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Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum to Preserve Drugstore

. June 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum has announced it is taking steps to preserve Grant’s Drug Store by closing it to the public until funds can be raised to undertake a complete renovation. Grant’s, also known as the Pilaster House, was named to Missouri Preservations’ Most Endangered Buildings list in 2009. Local preservationists volunteered […]

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Announces George Condo Mental States

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Announces George Condo Mental States

. June 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents George Condo Mental States a major retrospective exhibition of the American artist George Condo. His work is known for its adventurous, imaginative and provocative character. The exhibition features more than seventy paintings and sculptures by this influential artist. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has a unique collection of works by the […]

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Moderna Museet Stockholm Hostss AN EXPERIMENTAL CONFERENCE ON ART AND SCIENCE TO CHALLENGE THE MID-SUMMER SUN

. June 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

AN EXPERIMENTAL CONFERENCE ON ART AND SCIENCE TO CHALLENGE THE MID-SUMMER SUN is the exotic title of a conference with pioneers of late modernism and experts on art history, which will take place both indoors and outdoors at Moderna Museet Stockholm, 18 June 2011, 2–10pm. The title refers to an exhibition by Gutai in Japan […]

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Museum for African Art New York Postpones Opening

Museum for African Art New York Postpones Opening

. June 14, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum for African Art, New York (www.africanart.org), the country’s preeminent museum devoted to the art and culture of Africa and the African Diaspora, today reported that it will open in its new building, on Fifth Avenue and 110th Street, in late 2012, rather than late 2011, as previously scheduled. Fundraising for the building has […]

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National Building Museum To Charge Admission For Its Exhibitions

. June 14, 2011 . 0 Comments

National Building Museum executive director Chase W. Rynd announced a change to the Museum’s policy regarding admission, which has been free since its opening in 1985 as a private, non-profit institution. Starting Monday, June 27, 2011, the Museum will charge admission for entry to its exhibitions. Public access to the Great Hall, Museum Shop, and […]

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