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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Dinosaur Hall Opens

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County’s all-new, 14,000-square-foot Dinosaur Hall, opened on July 16, is twice the size of the Museum’s old dinosaur galleries. The new hall rival’s the world’s leading dinosaur halls for the number of individual fossils displayed, the size and spectacular character of the major mounts, including the world’s only […]

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Discover the Grandeur and Mystery of China at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)

Discover the Grandeur and Mystery of China at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)

. July 17, 2011 . 0 Comments

Two exhibitions give a glimpse into China’s vibrant history Vvisitors to the Denver Art Museum (DAM) will get a rare look inside China’s artistic history through two special exhibitions. Xu Beihong: Pioneer of Modern Chinese Painting and Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China’s Last Dynasty explore this mysterious and ceremonial country during two time […]

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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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