Archive for August, 2014

New Google feature allows virtual tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

New Google feature allows virtual tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

| August 28, 2014

CINCINNATI – People around the world can now virtually travel the path to freedom, including a journey on the Underground Railroad. Google Cultural Institute is giving visitors around the world a chance to take a detailed look inside the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Using Google Cultural Institute, virtual visitors can explore a slave pen […]

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UMFA’s “salt” Exhibition Explores Smithson Library

UMFA’s “salt” Exhibition Explores Smithson Library

| August 28, 2014

Salt Lake City – The personal library of Spiral Jetty creator Robert Smithson is the subject of a new exhibition opening Friday, September 12, at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). salt 10: Conrad Bakker is the tenth show in the UMFA’s salt series of exhibitions by emerging international contemporary artists. The Canadian artist […]

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CBMM presents “State of the Crab” this September

CBMM presents “State of the Crab” this September

| August 28, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is presenting a “State of the Crab” program on three consecutive Sundays, beginning September 14 and continuing through September 28. The program focuses on the status of the crab fishery and its past, present and future significance to different bay communities, with public participation encouraged. Generously […]

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Cincy ComiCon hosts Drink & Draw event at Cincinnati Museum Center

| August 28, 2014

Comic book artists gather at the “Hall of Justice” for creative inspiration September 5 CINCINNATI – Just as Union Terminal served as inspiration for artists in the 1970s to model the Hall of Justice after its iconic façade, the building continues to inspire comic book artists today. Friday, September 5, Union Terminal will host Cincy […]

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Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990

Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990

| August 26, 2014

August 25 – October 11, 2014 (closed Monday, Sept. 1) Public Reception: Saturday, September 6 4–7 pm Gallery Talk: Monday, September 15 10 am Panel Discussion: Saturday, September 27 1pm Whether regaled as “America’s Suburb” or ridiculed as the capital of mini-malls and Valley Girls, the San Fernando Valley is one of Los Angeles’s most […]

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Queen City bids farewell to celebration of the People’s Princess

| August 26, 2014

Award-winning exhibition Diana, A Celebration closes at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI – A collection of artifacts celebrating the life of Princess Diana is returning home to her family after an 11 year world tour. The award-winning exhibition Diana, A Celebration ended its world tour at Cincinnati Museum Center, and the personal items comprising the exhibition […]

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Fall Programs at the Glass House

Fall Programs at the Glass House

| August 21, 2014

Fujiko Nakaya: Veil Closing November 30, 2014 Coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the Glass House and the 2014 tour season, the Glass House presents Fujiko Nakaya: Veil, the first site-specific artist project to engage the iconic Glass House itself, designed by Philip Johnson and completed in 1949. Veil stages a potent dialogue with the […]

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