Archive for April, 2012

American Art Museum awards the Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Maurie D. McInnis

American Art Museum awards the Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Maurie D. McInnis

. April 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Maurie D. McInnis for her book Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade (University of Chicago Press, 2011). Her book was recognized for its integration of art and cultural studies, tracing the […]

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Museum of Flight Offers Weekend Ground School About B-17 Bomber

Museum of Flight Offers Weekend Ground School About B-17 Bomber

. April 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

SEATTLE, April 25, 2012–On May 19 and 20, The Museum of Flight will be offering a unique, 2-day course about the iconic, World War II Boeing B-17 bomber. The course will familiarize participants in the design, construction, operation and performance of the aircraft. Sessions include briefings about the plane’s systems and how the aircraft is […]

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Museum of Modern Art announces Taryn Simon. A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I–XVIII

Museum of Modern Art announces Taryn Simon. A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I–XVIII

. April 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Modern Art New York presents Taryn Simon. A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I–XVIII, an exhibition on view May 2–September 3, 2012. The exhibition is organized by Roxana Marcoci, Curator, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Taryn Simon. “Chapter XVII from A Living Man Declared Dead […]

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Ai Weiwei’s “Fragments” on View at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

. April 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

Wood from dismantled temples finds its next incarnation as part of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s massive “Fragments,” on view in the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery May 12–April 7, 2013. “Fragments” explores the role of tradition amidst the reality of living in today’s rapidly changing China. The work, on view for the first time in […]

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Flying the Friendly Skies of Saturn’s Largest Moon at the Museum of Flight

Flying the Friendly Skies of Saturn’s Largest Moon at the Museum of Flight

. April 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

May 5 lecture with NASA researcher looks at extraterrestrial airplane projects SEATTLE, – A Museum presentation on May 5 takes a look at the future of airplane flights above distant worlds far from Earth. Lecturer Dr. Jason W. Barnes is part of a team that is developing a NASA proposal to fly a robotic airplane […]

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