#MuseumGames #MuseumCrossword March 29, 2020

#MuseumGames is a global initiative where we work with museums around the world to play. Every Thursday the puzzle shows up on our blog. The clues are available on social media on Sundays at museum sites around the world. (The institutions are listed at the end of the post). Play with us every week.

Thank you for playing along last week. We hope that you enjoyed exploring all those collections. At the bottom of the post, you will find last week’s answers.

Now for this week’s puzzle. To play online. To download pdf.

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Clues:

ACROSS

1 ACROSS

Little Red Schoolhouse in Cedar Falls, Iowa was originally what color? Learn more at Cedar Falls Historical Society.

4 ACROSS

This photographer known for capturing dancers and motion was also a co-founder of Aperture magazine. The Asheville Art Museum has the answer.

7 ACROSS

Aplacophora are mollusks that lack what? Learn more at the Delaware Natural History Museum.

12 ACROSS

Wish on this.

13 ACROSS

Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Late Lucy for one. Check them out for more.

14 ACROSS

What prize did George C. Marshall receive for his plan? Learn more at the George C. Marshall Museum & Library.

15 ACROSS

Pine and oak but not banana.

17 ACROSS

Fete

18 ACROSS

First name of one of America’s first female published poets and wife of one of NJ’s signers of the Declaration of Independence. Morven Museum & Garden is the place to find out.

20 ACROSS

This is the busiest National Park in the country. Check out the Akron Art Museum for the Answer.

24 ACROSS

Artist Nina Chanel Abney cites this small digital icon used to express an idea, emotion, etc. as a source of inspiration for her work. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art can help with the answer.

25 ACROSS

Heavily involved in the beginning of many arts organizations in Mississauga, Ontario, including the Art Gallery of Mississauga, this artist was well known for her water colours. Find out who it is here.

27 ACROSS

Duchamp-Villon’s bust of Baudelaire might look like marble but it’s actually another other white artmaking material. The Nasher Sculpture Center has your answer.

28 ACROSS

This British-born architect designed Eastern State Penitentiary and its revolutionary hub-and-spoke design. Learn more at Eastern State Penitentiary.

32 ACROSS

What was the car company for the limousine Woodrow Wilson rode in every day and owned after he left the White House? Learn more at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum.

33 ACROSS

This farmhouse is said to be in the ___ Colonial Style. Learn more at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum.

36 ACROSS

The only Hebrew letter that floats above the line. Learn more at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

37 ACROSS

Frida Kahlo lovingly painted a self-portrait for this exiled revolutionary figure. The National Museum of Women in the Arts can help with the answer.

38 ACROSS

What Bronze Age monument was discovered at Holm? Lynn Museums (part of Norfolk Museums Service) can give you a hint.

39 ACROSS

Weaver who brought Bauhaus design principles to Black Mountain College in North Carolina. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center could let you know more.

40 ACROSS

Howard Pyle is known for his painting of which mythological figure of the sea. Find out more at the Delaware Art Museum.

DOWN:

1 DOWN

This German-American aerospace engineer developed Redstone, Jupiter, and Juno rockets for the U.S. Army. His magnum opus, the Saturn V, helped deliver American astronauts to the moon in 1969. Explore Air Force Space & Missile Museum for more.

2 DOWN

What famous ice cream business Joliet, Illinois in 1940? Learn more at Joliet Area Historical Museum and Old Joliet Prison.

3 DOWN

In 1966, this nature center was born when this Cleveland-area community blocked an effort to build a freeway through its neighborhood. Discover where here.

5 DOWN

The first female director of a planetarium (acting as Director of the Adler Planetarium from 1937–1947) was Maude ____ Check out the Adler Planetarium for more.

6 DOWN

This lovely desk set including a calendar, blotter, was inlaid with ____. Learn more at the Delaware Art Museum.

8 DOWN

A large vessel used to mix wine and water in ancient Greece was known as a _______. Ones known as “volute” have elaborate scrolling handles, like this one at the Getty Villa. Learn more at the Getty.

9 DOWN

Circus magnate John Ringling completed his __Gothic-inspired mansion in Sarasota, FL in 1926, and named it “Ca’ d’Zan,” which translates to House of John in this Italian dialect. The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is your place for the answer.

10 DOWN

Only 8 known examples survive of the swan vase by this famous china and porcelain company. One remains in the lobby of the Plant Museum. The Henry Plant Museum is the place to learn more.

11 DOWN

What magazine has multiple covers in the Knights of Columbus Museum’s collection? It’s also a current publication of the Knights of Columbus. Learn more at the Knights of Columbus Museum.

12 DOWN

What is the athletic synonym for a mutation in plants? Check out Historic London Town and Gardens for more.

16 DOWN

Who wrote the Rights of Man and Common Sense? Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life (part of Norfolk Museums Service) is a great place to find out.

19 DOWN

The Father of the Poster. Learn more at Poster House.

21 DOWN

The Wheat Stalk in M.F. Hussain’s mural symbolizes India’s ________ Revolution. Learn more at Heritage Lab.

22 DOWN

The famous cartoon turtle who taught children to “Duck and Cover” under their school desks in the 1950’s. Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum is the place to find the answer.

23 DOWN

The ship that made radio famous. SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention can give you more.

26 DOWN

This Brooklyn artist repurposes broken toys and other “trash” to create sculptural pieces that challenge viewers to think about their impact on the world. Learn more at the Long Island Children’s Museum.

29 DOWN

What under pressure substance did fireless Porter locomotives use for fuel? Learn more at the Toronto Railway Museum.

30 DOWN

Media for the shoes in Bing’s photograph at the Akron Art Museum.

31 DOWN

Used throughout Victorian society as a muscle relaxer, cough suppressant, and more, this medicine is highly addictive, the International Museum of Surgical Science has more.

33 DOWN

This furry friend named Touc, painted by Henri Tulouse-Laurec, is a fan favorite at the Hammer Museum at UCLA. What kind of animal is he? Learn more.

34 DOWN

Another word for work. These guys in this print at the Akron Art Museum are doing it.

35 DOWN

Central heating made these obsolete, but these radiators used this to heat spaces.

List of Participating Museums:

The Air Force Space & Missile Museum

The Akron Art Museum

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life (part of Norfolk Museums Service)

The Art Gallery of Mississauga

Asheville Art Museum

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

Cedar Falls Historical Society.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Delaware Art Museum.

Delaware Natural History Museum

Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum.

Eastern State Penitentiary

George C. Marshall Museum & Library.

Heritage Lab.

Historic London Town and Gardens

Joliet Area Historical Museum and Old Joliet Prison.

Lynn Museums (part of Norfolk Museums Service)

Morven Museum & Garden

Shaker Lakes Nature Center

SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention

The Adler Planetarium

The Contemporary Jewish Museum.

The Delaware Art Museum.

The Getty.

The Hammer Museum at UCLA. What kind of animal is he? Learn more.

The Henry Plant Museum

The International Museum of Surgical Science

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art

The Knights of Columbus Museum.

The Nasher Sculpture Center

The National Museum of Women in the Arts

Poster House

The Toronto Railway Museum.

The Long Island Children’s Museum.

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

For last week’s answers, access this link or pdf.

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