Archive for March, 2012

National Portrait Gallery announces A Will of Their Own. Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic

National Portrait Gallery announces A Will of Their Own. Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic

. March 28, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, with the support of the Terra Foundation for American Art, presents “A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic.” The exhibition will be on view April 20 through Sept. 2, 2013. Portrait of Mrs. John Stevens Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, […]

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Natural History Museum Displays Prehistoric Snake Replica and Fossil of 60-Million-Year-Old Snake

. March 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

A 48 feet long realistic replica of the world’s largest snake is on exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History until Jan. 6, 2013. Sixty million years ago, in the era after the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, scientists believe that a colossal snake related to modern boa constrictors thrived in a hot […]

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The Walters Art Museum Receives $265,000 NEH Grant to Digitize Over 100 Flemish Manuscripts

The Walters Art Museum Receives $265,000 NEH Grant to Digitize Over 100 Flemish Manuscripts

. March 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

Baltimore—The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has granted the Walters Art Museum $265,000 for a three-year project to digitize, catalog and distribute 113 illuminated medieval manuscripts from Flanders, present-day northeastern France and Belgium. This project, Imaging the Hours: Creating a Digital Resource of Flemish Manuscripts, will digitize 45,000 pages of text with over 3,000 […]

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Morgan Library & Museum appoints Joel Smith as the first curator of photography

. March 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the appointment of Joel Smith as the first curator of photography in the institution’s history. Currently curator of photography at Princeton University Art Museum, Mr. Smith will begin his work at the Morgan in September, and will focus his attention on building the collection and organizing related exhibitions […]

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National Gallery of Art announces I Spy. Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938–2010

National Gallery of Art announces I Spy. Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938–2010

. March 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

The National Gallery of Art in Washington presents I Spy. Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938–2010, an exhibition on view, April 22–August 5, 2012. Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Head #22, 2001, chromogenic print National Gallery of Art, Washington, Charina Endowment Fund © Philip‑Lorca diCorcia The exhibition is devoted to street photographs by some of the […]

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