Archive for January, 2014

Outside In Gets a Makeover, Opens Feb. 8 With New Play Areas

. January 31, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Outside In, the beloved children’s nature discovery center of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, is getting a makeover. When it reopens Saturday, Feb. 8, the hands-on exhibit will feature new play areas and activities that will engage children and their caregivers in the natural world. For many youngsters, a visit […]

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See it Before it Closes! Just A Few More Weeks to Catch Eye to I at the Katonah Museum of Art

See it Before it Closes! Just A Few More Weeks to Catch Eye to I at the Katonah Museum of Art

. January 31, 2014

The Katonah Museum of Art prompts a debate with a provocative and interactive approach to portraiture in its current, widely popular exhibition, Eye to I…3,000 Years of Portraits, ending in just a few weeks, on February 16. Join us on Saturday, February 1 for Free Admission Day sponsored by Kendal-on-Hudson. Eye to I, which opened […]

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National Postal Museum Launches Worldwide Postage Stamp Album

. January 31, 2014

The National Postal Museum’s new William H. Gross Stamp Gallery exhibit of “A Stamp for Every Country” has inspired the creation of a new worldwide postage stamp album. The album can be downloaded directly from the museum’s website and invites anyone to start their own collection of almost 800 stamps—one from every country in the […]

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FIRST U.S. MUSEUM SOLO EXHIBITION OF SCULPTOR TONY MATELLI  OPENS FEBRUARY 5 at THE DAVIS MUSEUM AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE

FIRST U.S. MUSEUM SOLO EXHIBITION OF SCULPTOR TONY MATELLI OPENS FEBRUARY 5 at THE DAVIS MUSEUM AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE

. January 30, 2014

WELLESLEY, Mass. – Tony Matelli: New Gravity, the artist’s first solo exhibition at a U.S museum, opens at the Davis Museum on February 5, 2014. Comprised of recent works from the past five years as well as new works created specifically for the Davis, the exhibition focuses on the artist’s discursive use of time, ambivalence, […]

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Museum of Science Boston Awarded $2.5 Million to Support Hall of Human Life

. January 30, 2014

The Biogen Idec Foundation has awarded the Museum of Science, Boston a $2.5 million grant to support its Hall of Human Life exhibition. In addition, the dynamic multi-media laboratory at the exhibit’s focal point will be named the Biogen Idec Foundation Exploration Hub. Payable over five years, this is the largest single grant awarded by […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum El Greco Masterpiece Restoration

Nelson-Atkins Museum El Greco Masterpiece Restoration

. January 30, 2014

Bank of America has announced that it will provide funding, through its global Art Conservation Project, to conserve The Penitent Magdalene, which is among the artist El Greco’s most precious works, at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. This conservation work is one of 25 projects in 17 countries around the world that […]

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Friends & Partners Membership Programs Enrollments Soar At Dallas Museum of Art

. January 30, 2014

The Dallas Museum of Art announced that it has enrolled nearly 50,000 visitors in its DMA Friends membership program since its launch on January 21, 2013. The nation’s first free museum membership program is available to anyone who wishes to join, and focuses on activating engagement with the Museum and building long-term relationships with visitors. […]

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