Archive for July, 2010

British Library, British Museum and V&A Announce Plans with Indian Partner Institutions

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Building on the Memorandum of Understanding signed on 9 June between the Indian Ministry of Culture (on behalf of Indian Cultural Institutions) and the British Library, the British Museum and the V&A, the Director of each of the three UK institutions has outlined their respective plans with Indian partner institutions. The announcements were made as […]

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Toledo Museum Glass Pavilion Wins Pritzker Prize

Toledo Museum Glass Pavilion Wins Pritzker Prize

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

SANAA, the Tokyo-based architects of the Toledo Museum of Art’s Glass Pavilion, have won the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa are only the second partnership — and the first female-male team — to win the award, which is given annually by Chicago’s billionaire Pritzker family to a living architect for “significant contributions […]

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The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb at the Toledo Museum of Art

The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb at the Toledo Museum of Art

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Toledo Museum of Arts mummies return to public view for this exploration of ancient Egyptian beliefs about life and the afterlife. Opens Oct. 29, 2010. Believing that if they lived good lives they would pass to a better world after death, Egyptians spent enormous effort to ensure the preservation of both body and spirit. […]

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Artists Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The 92nd annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition is now open at the Toledo Museum of Art. The juried show offers an eclectic mix of works in a variety of media, including photography, drawings, etchings, jewelry, glass and paintings. Organized annually by the Museum and the Toledo Federation of Art Societies with support from the Ohio […]

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Whitney Museum of American Art Selects Rockwell Group to Design New Cafe

Whitney Museum of American Art Selects Rockwell Group to Design New Cafe

. July 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

New York – The Whitney Museum of American Art has selected Rockwell Group for the architecture and design of its forthcoming cafe, created and operated by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, opening this winter. The yet-to-be-named cafe, located on the Whitney’s lower level, will be open for both Museum and non-museum visitors, serving breakfast […]

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