Archive for August, 2012

National Museum of American History announces Not Lost in Translation. The Life of Clotilde Arias

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National Museum of American History presents Not Lost in Translation. The Life of Clotilde Arias, an exhibition on view from Sept. 27, 2102. Through the lens of her possessions and papers—photographs, personal and professional documents, journals and objects—the exhibition looks at the life of Arias, the woman who translated the national anthem into its official […]

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Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts celebrates 50th anniversary with Circa 1963 exhibition

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts celebrates 50th anniversary with Circa 1963 exhibition

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The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University presents Circa 1963, an exhibition on view August 30—October 7, 2012. The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts (CCVA) at Harvard University is Le Corbusier’s only building in North America, and one of the last to be completed during his lifetime. In May 2013, the […]

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Kunsthalle Zurich presents Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt (New World)

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Kunsthalle Zurich presents Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt (New World), on view 1 September–4 November 2012. The first exhibition in the Kunsthalle Zürich’s new and renovated premises at the Löwenbräukunst is dedicated to a reunion with an artist who presented his very first institutional exhibition at the Kunsthalle Zürich in 1995. Since then, Wolfgang Tillmans (born […]

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Museum of Flight Lecture Profiles CIA’s Taiwanese Air Force Spy Program Sept. 8

Museum of Flight Lecture Profiles CIA’s Taiwanese Air Force Spy Program Sept. 8

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The Museum of Flight A look at the Black Bat Squadron of the 1950s and 1960s SEATTLE – On Sept. 8, aviation historian Li Wang will deliver a fascinating presentation about The Republic of China Air Force 34th Squadron – the Black Bat Squadron – that flew missions deep into China under the cover of […]

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Tacoma Art Museum presents Best of the Northwest. Selected Paintings from the Collection

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Tacoma Art Museum presents Best of the Northwest. Selected Paintings from the Collection. On view through March 2013. Tacoma Art Museum’s collection of Northwest art includes more than 3,200 objects. The works on view here are some of the best from the museums collection of paintings by Northwest artists. Many are familiar favorites, others have […]

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Merseyside Maritime Museum presents A Sporting Celebration

Merseyside Maritime Museum presents A Sporting Celebration

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Merseyside Maritime Museum presents A Sporting Celebration, an exhibition on view until the end of 2012. Artist impression of the Olympic Stadium, with a capacity for 80,000 spectators © London 2012 This display explores some of the controls in place to ensure a safe and successful celebration of sport. Today, staff at UK Border Agency, […]

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Winterthur Awarded Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

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Winterthur has been selected for the prestigious Humanities Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The $350,000 grant will enable Winterthur to update and enhance the Museum’s environmental monitoring and control systems necessary for collection preservation in its three major buildings — the Museum, the Louise DuPont Crowninshield Research […]

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