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Nelson-Atkins Museum Presents Heavens: Photographs of the Sky & Cosmos

Nelson-Atkins Museum Presents Heavens: Photographs of the Sky & Cosmos

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

Exhibition Explores Fascination with Sun, Clouds, Moon and Stars Heavens: Photographs of the Sky & Cosmos, open June 15–November 13, features 39 photographs from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art collection that explore, among other out-of-this-world subjects, the strange beauty and inherent wonder of the craters of the moon, spots on the sun, and distant galaxies. […]

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Schneider Museum of Art Presents Views from the Inner Eye

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Schneider Museum of Art presents Views from the Inner Eye. Opening with a public reception on Thursday, June 16, 5-7pm, comprising of three one-person exhibitions including, “Morris Graves: From the collection of the Vellutini Family”, “Ellen Van Fleet: Barred Rock Bantams” and “M.R. Renjan: Reverberating Echoes”. These shows will run through Friday, August 26th. […]

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National Quilt Museum Opens The Nature of Design Quilts by Cynthia Morgan and Velda Newman

National Quilt Museum Opens The Nature of Design Quilts by Cynthia Morgan and Velda Newman

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The National Quilt Museum presents The Nature of Design: Quilts by Cynthia Morgan and Velda Newman. On Exhibit June 8 to September 5. How do quiltmakers respond to nature? How do they portray nature in their quilts? Two of the top quiltmakers today explore nature through their art. “This exhibit is two very different looks […]

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William Benton Museum of Art Presents Colored Woodcut in 19th Century Japan Edo and Osaka

William Benton Museum of Art Presents Colored Woodcut in 19th Century Japan Edo and Osaka

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The William Benton Museum of Art presents The Colored Woodcut in 19th-Century Japan: Edo and Osaka, on view now through August 7, 2011. The colored woodcut was ubiquitous in 19th-century Japan, and for Europeans a source of artistic influence and of pleasure in collecting them. The late 19th-century artistic influence of the woodcut lay in […]

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Hood Museum of Art Opens Embracing Elegance American Art from the Huber Family Collection

Hood Museum of Art Opens Embracing Elegance American Art from the Huber Family Collection

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The Hood Museum of Art presents Embracing Elegance: American Art from the Huber Family Collection on view June 11 through September 4, 2011. Jane Peterson, The Dry Dock, c. 1915, opaque watercolor and charcoal on brown paper. Huber family collection This exhibition features over thirty examples of American impressionist and realist pastels, drawings, and paintings […]

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