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Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly at the Toledo Museum of Art

Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly at the Toledo Museum of Art

. February 12, 2010

TOLEDO, OHIO–A new exhibition of prints from the Toledo Museum of Art’s collection spotlights the work of iconic American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Although perhaps more popularly known today as a painter, Whistler was a master of the etched line. “Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly”, on view Feb. 26 through May 30, […]

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Plantastic! A fun new interactive science exhibition at World Museum Liverpool

Plantastic! A fun new interactive science exhibition at World Museum Liverpool

. February 11, 2010

A fun new interactive science exhibition reveals the wonderful world of plants from trees and shrubs to fruit and vegetables and flowers and herbs – and shows how they interact with people, animals, insects and each other. ‘Plantastic!’ Open 13 February – 5 September 2010 is aimed at 7 to 14-year-olds and their families with […]

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New Ancient Greece display: The inspirational world of the Ancient Greeks revealed at World Museum

New Ancient Greece display: The inspirational world of the Ancient Greeks revealed at World Museum

. February 11, 2010

A new display reveals the inspirational world of the ancient Greeks whose influence is still felt in the modern world. This culture provided the foundations of Western civilisation and inspired the Renaissance while also paving the way for the Islamic Golden Age in north Africa and south west Asia. The Roman Empire, which conquered Greece […]

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To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum

. February 11, 2010

Encompassing more than one hundred objects drawn from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-renowned holdings of ancient Egyptian art, including some of the greatest masterworks of the Egyptian artistic heritage, To Live Forever explores the Egyptians’ beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife; the process of mummification; the conduct of a funeral; and the different types of […]

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Private Collection Paintings Complement American Holdings at The Hood Museum of Art

Private Collection Paintings Complement American Holdings at The Hood Museum of Art

. February 11, 2010

The Hood Museum of Art is very fortunate to have on loan for the coming year eight superb American paintings from the collection of a Dartmouth parent. Currently installed alongside highlights from the museum’s American art collections, these works dramatically enhance the Hood’s presentation of key developments in the history of American art and culture. […]

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