Archive for May, 2010

New Galleries Open at the Museum of London

New Galleries Open at the Museum of London

. May 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

On Friday 28 May 2010 the Museum of London will unveil the Galleries of Modern London, a spectacular £20million redevelopment of the Museum’s galleries, which will tell the story of London and its inhabitants from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day. Supported by an £11.5 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant, […]

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Foundation Ceremony for the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Museum and Park in Toronto

Foundation Ceremony for the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Museum and Park in Toronto

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On Friday, May 28, 2010, His Highness the Aga Khan will participate in the Foundation Ceremony to mark the beginning of the development of the Ismaili Centre, the first-ever Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture, and the park where they will be situated in Toronto’s Don Mills area. The development of these projects, […]

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Spencer Museum of Art Plans Future Expansion

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LAWRENCE — The internationally renowned architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (formerly I. M. Pei & Partners) has been contracted to produce a phased master planning document for the future expansion of the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas. “A planning document developed by this highly respected firm will articulate […]

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Angela Grauerholz : The inexhaustible image … épuiser l’image at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

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Ottawa (Ontario) – Born in Germany, artist Angela Grauerholz has been living in Montreal since the mid-1970s. She has long been interested in feminism, conceptual art, and a range of theoretical perspectives on photography, influences that have shaped her art over the last 25 years. The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography is mounting a major […]

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Van Gogh Museum Acquires Louis Anquetin Painting

Van Gogh Museum Acquires Louis Anquetin Painting

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The Van Gogh Museum purchased the painting Woman on the Champs-Élysées by night (c. 1891) by Louis Anquetin (1861-1932). The purchase was made possible with support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association (supported by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds) and the VSB Foundation. Louis Anquetin (1861-1932), Woman on the Champs-Élysées by night, c. 1891 The painting […]

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