Archive for December, 2011

American Indian Skateboarding Culture Celebrated in New Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

American Indian Skateboarding Culture Celebrated in New Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

. December 2, 2011 . 0 Comments

Skateboarding is one of the most popular sports on Indian reservations and has inspired and influenced American Indian and Native Hawaiian communities since the 1960s. A new exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, together with the National Museum of the American Indian, celebrates the vibrancy, creativity and history of American Indian skateboarding culture. […]

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Me Wuk Indians to Perform at the National Museum of the American Indian Dec. 5

Me Wuk Indians to Perform at the National Museum of the American Indian Dec. 5

. December 2, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians from Tuolumne, Calif., are bringing the museum’s official holiday tree to Washington, D.C. To celebrate, the museum invites the public to a performance of the Me-Wuk Indian dancers in the museum’s Potomac Atrium on the first level, Monday, Dec. 5. Members of the tribe will conduct an opening blessing […]

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Walker Art Gallery Announces The Living and the Dead Paintings and sculpture by John Kirby

. December 2, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool presents The Living and the Dead Paintings and sculpture by John Kirby, the first retrospective of work by the Liverpool born artist John Kirby, on view from 13 January until 15 April 2012. The Living and the Dead: Paintings and sculpture by John Kirby explores the themes of gender, […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Ghent Presents The World of Minne and Maeterlinck

Museum of Fine Arts Ghent Presents The World of Minne and Maeterlinck

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

George Minne and Maurice Maeterlinck were ‘symmetrical spirits’, who were seen as innovators in their time in the international arts centres. The Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent presents The World of Minne and Maeterlinck, an exhibition on view until 19 February 2012. This exhibition wants to highlight the work of two remarkable artists who […]

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Art Fund Announces Public Appeal to Buy Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle for the National Maritime Museum

Art Fund Announces Public Appeal to Buy Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle for the National Maritime Museum

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Art Fund is appealing for £362,500 to give the Fourth Plinth Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare, MBE, a permanent home at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle, Art Fund The work was commissioned by the Mayor of London for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square where […]

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