Archive for August, 2010

Holburne Museum 2010 Portrait Prize

Holburne Museum 2010 Portrait Prize

. August 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Holburne Museum’s prestigious biennial portrait competition for artists in the south west returns in September 2010 to Chapel Row Gallery, Bath, whilst the Museum is closed for a development project of restoration and extension. The Prize was established in 2002 as a response to Thomas Gainsborough and his eighteenth-century contemporaries, who made Bath one […]

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Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum Unveils New Home for Moon Rock

Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum Unveils New Home for Moon Rock

. August 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

Gov. Bill Ritter and Colorado School of Mines President Bill Scoggins today unveiled a new museum exhibit for one of the “moon rocks” originally given to the state about 35 years ago. The moon rock, which had been in the safekeeping of former Gov. John Vanderhoof in Grand Junction, will become part of a permanent […]

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Bats at The Natural History Museum

Bats at The Natural History Museum

. August 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Natural History Museum will present, Bats: The Real Stars of The Night on 28 August 2010 12:30 – 13:00, 14:30 – 15:00 in the Attenborough Studio. A talk about the wonderful world of British bats. Have you ever seen a bat fly overhead and wondered where it lives, what it eats or what it […]

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Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) to Present Video Exhibition Examining the Relationship Between Camera Frame and Unbounded Space

. August 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

Framed will feature a new video installation by artist Kate Gilmore as well as films by Bruce Nauman and Richard Serra, and video works by Sigalit Landau, Lilly McElroy, Robin Rhode, Melanie Schiff and Type A INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced that it will present Framed, an exhibition featuring videos created […]

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Hebrew Manuscripts on View during High Holy Days at the Metropolitan Museum

Hebrew Manuscripts on View during High Holy Days at the Metropolitan Museum

. August 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

Two important medieval Hebrew manuscripts—a Mishneh Torah made between 1300 and 1400 in Germany and an illuminated leaf from a prayer book made in Austria around 1360—are on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters, respectively, in conjunction with the Jewish High Holy Days this fall. The Cloisters is the Metropolitan’s branch […]

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