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Zayed National Museum announces A History of the World in 100 Objects

Zayed National Museum announces A History of the World in 100 Objects

. April 9, 2014

The Zayed National Museum presents A History of the World in 100 Objects an exhibition on view 23 April–1 August 2014. Offering a glimpse of the eagerly anticipated Zayed National Museum, TCA Abu Dhabi has collaborated with the British Museum to present A History of the World in 100 Objects; an inspiring exhibition that captures […]

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Norton Simon Museum opens In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

Norton Simon Museum opens In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

. April 1, 2014

The Norton Simon Museum presents In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas an exhibition on view March 28, 2014 – August 25, 2014. In the Land of Snow is the Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art, bringing together exceptional Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhist sculptures along with significant thangka (flat […]

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British Museum presents From temple to home celebrating Ganesha

. March 19, 2014

The British Museum in London presents From temple to home celebrating Ganesha an exhibition on view 27 February – 25 May 2014. The elephant-headed Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu gods – the creator and remover of obstacles. The main stone sculpture in the display was carved from schist around 800 years ago […]

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Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

. March 10, 2014

Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection an exhibition on view through August 31, 2014.. Fearsome warriors clad head-to-toe in highly decorated armor, samurai of 12th through 19th century Japan symbolized the power, honor and valor of the country’s military elite. Led by omnipotent warlords called shoguns, samurai have […]

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British Library acquires renaissance masterwork of manuscript illumination for the nation

British Library acquires renaissance masterwork of manuscript illumination for the nation

. March 10, 2014

An illuminated play text from the fifteenth century, has been acquired for the nation and allocated to the British Library by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax under the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) Scheme which is administered by Arts Council England on behalf of the Department for Culture Media and Sport. The acquisition was […]

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