Archive for June, 2010

Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves Enclosure of Frick Portico to Create Gallery for Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves Enclosure of Frick Portico to Create Gallery for Sculpture and Decorative Arts

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

Visitors at The Frick Collection find it difficult to believe that the Garden Court—a signature gallery considered by many to be the heart of the former mansion—was never enjoyed by its original resident, industrialist Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919). Indeed, it was created by enclosing a former carriage-way roughly fifteen years after his death, when in […]

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The Field Museum Presents Climate Change Exhibition

The Field Museum Presents Climate Change Exhibition

. June 25, 2010 . 1 Comment

In the comprehensive exhibition Climate Change, The Field Museum addresses one of the most urgent scientific and social issues of the 21st Century: global climate change. The exhibition explains the science behind this issue and explores the implications of climate change going unchecked for future generations. Climate Change makes it clear there is no single […]

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PEM Announces Re-Opening of Crowninshield-Bentley House

PEM Announces Re-Opening of Crowninshield-Bentley House

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

SALEM, MA – The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) today announces the reopening of one of its most storied properties, the Crowninshield-Bentley House. The house, one of 22 historic properties stewarded by PEM, is located at 126 Essex Street in Salem, MA and designated by the National Register of Historic Places. Docent-led tours of the house […]

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New York State Museum Scientists to Study Glacial Lakes in Esopus Valley

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

ALBANY, NY – During the week of June 28, New York State Museum geologists will collect sediment cores in the Esopus Valley and its tributary valleys to conduct research relating to climate change, as well as to assist in improving the quality of New York City’s water supply. The research project, funded by the National […]

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High Museum to Host Henri Cartier-Bresson Retrospective

High Museum to Host Henri Cartier-Bresson Retrospective

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

ATLANTA, – The High Museum of Art will host “Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century,” the first major retrospective in the U.S. in more than 30 years of one of photography’s most original and influential masters. On view from February 19 through May 29, 2011, the exhibition comprises more than 250 photographs dating from 1929 to […]

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