Archive for June, 2010

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2010 Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative Grant Recipients

. June 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

An animated film that brings the medical curiosities of Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum to life; a trip along the Schuylkill River with artists and musicians in a flotilla of handmade vessels; a rare look through the archives of the dean of American craftsmen; and an opportunity to meet architects, artists, and other visionaries from around the […]

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Cleopatra Exhibition at Franklin Institute in Philadelphia

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface on June 5 when “Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt” opens its doors to the world for the first time at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (through January 2, 2011). The new […]

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British Library Acquires Henry VIII Medieval Prayer Roll

British Library Acquires Henry VIII Medieval Prayer Roll

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

The British Library has acquired a unique medieval prayer roll that once belonged to Henry VIII and contains one of only three surviving examples of his handwriting from before his accession in 1509. It is a rare example of a late medieval prayer roll, for, unlike medieval obituary rolls (of which there are hundreds), very […]

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Grand Rapids Art Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2010 with a special event on its Founding Day, June 1. Mayor George Heartwell helped celebrate this community milestone with a special anniversary announcement at noon from Rosa Parks Circle stage, along with GRAM President of the Board of Trustees […]

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The New Orleans Museum of Art Summer Art Experience

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

NOMA’s 2010 Summer Art Experience is a series of week-long, half-day programs for students aged 6 to 10. Each daily program consists of a visit to the Museum’s galleries to look at some of the masterpieces on display, followed by a fun and creative hands-on art activity. Taught by NOMA education staff along with professional […]

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