Archive for November, 2011

National Museum of Natural History Announce New Exhibition, Website Guide Visitors through the Evolving Universe

National Museum of Natural History Announce New Exhibition, Website Guide Visitors through the Evolving Universe

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The cosmos constantly changes. Stars are born, live out their lives, and die – sometimes calmly, sometimes explosively. Galaxies form, grow and collide dramatically A new exhibition and website, developed jointly by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, reveal the dynamic and evolving universe through breathtaking photographs and informative […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center offers great gift ideas this holiday season

Cincinnati Museum Center offers great gift ideas this holiday season

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

They’ll love something unique from our gift shops, tickets to A Day in Pompeii opening in March, or a membership! CINCINNATI – On your next visit to Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains, take the opportunity to get a little shopping done. At Cincinnati Museum Center, we have unique gift ideas for everyone […]

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Peer One Video Tour Injects New Perspectives and Interactions with the Walters Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

Peer One Video Tour Injects New Perspectives and Interactions with the Walters Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tour launch date Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, with 2 p.m. presentation Baltimore – The Walters Art Museum announces Peer One, a video tour curated by staff member and artist Kari Altmann, using the museum’s new works of art website as a starting point. A group of contemporaries, including artists, curators and bloggers, will respond with […]

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Hirshhorn Museum goes (RED) for World AIDS Day on December 1

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum represents Washington, D.C., as one of more than 80 iconic landmarks, including New York’s Empire State Building, the London Eye and the Sydney Opera House, that will join (RED), an initiative to fight the AIDS pandemic in Africa, in marking World AIDS Day on the evening of Dec. 1. The World […]

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ChesAdventures begins January 14 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

ChesAdventures begins January 14 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Featuring Chesapeake themed, hands-on activities and a take-home art project, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) ChesAdventures program for children four to nine years old begins on January 14 and continues on Saturday’s through February 25. The ChesAdventures program offers two hours of fun-filled and creative hands-on games, arts and crafts, and storytelling. Small classes […]

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BYU Museum of Art Presents Wide Open Spaces Exploring Painting Techniques that Capture the Grandeur of the American Southwest

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The BYU Museum of Ar presents Wide-Open Spaces an exhibition on view through March 10, 2012. The exhibition presents 80 paintings by a variety of early 20th-century artists. This exhibition explores the artistic innovations in color, composition and technique developed by these artists to capture the grandeur of the region. It will include works drawn […]

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National Museum of Western Art Presents Goya. Lights and Shadows

National Museum of Western Art Presents Goya. Lights and Shadows

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The National Museum of Western Art Presents Goya. Lights and Shadows. Masterpieces of the Museo del Prado, an exhibition on view Sunday 29 January 2012. Francisco de Goya, Clothed Maja ca. 1800-07 Oil on canvas Archivo Fotográfico, Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) — the Old Master from Spain whose acutely critical […]

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