Archive for September, 2011

American Art Museum Renwick Gallery Announces Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House Exhibition

. September 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

“‘Something of Splendor’: Decorative Arts from the White House” opens Oct. 1 at the Renwick Gallery, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s branch museum for craft and decorative arts, and closes May 6, 2012. The exhibition features 95 objects from the permanent collection of the White House, including furniture, ceramics, metals, glass and textiles. Many of […]

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Traveling World War I Gallery Parks at Museum Of Flight Oct 15-16

. September 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Museum the only Seattle stop for “Honoring Our History” tour SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2011–On Oct. 15 and 16 The Museum of Flight is the only Seattle location for a traveling exhibit about World War I. Mounted in an 18-wheel big-rig trailer, the gallery is traveling around the country in what is called the “Honoring Our […]

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Maxxi Opens Indian Highway Touring Group Show

Maxxi Opens Indian Highway Touring Group Show

. September 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Maxxi in Rome presents Indian Highway Touring Group Show on view from September 22. Indian Highway presents, through a wide selection of works, the overall picture of contemporary Indian art scene. Jitish Kallat, Baggage Claim (part.). Courtesy the artist and ARNDT, Berlin/ Photography ‘Iris Dreams, Mumbai’. Dayanita Singh, Dream Villa 11. Courtesy Frith Street Gallery […]

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Israel Museum and Google Put Dead Sea Scrolls Online

. September 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem announced its Dead Sea Scrolls Project on Monday, putting five of the texts online for the general public to study. The website — http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/ — was developed in partnership with Google, and it displays searchable, high-resolution images of the texts, as well as short explanatory videos and background information. We […]

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firstsite Opens New Gallery Designed by Rafael Vinoly in Colchester

firstsite Opens New Gallery Designed by Rafael Vinoly in Colchester

. September 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

firstsite’s new home reinvents the traditional art gallery as an innovative cultural and social space with contemporary art at its heart. Designed by award-winning architect Rafael Viñoly and selected from a worldwide competition entry of over 100 submissions, the crescent-shaped building clad with a unique golden alloy presents a creative space and a landmark destination. […]

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