Archive for May, 2010

Seattle Art Museum Announces Steps to Balance Budget

. May 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

SEATTLE, – The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) has announced a series of measures aimed at cutting expenses and achieving a balanced budget for the forthcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2010. Immediate reductions to staffing levels, other compensation-related expenses, and a two-week furlough and museum closure will be implemented as parts of successive, institution-wide […]

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Erie Art Museum Offers Studio Art Classes

. May 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Erie Art Museum offers art classes and workshops for children and adults year-round. Beginning on Monday, June 14, 2010 the Museum offers classes ranging from Photography to African Drum and Dance. Classes are available to beginners and more experienced artists and are offered in quarterly sessions lasting three to ten weeks. Professional artists teach […]

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KIMBELL ART MUSEUM UNVEILS FINAL DESIGN BY RENZO PIANO FOR NEW BUILDING

KIMBELL ART MUSEUM UNVEILS FINAL DESIGN BY RENZO PIANO FOR NEW BUILDING

. May 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

Lightness, Transparency, and Dialogue with Louis Kahn Fort Worth, TX – Today the Kimbell Art Museum unveils the final design by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) for a major new museum building located to the west of its existing building, a landmark of modern architecture designed by Louis I. Kahn. South East View Slated to […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Work by Leading Landscape and Pop Artists

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Work by Leading Landscape and Pop Artists

. May 27, 2010 . 1 Comment

BENTONVILLE, Ark., – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced two distinctive contemporary works. Enassamishhinjijweian (2009), a tour-de-force landscape by Tom Uttech, builds on the collection’s strength in American landscapes, supplementing Asher B. Durand’s Kindred Spirits, Thomas Moran’s Autumn Landscape and Marsden Hartley’s Hall of the Mountain King, among other works. The second announced […]

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The New York Public Library Takes Giant Step In Preserving Its Digitized Collections

. May 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

The New York Public Library has taken a giant step towards storing, preserving and protecting its digitized book collections, partnering with HathiTrust, a shared repository of digitized content from academic and research libraries. NYPL is the 27th library to join the partnership, which was formed in 2008 and counts the Columbia University Library and the […]

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