Archive for August, 2013

Smithsonian Announces E-book on Future of Museums

. August 27, 2013

Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asks museums a fundamental question: “How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?” His thoughts on how the Smithsonian is tackling this issue and how others have fared in museums and libraries around the world […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art acquires major work by American Modernist painter Edward Hopper

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art acquires major work by American Modernist painter Edward Hopper

. August 27, 2013

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will soon debut a new acquisition of a major work by American Modernist painter Edward Hopper (1882–1967). The work, titled Blackwell’s Island, offers a view of what is now known as Roosevelt Island, located off Manhattan in the East River. The work will be exhibited in the museum’s Early […]

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CIMAM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art elect new board members

. August 27, 2013

CIMAM Members have elected 15 board members to represent them throughout the 2014–2016 triennial. The election process opened online on 17 June and ended on 12 August 2013. For the first time CIMAM Members were invited to vote online through a secure form available at cimam.org. The result of the elections was announced to the […]

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21c Museum Hotel Louisville announce Freeman and Lowe’s “Magical Transformation”

. August 27, 2013

In the 21c Museum Hotel Louisville rests a room tucked away beneath the expanse of the hotel and restaurant above. The Bunbury Suite. While having great space inside and being very conveniently located within the bulk of the gallery space of the hotel, the room always posed a bit of a challenge with its basement […]

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Newbridge Museum of Style Icons opens Travilla costume exhibition

. August 27, 2013

The Newbridge Museum of Style Icons presents “Collection of William Travilla” an exhibition on view from Friday, August 23rd 2013 until September 30th 2013. No one knew legendary screen goddess Marilyn Monroe like Travilla. The famous 36-26-36 hourglass silhouette of the bombshell would help secure Travilla’s place in Hollywood history. Although Marilyn Monroe was Travilla’s […]

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