Archive for October, 2015

National Underground Railroad Freedom Centre Announce Panelists for Opening Program of Mascots

. October 22, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in partnership with Xavier University, announced today the panelists participating in the opening program for Mascots, the first of two special exhibitions opening at the museum this fall. The panelists include Dusty Baker, former manager of the Cincinnati Reds; Cheyenne Elder Dennis Limberhand; Alex Tortes of […]

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UMFA Wins State Award for Spiral Jetty Outreach

UMFA Wins State Award for Spiral Jetty Outreach

. October 20, 2015

Salt Lake City – The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah has been awarded the Utah Museums Association’s 2015 Award for Excellence in Programming. The UMFA won the award for its efforts to raise awareness and appreciation of Spiral Jetty, the internationally acclaimed work of Land art by Robert Smithson […]

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Museum of Flight Second Annual SpaceFest Is Not Rocket Science

Museum of Flight Second Annual SpaceFest Is Not Rocket Science

. October 20, 2015

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight’s second annual SpaceFest is not rocket science. This year’s Nov. 5-7 event, SpaceFest 2015: Oh the Humanity!, is about the physical and cultural sides of making a home away from Earth. Speakers include astronauts, writers, artists, space entrepreneurs and other visionaries. There will be presentations by the Seattle Reperatory […]

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Goya: The Portraits Opens at the National Gallery

Goya: The Portraits Opens at the National Gallery

. October 16, 2015

The National Gallery has opened Goya: The Portraits an exhibition on view now through 10 January 2016 in the galleries Sainsbury Wing. Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) is one of Spain’s most celebrated artists. He was an incisive social commentator, considered (even during his own lifetime) as a supremely gifted painter who took the […]

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PAINTING TRANQUILITY: MASTERWORKS BY VILHELM HAMMERSHOI FROM SMK – THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF DENMARK

. October 15, 2015

Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, an exhibition of masterpieces by celebrated Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916), opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, in New York City, on October 17, 2015. The selection of 24 paintings examines the practice of an artist who defied […]

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