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Georgia Museum of Art to Host Decorative Arts Symposium

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Georgia Museum of Art will host the fifth Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts, “Neighboring Voices: The Decorative Culture of Our Southern Cousins,” January 29-30, 2010, at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel. The symposium will bring together representatives from neighboring states to discuss their own […]

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Hollywood Entertainment Museum’s 100 Year Collection Up for Auction

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood Entertainment Museum is offering a historic opportunity that no Movie Fan, Collector, or Film Aficionado will want to miss. 100 years of Hollywood History will be auctioned to the public for the first time in an effort to save the Hollywood Media Arts Academy from the current economic climate, a foundation that inspires […]

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Mammoths and Mastodonts at The Field Museum

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

For millions of years they survived, living in temperate climates and on the wind-swept lands of the frozen north – great beasts weighing as much as eight tons and bearing tusks up to 16 feet long. “Mammoths and Mastodonts” were wonderfully successful creatures of the Ice Age. They were a source of food and artistic […]

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Tyrannosaurus Rex Bones to Make Museum Debut in Oregon

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

The skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex will make its museum debut at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry along the banks of the Willamette River. Museum President Nancy Stueber said the fossilized bones of a 40-foot-long predator dinosaur that weighed 7.5 tons and lived 66 million years ago will be on display beginning Dec. […]

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Amon Carter Museum Exhibition Schedule for 2010

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

Amon Carter Museum Director Ron Tyler announced today the museum’s 2010 exhibition schedule. Comprised of three special exhibitions that celebrate modern art, each will focus on different American modern art movements spanning the years 1902 to 1962 in a variety of media including works on paper, paintings, sculpture and photographs. “We have a stellar line-up […]

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Nobel Bust Acquired by the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

Many people recognize the portrait from the annual Nobel Prize Ceremony in the Stockholm Concert Hall. The bronze bust of Alfred Nobel is in focus of the TV camera, surrounded by prize winners, royalties and members of the Swedish Academy. Yesterday, the day before this years Nobel Ceremony, Nationalmuseum in Stockholm managed to acquire an […]

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Rijksmuseum Purchases André-Charles Boulle Furniture

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Rijksmuseum has acquired two spectacular marriage coffers on stands made by the famous cabinet-maker André-Charles Boulle (1642-1732). They are decorated with so-called ‘Boulle’ marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass. These coffers were not made as useful items of furniture, but as works of art proclaiming the style of the court of Louis XIV at Versailles. […]

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