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Art Institute of Chicago Opens Expanded Galleries of African Art and Indian Art of the Americas

Art Institute of Chicago Opens Expanded Galleries of African Art and Indian Art of the Americas

. June 11, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Art Institute of Chicago will open its expanded galleries of African art and Indian art of the Americas on June 3, 2011. Digital gallery rendering, African art gallery. Copyright © 2011 wHY Architecture Following an extensive four-year planning, construction, and reinstallation project, the combined 7,500 square foot gallery spaces—located in the Art Institute’s lower […]

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Aviation Authors Sign Their Books June 18 and 19 at the Museum of Flight

. June 11, 2011 . 0 Comments

Nine writers on hand throughout the weekend SEATTLE – On June 18 and 19 the Museum will host a weekend book signing party with nine of the most popular aviation novelists and nonfiction writers in the Northwest. The event is free, with books available for purchase.   Saturday, June 18 Jay Spenser, author of several […]

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Modern Art Oxford Opens Haegue Yang Teacher of Dance

Modern Art Oxford Opens Haegue Yang Teacher of Dance

. June 11, 2011 . 0 Comments

Modern Art Oxford presents Teacher of Dance, the first major UK exhibition of the Seoul- and Berlin-based artist Haegue Yang. Exhibition on view 11 June–4 September 2011. Yang has developed a distinctive practice of colourful and sensorial installations and sculptures that seek to occupy the spaces where public and private meet and contend with one […]

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Museum of Flight Hosts World War II Bombers and Fighter Rides on June 24-26

. June 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

B-17, B-24 bombers and P-51 fighter in Seattle for tours and flights   SEATTLE – Two historic World War II bombers and a rare, two-seat P-51 fighter aircraft will be at The Museum of Flight from June 24-26 for ground tours and flights open to the public. The aircraft are on the national “Wings of […]

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Grant from New York State Supports Conservation and Restoration at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Grant from New York State Supports Conservation and Restoration at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

. June 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery has started a major conservation project, and announced it has been awarded an important grant by the New York State Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for essential repairs to the Grand Staircase of the Gallery’s historic 1905 Albright Building. The $450,000 grant requires […]

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