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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Redevelopment Update

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Redevelopment Update

. January 22, 2010 . 0 Comments

Following the announcement last year that the MCA had received planning approval for its $50 million redevelopment, the Museum is delighted to unveil this new series of artist’s impressions of the new building. As the images illustrate, plans for the new museum are taking shape at a rapid rate under the guidance of Sydney architect […]

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Romare Bearden Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Romare Bearden Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

. January 22, 2010 . 0 Comments

Romare Bearden’s vibrant mural-size tableau The Block (1971) and related sketches and photographs will be featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning January 15, 2010, in a small installation of works from the collection. The Block, an ambitious 18-foot-long collage, celebrates the Harlem neighborhood in New York City that nurtured and inspired so much […]

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Peabody Essex Museum Appoints New CFO

Peabody Essex Museum Appoints New CFO

. January 22, 2010 . 0 Comments

SALEM, MA –– The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Munsch to the post of Chief Financial Officer. Munsch comes to PEM from the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), where she served as Chief Financial Officer, and in other executive leadership capacities, for more than 12 years. Her tenure […]

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Chinese Stone Sculpture from the Sackler Collections at The University of Virginia Art Museum

Chinese Stone Sculpture from the Sackler Collections at The University of Virginia Art Museum

. January 22, 2010 . 0 Comments

The University of Virginia Art Museum is the final venue of a two-year tour of “Treasures Rediscovered: Chinese Stone Sculpture from the Sackler Collections at Columbia University,” an exhibition organized by the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery of Columbia University. Touted as “eye-opening” by Roberta Smith, art critic at the New York Times, […]

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Smithsonian Acquires Historic Food Coupons from USDA

. January 21, 2010 . 0 Comments

At a special presentation today, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History acquired Food Stamp Program coupons and other related materials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, the cornerstone of U.S. food assistance programs designed to ensure that low-income citizens can obtain a nutritious diet. In October 2008, Congress renamed the […]

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