Archive for October, 2010

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Begin Excavation  of Snowmass Mammoth Site

Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Begin Excavation of Snowmass Mammoth Site

. October 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will begin excavation of a significant Columbian mammoth fossil site near Snowmass Village on Tuesday, November 2, after reaching a written agreement today with the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District for the donation of the fossils. Several additional mammoths and a mastodon tooth have been uncovered by work […]

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Keswick Museum and Art Gallery Launches Appeal

. October 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The appeal was launched on 30 October 2010. In October 2008 Keswick Museum and Art Gallery received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out some enhancements to the museum. The museum is now on the final leg of the journey but still needs to obtain £137,000 of matched funding before the project can […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Presents Tokyo Art Meeting Transformation

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Presents Tokyo Art Meeting Transformation

. October 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo presents Tokyo Art Meeting Transformation, open 29 October 2010 – 30 January 2011. This exhibition investigates “transformation” from human being into something non-human—be it animal, machine, or imaginary creature. It also poses questions about the nature of humanity in the modern world. Since the 1990s, with the development of […]

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New Museum to Rotate Façade Sculpture from Ugo Rondinone’s Hell, Yes! to Isa Genzken’s Rose II

. October 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

This Saturday, October 30, 2010, the New Museum will begin preparations for a new façade sculpture. Isa Genzken’s Rose II (2008) will be the second work presented on the Museum’s second-floor ledge, which was designed to host a rotating program of sculpture installations. Isa Genzken has a distinguished history in public sculpture, with works in […]

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Museum of Natural History Displays The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond

Museum of Natural History Displays The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond

. October 29, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond an extraordinary 31.06-carat blue gem is now on display in the American Museum of Natural History’s Harry Frank Guggenheim Hall of Minerals courtesy of Laurence Graff. Mined in India, the Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond was once part of the dowry of the Spanish Infanta Margarita Téresa, the young princess famously depicted in Diego Velázquez’s […]

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