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Van Gogh Museum Concludes 2009 Successfully with 1.45 Million Visitors

Van Gogh Museum Concludes 2009 Successfully with 1.45 Million Visitors

. December 24, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Van Gogh Museum welcomed almost 1,450,000 visitors in 2009. This positive result is credited in part to the exhibitions Van Gogh and the colours of the night and Van Gogh’s letters: The artist speaks (which runs through 3 January 2010). The former exhibition is part of the Letters project launched in October, which attracted […]

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Claremont Museum of Art to Discontinue Operation in The Packing House

. December 23, 2009 . 0 Comments

On December 21, the Claremont Museum of Art Board of Directors voted to discontinue operation of the Museum in The Packing House and place the permanent collection in a secure storage facility. The board will continue working to rejuvenate the Claremont Museum of Art in the next few years as the economy improves. The Museum […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Appoints Jen Mergel as Senior Curator of Contemporary Art

. December 23, 2009 . 0 Comments

Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), has announced the appointment of Jen Mergel as the MFA’s Beal Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. Mergel, who will join the Museum in February 2010, is presently associate curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston, where […]

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Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art Announces New Officers for the Board of Trust and Nine Members

. December 22, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Board of Trustees of Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art has recently announced new officers for the board of trustees and seven new members. “All of these new trustees bring to Cheekwood a wealth of experience with issues of great importance to our institution,” says Jack Becker, PhD, president of Cheekwood. “They represent […]

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$12-Million Gift from Mandel Family for Israel Museum

. December 22, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, announced a $12-million gift from Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel through the Mandel Supporting Foundations. This gift marks the completion of its $100-million capital campaign to support the comprehensive transformation of its 20-acre campus. The Mandel gift supports the reconstruction, reinstallation, and endowment of the Museum’s Jewish Art and Life Wing, […]

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