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Exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art Explores Identity Theft in Art World

. December 29, 2009 . 0 Comments

A new exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art contains the elements of an art history whodunit—a carefully crafted forgery, a persistent art scholar and a painting thought to be lost for more than 100 years—while taking the viewer behind the scenes of museum life. The exhibition, Identity Theft: How a Cropsey Became a Gifford, […]

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Columbus Museum Exhibition Discovers Valley’s Black Population in Slavery and Freedom

Columbus Museum Exhibition Discovers Valley’s Black Population in Slavery and Freedom

. December 29, 2009 . 0 Comments

In 1860, nearly 90,000 slaves, almost half the entire population of the lower Chattahoochee River Valley of Georgia and Alabama, called the region home. These people tended the crops that underpinned the area’s economy, built the structures many of its citizens lived, worked and worshipped in, and affected virtually every aspect of the social structure […]

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Metropolitan Museum Holiday Mondays Program

. December 29, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened to the public on Monday, December 28 (the Monday between Christmas and New Year’s Day), as part of the Museum’s popular “Holiday Mondays” program. The Museum will open the doors of its main building this winter and spring on three additional major Monday holidays: January 18 (Martin Luther King […]

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Maxfield Parrish at The Delaware Art Museum

. December 27, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, Delaware, presents two exhibitions devoted to Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966).† “Fantasies and Fairy-Tales: Maxfield Parrish and the Art of the Print,” the first traveling† exhibition of Parrish’s color lithographic prints (which were made from his original paintings) is on view October 31, 2009 through January 10, 2010. Included are reproductions […]

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Masterpieces Of American Indian Art at The Fenimore Art Museum

. December 27, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Fenimore Art Museum has announced a new traveling exhibition entitled “The Thaw Collection: Masterpieces of American Indian Art.” This major exhibition is currently scheduled to travel to three cities, bringing to light rarely seen treasures from the extensive holdings of The Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. The collection […]

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