Archive for April, 2013

Free summer admission for military families at CBMM

Free summer admission for military families at CBMM

| April 30, 2013

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering free general admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families this Memorial Day through Labor Day. The promotion is part of CBMM’s affiliation with Blue Star Museums—a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of […]

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San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) announces The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by the Islamic Tradition

| April 30, 2013

San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) presents The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by the Islamic Tradition an exhibition on view May 24 through August 11, 2013. The Jameel Prize, inaugurated in 2009, is an international art prize for contemporary artists and designers inspired by Islamic traditions of art, craft and design. The initiative was launched […]

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The Allure of Deadly Snakes is Captured in the New Exhibit Serpentine, June 15 – Sept. 15, 2013

The Allure of Deadly Snakes is Captured in the New Exhibit Serpentine, June 15 – Sept. 15, 2013

| April 30, 2013

PHILADELPHIA — The contrasting qualities of snakes—their allure and danger, passivity and aggression—have captivated the imagination for thousands of years. A new exhibit this summer at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University captures these extremes—and extreme beauty—of some of the world’s deadliest snakes. Fine-arts photographer Mark Laita spent more than a year in […]

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Maine Maritime Museum Boat Safely Class

| April 30, 2013

Maine Maritime Museum is hosting a Boat Safely Class on on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from June 11 through June 20. Learn to safely trailer, navigate and operate a small vessel. Gain the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification required by many states and boat rentals. Insurance companies often offer discounts […]

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site opens Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England

Thomas Cole National Historic Site opens Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England

| April 30, 2013

Thomas Cole National Historic Site presents Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England an exhibition on view April 28 – November 3, 2013. The show, curated by Annette Blaugrund, former director of the National Academy Museum, focuses on Albert Bierstadt’s east coast paintings and offers a rare opportunity to see these little known but […]

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15th-Century Illuminated Manuscript Jointly Acquired by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

| April 30, 2013

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today the joint acquisition of one of the finest illuminated Hebrew manuscripts ever created, a rare handwritten copy of the Mishneh Torah by Maimonides, one of the most important rabbinical figures of the Middle Ages. The manuscript was previously in the collection of Judy […]

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Collezione Maramotti announces A permanently open window by Jason Dodge

Collezione Maramotti announces A permanently open window by Jason Dodge

| April 30, 2013

Collezione Maramotti presents A permanently open window a permanent installation by Jason Dodge, opening: 5 May 2013, 11am. A permanently open window is Jason Dodge’s first permanent installation. The project was conceived for an abandoned industrial space, now transformed into a commercial outlet, adjacent to the Maramotti Collection, in Reggio Emilia. Realized in what was […]

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