Archive for April, 2010

Amon Carter Museum Appoints Ron LaPosa New Assistant Facilities Manager

. April 27, 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Amon Carter Museum is pleased to announce that Ron LaPosa has joined its staff as the assistant facilities manager. In his new position, LaPosa will assist with the oversight of the museum’s daily operations, including janitorial, engineering and general maintenance. “The museum was designed by Philip Johnson as a vibrant […]

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Figge Art Museum Unveils Deere Art Collection

Figge Art Museum Unveils Deere Art Collection

. April 27, 2010

The Figge Art Museum has opened Global Currents: The John Deere Art Collection, open through October 10, 2010. The exhibition is the first opportunity for the general public to see works from Deere & Company’s corporate art collection. In 1965, William Hewitt, then chairman of Deere & Company, established an art collection to compliment the […]

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Doug and Mike Starn Create Monumental Sculpture for Metropolitan Museum’s 2010 Roof Garden Installation

. April 27, 2010

American artists Mike and Doug Starn (born 1961) have been invited by The Metropolitan Museum of Art to create a site-specific installation for The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, opening to the public on April 27. The identical twin brothers will present their new work, Big Bambú: You Can’t, You Don’t, and You […]

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Canada Aviation Museum Solar Power

. April 26, 2010

Enfinity, a global renewable energy company, announced today that it will lease the rooftop space of the Canada Aviation Museum for the construction of a 295 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system. The project will be the first solar energy integration on a museum in Canada. The museum building located in Ottawa, Ontario, houses one of the […]

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Wedgwood Museum in Administration

. April 26, 2010

The Wedgwood Museum located in Stoke-on-Trent in the UK has been put in administration. Administrators Begbies Traynor were called in on April 23 following the news of a £134 million pension fund debt from the collapse of the Wedgwood pottery company. Waterford Wedgwood Plc went into administration in January last year with a pension fund […]

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