Archive for December, 2010

New York State Museum Presents Celebrate Public Health

New York State Museum Presents Celebrate Public Health

. December 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

The New York State Museum will “Celebrate Public Health” with a series of interactive programs designed to educate, entertain and engage students during school break week December 27-30. Participants will have the opportunity to sketch, paint, play interactive videos, watch a skit, learn exercises, do arts and crafts projects and much more. Presenters will include […]

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National Gallery of Canada Appoints Paul Lang as its Chief Curator

. December 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) announced the appointment of Paul Lang, an expert in neo-classical European Art, as its new Deputy Director and Chief Curator. An accomplished scholar who holds a PhD in Art History from the University of Geneva, Mr. Lang has been Chief Curator at the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Genève […]

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Metropolitan Museum Presents The Emperor’s Private Paradise Treasures from the Forbidden City

Metropolitan Museum Presents The Emperor’s Private Paradise Treasures from the Forbidden City

. December 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

“When China’s last emperor, Puyi, left the Forbidden City in 1924, the doors closed on a secluded compound of pavilions and gardens deep within the palace. Filled with exquisite objects personally commissioned by the Qianlong emperor, the complex of lavish buildings and thoughtful landscaping lay dormant for decades.” —From Juanqinzhai in the Qianlong Garden, The […]

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Cindy Sherman: Works from Friends of the Bruce Museum

Cindy Sherman: Works from Friends of the Bruce Museum

. December 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Bruce Museum’s major winter exhibition features Cindy Sherman: Works from Friends of the Bruce Museum, focusing on a number of key moments in the artist’s remarkable career. The exhibition, on view January 29, 2011 – April 23, 2011, will highlight the humor, artifice, and phantasmagoric re-fashioning that has made Sherman such an important figure […]

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Racine Art Museum Presents Watercolor Wisconsin 2010

Racine Art Museum Presents Watercolor Wisconsin 2010

. December 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Racine Art Museum presents Watercolor Wisconsin 2010 on view now through April 30, 2011. Encouraged to experiment and explore all the possibilities of painting on paper, the artists in the show have created works as diverse as their own imaginations. Of 261 pieces submitted by 146 artists, approximately one-third of the pieces were chosen […]

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