Archive for December, 2009

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Screens Classic Italian Films that Changed the World of Cinema

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, screens classic Italian films that changed the world of cinema January 7-31, 2010. The selected films resonate with the political, familial, and design themes of the “Italics: Italian Art between Tradition and Revolution 1968-2008” exhibition. Italics, a ground-breaking exhibition devoted to contemporary Italian art and creativity, presents work […]

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Asheville Art Museum Announces the 2010 Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Asheville Art Museum, its volunteer docents and the Asheville Area Section of the American Institute of Architects are pleased to announce the annual Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Regional award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, February 7 at 2:00 p.m. in Diana Wortham Theatre and the exhibition of […]

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Toledo Museum of Art Launches Redesigned Website

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Toledo Museum of Art has launched a redesigned and expanded website at www.toledomuseum.org The new, easier-to-use site provides immediate ways to explore TMA’s current and upcoming exhibitions, its programs and events, and detailed information about the Museum and its world-renowned collection. “More and more people are turning to the Internet as a primary source […]

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Exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art Explores Identity Theft in Art World

| December 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

A new exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art contains the elements of an art history whodunit—a carefully crafted forgery, a persistent art scholar and a painting thought to be lost for more than 100 years—while taking the viewer behind the scenes of museum life. The exhibition, Identity Theft: How a Cropsey Became a Gifford, […]

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Columbus Museum Exhibition Discovers Valley’s Black Population in Slavery and Freedom

Columbus Museum Exhibition Discovers Valley’s Black Population in Slavery and Freedom

| December 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

In 1860, nearly 90,000 slaves, almost half the entire population of the lower Chattahoochee River Valley of Georgia and Alabama, called the region home. These people tended the crops that underpinned the area’s economy, built the structures many of its citizens lived, worked and worshipped in, and affected virtually every aspect of the social structure […]

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Metropolitan Museum Holiday Mondays Program

| December 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened to the public on Monday, December 28 (the Monday between Christmas and New Year’s Day), as part of the Museum’s popular “Holiday Mondays” program. The Museum will open the doors of its main building this winter and spring on three additional major Monday holidays: January 18 (Martin Luther King […]

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Maxfield Parrish at The Delaware Art Museum

| December 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, Delaware, presents two exhibitions devoted to Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966).† “Fantasies and Fairy-Tales: Maxfield Parrish and the Art of the Print,” the first traveling† exhibition of Parrish’s color lithographic prints (which were made from his original paintings) is on view October 31, 2009 through January 10, 2010. Included are reproductions […]

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