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Minis Magnified Issue no. 56 The Painted Bronze Miniatures of Robert Olszewski

February always ushers in a sentimental air, and visitors may find their gaze lingering on the softer details of our collection. Wandering the galleries with an appreciation for an artist’s hints of tenderness leads to countless joyful surprises: the capricious sweetness of children’s bedrooms, the feminine warmth of delicately stitched gowns, or the fragile petals…
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New Historical Figure Debuts with Exhibit at The Mini Museum

Tucson, Ariz—January 26, 2015- A new Historical Figure created by artist George Stuart will debut with the exhibit Diamonds Are Forever: The Incredible Journeys of World-Famous Diamonds & the People Who Owned Them at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona on January 27, 2015. The new figure to join the exhibit…
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Minis Magnified Issue No. 55 Daneway House

Our Museum’s History Gallery is filled with artifacts that seem to breathe; their wooden frames and faded paper skins are saturated with untold memories of touch, sounds, and smells. These small houses and miniature rooms are repositories of the past, acting as three-dimensional studies of cultural trends and human ingenuity. Many of the pieces have…
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Diamonds are Forever Travels from The Museum of Ventura County to The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in January 2015

Tucson, Ariz—December 15, 2014- A new temporary exhibit, Diamonds are Forever: The Incredible Journeys of World-Famous Diamonds & the People Who Owned Them, will be traveling from the Museum of Ventura County to be exhibited at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona from January 27 through April 19, 2015. [caption id="attachment_7216"…
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Minis Magnified Issue No. 54 Bliss Houses

It’s hard not to feel the warm glow of nostalgia during the holiday season, when traditions which have been passed down through generations are once again celebrated with loved ones and friends. For those who celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah, this time of year also brings swells of generosity, manifesting in kind deeds, thoughtful words, and…
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Minis Magnified Issue no. 53 Great Hall

Peter Westcott’s Great Hall (1983) captures the immense, airy space of early Tudor halls in a way almost inconceivable on the small scale. He magnificently recreates the high, arch-braced hammerbeam ceiling, drawing the eye upwards to the heavens in architectural wonder. The long, dark timber of the floor draws the gaze inward, just as the…
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