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New Exhibition Celebrates Frye Art Museum Founding Collection

. December 19, 2009 . 0 Comments

Reflecting its continuing commitment to honor the legacy of Charles and Emma Frye, the Frye Art Museum announced a new exhibition “Tête-à-tête” that opens February 6, 2010. “Tête-à-tête” features nearly one hundred fifty paintings from the Frye Founding Collection, recreating the sumptuous viewing experience enjoyed by visitors to the art gallery in Charles and Emma […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Display Arts and Crafts Made by Japanese Americans in World War II

. December 19, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian American Art Museum will present “The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946” at its branch museum for craft and decorative arts, the Renwick Gallery, from March 5, 2010, through Jan. 30, 2011. “The Art of Gaman” is organized by San Francisco-based author and guest curator Delphine […]

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Contemporary Aboriginal Painting Installation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

. December 19, 2009 . 0 Comments

An installation of 14 bold and colorful paintings created by contemporary Aboriginal Australian artists will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on December 15. Drawn from a U. S. private collection, Contemporary Aboriginal Painting from Australia will provide an introduction to Aboriginal painting, which has become Australia’s most celebrated contemporary art movement […]

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The Canadian Museum of Civilization to introduce iPhone Application

. December 18, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) has become the first museum in Canada, and one of the first in the world, to provide access to its audioguides and other Museum information through the iPhone and iPod Touch. The CMC Mobile Application, developed in partnership with Tristan Interactive of Ottawa, is now available for free from […]

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Ava Gardner Museum Awarded Two Grants in Support of Spring Photography Exhibit

. December 18, 2009 . 0 Comments

In the May 2010, the Ava Gardner Museum will unveil a new exhibit, The Most Photographed Woman in the World. At the height of her film career, Ava Gardner was the most photographed woman in the world with MGM sending out over 3,000 photos of her weekly. Due to the large number of photographs in […]

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