Archive for May, 2010

The Phillips Collection Presents Masterworks from the Allen Memorial Art Museum

The Phillips Collection Presents Masterworks from the Allen Memorial Art Museum

. May 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

Washington, D.C. – Illustrating its unconventional approach to displaying art, The Phillips Collection will present loosely themed groupings of some of its own masterworks with 25 masterpieces from Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum. Half of the 24 paintings and one sculpture on loan from the Allen are old masters, dating from the 16th to […]

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The Natural History Museum Presents New Exhibition The Deep

. May 23, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Natural History Museum exhibition, The Deep will plunge visitors into the abyss, revealing a deep sea environment less explored than the surface of the moon. With bizarre creatures that have adapted to their harsh world in wonderful ways, visitors to the exhibition will discover the extraordinary yet fragile biodiversity that exists in the deep […]

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MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts Opens 30 May

MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts Opens 30 May

. May 23, 2010 . 0 Comments

Rome – The National Museum of XXI Century Arts designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, will open to the public on Sunday 30 May, crowning the long-standing commitment by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage & Activities and the Ministry of Infrastructure. MAXXI is the first Italian national museum devoted to contemporary creativity. With support from […]

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The Great Wall Museum Celebrates 34th International Museum Day

. May 23, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Great Wall Museum embraced the 34th International Museum Day on Tuesday with a series of activities presided over by a group of invited guests including veterans and authorities from the Beijing Heritage Board. In her opening address, museum curator Huang Lijing released details of ongoing and future developments at the museum. She also highlighted […]

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National Motor Museum Leads Lawnmower Land Speed Record Attempt

. May 23, 2010 . 0 Comments

The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire, UK has led a lawnmower land speed record attempt, named Project RunningBlade. Rider Don Wales took the petrol driven mower into the record books at Pendine Sands in Carmarthenshire, by reaching 86.069mph. The team have said they will now bid to break the 100mph barrier. The previous lawnmower […]

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