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A new director takes science-history museum ‘back to our roots’

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: April 13, 2020 9:39 AM CT | Published: April 13, 2020 4:05 AM CT

Within a week of the city order to close because of the coronavirus, lesson-hungry homebound families were able to access Museum To Go, a sampler of Pink Palace artifacts, activities and movies. Kevin Thompson mobilized his gloved-and-masked education team to make museum content available in record time.


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Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.

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