In Washington, D.C.? Come see Helen with us!
You are cordially invited to attend the 2010 Arab American Book Award Ceremony, presented by the Arab American National Museum, at 8 p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2010. The event... Read more
We Did It!
Thanks to all for making this a successful campaign! We met our goal one week early. The campaign will remain "live" through Friday, September 10. You will receive additional details... Read more
Helen's Typewriter at the Museum
Remember life before laptops, netbooks and smartphones? We do! One reminder is this portable typewriter carried by Helen Thomas early in her career. Helen generously donated this to the Museum's... Read more
The Sculptor and The Sculpture
We're please to introduce you to Susan McElhinney. This is a recent photo of her posing with the sculpture. I asked her to share a few thoughts on Helen and... Read more
We're In The News, Again.
This project is certainly drawing a lot of attention from the media. Today, the Los Angeles Times' Culture Monster - an art blog - featured a short article called, Journalist... Read more
Happy Birthday, Helen!
It's Helen's birthday and today she turns 90! You may recall that Helen and President Obama share a birthday. Last year there was a small celebration at the White House,... Read more
Inspiring Future Journalists
Here's an interesting short article from Saudi Aramco World that takes a look at Arab Americans in journalism. The article was published in March/April 2006 and was titled, Calling Helen... Read more
From The Kitchen Of Helen Thomas
Through your generous support we've managed to raise over $1800 in just two days! Way to go.
We were talking about this project in a department meeting yesterday... Read more
Featured in the Detroit News
This morning, The Detroit News spotlighted the project in an article titled, "Arab-American museum raising funds for bust of Helen Thomas."
The Arab American National Museum kicked off a fundraising... Read more
Welcome! We've made the news.
Thanks to all for getting this project off to a great start on day one! It's amazing how quickly information spreads these days. We haven't yet sent out a formal... Read more