#MuseumGames #Crossword April 19, 2020

The weekly crossword features museums from around the world. This week’s museums include Air Force Space & Missile Museum, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life (part of Norfolk Museums Service), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Canadian Museum of History , Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Fenton History Center, George C. Marshall Museum & Library, Georgia Museum of Art, Henry Plant Museum, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Pueblo Grande Museum, Stories of Lynn, Studio Art Quilt Associates, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, The Franklin Institute, The Kimbell Art Museum, The Lynn Museum (part of Norfolk Museums Service), The Meadows Museum, The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, The Royal Saskatchewan Museum, The USS Constitution Museum, The Westerville History Center & Museum, The Wolfsonian–FIU, and the USC Fisher Museum of Art.

To play online. To print a pdf. (Last week’s answers)


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Character archetype possessed of secret knowledge and a disregard for conventional behaviour, named Wi-sa-ke-cahk by the Cree, Nanabush by the Saulteaux, Inktome by the Dakota and Nakota, and Sagija’k by the Dene. Learn more at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.


Receiver of printer’s ink


During WWI, a political pressure group called the Anti-Saloon League published political cartoons to turn American sentiment against German ____ living in the U.S. & gain support for national alcohol Prohibition. The Westerville History Center & Museum is the place to learn more.




The Jessie Street Power Substation, which is now home to The Contemporary Jewish Museum, was damaged during this major disaster of April 18, 1906. Learn more at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.


Benjamin Franklin created this musical instrument after seeing performers make music with glasses of water. Learn more at the Franklin Institute.


As an important figure in the _______ _________, Augusta Savage worked with other important leaders, writers, musicians, and artists to celebrate the contributions of African American culture to American society. Learn more at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens.


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The U.S. Air Force operates the Eastern Range, which is a historic 10,000 mile rocket testing range that begins at Cape ________ and extends through the south Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Learn more at the Air Force Space & Missile Museum.


World-renowned Canadian architect or brilliantly coloured songbird. Canadian Museum of History has a hint.


The figures in this painting by Winslow Homer are enjoying a quiet game of ______ in the countryside. The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is the place to learn more.


Pottery decorated with three or more colors. Learn more at the Pueblo Grande Museum.


At first glance, this object may look only decorative, when in reality it is a _____. The Henry Plant Museum can offer a hint.


In the sculpture “Flowers in a Vase,” Pablo Picasso modeled clay flowers using ___________ molds. Learn more at the Nasher Sculpture Center.


Art quilter Carole ___ or metal paper fasteners. Studio Art Quilt Associates has a hint.


A shepherd’s concern. The Meadows Museum has a hint.


Early animation device invented by English mathematician William George Horner in 1834. Learn more at The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts.


Cup or cheese


General George C. Marshall pushed this all-terrain vehicle into production during WWII. Learn more at the George C. Marshall Museum & Library.


After his stunning 1812 victory, Captain William Bainbridge commissioned this artist to paint his portrait. Unfortunately, they disagreed on the way the uniform was portrayed and eventually another artist was hired to finish. The USS Constitution Museum has a hint.


Sculptural wall hanging


Wetlands where printmaker Victoria Hutson Huntley made images of bird life. Learn more at the Georgia Museum of Art.


Where was Frederick Savage who made merry-go-rounds born in 1828? The Lynn Museum (part of Norfolk Museums Service) has a hint.




An early hire of Frank Lloyd Wright and the person largely responsible for his design drawing style, this female architect (first name) worked with her husband to design Melbourne’s famed Capitol Theatre. Learn more at The Wolfsonian–FIU.


22nd Governor of New York State, lived in Jamestown NY. Learn more at the Fenton History Center.


What league was a group of powerful trading towns and cities around the Baltic and North seas which included Kings Lynn? Learn more at Stories of Lynn.


Where baby places their head


What is the surname of the warrener who lived in part of what is now Ancient House in 1901? Learn more at the Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life (part of Norfolk Museums Service).


American neo-conceptual artist Jenny Holzer created the installation called ________ in response to the intimidation of artists, teachers, and countless other citizens during the McCarthy Era. Learn more at the USC Fisher Museum of Art.


Popular Hindu god worshipped as a remover of obstacles and bestower of good fortune, prosperity, and health. The Kimbell Art Museum has a hint.




This renowned art museum and film center holds the world’s largest collections of Hans Hofmann paintings, African American quilts, and 35mm Japanese film prints (outside of Japan). What is the acronym to abbreviate its name? Here is a hint.


Patricia for short


Hard or crystal


Type of chocolate



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