Archive for August, 2011

Bowers Museum Presents Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler

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The Bowers Museum presents Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler, on view through september 30, 2011. Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler celebrates this unique American folk art, created purely for the necessity or enjoyment of its makers, which captures the reality of life at sea. Nearly 100 objects […]

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California African American Museum (CAAM) Presents Women: Game Changers, Less Known, Here Celebrated

California African American Museum (CAAM) Presents Women: Game Changers, Less Known, Here Celebrated

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The California African American Museum presents Women: Game Changers, Less Known, Here Celebrated, on view August 3rd – November 6th, 2011. Opening: August 3rd 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Utilizing CAAM’s soaring entrance space, flying banners celebrate centuries of achievements by African American women, many of whom are less publicly known. We see physicians and […]

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Sheldon Museum of Art Presents The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper

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The Sheldon Museum of Art presents The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper. Exhibition on view thru September 25, 2011. The 55 works on paper in this exhibition date from the late 1800s to 2002 and represent just a fraction of what is contained in the Harmon and Harriet […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA) Opens Lynda Benglis

Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA) Opens Lynda Benglis

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The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), presents Lynda Benglis, a traveling exhibition of the work of American artist Lynda Benglis from the past forty years, on view at MOCA at Grand Avenue July 31–October 10, 2011. The first full-scale survey of Benglis’s oeuvre since Dual Natures at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, […]

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Sheldon Museum of Art Announces “Histories” Exhibition

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The Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is reinstalling its permanent collection galleries with a new show, “Histories,” which focuses on the complexity of the subject. The exhibition opens with a First Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5. The term “history” suggests a single, unified explanation and understanding of […]

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