Archive for July, 2010

The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City at the Peabody Essex Museum

The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City at the Peabody Essex Museum

. July 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

Never before seen by the public, the contents of an Emperor’s private retreat deep within the Forbidden City will be revealed for the first time at the Peabody Essex Museum. On view September 14, 2010 to January 9, 2011. An 18th-century compound in a hidden quadrant of the immense imperial complex, the Qianlong Garden (also […]

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James T. Ulak, Deputy Director of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, Receives Japan’s Prestigious “Order of the Rising Sun” Award

. July 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

James T. Ulak, deputy director and senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Galleries, has been selected to receive the “Order of the Rising Sun,” an award conferred by the Japanese government for exceptional civil or military merit. The Order is presented in recognition of Ulak’s […]

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Peabody Essex Museum Hosts Art Museum Libraries Symposium

Peabody Essex Museum Hosts Art Museum Libraries Symposium

. July 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

SALEM, MA – Libraries, archives, and museums face similar challenges. Libraries and archives affiliated with art museums have a second layer of concerns to consider in determining how they best relate to their parent institution. The Peabody Essex Museum’s (PEM) Phillips Library will host a symposium on September 23 and 24, 2010 to explore the […]

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Amon Carter Museum Presents American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White

. July 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

This special exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum demonstrates how documentary photography transformed modern art in America through an examination of the work of photographers Berenice Abbott, Margaret Bourke-White, and Walker Evans. Open October 2, 2010–January 2, 2011. In the 1930s, American photographers pushed the genre of documentary photography to the forefront of public culture […]

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New Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts Announces Light Up the Arts Gala

New Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts Announces Light Up the Arts Gala

. July 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

The new Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC, will open its doors on Friday, September 10 with the Light Up the Arts Gala with Tony Bennett presented by Hanesbrands Inc., followed by Community Weekend presented by Reynolds American and Wachovia, a Wells Fargo Company, featuring more than 100 arts and cultural experiences […]

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