells the tragic story of two men, George Milton and his mentally challenged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-04/morris-museum-film-se
Museum plans to renovate for modern display

...Thursday will be carried out over the next two years with portions of the exhibit closing temporarily over time, said Museum Director J.R. "Jack" Dailey.Charles Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" aircraft from the first trans-Atlantic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-12/museum-plans-renovate-modern-displa
Museum director left it better

...began making exhibits, largely on his own, without much additional funding. He was miscast. He should have been museum director in St. Louis, or Richmond, or Cincinnati. There wasn't a fit. But there was a purpose. And that was something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/25/let_440878.shtml
Letters
Museum director hopes sports theme will work again

...baseball has generated a lot of community interest at the Aiken County Historical Museum, according to Mr. Levy, the museum director. "It's a great exhibit; people have loved it," said Mr. Levy. The baseball exhibit started in May, and in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/20/aik_466192.shtml
Museum unseals treasures

...unsealed treasures of the past Thursday that have been stored in a downtown bank vault for seven years for safekeeping. Museum Director Dick Wescott removed the screws from two large wooden cases holding 56 extremely rare and delicate architectural drawings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/25/met_200175.shtml
Metro
Decries museum ouster as `uncouth'

...must be congratulated on his quick adaptation to the mores of the local politicos. His actions in removing former Museum Director Dick Wescott from his position - just days before Mr. Wescott's resignation was to be effective Ä is what could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/13/edi_203982.shtml
Editorials
Leaky roof adds to list of museum repairs

...reduced operating hours were not enough, Augusta Museum of History is in dire need of a new roof and related repairs, Museum Director Nancy Glaser said.Combined with a 2007 replacement of the museum's air-conditioning system, the roof request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-06-20/leaky-roof-adds-list-repairs
New exhibit weaves tapestry of area history

...County Museum's new permanent exhibit, Augusta's Story, was made a priority and completed in nine months, said museum director Scott Loehr. The results can be viewed beginning Saturday. The museum is touting the 6,500-square-foot exhibit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/06/ent_243919.shtml
Things to Do
Theater exhibit will be making a curtain call at Aiken museum

...featuring Aiken theater groups, opened earlier this month and will be extended through the end of January, according to museum director Elliott Levy. "The latest exhibit is like the baseball exhibit. It was only supposed to be up for a month," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/21/aik_504560.shtml
Give ships idea a shot

...specifically to riverine warfare." So why shouldn't Augusta be the first? Spurred by Augusta-Richmond County Museum Director Dick Wescott, the mayor and other local officials, Norwood urges that seven decommissioned wartime vessels, used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/11/edi_201191.shtml
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