Archive for February, 2014

Signal – Center for Contemporary Art opens Andreas Mangione the sound is gone but not forgotten

. February 21, 2014

Signal – Center for Contemporary Art presents Andreas Mangione the sound is gone but not forgotten on view 21 February–13 April 2014. In some parts of Japan there is a tale about the Yamabiko (Echo), a spirit creature that dwells in the mountains. Very seldom seen but more often heard, it is the Yamabiko that […]

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Young Artists 2014 Exhibition Showcases Local Student Artwork at Katonah Museum of Art

Young Artists 2014 Exhibition Showcases Local Student Artwork at Katonah Museum of Art

. February 21, 2014

Young Artists, an annual program for local student artists in its 31st year, gives aspiring artists an opportunity to participate in all aspects of a museum exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art. The exhibition features artwork by nearly 400 local high school seniors from more than 40 high schools in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, […]

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents Alexandra Bircken exhibition

. February 21, 2014

The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents Alexandra Bircken an exhibition on view 22 February–1 June 2014. Bircken’s refreshing take on age-old sculptural tradition, at the same time relating it to the present day, prompted the museum to purchase four of her sculptures in 2010. They can be seen in her largest one-man exhibition to date, […]

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TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA TO PRESENT AKIKO FUKAI, LEADING FASHION HISTORIAN

TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA TO PRESENT AKIKO FUKAI, LEADING FASHION HISTORIAN

. February 21, 2014

Toronto – The Textile Museum of Canada (TMC) is pleased to announce the upcoming presentation by internationally acclaimed fashion historian, curator and author Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator of the Kyoto Costume Institute. The lecture and reception will take place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:30 pm, Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Avenue […]

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Freedom Center Unveils Rare First Edition of Twelve Years a Slave 1853 autobiography tells story from Oscar-nominated movie

Freedom Center Unveils Rare First Edition of Twelve Years a Slave 1853 autobiography tells story from Oscar-nominated movie

. February 21, 2014

CINCINNATI (Feb. 20, 2013)-The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center unveiled today its latest acquisition-a rare, early first edition copy of Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, now on view. Twelve Years a Slave recounts Solomon Northup’s true story as a free man from New York abducted and sold into slavery, from the time of […]

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