Archive for October, 2011

National Portrait Gallery Extends Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

National Portrait Gallery Extends Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

. October 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has extended the entry period for the next installment of the “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.” The juried competition is open to artists over the age of 18 to submit portraits created after Jan. 1, 2010, in any visual art medium. Entries may be submitted online at portraitcompetition.si.edu now through Nov. […]

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Smithsonian Celebrates American Indian Heritage Month in November

. October 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian celebrates American Indian Heritage Month throughout November with a series of performances, lectures, exhibitions, family activities and tours at various museums. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated. For a full calendar of events, visit www.smithsonianeducation.org/heritage. Feature Event The Smithsonian will present “Chikasha Poya: We Are Chickasaw,” a three-day event Nov. 3-5 from […]

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Exhibition Examining Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

National Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Exhibition Examining Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

. October 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and Monticello will present “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty,” an exhibition of artifacts from the Smithsonian’s collections and from excavations at Jefferson’s Virginia plantation. The exhibition will be on view in the NMAAHC Gallery in the National Museum of American History from Jan. […]

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DAILY MUSEUM RITUAL PAYS HOMAGE TO RARE AUDUBON BOOK

DAILY MUSEUM RITUAL PAYS HOMAGE TO RARE AUDUBON BOOK

. October 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Birds of America takes flight every weekday at 3:15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA – A rare book normally available only to scholars now can be viewed by just about anybody, but it will take you well over a year to get through it. The book—actually a double elephant folio—is The Birds of America by John James […]

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Royal College of Art Announces Exhibition of Lebanese Art

Royal College of Art Announces Exhibition of Lebanese Art

. October 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The The Royal College of Art presents “Subtitled: With Narratives from Lebanon” an exhibition of Lebanese Art on view from Thursday 3 November until Sunday 6 November, 2011. Fouad el Khoury The Flag (from the beirut City Center series) 1982. The Association for the Promotion and Exhibition of the Arts in Lebanon (APEAL), is presenting […]

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