Archive for March, 2013

National Portrait Gallery To Host Poetry Reading on April 21

. March 29, 2013

The National Portrait Gallery will host a poetry reading with three award-winning poets: Guggenheim Fellow and Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award-winner John Koethe, Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef Komunyakaa and Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon. This event, with book signing to follow, will take place Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in the Portrait Gallery’s Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. […]

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Dallas Museum of Art Announces Marguerite and Robert Hoffman Fund

Dallas Museum of Art Announces Marguerite and Robert Hoffman Fund

. March 29, 2013

The Dallas Museum of Art today announced a major gift from DMA trustee and past chairman Marguerite Steed Hoffman that was conceived to expand and enhance the Museum’s collection of European art, primarily of the Renaissance and Baroque eras, through the establishment of a $17 million endowment. Marguerite Hoffman. Photo: Courtesy of Dallas Museum of […]

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Farnsworth Art Museum announces Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum

. March 29, 2013

The Farnsworth Art Museum presents Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum an exhibitionof approximately thirty paintings on view April 27 through December 29 at the museum’s Wyeth Center. The exhibition, based on the holdings of the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is composed of thirty paintings […]

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CBMM hosts Maritime Model Expo May 18 & 19

CBMM hosts Maritime Model Expo May 18 & 19

. March 29, 2013

The Model Guild of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the North American Steamboat Modeler’s Association (NASMA), and the Washington Ship Model Society are sponsoring the 9th Maritime Model Expo on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. In addition to the museum’s 12 exhibit […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art present Velazquez’s Portrait of Duke Francesco I d’Este

. March 29, 2013

Metropolitan Museum of Art present Velazquez’s Portrait of Duke Francesco I d’Este one of the great portraits of the 17th century on view from April 16 through July 14. The exhibition, Velázquez’s Portrait of Duke Francesco I d’Este: A Masterpiece from the Galleria Estense, Modena, is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration […]

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