Archive for August, 2010

King Carl XVI Gustaf Opens Terracotta Army Exhibition in Stockholm

King Carl XVI Gustaf Opens Terracotta Army Exhibition in Stockholm

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on Friday formally declared open the exhibition of China’s terracotta army in the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm. The exhibition is open through 16 January 2011. “This year it will be 60 years since Sweden became one of the first countries to establish diplomatic contact with the […]

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National WWII Museum Dedicates Site of Upcoming U.S. Freedom Pavilion

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

Just two days before the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The National World War II Museum in New Orleans has announced major new funding to build a new destination attraction as part of the Museum’s ongoing $300 million expansion: The United States Freedom Pavilion: Land, Sea & Air. “The United States Freedom Pavilion will be […]

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Art Fund Presents Leeds Art Gallery With Elisabeth Frink Sculpture

Art Fund Presents Leeds Art Gallery With Elisabeth Frink Sculpture

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

Birdman, a life-size sculpture by acclaimed artist Elisabeth Frink (1930 – 1993) has gone on display at Leeds Art Gallery. Valued at £250,000, the unique plaster maquette was given to Leeds through the Art Fund by the Frink Estate and Beaux Arts London. This is the first sculpture by Elisabeth Frink to be part of […]

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Georgia Museum of Art at UGA acquires two paintings from West Foundation Collection

Georgia Museum of Art at UGA acquires two paintings from West Foundation Collection

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

Athens, Ga. – The Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA), located on the University of Georgia (UGA) campus, recently acquired two significant American paintings from the West Foundation Collection of Atlanta, Ga. The foundation gave Benjamin West’s Portrait of Captain Christopher Codrington Bethell (1769) and John Linton Chapman’s Via Appia (1867) to the museum in honor […]

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Mercer Museum Expansion Project

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Mercer Museum is currently undergoing a $12 M construction project to provide expanded exhibition space including a new 3,500 square foot changing exhibit gallery, and a new 1,000 square foot Multi-flex Learning Center, upgraded visitor services, enhanced development site and an enhanced endowment. The Museum has raised over $9M toward its $12M goal. Contributions […]

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