Archive for July, 2012

American Museum of Natural History opens Spiders Alive exhibition

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American Museum of Natural History presents Spiders Alivea new exhibition on view at the American Museum of Natural History from July 28, 2012, through December 2, 2012. Among the most versatile animals on the planet, spiders inhabit every continent but Antarctica and are able to survive in environments that range from deserts to rainforests to […]

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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery opens Worlds Within Worlds. Imperial Paintings from India and Iran

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery opens Worlds Within Worlds. Imperial Paintings from India and Iran

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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery presents Worlds Within Worlds. Imperial Paintings from India and Iran, an exhibition on view July 28–September 16, 2012. Jahangir Embracing Shah Abbas From the St. Petersburg Album Signed by Abu’l Hasan (act. 1600–30) India, Mughal dynasty, ca. 1618 Margins by Muhammad Sadiq, Iran, dated AH 1170/1756–57 CE Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, […]

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Bellevue Arts Museum fundraiser breaks record

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Bellevue Arts Museum raised over $1 million at its annual fundraising gala, Artful Evening. Over the years, BAM has exponentially increased support through its annual fundraiser, affirming the Museum’s role as a vibrant cultural institution with a growing national reputation. In 2006, just a year after BAM expanded its mission to include craft and design, […]

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Royal Ontario Museum presents Small Skills, Special Effects. Unusual Chinese Works of Art

Royal Ontario Museum presents Small Skills, Special Effects. Unusual Chinese Works of Art

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Royal Ontario Museum presents Small Skills, Special Effects: Unusual Chinese Works of Art, an exhibition on view from July 28, 2012 to February 3, 2013, featuring items from the ROM’s own Far Eastern, Textiles and Costume collections; loans from three private collections; and an item from the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library of the […]

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Menil Collection announces Claes Oldenburg. Strange Eggs

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Menil Collection presents Claes Oldenburg. Strange Eggs, an exhibition on view September 20, 2012 – February 3, 2013 The Strange Eggs are a remarkable group of collages by American artist Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929). Completed over the course of two years after he moved to New York City from Chicago in 1956, they constitute some […]

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