Archive for April, 2010

International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Announces Update

. April 22, 2010

The International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent has announced plans to massively overhaul the permanent exhibition in an effort to update the display and have it reflect modern humanitarian realities. A new design concept will evolve the museum from an idea focused on the history of the Red Cross, founded in 1859, […]

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Sharjah Archaeology Museum Website Announced

. April 22, 2010

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) has launched the Sharjah Archaeology Museum website, designed to take the users on an historical tour through four very distinct periods of Sharjah’s rich archaeological past. Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has a rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture. Under the leadership and patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh […]

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Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings Exhibition at The British Museum

Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings Exhibition at The British Museum

. April 22, 2010

The exhibition, “Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings” displays around 100 works by Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Mantegna, Michelangelo and Titian. Explains how drawings were used to prepare for major paintings and frescoes and, later in the 15th century, how they became works of art in their own right, particularly with the […]

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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Presents Thom Faulders’s BAMscape, a Hybrid of Sculpture, Furniture, and Stage

. April 21, 2010

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) presents BAMscape, a major new commissioned work by Thom Faulders, the award-winning architect and founder of Berkeley-based Faulders Studio. Faulders’s BAMscape blurs the boundaries between art, architecture, and furniture design, serving as a site for rest, relaxation, and study, as well as a […]

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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Finalizes Spring Season

. April 21, 2010

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) announced its Spring 2010 line-up for L@TE: Friday Nights @ BAM/PFA. Highlights include a musical performance by the father of funk art William T. Wiley, a sneak peek at a new work by local heroes The Residents, a screening of the lost Mexican […]

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