Archive for October, 2013

Bruce Museum announces Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound

Bruce Museum announces Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound

. October 30, 2013

Bruce Museum in Greenwich presents Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound an exhibition on view November 2, 2013 – March 23, 2014. Found in estuaries around the world, oysters are a favored delicacy for humans and play a valuable role in ecosystems and economies. These unassuming mollusks have sustained Native Americans, cleaned polluted harbors, provided […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center offers free hours from 4 to 8 p.m. November 1

. October 30, 2013

CINCINNATI – As part of our Difference Maker celebration, Cincinnati Museum Center is hosting a special “Free Friday” on November 1. In honor of the Difference Maker nominees, the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Cincinnati History Museum and Museum of Natural History & Science will be open FREE from 4 until 8 p.m. “We can think […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art  shows Vermeer’s Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

Philadelphia Museum of Art shows Vermeer’s Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

. October 30, 2013

The Philadelphia Museum of Art shows Young Woman Seated at a Virginal, one of less than forty surviving paintings by the great Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), on view October 26, 2013 – March 2014. Vermeer painted less than forty pictures during his career and this one, Young Woman Seated at a Virginal, is believed […]

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International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum Partners with Operation Food Search

. October 30, 2013

St. Louis – The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Operation Food Search to host a food drive for the month of November. IPHF will provide $1.00 off general museum admission to any visitor who brings a non-perishable food item to be donated. The […]

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Memorial of Southeast Asia U.S. Air Force Operations Unveiled at Museum Nov. 10

Memorial of Southeast Asia U.S. Air Force Operations Unveiled at Museum Nov. 10

. October 30, 2013

Ceremony includes fly-in by Museum’s Cessna O-2A warbird SEATTLE – A large, bronze sculpture depicting a map of the U.S. Air Force Southeast Asia military theater of operations will be unveiled at the Vietnam War exhibit in the Great Gallery during a 10 a.m. ceremony on Nov. 7. Museum Curator Dan Hagedorn will be the […]

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Guggenheim Museum selects Wang Jianwei as the first commissioned artist for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative

. October 29, 2013

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum announced the selection of Beijing-based artist Wang Jianwei as the first commissioned artist for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the Guggenheim Museum. Launched in early 2013, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the Guggenheim Museum has been established to […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art announces Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom

Metropolitan Museum of Art announces Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom

. October 29, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom an exhibition on view November 4 – February 23, 2014. In the ancient world, the Korean kingdom of Silla (57 B.C.–A.D. 935) was renowned as a country of gold. Through nearly 100 spectacular objects created between A.D. 400 and 800—Silla’s seminal period—the landmark exhibition Silla: […]

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