Archive for February, 2014

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announce the Solomon Northup Tour, Guided by its Creators Saturday Only for Oscar Weekend

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announce the Solomon Northup Tour, Guided by its Creators Saturday Only for Oscar Weekend

| February 28, 2014

In honor of 12 Years a Slave’s nine Academy Award nominations, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is offering guided Solomon Northup tours all day, Saturday, March 1, as part of Oscar weekend. Tours start every hour on the hour, beginning at 11 a.m. The final tour is at 4 p.m. Each tour lasts approximately […]

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Frick Exhibits Collection of American Art

| February 28, 2014

An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Painting opens at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburg, Penn., this Saturday. This exhibition features 50 paintings by American artists from the nation’s early years of independence through the dawn of the 20th century, and includes major artists and movements from the Peale family and […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich opens Alberto Giacometti Drawings and Watercolours

Kunsthaus Zurich opens Alberto Giacometti Drawings and Watercolours

| February 28, 2014

Kunsthaus Zurich presents Alberto Giacometti Drawings and Watercolours an exhibition on view 28 February – 25 May 2014. With the Bruno Giacometti bequest of 2012 to the Kunsthaus Zürich came a group of works covering the entire career of Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), from the early years in Stampa to his Paris period, which has long […]

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Latino Center Announces 2014 Young Ambassadors Program

| February 28, 2014

The Smithsonian Latino Center is now accepting applications for the 2014 Young Ambassadors Program June 22 through Aug. 1. The application deadline is April 7, before 5 p.m. EDT. The Young Ambassadors Program is a national program for graduating high school seniors aimed at fostering the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences […]

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MoMA PS1 announces Maria Lassnig exhibition

MoMA PS1 announces Maria Lassnig exhibition

| February 28, 2014

MoMA PS1 presents the most comprehensive survey of painter Maria Lassnig (b. 1919, Austria) organized in the United States, an exhibition on view March 9–May 25. The presentation includes over seventy major works spanning almost seven decades, most of which are being exhibited for the first time in the U.S. Organized by Peter Eleey, Maria […]

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“Trailblazers – Women of the Boeing Company” Lecture and Book Signing March 8

| February 28, 2014

Author Betsy Case and guest Sandra Jeffcoat share Boeing women’s stories SEATTLE – Betsy Case, author of “Trailblazers: The Women of the Boeing Company,” will tell stories about the courageous women aviators and engineers who helped make Boeing the great company it is today. Case will be joined by Boeing engineer and technical fellow Sandra […]

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Tate Liverpool open Keywords: Art, Society and Culture in 1980s Britain Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist

Tate Liverpool open Keywords: Art, Society and Culture in 1980s Britain Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist

| February 28, 2014

Tate Liverpool present Keywords: Art, Society and Culture in 1980s Britain Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist on view 28 February–11 May 2014. Tate Liverpool presents an exhibition based on Raymond Williams’ seminal book Keywords – A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. Williams distinguished keywords as those words that repeatedly crop up in our discussion of ‘the […]

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