Archive for February, 2014

Philadelphia Museum of Art announces Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910

Philadelphia Museum of Art announces Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910

. February 27, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum of Art present Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910 on view March 2–May 26, 2014. The first comprehensive survey in the United States devoted to the art of the celebrated Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), an era that profoundly shaped the culture of Korea in ways that continue to […]

Continue Reading

McNay Art Museum Acquires Cubist Painting by Albert Gleizes

. February 27, 2014

The McNay Art Museum has announced a rare and important addition to the museum’s notable collection of French paintings. Portrait of Madame H. M. Barzun by Albert Gleizes (1881-1953), now on view, is a bequest of Jacques Barzun. A Cubist work, the portrait dates to 1911, the year before Gleizes and fellow artist Jean Metzinger […]

Continue Reading

Floating Fleet Day at CBMM May 31

Floating Fleet Day at CBMM May 31

. February 27, 2014

On Saturday, May 31, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD will host Floating Fleet Day, where visitors can experience the Miles River aboard an authentic Chesapeake wooden workboat. For a nominal fee, 30-minute boat rides will be offered between noon and 3 p.m. aboard many of CBMM’s floating fleet, including the […]

Continue Reading

Make a Difference in Yourself and Your Community Volunteer at the UMFA!

. February 27, 2014

Salt Lake City – Attention all museum lovers, cultural enthusiasts, history buffs and devoted art advocates: Are you looking for a way to serve and inspire others in your community? The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is looking for passionate volunteers to serve as Weekend Docents! The UMFA depends on a dedicated docent team each […]

Continue Reading

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral

. February 26, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral an exhibition on view February 25 – May 18, 2014. A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England’s historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 […]

Continue Reading