Archive for May, 2012

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art announces Louisiana Contemporary Presented by Regions Bank

. May 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Recognizing the need to engage a contemporary audience that appreciates the vibrant visual culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art market, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is organizing Louisiana Contemporary presented by Regions Bank, a statewide, juried exhibition. The exhibition will open on […]

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Nationalmuseum acquires Queen Lovisa Ulrika’s memorial cup

Nationalmuseum acquires Queen Lovisa Ulrika’s memorial cup

. May 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

Queen Lovisa Ulrika’s memorial cup was donated to the museum at the annual meeting of the Friends of Nationalmuseum. This unique object was made by silversmith Pehr Zethelius and presented as a memento to Johan Wingård, Bishop of Gothenburg, in thanks for the funeral sermon that he gave for the deceased Queen in 1782. Pehr […]

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National September 11 Memorial & Museum Hold 10th Anniversary Event on May 30

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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels announced a special event recognizing the 10th anniversary of May 30, 2002, which marked the formal end of cleanup operations at Ground Zero. The event, to be held at the 9/11 Memorial on May 30, 2012 beginning at 6:30 p.m., will honor the thousands of […]

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The Mercedes and Ian Stoutzker Gift British Artworks to Tate

The Mercedes and Ian Stoutzker Gift British Artworks to Tate

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Mercedes and Ian Stoutzker are making a major gift to Tate of a group of pre-eminent British works from their collection, which is one of the leading collections of British Art. The works will go on show at Tate Britain later this year and thereafter will allow Tate to strengthen its displays in many ways, […]

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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Selects Architects Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali to Design Museum

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced it has selected architects Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali to design the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. “Renzo’s track record of creating iconic cultural landmarks combined with Zoltan’s success in transforming historically significant buildings is a perfect marriage for a museum that celebrates the history and the future […]

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