Editor

rss feed

Editor's Latest Posts

Penn Museum Exhibition Offers Intimate Look at Homelessness and Addiction in Urban America

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

Anthropologist Philippe Bourgois and photographer-ethnographer Jeff Schonberg spent more than a decade among a community of heroin injectors and crack smokers who survive on the streets of San Francisco’s former industrial neighborhoods. Their extensive research formed the subject of a provocative new book, Righteous Dopefiend (University of California Press, Berkeley, 2009), and now, a new […]

Continue Reading

Clark Museum Shop Offers Special Holiday Discounts for Members

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

Sparkling hand-picked items, many new to Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s museum shop, make the perfect gifts for holiday giving. Coinciding with Williamstown’s Holiday Walk Weekend, the shop will offer a special discount to members of the Clark. On Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, from 10 am to 5 pm, members will […]

Continue Reading

Brooklyn Museum Announces New Egyptian Installation

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

An installation of more than 170 objects selected from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-famous holdings of ancient Egyptian material explores the complex rituals related to the practice of mummification and the Egyptian belief that the body must be preserved in order to ensure eternal life. The Mummy Chamber will open at the Brooklyn Museum on May […]

Continue Reading

Smithsonian Acquires National Cotton Council and “Maid of Cotton” Program Documents

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently acquired archival materials from the Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange. The collection includes photos, films and slides that depict cotton production, as well as the complete archives from the “Maid of Cotton” beauty pageant program that the National Cotton Council operated from 1939-1993. The collection […]

Continue Reading

V&A and Iran Heritage Foundation Announce the Creation of a New Post

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

The V&A Museum and Iran Heritage Foundation announced that Dr. Moya Carey will become the Iran Heritage Foundation Curator, Iran Collections, in the Asian Department of the V&A. This new curatorial role is one of a series of positions created as part of Iran Heritage Foundation’s new programme of developing strategic partnerships with major academic […]

Continue Reading

Museum of Anthropology Introduces New Brand

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

On January 23, 24, and the evening of January 26, 2010, Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver BC (MOA) will celebrate the completion of its multi-year, multi-million dollar Renewal Project with a free public extravaganza of music, dance, multimedia performances, and the opening of a major new exhibition of contemporary work by twelve international artists, “Border […]

Continue Reading

Max Ernst Museum Presents 150 Works of Art by David Lynch

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

“A cult film director from Los Angeles presenting his fine art works for the first time in a German museum. You cannot miss that!”, emphasizes Dr. Achim Sommer, director of the museum and co-curator of the exhibition “David Lynch – Dark Splendor”. Until 21st March 2010 the Max Ernst Museum Bruehl of the LVR presents […]

Continue Reading