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Utah Museum of Fine Arts announces  The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Utah Museum of Fine Arts announces The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

. July 17, 2018

Union Pacific, in partnership with Joslyn Art Museum and the Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announces a new travelling exhibition in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West celebrates the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, […]

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Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum of Flight for Tours

Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum of Flight for Tours

. July 17, 2018

SEATTLE – A former FedEx MD-10 cargo plane converted into the world’s only flying eye care teaching hospital will make its first visit to Seattle and be stationed at the Museum for tours on July 28-29 and Aug. 4-5. The Flying Eye Hospital is operated by Orbis, an international non-profit organization that flies the plane […]

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Erick Antonio Benitez Wins 2018 Sondheim Artscape Prize

Erick Antonio Benitez Wins 2018 Sondheim Artscape Prize

. July 15, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) are proud to announce that Erick Antonio Benitez is the winner of the 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The coveted $25,000 prize was presented at this evening’s awards ceremony at The Baltimore Museum of Art. […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends  Confederacy Exhibitions

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends Confederacy Exhibitions

. July 13, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is extending Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, sponsored by BB&T, and Confederate Memory: Symbols, Controversy & Legacy through Sunday, July 15. Confederate Currency: The Color of Money investigates the significance of slavery in the economy of the South. Artist John W. Jones researched and documented […]

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MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITION JEFFREY GIBSON: LIKE A HAMMER

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITION JEFFREY GIBSON: LIKE A HAMMER

. July 13, 2018

Jackson, Mississippi – The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) announces that it will present Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer, the first major survey of work by contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972), from September 8, 2018 through January 27, 2019, in its Gertrude C. Ford Galleries for the Permanent Collection. Organized by and currently […]

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