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Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) Opens Soulful Stitching Patchwork Quilts by Africans (Siddis) in India

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) Presents Soulful Stitching: Patchwork Quilts by Africans (Siddis) in India, on view July 15, 2011 – September 18, 2011. Soulful Stitching: Patchwork Quilts by Africans (Siddis) in India features 32 striking patchwork quilts made by Siddi women, heirs to the culture and values of Africans brought to Goa […]

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Museum Folkwang Opens Joel Sternfeld Color Photographs since 1970

Museum Folkwang Opens Joel Sternfeld Color Photographs since 1970

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum Folkwang is dedicating a first European retrospective to the American photographer Joel Sternfeld (*1944, New York) from 16 July 2011, with around 130 works from over three decades. Entitled Joel Sternfeld – Color Photographs since 1970 eleven projects in total are being shown. One emphasis comes with 60 photographs from his never before […]

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National Museum of American History Acquires Phil Lesh Bass Guitar

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has acquired the “Eye of Horus” bass guitar from Phillip “Phil” Lesh, formerly of the Grateful Dead. The bassist purchased the handmade instrument in 2009 and used it extensively, crediting the guitar with having taught him to play in a different style. The modern, state-of-the-art bass will be […]

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Finnish Museum of Photography Presents Alice in Wonderland Exhibition

Finnish Museum of Photography Presents Alice in Wonderland Exhibition

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Finnish Museum of Photography presents Alice in Wonderland an exhibition on view through 18 December 2011. Fantastic everyday life and everyday fantasy blend in Alice in Wonderland, a major international exhibition of contemporary photographic art in Turku, the European Capital of Culture 2011, designed and implemented by the Finnish Museum of Photography, with the […]

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National Slavery Museum Site for Sale

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The proposed Slavery Museum site in the city of Fredericksburg is set for sale, reports ROBYN SIDERSKY writing on Fredericksburg.com. “The city of Fredericksburg is ready to sell the land that the National Slavery Museum was supposed to be built on in Celebrate Virginia. It also is threatening to take legal action if the delinquent […]

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