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National Gallery of Art Present The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum Rome

National Gallery of Art Present The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum Rome

. December 13, 2013

The National Gallery of Art, Roma Capitale, and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC, present one of the most famous works from antiquity, the Dying Gaul, an ancient Roman sculpture created during the first or second century AD, traveling outside of Italy for the first time in more than two centuries. On view from […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archeology

. November 21, 2013

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago presents The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archeology an exhibition on view March 9, 2014, a group exhibition tracing contemporary artists’ pervasive interest in history, archaeology, and archival research that has become a newly prominent feature in art produced in the past decade. Consisting almost entirely of work […]

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Institut Valencia d’Art Modern (IVAM) presents Tea with Nefertiti

Institut Valencia d’Art Modern (IVAM) presents Tea with Nefertiti

. November 17, 2013

Institut Valencia d’Art Modern (IVAM) presents Tea with Nefertiti: The making of an artwork by the artist, the museum and the public open November 8, 2013–January 26, 2014. After a critically acclaimed run at Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha and l’Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, the Institut Valencià d’Art Modern is […]

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National Gallery of Art presents Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

National Gallery of Art presents Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

. November 5, 2013

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC presents Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections on view through March 2, 2014. In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively from Greek collections, will offer a fascinating glimpse […]

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Early Biblical Manuscripts on view at Freer Gallery of Art

Early Biblical Manuscripts on view at Freer Gallery of Art

. November 4, 2013

More than 100 years after they were first on view to the public in museum-founder Charles Lang Freer’s Detroit home, two rare antique biblical manuscripts will return to view at the Freer Gallery of Art Nov. 16. The Washington Codex—one of the oldest manuscripts of the four Gospels in the world—and an ancient parchment volume […]

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Museum of Western Colorado announces Distant Treasures in the Mist

. November 4, 2013

The Museum of Western Colorado presents Distant Treasures in the Mist a new exhibition opening NOVEMBER 8, 2013. The exhibition will feature Spanish Colonial artifacts found at the Redoubt Site by the Western Investigations Team. These artifacts include fragments of armor, a wheelock pistol trigger guard and an assortment of early iron artifacts. One of […]

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National Museum of Australia 1866 Melbourne Cup

National Museum of Australia 1866 Melbourne Cup

. November 4, 2013

The National Museum of Australia in Canberra has acquired the 1866 Melbourne Cup won by The Barb, regarded as the first great Australian racehorse trained by ‘Honest’ John Tait, the ‘Father of the Australian Turf’. First run in 1861, the Melbourne Cup was a cup in name only, with prizes including a gold watch and […]

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