Archive for January, 2010

Selected Masterpieces from the Pushkin Museum on View at the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts

. January 28, 2010

In its exhibition the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts will display selected masterpieces from the uniquely wealthy collection of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. The fifty-five works in the exhibition provide an overview of French painting from the middle of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. The show runs until the middle […]

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Tracey Emin, Mat Collishaw and Paula Rego: at the Foundling Museum

. January 28, 2010

Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin and Paula Rego are to show new and related works at the Foundling Museum in London throughout its eighteenth-century interiors as well as outside spaces. All of the works link to the story of the Foundling Hospital, Britain’s first home for abandoned children, and its themes of childhood and separation. The […]

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Smithsonian Museums Have Gone Mobile

. January 28, 2010

Nine Museums on the National Mall Have Mobile Device Services for Visitors Until recently, visitors to Smithsonian museums on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., faced an unexpected challenge: they could not use their cell phones unless they were near a window or door. The solid construction of the Smithsonian’s historic buildings made it nearly […]

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Terracotta Army to Conquer Canada from 2010 – 2012

Terracotta Army to Conquer Canada from 2010 – 2012

. January 28, 2010

The launch of the 2010-2012 Canadian national tour of The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army was announced at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). At the event, attended by media and special guests including The Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, it was confirmed that the Government of China has named the […]

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Paying a Visit to Mary Exhibition at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

. January 28, 2010

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Paying a Visit to Mary, an exhibition organized by Canadian curator Maxine Kopsa, a resident of the Netherlands, who is the second recipient of the Hall Curatorial Fellowship. Paying a Visit to Mary refers to a line from Tell Me, a 1979 play about language by […]

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