Archive for January, 2013

Metropolitan Museum of Art New Galleries for Islamic Art Department Attract One Million Visitors

. January 23, 2013 . 0 Comments

Attendance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia topped the one-million mark on January 18, 2013. In the 14 months since their grand reopening on November 1, 2011, the galleries have attracted an average of 2,550 people per day. […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center offers free expert lectures to expand your Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit experience

. January 23, 2013 . 0 Comments

CINCINNATI – Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times at Cincinnati Museum Center is transporting guests back in time and across the world for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. More than 600 artifacts and real fragments of the priceless Dead Sea Scrolls bring to life more than 2,000 years of history that shaped western culture […]

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Frick Collection opens Precision and Splendor. Clocks and Watches

Frick Collection opens Precision and Splendor. Clocks and Watches

. January 23, 2013 . 0 Comments

The Frick Collection opens Precision and Splendor. Clocks and Watches, an exhibition on view January 23, 2013 to February 2, 2014. Mantel Clock with Study and Philosophy, movement by Renacle-Nicolas Sotiau (1749−1791), figures after Simon-Louis Boizot (1743–1809), c. 1785−90, patinated and gilt bronze, marble, enameled metal, and glass, H.: 22 inches, Horace Wood Brock Collection. […]

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Museum of Modern Art opens Pollen from Hazelnut, a pollen field by Wolfgang Laib

. January 23, 2013 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Modern Art presents Pollen from Hazelnut, a pollen field by the artist Wolfgang Laib, an exhibition on view January 23-March 11, 2013. The work is the artist’s largest pollen-based installation to date, measuring approximately 18 by 21 feet. This presentation is organized by Lilian Tone, Assistant Curator, and Ann Temkin, The Marie-Josée […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art opens The Path of Nature. French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens The Path of Nature. French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection

. January 23, 2013 . 0 Comments

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens The Path of Nature. French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection, 1785–1850, an exhibition on view January 22–April 21, 2013. In 2003 the Metropolitan Museum acquired a significant group of paintings spanning a key period in European history, beginning with the advent of the French Revolution and concluding with the […]

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