Archive for June, 2010

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to Celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the Tuscarora Nation’s Journey Home through Pennsylvania

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On June 8, The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will help to celebrate the 300th anniversary of a significant development in our nation’s early history. In June 1710, a delegation of Tuscarora Indians was dispatched from present day North Carolina to deliver a set of wampum belts to the Governor of Pennsylvania. The delegation was […]

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de Young Museum Acquires Jean-Francois Raffaelli Painting The Absinthe Drinkers

de Young Museum Acquires Jean-Francois Raffaelli Painting The Absinthe Drinkers

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San Francisco, California, – Coincidentally timed just as the special exhibition Birth of Impressionism opens at the de Young Museum, John E. Buchanan, Jr., the director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, announces the acquisition of The Absinthe Drinkers (Les buveurs d’absinthe), 1881, by the French painter Jean-François Raffaëlli (1850–1924). Widely regarded as […]

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Brooklyn Museum Announces Summer 2010 Family Programs

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This summer, the Brooklyn Museum presents inexpensive and family-friendly classes and activities that include a Teen Night, art-making classes, and three Target First Saturdays. Newly on view is The Mummy Chamber installation, an ancient Egyptian art installation featuring more than 170 objects and three mummies. Below is a partial schedule of events and exhibitions. Please […]

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The Museum of Natural History Nova Scotia Reopens

The Museum of Natural History Nova Scotia Reopens

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The Museum of Natural History celebrates its reopening and launch of Metamorphosis MNH. Friday, June 4 Free Day Be among the first to see VENOM and RIDING WITH METEORITES. The Museum will extend its hours 9am to 9pm for this special day. Saturday, June 5 & Sunday, June 6 Family Weekend The Museum has fun […]

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Celebrities Gather at the British Museum to Celebrate Staffordshire Hoard Acquisition

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On Tuesday 1 June, celebrities including Dame Judi Dench, Michael Palin, David Starkey and Tristram Hunt gathered at the British Museum for an Art Fund ‘thank you’ event for major supporters of the Staffordshire Hoard campaign. The Art Fund hosted the event to thank major donors and high profile figures that supported the £3.3m appeal […]

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