Archive for June, 2010

Amon Carter Museum Receives $118,000 in Education Grants

. June 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Amon Carter Museum announces that it has received grants totaling $118,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc. and Alcon Laboratories, helping to further advance the museum’s educational programs. With a $75,000 Picturing America School Collaboration Project Grant from the NEH, the […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction George Armstrong Custer Flag From the Detroit Institute of Arts

Sotheby’s to Auction George Armstrong Custer Flag From the Detroit Institute of Arts

. June 26, 2010 . 4 Comments

One hundred and thirty-four years ago today, George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry were overwhelmed near the Little Big Horn River by warriors of the Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne. No survivors remained among those who fought under Custer’s direct command and few physical artifacts of the battle were left on the field, the […]

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Record 35 000 People Attend Grand Reopening of Canadian Museum of Nature

. June 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

More than 35 000 people came through the doors of the Canadian Museum of Nature during its grand reopening celebrations on the May 22–24 (Victoria Day) weekend. “This was an extraordinary response and a strong indication of the public’s interest in nature and the environment, as well as their love for this venerable national historic […]

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Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy pairs the work of Alexander Calder with the work of seven contemporary artists whose practices are bound to Calder’s legacy as modern sculptor. Open June 26 – October 17, 2010. While a well-known, even beloved figure, Calder has not previously been considered an important point of reference […]

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Fisher Collection of Contemporary Art On View to the Public for the First Time at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Fisher Collection of Contemporary Art On View to the Public for the First Time at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

The first public presentation of the celebrated Fisher Collection, one of the world’s foremost private collections of contemporary art, will be presented by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) from June 25 through September 19, 2010. SFMOMA recently announced an unprecedented partnership with Doris and the late Donald Fisher, founders of the Gap, […]

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