Archive for August, 2010

Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Masterpieces – White Chair by Rietveld and Reliefs by Schoonhoven

Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Masterpieces – White Chair by Rietveld and Reliefs by Schoonhoven

. August 31, 2010 . 0 Comments

“New at the Rijksmuseum: Gerrit T. Rietveld • Jan J. Schoonhoven”, on display in the Acquisitions Hall through 4 October 2010. The Rijksmuseum has acquired two masterpieces for its collection of 20th-century art and history: the famous chair designed by Gerrit T. Rietveld around 1918 and a relief by Jan J. Schoonhoven from 1963. Both […]

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The Sixty-ninth Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art

. August 31, 2010 . 0 Comments

Washington, DC – The National Gallery of Art presents its 69th season of the longest-running free concert series in the nation’s capital from September 26, 2010, through June 26, 2011. Twenty-six of the 42 concerts will relate to a Gallery exhibition, an aspect of the permanent collection, or themes common to music and the visual […]

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National Gallery of Art Center Presents American Modernism: The Shein Collection

National Gallery of Art Center Presents American Modernism: The Shein Collection

. August 31, 2010 . 0 Comments

Washington, DC – One of the finest, most selective private collections of works by the first wave of American modernists will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, East Building, open through January 2, 2011. American Modernism: The Shein Collection presents 20 masterpieces by Patrick Henry Bruce, Stuart Davis, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, […]

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National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2010–2011 Appointments

. August 31, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has announced the appointments of members for 2010–2011. They include Joseph J. Rishel, Philadelphia Museum of Art, as Samuel H. Kress Professor; Carmen C. Bambach, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as Andrew W. Mellon Professor; and Victor I. Stoichita, […]

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CBMM Hosts 28th Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival on October 2

CBMM Hosts 28th Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival on October 2

. August 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is hosting one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boats and unique watercraft at the 28th Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, October 2. Mid Atlantic Small Craft Festival Boats Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the […]

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